Joe Paopao

Bio

Full name: Joseph Paopao

Preferred name: Joe

Born: June 30, 1955 in Honolulu, HI (66 years old)

Last Season (1990) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 202 lbs
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #6
Relations
Amateur Programs
  • Long Beach State
  • MiraCosta CC
11 Season Career

Active years: 1978–1987, 1990
Active teams (3):

  • BC 1978–1983, 1990
  • SSK 1984–1986
  • OTT 1987

139 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 138 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T320th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
3 teams 138
(Rank: T533rd,
95th percentile,
138 CFL games)
0 1
1978 BC QB 6 2 -- 0
1979 BC QB 6 10 -- 0
1980 BC QB 6 10 -- 0
1981 BC QB 6 16 -- 0
1982 BC QB 6 14 -- 0
1983 BC QB 6 14 -- 1
1984 SSK QB 6 15 -- 0
1985 SSK QB 6 12 -- 0
1986 SSK QB 6 17 -- 0
1987 OTT QB 6 13 -- 0
1990 BC QB 6 15 -- 0
Weekly
1981
  • Offensive Star Week 17 (BC)
1984
  • Offensive Star Week 10 (SSK)
1985
  • Offensive Star Week 1 (SSK)
  • 1979 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Rookie
BC Lions Wall of Fame

Joe Paopao was inducted into the Player wing in 2007.

  • BC Lions (Jan. 12, 1996 – Dec. 10, 1996)
  • Ottawa RedBlacks (Dec. 18, 2001 – Nov. 7, 2005)

Joe Paopao's Head Coaching Record
CFL
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season90286200.3112,0922,755
  • 1989 Offensive backfield
  • 1991 Quarterbacks
  • 1992 Receivers
  • 1993 Quarterbacks
  • 1994 Offensive Coordinator
  • 1995 Offensive Coordinator
  • 1997 Assistant Head Coach
  • 1999 Assistant Head Coach
  • 2000 Offensive Coordinator
  • 2001 Offensive Coordinator
  • 2006 Offensive Coordinator
  • 2014 Receivers
  • 2019 Running backs