Joe Poplawski

Bio

Full name: Joe Poplawski

Born: Aug. 2, 1957 in Edmonton, AB (64 years old)

Last Season (1986) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Position: WR
  • Jersey: #71
Amateur Programs
  • Alberta
9 Season Career

Active years: 1978–1986
Active teams (1):

  • WPG 1978–1986

130 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 129 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T674th,
94th percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
1 team 129
(Rank: T644th,
94th percentile,
129 CFL games)
0 1
1978 WPG WR 71 16 -- 0
1979 WPG WR 71 2 -- 0
1980 WPG WR 71 14 -- 0
1981 WPG WR 71 16 -- 0
1982 WPG WR 71 16 -- 0
1983 WPG WR 71 15 -- 0
1984 WPG WR 71 16 -- 1
1985 WPG WR 71 16 -- 0
1986 WPG WR 71 18 -- 0
Weekly
1986
  • Offensive Star Week 12 (WPG)
  • 1978 Winner (WPG) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1978 Division Finalist (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1980 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1981 Winner (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1984 Division Finalist (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1985 Division Finalist (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1986 Winner (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Joe Poplawski was inducted into the Player wing in 1998 (CFHoF profile).

Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Joe Poplawski was inducted into the Player wing in 1990.

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Joe Poplawski was inducted into the Player wing in 2004.