Joe Poplawski

Inducted in 1998

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College Team: University of Alberta
One of the Blue Bombers most popular players, Joe Poplawski electrified fans with his versatility and his all-around athletic ability. Poplawski even tried his hand at kicking when Trevor Kennerd was injured in the 1986 season.

       Poplawski finished his career in 1986 with 549 receptions for 8341 yards and 48 touchdowns to his credit.

       Joe Poplawski was nominated the Most Valuable Bomber in 1978 and 1980 through 1984. Poplawski is also a member of the Manitoba sports hall of fame.


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College Team: University of Alberta



Playing Career
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1978 - 1986

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Wide Receiver
1978

—Jackie Parker Trophy
1978

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Rookie
1978

—Dr Beattie Martin Trophy
1978, 1981, 1984 - 1986

—All-Canadian All-Star
1978, 1981, 1984 - 1986

—All-Western Slotback
1981, 1984 - 1986

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Canadian
1981, 1986

—Jack Jacobs Award
1986

—Grey Cup Participation
1984

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1984


Class of 1998
—Dave Cutler
—Joe Poplawski
—Larry Robinson
—Tom Scott
—Bernie Custis