Gene Gaines

Gene Gaines (born June 26, 1938) was a football player in the CFL sixteen years. He starred as a defensive back for the Ottawa Rough Riders and Montreal Alouettes. He is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.[1]

Gene Gaines
No. 22
Born: (1938-06-26) June 26, 1938
Los Angeles, California
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career history
As coach
1982Edmonton Eskimos (DB Coach)
19861990Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Secondary Coach)
As player
1961Montreal Alouettes
19621969Ottawa Rough Riders
19701976Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1965, 1966, 1967
CFL East All-Star1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1971
Awards1966 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
HonorsGrey Cup champion - 1968, 1969, 1970, 1974
Career stats

In 1970, he was both a player and one of the defensive backfield coaches for the Alouettes.[2][3]


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