Gene Gaines

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Gene Gaines
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Born: (1938-06-26) June 26, 1938 (age 82)
Los Angeles, California
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status National
Position(s) DB
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
College UCLA
AFL draft 1961 / Round: 21 / Pick: 167
Drafted by San Diego Chargers
Career history
As coach
1982 Edmonton Eskimos (DB Coach)
19861990 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Secondary Coach)
As player
1961 Montreal Alouettes
19621969 Ottawa Rough Riders
19701976 Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1965, 1966, 1967
CFL East All-Star 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1971
Awards1966 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
Honors Grey Cup champion - 1968, 1969, 1970, 1974
Career stats

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]

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

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