George Cortez

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George Cortez
Calgary Stampeders
Born: (1951-02-11) February 11, 1951 (age 70)
Port Arthur, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Running backs coach
Career history
As coach
1979–1982 Rice (OLC)
19841985 Montreal Concordes (RBC)
1986 Montreal Alouettes (DLC)
1987–1989 Lamar (OLC/RBC)
19901991 Ottawa Rough Riders (STC/DLC)
19921994 Calgary Stampeders (OLC)
1995–1996 SMU (QC)
1997 Calgary Stampeders (SC)
19982001 Calgary Stampeders (OC/QC)
2002–2005 California (OC/QC)
2006 Saskatchewan Roughriders (OC)
20072009 Calgary Stampeders (OC)
20102011 Buffalo Bills (QC)
2012 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (HC/OC)
20132014 Saskatchewan Roughriders (OC)
2015 BC Lions (OC)
2020–presentCalgary Stampeders (RBC)
Honours5x Grey Cup champion – (1992, 1998, 2001, 2008, 2013)

George Cortez (born February 11, 1951) is the running backs coach for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. [1] He was notably the head coach for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats during the 2012 season. [2] His coaching career began in 1979 where he was the offensive line coach for the Rice Owls of Rice University. In terms of professional football, he has also coached in the Canadian Football League for the Montreal Alouettes/Concordes, Ottawa Rough Riders, Saskatchewan Roughriders, and BC Lions. [3] He attended Texas A&M University.

Head coaching record

TeamYearRegular SeasonPost Season
WonLostTiesWin %FinishWonLostResult
HAM 2012 6120.3333rd in East Division--Failed to Qualify
Total6120.3330 Division
Championships
000 Grey Cups

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References

  1. "Stampeders announce 2020 football staff". Canadian Football League. January 16, 2020.
  2. "Tiger-Cats fire head coach George Cortez". CBC. December 11, 2012. Retrieved January 16, 2020.
  3. "Cortez headlines Tedford's new-look coaching staff". Canadian Football League. January 22, 2015. Retrieved January 16, 2020.