|Date of birth:February 23, 1958|
|Place of birth: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada|
|Date of death: February 8, 2009(aged 50)|
|Place of death: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Career highlights and awards|
George Robert "Bob" Stephen (February 23, 1958 – February 8, 2009) was a professional Canadian football offensive lineman with the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League from 1981 to 1985. He was born in Saint John, NB.
He joined the Ottawa Rough Riders in the 1981 CFL season as a centre and played all five years of his professional career for the Riders. Following his playing career, he became a minor football coach and mentor with the Myers Riders and the Nepean Redskins. He coached an Eastern Ontario team to gold at the 2004 national championship.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Campbell, Don (2009-02-10). "Ex-Riders lineman displayed similar tenacity, enthusiasm as coach". The Ottawa Citizen. http://www.ottawacitizen.com/sports/Riders+lineman+displayed+similar+tenacity+enthusiasm+coach/1272068/story.html. Retrieved 2009-02-11.[dead link]
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Baines, Tim (2009-02-10). "'Nobody better' than Bob Stephen". Ottawa Sun. http://www.ottawasun.com/Sports/Football/2009/02/10/8330811-sun.html. Retrieved 2009-02-11.[dead link]
- ↑ "George Stephen". Obituaries. Ottawa Citizen. 2009-02-10. http://www.legacy.com/can-ottawa/Obituaries.asp?Page=Lifestory&PersonId=123967353. Retrieved 2009-02-11.
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