American Football Database
Date of birth: (1938-06-26) June 26, 1938 (age 83)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): DB
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1965, 1966, 1967
CFL East All-Star: 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1971
Canadian Football Hall of Fame, 1994
Military service
Awards: 1966 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy

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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