Eagle “Buddy” Keys’ Canadian Football Coaching History

Coaching Terms

Head Coach

  • Edmonton Eskimos (May 29, 1959 – Feb 5, 1964)
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders (Jan 1, 1965 – Dec 23, 1970)
  • CFL All-Stars (Jul 2, 1970 – Jul 2, 1970) (Interim)
  • BC Lions (Jan 1, 1971 – Aug 29, 1975) – Appointment announced Dec. 23, 1970 effective Jan. 1, 1971
Eagle “Buddy” Keys's Head Coaching Regular Season Record
Year Team – Division GP W L T PF PA
Total 246 131 107 8 4846 4574
1959 Edmonton Eskimos – WIFU 16 10 6 0 370 221
1960 Edmonton Eskimos – WIFU 16 10 6 0 318 225
1961 Edmonton Eskimos – Western Conference 16 10 5 1 334 257
1962 Edmonton Eskimos – Western Conference 16 6 9 1 310 346
1963 Edmonton Eskimos – Western Conference 16 2 14 0 220 425
1965 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 16 8 7 1 276 277
1966 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 16 9 6 1 351 318
1967 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 16 12 4 0 346 282
1968 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 16 12 3 1 345 223
1969 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 16 13 3 0 392 261
1970 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 16 14 2 0 369 206
1971 BC Lions – Western Conference 16 6 9 1 282 363
1972 BC Lions – Western Conference 16 5 11 0 254 380
1973 BC Lions – Western Conference 16 5 9 2 261 328
1974 BC Lions – Western Conference 16 8 8 0 306 299
1975 BC Lions – Western Conference 6 1 5 0 112 163
Eagle “Buddy” Keys's Head Coaching Playoff Record
Year Team – Division GP W L T PF PA
Total 27 15 12 0 438 401
1959 Edmonton Eskimos – WIFU 4 2 2 0 80 50
1960 Edmonton Eskimos – WIFU 5 4 1 0 100 57
1961 Edmonton Eskimos – Western Conference 2 1 1 0 26 27
1965 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 1 0 1 0 9 15
1966 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 2 2 0 0 35 26
1967 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 4 3 1 0 60 42
1968 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 2 0 2 0 12 57
1969 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 2 2 0 0 53 24
1970 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 3 1 2 0 36 46
1973 BC Lions – Western Conference 1 0 1 0 13 33
1974 BC Lions – Western Conference 1 0 1 0 14 24
Eagle “Buddy” Keys's Head Coaching Grey Cup Record
Year Team – Division GP W L T PF PA
Total 4 1 3 0 47 83
1960 Edmonton Eskimos – WIFU 1 0 1 0 6 16
1966 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 1 1 0 0 29 14
1967 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 1 0 1 0 1 24
1969 Saskatchewan Roughriders – Western Conference 1 0 1 0 11 29