Don Sutherin

Vitals

Full name: Donald Paul Sutherin

Preferred name: Don

Born Feb. 29, 1936 in Empire, OH (83 years old)

Football program: Ohio State

Last Season Played: 1970

Position: DB, K

Jersey: #12

Career

12 Season Career with HAM, OTT, TOR

Active years: 1958, 1960–1970

141 career games (See notes)

  • 133 regular season games
  • 8 Grey Cup appearances (4 championship wins)

Awards

Star of the Week/Top Performer

Weekly
Monthly

Don Sutherin Career Game Participation

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
12 seasons
(Rank: T207th,
98th percentile)
3 teams 133
(Rank: 595th,
95th percentile)
0 8
1958 HAM 70 7 -- 1
1960 HAM 22 1 -- 0
1961 HAM 22 14 -- 1
1962 HAM 22 14 -- 1
1963 HAM 22 8 -- 1
1964 HAM 22 14 -- 1
1965 HAM 22 14 -- 1
1966 HAM 22 14 -- 0
1967 OTT 14 14 -- 0
1968 OTT 14 14 -- 1
1969 OTT 14 14 -- 1
1970 TOR 12 5 -- 0

Head Coach

  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Aug. 12, 1994 – Aug. 12, 1997)

Don Sutherin's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season55203500.3641,3021,656
Playoffs20200.0002452

Assistant Coach

  • Ottawa Rough Riders 1981 Defensive line
  • Ottawa Rough Riders 1984
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1985 Defensive secondary
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1986 Defensive secondary
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1987 Defensive secondary
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1988 Defensive secondary
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1989 Defensive secondary
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1990 Defensive secondary
  • Calgary Stampeders 1992 Defensive backfield
  • Calgary Stampeders 1993 Defensive backs
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1994 Defensive backs
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1998 Defensive Coordinator
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1999 Defensive Coordinator
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2000 Defensive Coordinator
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2001 Defensive Coordinator
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2002 Defensive Coordinator