Kent Austin

Bio

Full name: Richard Kent Austin

Preferred name: Kent

Born: June 25, 1963 in Natick, MA (58 years old)

Last Season (1996) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 195 lbs
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #5
Amateur Programs
  • Mississippi
  • Brentwood HS (Brentwood, TN)
10 Season Career

Active years: 1987–1996
Active teams (4):

  • SSK 1987–1993
  • BC 1994
  • TOR 1995
  • WPG 1996

150 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 148 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T468th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
4 teams 148
(Rank: T417th,
96th percentile,
148 CFL games)
0 2
1987 SSK QB 5 5 -- 0
1988 SSK QB 5 14 -- 0
1989 SSK QB 5 18 -- 1
1990 SSK QB 5 16 -- 0
1991 SSK QB 5 13 -- 0
1992 SSK QB 5 18 -- 0
1993 SSK QB 5 17 -- 0
1994 BC QB 5 16 -- 1
1995 TOR QB 5 16 -- 0
1996 WPG QB 5 15 -- 0
Kent Austin Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Pass – Play T7th 107 yards (TD) SSK 1990 WPG 11 @ SSK 55
-- 91 yards (TD) SSK 1992 BC 22 @ SSK 41
-- 78 yards (TD) SSK 1993 SSK 26 @ BC 33 OT
Passing Yards – Game 6th 558 yards SSK 1992 SSK 46 @ BC 43 OT
T12th 546 yards SSK 1993 CGY 45 @ SSK 48
18th 523 yards BC 1994 TOR 39 @ BC 54
T26th 507 yards SSK 1993 SSK 30 @ TOR 23
T26th 507 yards SSK 1991 SSK 41 @ WPG 49 OT
T39th 492 yards SSK 1989 SSK 39 @ CGY 26
 
Playoffs
4th 468 yards SSK 1992 SSK 20 @ EDM 22
 
Grey Cup
Longest Pass – Play T9th 75 yards (TD) SSK 1989 SSK 43 vs HAM 40
Passing Yards – Game 3rd 474 yards SSK 1989 SSK 43 vs HAM 40
Weekly
1987
  • Offensive Star Week 17 (SSK)
1990
  • Offensive Star Week 1 (SSK)
  • Offensive Star Week 9 (SSK)
1991
  • Offensive Star Week 8 (SSK)
  • Offensive Star Week 12 (SSK)
1992
  • Offensive Star Week 6 (SSK)
  • Offensive Star Week 8 (SSK)
  • Offensive Star Division Semi-Finals (SSK)
1993
  • Offensive Star Week 16 (SSK)
  • 1990 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1991 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1992 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2007 Winner (SSK) Coach of the Year
  • 2013 Runner Up (HAM) Coach of the Year
  • 1989 Winner (SSK) Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Kent Austin was inducted in 1999.

  • Saskatchewan Roughriders (Dec. 6, 2006 – Jan. 16, 2008)
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Dec. 17, 2012 – Aug. 24, 2017)

Kent Austin's Head Coaching Record
CFL
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season98485000.4902,5852,500
Playoffs86200.750221186
Grey Cup31200.3336284
  • 2003 Quarterbacks (OTT)
  • 2004 Offensive Coordinator (TOR)
  • 2005 Offensive Coordinator (TOR)
  • 2006 Offensive Coordinator (TOR)