Kent Austin

Bio

Full name: Richard Kent Austin

Preferred name: Kent

Born: June 25, 1963 in Natick, MA (57 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 with SSK, BC, TOR, WPG

Active years: 1987–1996

150 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 148 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
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.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T464th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
4 teams 148
(Rank: T413th,
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
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders (Dec. 6, 2006 – Jan. 16, 2008)
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Dec. 17, 2012 – Aug. 24, 2017)

Kent Austin's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season98485000.4902,5852,500
Playoffs86200.750221186
Grey Cup31200.3336284
  • Ottawa RedBlacks 2003 Quarterbacks
  • Toronto Argonauts 2004 Offensive Coordinator
  • Toronto Argonauts 2005 Offensive Coordinator
  • Toronto Argonauts 2006 Offensive Coordinator