Tom Higgins, Jr.

Bio

Full name: Thomas Joseph John Higgins, Jr.

Preferred name: Tom

Born July 13, 1954 in Newark, NJ (66 years old)

Last Season (1980) Vitals:
  • Position: LB
  • Jersey: #50
Amateur Programs
  • North Carolina State
2 Season Career with CGY, SSK

Active years: 1976, 1980

17 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 17 regular season games
  • 1976 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 2002 Runner Up (EDM) Coach of the Year
  • 2003 Winner (EDM) Coach of the Year
  • 2005 Winner (CGY) Coach of the Year
  • 2014 Runner Up (MTL) Coach of the Year
Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
2 seasons
(Rank: T4588th,
58th percentile,
2 CFL seasons)
2 teams 17
(Rank: T4999th,
54th percentile,
17 CFL games)
0 0
1976 CGY 75 10 -- 0
1980 SSK 50 7 -- 0
  • Edmonton Eskimos (June 18, 2001 – Nov. 10, 2004)
  • Calgary Stampeders (Jan. 14, 2005 – Nov. 15, 2007)
  • Montreal Alouettes (Feb. 24, 2014 – Aug. 21, 2015)

Tom Higgins, Jr.'s Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season152846710.5594,0603,737
Playoffs93600.333230247
Grey Cup21100.5005047
  • Calgary Stampeders 1985 Special teams
  • Calgary Stampeders 1986 Linebackers
  • Calgary Stampeders 1987 Special teams
  • Calgary Stampeders 1988 Offensive line
  • Calgary Stampeders 1989 Offensive line
  • Calgary Stampeders 1990 Assistant Head Coach
  • Calgary Stampeders 1991 Defensive line
  • Calgary Stampeders 1994 Defensive line