|Date of birth:||May 29, 1977|
|Place of birth:||Birmingham, Alabama|
|Frankfurt Galaxy (Ass. DBC)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (DBC)
Calgary Stampeders (DBC)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (DC/DBC)
Saskatchewan Roughriders (HC)
Career highlights and awards
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Corey Jermaine Chamblin (born May 29, 1977) is a former professional gridiron football defensive back and currently the head coach of the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Chamblin was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 1999. He played college football at Tennessee Tech.
Chamblin was a preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference selection his senior year at Tennessee Tech. He played in 43 games with 35 starts, totaling 161 tackles, three interceptions, eight passes defensed and two blocked punts.
Chamblin signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a college free agent, but was waived on September 5. He was then signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars’ practice squad on September 7 before being released on September 21 and signed to the active roster. He appeared in 11 regular season games for the Jaguars, all on special teams, where he notched three special teams tackles and blocked a punt in a divisional playoff game against the Miami Dolphins.
Chamblin began his coaching career with the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europe in 2006 before joining the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League in 2007 as the defensive backs coach. He then spent three seasons with the Calgary Stampeders in the same capacity while winning his first Grey Cup championship in 2008. He was then hired as the defensive coordinator of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for the 2011 CFL season. On December 15, 2011, Chamblin was hired as the head coach of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. On November 10, 2013, Chamblin won his first CFL head coaching career playoff game, a 29-25 win over the BC Lions. On November 17, 2013, Chamblin won the West Final over the Calgary Stampeders, taking the Roughriders to the Grey Cup, which they won on November 25, the first time in his head coaching career. In January 2014, Chamblin, along with Hamilton Tiger Cats head coach Kent Austin and Calgary Stampeders head coach John Hufnagel, was nominated for 2013 Coach of The Year. On February 5, 2014, it was announced Chamblin won the award.
CFL coaching record
Statistics are current as of September 22, 2014. Statistics for the 2014 season are subject to change, as the season is still ongoing.
|Team||Year||Regular Season||Post Season|
|SSK||2012||8||10||0||.444||3rd in West Division||0||1||Lost West Semi-Final|
|SSK||2013||11||7||0||.611||2nd in West Division||3||0||Won Grey Cup|
|SSK||2014||9||3||0||.750||2nd in West Division|
|3||1||1 Grey Cup|