Brian Dobie

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Brian Dobie
Manitoba Bisons
Date of birth (1953-02-16) February 16, 1953 (age 63)
Place of birth Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) HC
College Manitoba
Career history
As coach
1996–present Manitoba Bisons (HC)
Career highlights and awards
Awards Canada West Coach of the Year (1999,2000,2001,2002,2006)
Honours Vanier Cup champion – (2007)

Brian Dobie (born February 16, 1953) is a former Canadian football wide receiver and the current head coach for the University of Manitoba's football team, the Manitoba Bisons.[1] Brian became Manitoba's head coach in 1986 after serving as head coach for Churchill High School in Winnipeg for 21 years. His Bisons have appeared in two Vanier Cups, winning in 2007.

Dobie coached long-time NFL player Israel Idonije and many CFL players such as Don Oramasionwu and Brady Browne and former player and the acting CEO of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Wade Miller .

Dobie is a part-time commentator for CIS and CFL football coverage on TSN.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-15. Retrieved 2012-11-06. 

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