Corey Chamblin

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Corey Chamblin
Date of birth (1977-05-29) May 29, 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Birmingham, Alabama
Career information
Position(s) DB
College Tennessee Tech
Career history
As coach
2006 Frankfurt Galaxy (Ass. DBC)
2007 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (DBC)
20082010 Calgary Stampeders (DBC)
2011 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (DC/DBC)
20122015 Saskatchewan Roughriders (HC)
As player
1999* Baltimore Ravens
19992000 Jacksonville Jaguars
2001* Green Bay Packers
2002* Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2003* Denver Broncos
2004 Rhein Fire
2004* Indianapolis Colts
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Corey Jermaine Chamblin (born May 29, 1977) is a former professional gridiron football defensive back. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 1999. He played college football at Tennessee Tech. As a player, Chamblin has also been a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Denver Broncos, Rhein Fire and Indianapolis Colts.

He was head coach of the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League from 2012 to part-way through 2015. He won the 101st Grey Cup and was awarded the Annis Stukus Trophy, given to the CFL's Coach of the Year, in 2013.

College career[edit]

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.

Professional career[edit]


Chamblin signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a college free agent, but was waived on September 5. He was then signed to the Jacksonville Jaguarspractice 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.

Coaching career[edit]

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.[1] 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.

On August 31, 2015, after leading the Roughriders to an 0-9 start, Chamblin was fired and relieved of his head coaching duties along with general manager Brendan Taman.

CFL coaching record[edit]

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
Won Lost Ties Win % Finish Won Lost Result
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 10 8 0 .555 3rd in West Division 0 1 Lost West Semi-Final
SSK 2015 0 9 0 .000 5th in West Division - - Fired
Total 29 34 0 .460 0 Division
3 2 1 Grey Cup


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