Corey Chamblin

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Corey Chamblin
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date of birth (1977-05-29) May 29, 1977 (age 38)
Place of birth Birmingham, Alabama
Career information
Position(s) HC
College Tennessee Tech
Career history
As coach
Frankfurt Galaxy (Ass. DBC)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (DBC)
Calgary Stampeders (DBC)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (DC/DBC)
Saskatchewan Roughriders (HC)
As player
Baltimore Ravens
Jacksonville Jaguars
Green Bay Packers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Denver Broncos
Rhein Fire
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 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.

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.

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 Demopolis 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.

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
Total 29 25 0 .537 0 Division
3 2 1 Grey Cup


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