Gene Dahlquist

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Gene Dahlquist
Current position
TitleQuarterbacks coach
TeamWinnipeg Blue Bombers
Biographical details
Born (1942-12-31) December 31, 1942 (age 75)
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Alma materUniversity of Arizona
Idaho State University
Playing career
1965–1966Norfolk Neptunes
Position(s)Quarterback, punter
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1968–1970Idaho State (WR)
1971–1973Utah (WR)
1974–1976Oregon (OC/QB)
1977–1982Boise State (OC/QB)
1983–1986Iowa State (OC)
1988–1991Illinois (OC)
1992–1997Texas (OC)
2001–2003Scottish Claymores
2012Omaha Nighthawks (QB)
2014–presentWinnipeg Blue Bombers (QB)
Head coaching record
Overall15–15 (NFLEL)

Eugene M. Dahlquist (born December 31, 1942)[1] is an American gridiron football coach and former player. He is currently the quarterbacks coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL), a position he assumed in February 2014. Dahlquist was the head coach for the Scottish Claymores of the NFL Europe League (NFLEL) from 2001 to 2003, compiling a record of 15 wins and 15 losses.[2][3] Prior to his professional career, he worked 31 years in the collegiate ranks.[4] Dahlquist served as the offensive coordinator at five different schools: Oregon, Boise State, Iowa State, Illinois, and Texas.[5][6]

Originally from Mount Prospect, Illinois,[1] Dahlquist played quarterback at Arizona and later for the Norfolk Neptunes in the Continental Football League.[7]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Regular season Postseason
Won Lost Tied Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
2001 SCO 4 6 0 .400 4th (League)
2002 SCO 5 5 0 .500 4th (League)
2003 SCO 6 4 0 .600 3rd (League)
Total 15 15 0 .500


  1. ^ a b "Gene Dahlquist". University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Retrieved 2011-02-16.
  2. ^ Woods, Mark (2000-10-29). "Claymore boss cuts to chase in talent hunt bid". The Sunday Herald. Retrieved 2011-02-16.
  3. ^ "Grid Iron: Claymores Coach Axed" (Fee required). The Daily Record. 2003-07-16. Retrieved 2011-02-16.
  4. ^ "Dahlquist to be offensive coach at Boise St". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). January 22, 1977. p. 1B.
  5. ^ Zager, Joey (2010-08-22). "Those Who Stayed Are Champions". Retrieved 2011-02-16.
  6. ^ Markus, Robert (1991-12-20). "Dahlquist Leaves Illini To Join Mackovic". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2011-02-16.
  7. ^ "Dahlquist given promotion to offensive coordinator". Eugene Register-Guard. 1975-04-14. Retrieved 2011-02-16.

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