Gene Dahlquist

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Gene Dahlquist
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Quarterbacks coach
Team Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Biographical details
Born (1942-12-31) December 31, 1942 (age 74)
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Alma mater University of Arizona
Idaho State University
Playing career
1960–1964 Arizona
1965–1966 Norfolk Neptunes
Position(s) Quarterback, punter
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1968–1970 Idaho State (WR)
1971–1973 Utah (WR)
1974–1976 Oregon (OC/QB)
1977–1982 Boise State (OC/QB)
1983–1986 Iowa State (OC)
1988–1991 Illinois (OC)
1992–1997 Texas (OC)
1999 UNLV (PGC/QB)
2001–2003 Scottish Claymores
2012 Omaha Nighthawks (QB)
2014–present Winnipeg Blue Bombers (QB)
Head coaching record
Overall 15–15 (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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Preceded by
Lynn Amedee
Texas Longhorns Offensive coordinator
Succeeded by
Greg Davis
Preceded by
Jim Criner
Scottish Claymores Head Coaches
Succeeded by
Jack Bicknell