Nelson Martin

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Nelson Martin
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date of birth (1958-08-24) August 24, 1958 (age 58)
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status National
Position(s) Defensive backs coach
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
University Simon Fraser
CFL draft 1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Drafted by BC Lions
Career history
As coach
20042005 Ottawa Renegades (DBC)
2007 Toronto Varsity Blues (DBC)
20092010 Saskatchewan Roughriders (DBC)
2011 Ottawa Gee-Gees (DBC)
2012 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (DBC)
2014–present Winnipeg Blue Bombers (DBC)
As player
19811987 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL West All-Star 1987
Awards Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy (1987)

Nelson Martin (born August 24, 1958 in Toronto, Ontario) is a former Canadian Football League defensive back and currently the defensive backs coach for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played for seven seasons with the BC Lions where he won the 73rd Grey Cup in 1985 and won the Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy as the West Division's most outstanding Canadian. He played College football for the Simon Fraser Clan.[1]


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