American gridiron football player (born 1938)
|Born:|| (1938-06-26) June 26, 1938 (age 84)|
Los Angeles, California
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|AFL draft||1961 / Round: 21 / Pick: 167|
|Drafted by||San Diego Chargers|
|1982||Edmonton Eskimos (DB Coach)|
|1986–1990||Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Secondary Coach)|
|1962–1969||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|CFL All-Star||1965, 1966, 1967|
|CFL East All-Star||1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1971|
|Awards||1966 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy|
|Honors||4× Grey Cup champion - 1968, 1969, 1970, 1974|
Gene Gaines (born June 26, 1938) was a football player in the CFL sixteen years. He starred as a defensive back for the Ottawa Rough Riders and Montreal Alouettes. He is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
In 1970, he was both a player and one of the defensive backfield coaches for the Alouettes.