The CFL mourns the passing of longtime coach Rich Stubler

TORONTO — Longtime coach Rich Stubler, who served as either a defensive coordinator or head coach for six different CFL teams has died. The 74-year-old had a 50-plus-year coaching career that featured over 40 seasons in the CFL, with stops Calgary, Hamilton, Toronto, Edmonton, Montreal and BC.

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A long career in the league and a very solid DC.

RIP Mr. Stubler

RIP Legend

Got that right. He revolutionized defence in the CFL - several times in his career. I remember him saying the Edmonton defence would be better in week X once the players learned what he was teaching. He underestimated them by one week. And once they got playing his system - wow…

Thanks for your contribution to the Canadian game Rich, and RIP.