Kent Austin

Richard Kent Austin
Born: June 25, 1963
Natick, MA USA
Position: QB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
College: Mississippi
High School: Brentwood (TN)
Career: 1986-1996
Drafted: 1986 in Round 12, #312 overall by the St. Louis Cardinals
Coaching record

Kent Austin played from 1986 to 1996 during his career with the St. Louis Cardinals, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Toronto Argonauts and BC Lions. Austin threw for 36,030 yards in his career, completing 2,709 of 4,700 passes with 198 touchdowns and 191 interceptions. He also ran for 1,257 yards in 359 attempts with 38 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1987CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders1569359.611727.531.9106.451 62.8
1988CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders27716258.520847.582.9124.366 73.7
1989CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders32318356.726508.2165.0123.774 84.5
1990CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders61836058.346047.4274.4274.4107 78.0
1991CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders55430254.541377.5325.8183.299 84.3
1992CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders77045959.662258.1354.5303.991 84.4
1993CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders71540556.657548.0314.3253.578 82.7
1994CFL BC Lions55131757.541937.6244.4224.088 79.6
1995CFL Toronto Argonauts42225259.730767.3143.3194.580 74.5
1996CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers31417656.121356.882.5165.170 64.4


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1986NFL St. Louis Cardinals100.00
1987CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders241385.831 0
1988CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders512585.134 2
1989CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders421684.018 3
1990CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders501583.217 5
1991CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders21100.5-9 6
1992CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders712002.817 11
1993CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders32882.821 7
1994CFL BC Lions291023.516 3
1995CFL Toronto Argonauts17352.112 1
1996CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers211004.816 0
CFL35812573.534 38
Totals35912573.534 38


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1990CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders13939.039

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1988CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders200012
1989CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders300018
1990CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders500030
1991CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders600036
1992CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders1100066
1993CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders700042
1994CFL BC Lions300018
1995CFL Toronto Argonauts10006

Playing Career:


1989 - CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Offence
2007 - CFL Annis Stukus Trophy (Coach of the Year)


1990 - CFL CFL All-CFL
1990 - CFL CFL West All-Star