Former Riders coach Austin named outstanding coach for 2007

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CALGARY — Kent Austin is the CFL’s coach of the year.

The former Saskatchewan coach got the nod over Wally Buono, the B.C. Lions head coach and general manager, and Mike (Pinball) Clemons, the Toronto Argonauts former head coach.

Austin led the Roughriders to the 2007 Grey Cup.

He recently left the team to become the offensive co-ordinator at the University of Mississippi, his alma mater.

Austin led the team to a 12-6 regular-season record in his first year as head coach of the team.

Voting was conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada.

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