Jim Eddy

Jim Eddy started his coaching career in the U.S. College ranks in 1968 at his alma mater, New Mexico State as an assistant coach. From New Mexico State, Eddy then was an assistant coach at the University of Texas El Paso starting in 1972.

Jim Eddy began his coaching career in the CFL with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1974. Eddy served as an assistant for three seasons, (1974-76) before taking over as head coach in 1977. Eddy held the post into 1978 when he was fired after the Riders got off to an 0-5 start.

Eddy then spent two seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as an assistant (1979-80) before joining the Montreal Alouettes as an assistant under Joe Scanella in 1981. Eddy also served as the Director of Player Personel. That was the turbulent one year reign of owner Nelson Skalbania and Eddy took over as head coach partway through the season when Scanella was fired.

In 1982, Eddy took over as the Argonauts' Director of Player Personel (the Argos did not have anyone listed as GM) and held that position for two years (1982-83).

After leaving the CFL, Eddy was the defensive coordinator of the San Antonio Gunslingers of the USFL. From there Eddy was an assistant under Jack Pardee at the University of Houston and then went with Pardee to the Houston OIlers in 1990 where he remained until after the 1992 season. Eddy would go on to have assistant coaching jobs with the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions of the NFL.

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