VANCOUVER – The B.C Lions have named Rick Campbell as their new head coach.
Campbell spent the last six seasons as coach of the Ottawa Redblacks, overseeing the club’s transition from a 2-16 expansion team in 2014 to Grey Cup champion in 2016.
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The Redblacks advanced to the Grey Cup final in three of Campbell’s seasons at the helm, finishing runner-up in 2015 and 2018.
Campbell announced he was parting ways with the Redblacks after the team struggled to a league-worst 3-15 record this year.
Campbell replaces DeVone Claybrooks, who was fired in early November.
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