"Jeffrey R. "Jeff" Tedford" is the head coach of the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He is best known as the former head coach of the California Golden Bears, where he was twice named Pac-10 Coach of the Year (football)/Pac-10 Coach of the Year and holds Cal records for most wins, games coached, and bowl game victories.
Tedford played college football for Fresno State Bulldogs football/Fresno State before playing professionally at quarterback in the Canadian Football League (CFL). In his first head coaching position, Tedford inherited a Cal team that had won only one game in its 2001 season. He was named conference coach of the year in his first season in 2002 after winning seven games. Cal was ranked No. 2 nationwide midseason in 2007, the school's highest ranking since 1951. However, Tedford's teams struggled later in his Cal tenure, particularly from 2010–2012, and he was fired after the 2012 season. He was the highest paid state employee of California as of 2011.More Jeff Tedford on Wikipedia.