Cory Boyd

Biography

Position: Running Backs

After high school, Cory Boyd earned a football scholarship to the University of South Carolina. Boyd played for legendary coaches Lou Holtz and Steve Spurrier while at South Carolina. He finished ranked 10th all time in Gamecocks rushing with 2,267 total yards and 9th all time in yards receiving with 1,283 total yards. Boyd finished with 28 touchdowns in his 4 seasons with the Gamecocks. He played in the 2008 East-West Shrine Game.

Boyd spent time in the NFL with the Denver Broncos before playing in the Canadian Football League with the Toronto Argonauts and Edmonton Eskimos. In his first year  with the Argonauts, he rushed for 1,359 yards and had 363 yards receiving in spite of missing several games due to injuries. Boyd received several post-season honors including being named the CFL's toughest player, the Argonauts' most outstanding player and was also nominated to the CFL East All-Star Team.

Boyd now coaches a middle school football team in South Carolina.

Playing Career

  • College: South Carolina
  • Denver Broncos (2008)
  • Toronto Argonauts (2010-2012)
  • Edmonton Eskimos (2012)

Career Highlights

  • East-West Shrine Game (2008)
  • CFL East All-Star (2011, 2012)
  • CFL rushing leader (1,359 yards) (2012)

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