Oakville Titans OFC: CFL players Younger and Boyd join coaching staff

A great addition to the Oakville Titans Coaching Staff is Jordan Younger, the Defensive Captain of the 2012 Grey Cup Champion Toronto Arognauts.

Younger has joined the Oakville Titans coaching staff as a part-time defensive back coach. He was a big part of their winter camp and also the IDFFL 7on7, which kicked off on April 6th. Jordan is a real student of the game. Along with his playing experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the Titans coaching staff.

Jordan’s Bio:

Jordan a three time CFL All Star, a two time Grey Cup winner and was selected as defensive captain of the 2012 Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonauts. He attended the University of Connecticut where he was a two time All Conference performer. After a standout collegiate career, Jordan was selected as an undrafted free agent by the Arizona Cardinals. Jordan is entering his 10th season in the CFL – nine of those being played with the Toronto Argonauts. He is active in the GTA speaking at schools as a spokesperson for the Argonauts Huddle Up Against Bullying Prevention program.

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It is with great pleasure that the Oakville Titans would like to announce that Former NFL and current CFL Player, Corey Boyd has joined their coaching staff.

COREY’S BIOGRAPHY

Early Years:

Cory J. Boyd born August 6, 1985 in Orange, New Jersey. He played high school football and basketball at Orange High School, earning many athletic honors. Cory played defensive back and running back for Coach Randy Daniel and graduated in 2003. Cory rushed for 1,535 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, rushed for 1,785 yards and 22 touchdowns during his junior campaign, and recorded eight interceptions his junior season while playing safety. Cory was rated the #12 prospect in the State of New Jersey by Rivals.com and the #21 defensive back in the country by Super Prep. he also became the All- Time Scoring Leader in Orange High School basketball history. These accomplishments as an athlete in high school led him in receiving a football scholarship to the University of South Carolina.

College Career:

Cory had the great opportunity to play for two Legendary Coaches; Lou Holtz and Steve Spurrier while at the University of South Carolina. As a tailback and a special teams performer, Cory was named the team’s Freshman of the Year, the Ernest A. Brooks Memorial Award winner as the MVP of the Carolina-Clemson game and was given the offensive Everyday Effort Award following the 2006 spring drills. Cory 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. He finished with 28 touchdowns in his four seasons with the Gamecocks. As a conclusion to his college career, Cory was also selected to play in the 2007 East-West Shrine Game. Cory graduated in December 2007 with a Degree in Hospitality and Business Management.

Professional Career:

Cory was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 7th round (238rd overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. During Cory’s rookie mini-camp, he was placed on the injured reserve list for the 2008 season. Shortly after his release, Cory was signed to the practice squad of the Denver Broncos on November 4, 2008. Week 17 of the 2008 season, Cory was promoted to the active roster on December 9, 2008.

Cory then signed as a free agent with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League on March 12, 2010 and was extended with Toronto on March 21, 2011. During Cory’s first year in the CFL, he rushed for 1,359 yards and had 363 receiving yards. Cory received several post-season honors including being named the CFL’s Toughest Player, the Toronto Argonauts’ Most Outstanding Player, and was also nominated to the CFL East All-Star Team in 2010 and 2011. Cory rushed for 1,141 yards and had 118 yards receiving. Once again, Cory was named Running Back for the CFL East All-Star Team. Cory was released by the Toronto Argonauts on August 12, 2012 and within hours was signed with the Edmonton Eskimos.

Off-Season:

During the off-season of 2010 from the Canadian Football League, Cory earned his Can-Fit Pro Personal Training Certification at the University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus. Shortly after, CB3 Performance was formed. Cory has done countless hours of mentoring with a Huddle up Program in Toronto. Cory has also assisted and mentored in the Bullying Awareness Program across Canada which gives him the opportunity to share his personal testament across the national and international waters.

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