Avon Cobourne Joins Riders Coaching StaffMarch 17, 2014 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Saskatchewan Roughriders Press Release
Cobourne joins the coaching ranks following a standout seven year Canadian Football League career. The product of West Virginia University played five seasons with the Montreal Alouettes after originally signing with the team prior to the 2006 season. He played his final two seasons in Hamilton after signing with the Tiger-Cats as a free agent in 2011.
The 35-year-old Cobourne is a two-time Grey Cup champion (2009, 2010) and was named 2009 Grey Cup Most Outstanding Player. He is also a three time East Division all-star (2008, 2009, 2012) also being named a CFL all-Star in 2009 after posting a career high 1,214 yards rushing.
Canadian Football League Stories from March 17, 2014
- Edmonton Regional Combine Adds 5 Players to the National CFL Combine Roster - CFL
- Redblacks Sign Defensive Back Jermaine Robinson - Ottawa RedBlacks
- Annual Fan Forum to be Held April 14 - Calgary Stampeders
- Blue Bombers to Hold Mini-Camp in Florida Next Month - Winnipeg Blue Bombers
- Renauld Williams Announces Retirement - Saskatchewan Roughriders
- Avon Cobourne Joins Riders Coaching Staff - Saskatchewan Roughriders
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.