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2011: Played in 17 games in his first season with the Ticats...his 1,420 yards from scrimmage were good enough for third in the CFL.

2010: Played in 15 games in his fifth season in Montreal...recorded over 100 yards rushing (115) and 100 yards receiving (116) against Toronto on July 29...his 116 receiving yards set a new career-high…helped the Alouettes capture their second consecutive Grey Cup Championship Playoffs: Played in two playoff games, including Montreal’s Grey Cup win over Saskatchewan.

2009: Avon Cobourne led the CFL for most touchdowns and most rushing touchdowns, and finished third for most carries, fourth for most yards from scrimmage and sixth for most rushing yards… Avon Cobourne also finished fifth on the Alouettes for most receptions and most receiving yards… Avon Cobourne missed Game 14 with a groin injury.

2008: Avon Cobourne finished third in the CFL and led the Alouettes for most rushing yards and most yards from scrimmage, third on the Alouettes for most touchdowns, fourth for most receptions and fifth for most receiving yards… Avon Cobourne had six consecutive games with 100 yards or more on the ground… Avon Cobourne missed Games 16 and 17 with an ankle injury.

2007: Avon Cobourne was transferred to linebacker during training camp, before returning to running back during the season... Avon Cobourne finished third on the Alouettes for most special teams tackles... Avon Cobourne missed four games with a knee injury.

2006: Avon Cobourne led the Alouettes for special team tackles while also returning kickoffs, punts and missed field goals... Avon Cobourne had the league’s longest missed field goal return at 95 yards.

2005: Avon Cobourne attended mini-camps with the Miami Dolphins.

2004: Avon Cobourne was allocated to the NFLE Cologne Centurions, where he totalled 525 yards on 117 carries.

2003: Avon Cobourne played seven games with the Lions, returning seven kickoffs for 123 yards... Avon Cobourne gained 27 yards on seven carries and caught four passes for 30 yards.

1999-2002: Avon Cobourne concluded his career as West Virginia’s all-time rushing leader… Avon Cobourne gained 5,146 yards and scored 42 touchdowns on 1,050 carries… Avon Cobourne had 28 games with 100 yard-plus rushing.

Career Statistics:

Rushing

Year
Team Att Yards Avg Long TD Fumb
2006 MTL 7 21 3.0 0 0 3
2007 MTL 33 160 4.8 0 2 0
2008 MTL 145 950 6.6 0 6 4
2009 MTL 224 1,214 5.4 43 13 3
2010 MTL 184 956 5.2 27 6 4
2011 HAM 202 961 4.8 46 8 3
  2 795 4,262 5.4 46 35 17

Receiving

Year
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
2006 MTL 2 14 7.0 8 0
2007 MTL 8 79 9.9 16 0
2008 MTL 64 607 9.5 60 2
2009 MTL 56 458 8.2 20 2
2010 MTL 64 556 8.7 47 1
2011 HAM 50 459 9.2 38 0
    244 2,173 8.9 60 5

 

AVON COBOURNE #22

Avon Cobourne

Height: 5'08"
Weight 205
Birthdate: March 6th, 1979 in Camden, NJ
College West Virginia