Corvey Irvin

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Corvey Irvin
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Irvin with the Tampa Bay Bucaneers
No. -- Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-05-03) May 3, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: Augusta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Augusta (GA) Laney
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 93
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles: 14
Sacks: 0.0
Forced Fumbles: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Corvey Irvin (born May 3, 1985) is an American football defensive tackle for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia.

Irvin has been a member of the Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Calgary Stampeders, Montreal Alouettes, and the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Irvin was claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 1, 2012.

Chicago Bears[edit]

He worked out at Chicago Bears minicamp in 2013,[1] and was signed on May 13.[2] On August 31, 2013, Irvin was released.[3]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On November 12, 2013, Irvin signed a contract with the Dallas Cowboys[4]

Detroit Lions[edit]

On March 4, 2014, Irvin signed with the Detroit Lions.[5]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Irvin was signed to the Calgary Stampeders (CFL) practice roster on August 20, 2014.[6] He was released by the Stampeders on September 10, 2014.[7]

Montreal Alouettes[edit]

Irvin was signed to the Montreal Alouettes (CFL) practice roster on October 10, 2014. He was promoted to the active roster on November 7, 2014.[8] In his one season with the Als Irvin played in 13 games and racked up 11 tackles and 3 sacks.

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

Irvin was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) on February 12, 2016.[9] Irvin played in all 18 regular season games for the Riders, contributing 27 tackles and 5 sacks. Following the 2016 season he was not re-signed by the Riders and became a free agent on February 14, 2017.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

On March 13, 2017 Irvin signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL).[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jahns, Adam (2013-05-10). "Bears invite 33 players to rookie camp on tryout basis". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  2. ^ Mayer, Larry (2013-05-13). "Bears add four players from rookie minicamp". Chicago Bears. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  3. ^ Biggs, Brad (2013-08-31). "Bears waive LB Thomas to reach roster limit". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-08-31. 
  4. ^ Wetzel, John (2013-11-12). "Dallas Cowboys sign free-agent DT Corvey Irvin, add OT John Wetzel to practice squad; 3 players released". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 2013-11-12. 
  5. ^ Gantt, Darin. "Lions sign well-traveled defensive tackle Corvey Irvin". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "IRVIN ADDED TO PRACTICE ROSTER". stampeders.com. August 20, 2014. Retrieved October 7, 2014. 
  7. ^ Busby, Ian (September 10, 2014). "Stamps' Butler preparing to play first CFL game since July 2013". calgaryherald.com. Retrieved October 7, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Transactions". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  9. ^ http://www.riderville.com/2016/02/09/38919/
  10. ^ "Bombers add size, muscle in Corvey Irvin". CFL.ca. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-17. 

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