Cory Philpot
Born: (1970-05-15) May 15, 1970 (age 51)
Melbourne, Florida
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL statusAmerican
Position(s)RB
CollegeMississippi
Career history
As coach
2004North Delta Longhorns (VMFL)
2005South Fraser Rams (CJFL)
2006–presentVancouver Trojans (HC) (CJFL)
As player
19931997BC Lions
19992000Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1995
HonorsGrey Cup champion - 1994

Cory Philpot (born May 15, 1970) is a former running back for the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at The University of Mississippi. He was two-time winner of the Eddie James Memorial Trophy for top rusher (Western Division) in 1994 and 1995.[1] He played on the Lions' winning Grey Cup team in 1994.[2]

In 1995, Philpot set the CFL record for most touchdowns in a season with 22, a record that was broken by Milt Stegall in the 2003 CFL season.[3] Philpot's nickname while playing for the Lions was "Quick Six" which alluded to the number 6 jersey that he wore, and even more so his ankle breaking moves that were sure to put up a quick 6 on the scoreboard.

Today

Philpot currently serves as the Head Coach for the Langley Rams (BCJFC) and is the Director of Football Operations for the BCPFACanadian Junior Football League.[4]

References

  1. ^ "History: All time award winners, BC Lions Official Site". Retrieved 2006-10-20.
  2. ^ "Lions History Year by Year, BC Lions Official Site". Retrieved 2006-10-20.
  3. ^ "TSN.ca CFL regular season - individual records". Retrieved 2006-10-20.
  4. ^ "Canadian Junior Football League, "Philpot Takes Charge of the Trojans"". Retrieved 2006-12-15.