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Tony Corbin
Date of birth: (1974-03-21) March 21, 1974 (age 45)
Place of birth: Turlock, California
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): QB
High school: Turlock (CA)
AFL Entry: 1998
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 7 / Pick: 237
Drafted by: San Diego Chargers
Organizations
Playing stats at ArenaFan.com
Playing stats at NFL.com

Tony Corbin (born March 21, 1974) is a former American football quarterback who played one season with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the seventh round of the 1997 NFL Draft. Corbin played college football at California State University, Sacramento and attended Turlock High School in Turlock, California.[1] He was also a member of the Frankfurt Galaxy, Portland Forest Dragons, New York CityHawks and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Professional careerEdit

San Diego ChargersEdit

Corbin was drafted by the San Diego Chargers with the 237th pick in the 1997 NFL Draft.[2] He was released in August 1997.[3]

Frankfurt GalaxyEdit

Corbin was drafted by the Frankfurt Galaxy with the 101st pick in the 1998 NFL Europe League draft. He was released in March 1998.[4]

Portland Forest DragonsEdit

Corbin signed with the Portland Forest dragons in April 1998.[5]

New York CityHawksEdit

Corbin was traded from the Portland Forest Dragons to the New York CityHawks where he played during the 1998 season.[6]

BC LionsEdit

Corbin was signed by the BC Lions on April 5, 2001. He started 2 games during the 2001 season and was released in January 2002.[7][8]

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

Corbin signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in May 2002 but was released before the start of the season.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bulldogs in the N.F.L.". turlockfootball.com. http://www.turlockfootball.com/nfl.html. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  2. "1997 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1997/draft.htm. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  3. "NFL roster cuts". jsonline.com. August 18, 1997. http://www3.jsonline.com/packer/sbxxxii/news/cuts81897.stm. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  4. "NFL Europe". airwolf.lmtonline.com. Laredo Morning Times. March 25, 1998. http://airwolf.lmtonline.com/sports/archive/032598/pageb2.pdf. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  5. "Arena Football". Eugene Register-Guard. April 11, 1998. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1310&dat=19980411&id=zE5WAAAAIBAJ&sjid=zusDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5670,2759879. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  6. Greene, Jerry (April 30, 1998). "Predators Finally Get Their Men". orlandosentinel.com. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1998-04-30/sports/9804300317_1_predators-jeff-russell-fullback. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Tony Corbin". cflapedia.com. http://www.cflapedia.com/Players/c/corbin_tony.htm. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  8. "Lions leery of Argonauts". cbc.ca. September 7, 2001. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/lions-leery-of-argonauts-1.260514. Retrieved 9 August 2014.

External linksEdit

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