Bucs First Draft: Cory Boyd

Cory Boyd is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' newest player. Find out everything you need to know about Boyd in this exclusive "First Draft" feature. Find out fun facts about Boyd and then link to articles, video and audio that will help you get to know the newest Bucs' on-field ability and personality. No one has more on Boyd than bucsblitz.com.

What don't you know about Cory Boyd? Check this out:

1. Boyd could be seen as a tough player. In his bio at NFLDraft.com, Boyd is considered a player with the "thunder" needed to get tough yards. Sound familiar?

2. He missed the 2005 season. Why? Team suspension.

3. He wasn't just a running back. In high school he also played defensive back. But after rushing for 1,535 yards as a senior, he wasn't needed for defense in college.

4. He's a tough competitor. He came back from his suspension to win back his starting job and start 24 straight games for Steve Spurrier.

Want to know more about Boyd? Take advantage of Scout.com's extensive body of work covering Boyd at South Carolina and during the scouting period. Here are links that will help you get to know Boyd better before he hits the field for the Bucs:

DRAFT DAY

Instant Analysis of Boyd by Scout.com's Tom Marino, a 35-year veteran of NFL scouting. Click here.

OTHER SCOUTING TOOLS

TheOBR.com examines if Boyd can make it in the NFL?. Click here.

Boyd talks about South Carolina's season opener. Click here.

Boyd talks about life after his suspension. Click here.

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