Former Gamecock running back Cory Boyd was born on this date in Orange, New Jersey. He played at USC from 2003-2007 for coaches Lou Holtz and Steve Spurrier. Boyd is 10th all-time at USC with 2,267 rushing yards. He also caught passes for 1,283 yards and scored 28 touchdowns.
Boyd was a seventh-round NFL draft pick by Tampa Bay in 2008. He also spent time with the Denver Broncos, as well as in the Canadian Football League.