Extended his contract with Toronto on January 4, 2012.
2010: Dressed in and started 18 regular season games for Toronto… Week 1, Made first career CFL start at RB/SB (01/07/10) in Canada Day season opener at Calgary…Caught 3 passes for a team-high 58 yards and carried once for 12 yards…Week 2, Started at RB/SB in win at Winnipeg and caught 2 passes for 24 yards, LG 14, with 2 carries for 0 yards…Week 3, Started at RB/SB in win vs. Calgary…Caught 3 passes for 29 yards, LG 12, and forced a Calgary defender to fumble, when Toronto turned the ball over, preventing a big gain…Week 4, Started at SB/RB in win vs. B.C. and caught a team-high 5 passes for team-high 50 yards, LG 14…Week 5, Started at SB/RB in loss at Montreal… Caught 1 pass for 11 yards and rushed 1 time for 4 yards…Week 6, Started at RB/SB in win at Edmonton and caught 1 pass for 22 yards…Week 7, Started at RB/SB in win vs. Montreal…Made his first-career TD reception (14/08/10) on a 17-yard pass from Cleo Lemon to start the third quarter…Finished with 3 catches for 35 yards, LG 17, 1 TD and one carry for 13 yards…Week 8, Started at SB/RB in loss vs. Hamilton and had a career game on offence… Achieved personal career-highs by catching 7 passes for 69 yards and rushed 1 time for 15 yards for a personal-best 84 yards from scrimmage...Named CFL Canadian Player of the Week for the first time in his career…Week 9, Started at SB/RB and caught 1 pass for 7 yards and carried 1 time for 6 yards in Labour Day Classic loss at Hamilton…Week 10, Started at RB/SB in loss at B.C…Finished with a single-game career-high 95 receiving yards on 5 catches, including a career-long reception of 57 yards from Cleo Lemon in the first quarter…Left late in the game with injury and did not return… Named Runner-Up, CFL Canadian Player of the Week… Week 11, Started at RB/SB in win vs. Winnipeg…Caught 3 passes for 13 yards, LG 8…Week 12, Started at RB/SB in Touchdown Atlantic loss vs. Edmonton…Caught 3 passes for 29 yards, LG 24…Also had 3 kickoff returns for 34 yards, LG 24…Week 13, Started at RB/SB and played kickoff returner in loss vs. Saskatchewan… Caught 5 passes for 52 yards, LG 19 and did not return any kicks… Week 14, Started at RB/SB in win at Saskatchewan…Caught 2 passes for 29 yards, LG 20, and had 2 carries for 5 yards, LG 3…Made 1 DT on a Saskatchewan interception return…Week 15, Started at RB/SB and caught 1 pass for 6 yards in loss vs. Hamilton…Made 3 DT on two Hamilton interceptions and a Ticats’ fumble recovery…Week 16, Started at SB/RB and returned kickoffs in win at Winnipeg…Caught 2 passes for 18 yards, LG 13, and returned 2 kickoffs for 39 yards, LG 21…Week 17, Started at RB/SB and returned kickoffs in loss vs. Montreal…Caught 2 passes for 15 yards, LG 9, and had 2 kickoff returns for 33 yards, LG 18…Week 18, Started at SB/RB and returned kicks in win at Montreal…Caught 5 passes for 70 yards, LG 29, and returned 7 punts for 33 yards, LG 11…2010 Playoffs Started at SB/WR and returned kicks in Eastern Semi-Final win at Hamilton…Caught 1 pass for 11 yards and returned 2 kickoffs for 9 yards, LG 14…Started at RB/KR in Eastern Final loss at Montreal…Caught 1 pass for 25 yards and 1 pass for 8 yards.
2009: Dressed in 18 games at backup running back, slotback and kick returner for the Argonauts...Led the team (seventh in the CFL) and set a single-season career-high with 1,033 kickoff return yards on 43 kickoff returns, LG 84...His kickoff return yards total was the fourth-highest single-season output by an Argos player ever (behind Dominique Dorsey, Raghib Ismail and Michael Clemons)...Finished second on the team with 1,059 combined yards… Weeks 1-5, Dressed at backup RB and played ST...Week 6, Made regular season debut at slotback (07/08/09) and played ST, making 1 ST tackle, in loss at Montreal…Week 7, Dressed at backup SB and made first career CFL reception (14/08/09) for an 8-yard gain while also playing ST in loss vs. BC… Week 8, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner in loss vs. Calgary…Returned 6 kickoffs for an impressive 149 yards, LG 35, tipped a Burke Dales punt and forced Titus Ryan to fumble a punt return which resulted in an Argos’ touchdown…Named Runner-Up for CFL Special Teams Player of the Week… Week 9, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner in loss at Hamilton… Had a solid effort as a returner with 6 kick returns for 189 yards (the fourth-highest kickoff return output by an Argo in a single game), including a spectacular return for 82 yards… Also made 1 catch for 16 yards and 1 ST tackle on the night…Earned CFL Special Teams Player of the Week honours for the first time in his career…Week 10, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner… made 2 ST tackles and returned 5 kickoffs for 105 yards, AVG 21.0, LG 29 in win vs. Hamilton… Week 11, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner in loss at BC…Had 1 KR for 9 yards on the night… Week 12, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner in loss at Winnipeg… Returned a fumble 3 yards for his first touchdown of the season when teammate Kyle Jones blocked a Mike Renaud punt early in the fourth quarter…Week 13, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner in loss vs. Montreal and returned 3 kickoffs for 114 yards, LG 48, 38.0 AVG…Week 14, Dressed at backup SB and KR and recorded 4 kickoff returns for 91 yards, LG 30, in loss at Saskatchewan…Week 15, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner and returned 3 kickoffs for 49 yards, LG 18, in loss vs. Edmonton… Week 16, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner, returning 2 kickoffs for 54 yards, LG 40, in loss vs. Hamilton… Week 17, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner, returning 7 kickoffs for 102 yards, LG 33, in loss at Edmonton...Week 18, Dressed at backup SB and kick returner, returning 6 kicks for 171 yards (the fifth-highest single-game output by an Argonauts player ever), LG 84.
2008: Started season on nine-game injured list with a hand injury sustained in pre-season game at Montreal…Dressed in 9 games…Week 10, Returned lineup and made 2008 debut playing RB and special teams…Made 1 ST tackle in loss at Montreal…Dressed at backup RB and played special teams from Weeks 11 to 18…Week 13, Dressed at backup RB and played ST…Carried 2 times for 5 yards, and returned 2 kickoffs for 43 yards in loss vs Calgary…Week 14, Dressed as backup RB and played ST, making season-high 3 ST tackles in loss vs BC.
2007: Attended CFL Evaluation Camp in March in Toronto prior to joining the Argos… Signed with Toronto as a free agent on May 10, 2007…Dressed in 5 games, missing 5 due to injury, as a backup RB, special teams player and occasionally lined up at kick returner in his rookie campaign in Toronto…Dressed for both pre-season games versus Montreal and was placed on the Argos’ practice roster to begin the season…Week 3, made CFL debut as a backup RB and scored a touchdown on the first carry of his career in win over Calgary (12/07/07)…Week 6, dressed as backup RB but became feature tailback when John Avery left game with injury…Scored the game-tying touchdown on a 1-yard plunge in the fourth quarter at Montreal…2007 Playoffs On active roster but did not dress in East Final versus Winnipeg.
Played three seasons at York University, sitting out the 2006 campaign with a knee injury...Set an OUA record for single game rushing yards with 349 and single-season York records for rushing yards (1,367), scoring (96 points) and rushing touchdowns (15...Set a York record for career rushing touchdowns with 23...2006 Sat out entire campaign recovering form a knee injury...2005 Played in two games for York, carrying the ball 30 times for 194 yards (LG 28) before suffering a season-ending knee injury in a game versus Queen’s...2004 Started eight games for the Lions at running back and registered 148 carries for 1367 yards and 15 touchdowns (LG 78)...Finished season with four 200+ yard games including a 334 yard, four touchdown performance versus Windsor on October 16...Added 12 receptions for 118 and one touchdown on the season...Tallied four kick returns for 73 yards...Tied a CIS single-game record with six touchdowns to lead York to a 55-33 win over Waterloo...2003 Registered 85 carries for 845 yards (9.9 AVG) and 7 touchdowns to accompany 21 punt returns for 391 yards and 12 kick returns for 352 yards.
Andre currently resides in Burlington, Ontario and has two children, Malcolm (9), who has been diagnosed with autism, and Cian (7). He is the son of Melva Durie and has two older brothers named Wayne and Kyron and a younger sister named Brianna. He credits Kyron with introducing him to football. Nicknamed “Slick”, Andre spent the off-season working for Community Living Mississauga as a support worker and with the Children’s Aid Society. As a child, he idolized Michael “Pinball” Clemons, along with Michael Jordan and Emmett Smith. A member of the Mississauga Warriors of the Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL) in 2001, Andre established a league record for rushing touchdowns (22) as well as rushing touchdowns in a single game (6). He also played at St. Joseph High School in Mississauga.
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|vs BC||Sun Aug 17||7:30 pm EDT|
|@ Edmonton||Sat Aug 23||4:00 pm EDT|
|@ Hamilton||Mon Sep 1||1:00 pm EDT|
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