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Anthony
Coombs
#1 Running Back
Anthony
Coombs
#1 Running Back
Height 5'9
Weight 199 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-10-26 (24)
Born Winnipeg, MB
School Manitoba
INT / NAT NAT
Rushes 7
Yards 33
Touchdowns 0
Average 4.71

CFL: 4

Argos: 4

Acquired: Selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the first round (third overall) of the 2014 CFL Draft…Pick was originally acquired by Toronto on May 13, 2014, from the Edmonton Eskimos, along with a third round selection, 21st overall (OL Jaskaran Dhillon), and the rights to a negotiation list player. In exchange, Toronto sent its first round pick, sixth overall (WR Devon Bailey), second round pick, 15th overall (RB Aaron Milton), international OL Tony Washington, international DB Otha Foster and the rights to a negotiation list player to the Eskimos. Signed by Toronto on May 27, 2014…Re-signed to a two-year contract extension on January 12, 2017.

 

Games played through 2016

Regular season: 41 (18 with Toronto in 2016, 17 with Toronto in 2015, 6 with Toronto in 2014).

Playoffs: 1 (1 with Toronto in 2015)

 

Career:

2016: Played in 18 games, starting 11, in his third season with the Argos…Hauled in 36 passes for 297 receiving yards and one touchdown while adding 45 yards and a touchdown on 12 rushing attempts…Chipped in with 117 yards on six kickoff returns and nine yards on one punt return…Recorded his first career rushing touchdown in Week 4 vs. Ottawa (July 13)…Tallied a career-high 79 receiving yards in season finale at Edmonton (Nov. 5)…Notched a career-long 40-yard kickoff return Week 18 at Calgary (October 21).

 

2015: Played in 17 regular season games, starting in 15, in his second season with the Argonauts…57 catches for 486 yards and one touchdown while rushing nine times for 39 yards…added eight kickoff returns for 152 yards…scored first career touchdown on a five-yard pass from Trevor Harris vs. Hamilton on September 11. Playoffs: Started in the Eastern Semi-Final at Hamilton…had three receptions for 21 yards.

 

2014: Selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the first round (3rd overall) of the 2014 CFL Draft…Signed by the Argonauts on May 27…Dressed in six games, starting in five, in his first season with the Argos…Recorded eight carries for 75 yards while hauling in 22 passes for 214 yards…Added two kick returns for 27 yards.

 

Notable:

First CFL Game: June 26, 2014, at WPG

First CFL Rec. TD: Sept. 11, 2015, vs. HAM

First CFL Rush TD: July 13, 2016, vs. OTT

Most Rec. Yards/Game: 79 (Nov. 5, 2016, at EDM)

Most Rec./Game: (Jul. 12, 2014, vs. CGY)

 

College:

Played four seasons (2010-13) at the University of Manitoba…Finished his CIS career with 2,232 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns along with 51 receptions for 840 yards and 11 receiving touchdowns…ranks seventh all-time in Canada West history for touchdowns scored and holds the conference record with a 107-yard rushing touchdown… Was named the 2013 Bisons’ Athlete of the Year after recording 1,015 yards and five touchdowns on 130 carries, adding 29 receptions for 509 yards and six touchdowns.

 

Personal:

Growing up, Anthony’s two biggest role models were his mother Heather and his Aunt Lois.  When he is not watching football, he enjoys watching soccer; his favourite player is Cristiano Ronaldo.  At home in Manitoba, he spent a lot of time working within the community. He helped organize “Dance for MS”, a dance contest supporting the local MS society.  Additionally, he worked at a flag football camp in Thompson, Manitoba in an effort to assist with suicide prevention.  Anthony is learning to play piano and studied Science at Manitoba. He attended Sturgeon Heights High School in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2014
TOR 6 8 75 0 9.4 28
2015
TOR 17 9 39 0 4.3 13
2016
TOR 18 12 45 1 3.8 14
2017
TOR 9 7 33 0 4.7 11
Total
50 36 192 1 5.3 28

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2014
TOR 6 22 214 - 0 9.7 46
2015
TOR 17 57 486 - 1 8.5 38
2016
TOR 18 36 297 187 1 8.3 21
2017
TOR 9 47 426 240 1 9.1 38
Total
50 162 1423 427 3 8.8 46

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2014
TOR 6 0 0 0 0 0
2015
TOR 17 0 0 0 0 0
2016
TOR 18 1 9 9 9 0
2017
TOR 9 0 0 0 0 0
Total
50 1 9 9.0 9 0

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2014
TOR 6 2 27 13.5 17 0
2015
TOR 17 8 152 19 26 0
2016
TOR 18 6 117 19.5 40 0
2017
TOR 9 0 0 0 0 0
Total
50 16 296 18.5 40 0

Missed FG Returns

YEAR TEAM GP NO YDS AVG LG TD
2014
TOR 6 1 15 15 15 0
2015
TOR 17 0 0 0 0 0
2016
TOR 18 0 0 0 0 0
2017
TOR 9 0 0 0 0 0
Total
50 1 15 15.0 15 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-25
1 HAM 1 2 0 2.0 2
06-30
2 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-08
3 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-13
4 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-24
5 OTT 2 9 0 4.5 11
07-29
6 SSK 1 0 0 0.0 0
08-03
7 CGY 1 5 0 5.0 5
08-11
8 MTL 2 17 0 8.5 9
08-19
9 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
7 33 0 4.0 27

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC YDS TD AVG LG
06-25
1 HAM 4 21 0 5.3 9
06-30
2 BC 4 23 0 5.8 10
07-08
3 OTT 4 42 0 10.5 15
07-13
4 WPG 8 94 0 11.8 38
07-24
5 OTT 8 73 1 9.1 26
07-29
6 SSK 9 97 0 10.8 20
08-03
7 CGY 4 29 0 7.3 12
08-11
8 MTL 3 27 0 9.0 12
08-19
9 MTL 3 20 0 6.7 10
Total
47 426 1 8.5 152

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-25
1 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
2 BC 0 0 0 0 0
07-08
3 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
4 WPG 0 0 0 0 0
07-24
5 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
07-29
6 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
08-03
7 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
08-11
8 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
9 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-25
1 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
2 BC 0 0 0 0 0
07-08
3 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
4 WPG 0 0 0 0 0
07-24
5 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
07-29
6 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
08-03
7 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
08-11
8 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
9 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0

Missed FG Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-25
1 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
2 BC 0 0 0 0 0
07-08
3 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
4 WPG 0 0 0 0 0
07-24
5 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
07-29
6 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
08-03
7 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
08-11
8 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
9 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0