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Cleyon
Laing
#94 Defensive Lineman
Cleyon
Laing
#94 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'3
Weight 280 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-11-21 (26)
Born Edmonton, AB
School Iowa State
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 10
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 5

Acquired:

Selected by Toronto in the second round (9th overall) of the 2012 CFL Canadian Draft… Signed by Toronto on May 16, 2013.

 

Career:

2015: Started in all 18 regular season games in his third season with the Argonauts. Registered 40 defensive tackles, six tackles for a loss, eight sacks, two forced fumbles and one pass knockdown.

Playoffs: Started in the Eastern Semi-Final at Hamilton and had three defensive tackles.

2014: Dressed in 12 regular season games, starting in 10, with the Argos. Recorded 16 defensive tackles, three sacks and one fumble recovery.

2013: Dressed in 14 regular season games with 10 starts at DL for the Argonauts. Recorded 15 tackles and four sacks and one fumble recovery as a rookie.

2013 Playoffs Dressed at DT in Eastern Final loss vs Hamilton and recorded one defensive tackle.

 

College:

Played four seasons (2008-12) at Iowa State.

2012 Played in 12 games for the Cyclones…Recorded 42 tackles and three sacks.

 2011 Played in 12 games for the Cyclones. Recorded 12 tackles, 0.5 sacks and a pass breakup. Recorded a season-high three tackles and 0.5 sacks in win at Connecticut.

2010 Played in nine games and recorded 15 tackles and added a forced fumble on the year. Appeared in five games and recorded two tackles.

2008 Redshirted his freshman season.

 

Personal:

Cleyon Laing was born to Brenda and Clinton Laing on November 21, 1990 in Edmonton, Alberta. He has a son named Marshall. He attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Edmonton where he was a versatile player on both sides of the ball at receiver and defensive line. In 2007, Laing was named the Holy Trinity’s Most Outstanding Defensive Lineman and team MVP.

As a senior, he was nominated for the Haliburton Trophy, given to the best football player in the Edmonton Metro Area. Cleyon was also a basketball player and was selected as a 2008 Edmonton Journal All-Star. He competed in track & field during his later years of high school, excelling in shot put, which he set a new provincial record. He also participated in javelin and discus. Laing majored in Liberal Arts Studies at Iowa State.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2013
TOR 14 15 0 4 0 0 0
2014
TOR 12 14 0 3 0 0 0
2015
TOR 18 34 0 8 0 0 2
2016
OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017
TOR 11 10 0 5 0 0 1
Total
56 73 0 20 0 0 3

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-25
1 HAM 3 0 2 0 0 1
06-30
2 BC 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-08
3 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
4 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-24
5 OTT 1 0 1 0 0 0
09-16
13 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-23
14 MTL 2 0 1 0 0 0
09-30
15 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-14
17 EDM 1 0 1 0 0 0
10-21
18 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-04
20 BC 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
10 0 5 0 0 1