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Cleyon
Laing
#90 Defensive Lineman
Cleyon
Laing
#90 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 6
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 3

Argos: 4

CFL: 5

Acquired: Selected by the Argonauts in the second round (9th overall) of the 2012 CFL Draft…originally signed by Toronto on May 16, 2013…re-signed with Toronto on April 30, 2017.

 

Games played through 2016

Regular Season: 45 (14 with Toronto in 2013, 12 with Toronto in 2014, 18 with Toronto in 2015, 1 with Ottawa in 2016)

Playoffs: 4 (1 with Toronto in 2013, 1 with Toronto in 2015, 2 with Ottawa in 2016)

 

Career:

2016: Signed as a free agent by the NFL’s Miami Dolphins on February 23…released by the team on September 3….re-signed to the Dolphins practice roster on September 5…released by the team on October 31…signed as a free agent by Ottawa REDBLACKS on November 3..played in one regular season games with the REDBLACKS…Playoffs: Played in both the Eastern Final vs. Edmonton and REDBLACKS 105th Grey Cup win…registered one tackle in the post-season.

 

2015: Started in all 18 regular season games in his third season with the Double Blue…had a career-high 34 defensive tackles, eight sacks and two forced fumbles…Playoffs: Started in the Eastern Semi-Final at Hamilton…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…Week 2 vs. SSK, Recorded three defensive tackles and a sack….Week 4 at OTT, Recorded two defensive tackles and a sack.

 

2013: Signed by the Toronto Argonauts on May 13…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…recorded one defensive tackle.

 

2012: Selected by the Argonauts in the second round (9th overall) in the 2012 CFL Draft…elected to return to Iowa State for his final year of NCAA eligibility.

 

College:

Played 38 games in four seasons (2008-12) at Iowa State…had 71 tackles, 3.5 sacks and a forced fumble with the Cyclones…had 42 tackles and three sacks as a senior…redshirted freshman season in 2008.

 

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 5 6 0 3 0 0 1
Total
50 69 0 18 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
Total
6 0 3 0 0 1