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    Cory Dious
    Cory Dious

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Atlanta, Ga.

    High School:
    Mays

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 170

    Position:
    CB

    Birthdate:
    12/03/1983



    General: Three-year letterwinner ... Played in 33 career games ... Reserve cornerback and special teams player ... One of team's fastest players.

    2006: Notched four tackles, including a season-high two against Wisconsin ... Backup cornerback.

    2005: Played in every game but the opener and started a pair of contests at cornerback (Wisconsin and Illinois) ... Registered three tackles, including a 5-yard TFL at Illinois ... Had a solo tackle and pass breakup at Michigan State ... Three tackles each vs. Michigan and Ohio State ... Notched at least one tackle in every game played, with the exception of Purdue and UCLA.

    2004: Playing time increased throughout the season, on special teams and at cornerback ... Notched all six tackles in NU's final five games, with two of the hits coming against Penn State.

    2003: Saw limited action.

    2002: Redshirted.

    High School: An honorable mention Super 11 selection in 2001 ... Team MVP his junior year ... Caught 37 passes for 482 yards and eight TDs his senior season ... Also had 21 rushes for 111 yards ... Totaled 732 rushing yards (40 rushes) his junior year and had 15 receptions for 230 yards ... Two career interceptions as a cornerback ... Finished fourth in the 200 meters (21.7) at state track meet ... His 4x100 relay team (41.4) won the state title ... Helped football team go 8-2 and finish third in region in 2001 ... Member of school's Honor Roll ... Coached by Floyd Mack Sr.

    Personal: Born Cory L. Dious on 12/3/83 ... Son of Luther and Muriel Dious ... Chose NU over Syracuse ... Radio/television/film major.

    Dious' Career Statistics

    TACKLES	G	UA	A	Total	TFL	Yds	PD	FF	FR
    2003	7	1	0	1	0.0	0	0	0	0
    2004	7	5	1	6	0.0	0	0	0	0
    2005	11	9	9	18	1.0	5	1	0	0
    2006	8	3	1	4	0.0	0	1	0	0
    TOTAL	33	18	11	29	1.0	5	2	0	0
    

    KICK RETURNS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2003 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2004 7 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.3 2005 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2006 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 TOTAL 33 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.1

    ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2003 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2004 7 0 0 0 2 0 2 0.3 2005 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2006 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 TOTAL 33 0 0 0 2 0 2 0.1