Corey Raymond Named Assistant Coach At Indiana

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State football coach Gary Andersen announced Wednesday that former USU cornerbacks coach Corey Raymond has left the Aggie coaching staff to join the University of Indiana staff, where he will serve in the same capacity for the Hoosiers.Raymond was on Andersen’s staff for two seasons, coaching the Aggie cornerbacks both seasons.Last season Raymond mentored senior cornerback Curtis Marsh, who earned second-team all-Western Athletic Conference honors and was selected to participate in the 2011 Under Armour Senior Bowl. Marsh, who was a third-team all-WAC selection by Phil Steele’s College Football magazine, ranked second in the WAC and sixth in FBS in passes defended with 1.25 per game with 15 total on 13 pass break-ups and two interceptions.Raymond also coached senior Chris Randle, who was a fourth-team all-WAC honoree by Phil Steele’s College Football magazine. Randle ranked tied for ninth in the WAC and tied for 67th in the FBS in passes defended with .83 per game on eight pass break-ups and two interceptions.At Indiana, Raymond will be re-uniting with newly hired Indiana co-defensive coordinators Doug Mallory and Mike Ekeler, after coaching with them at LSU in 2006-07.Raymond came to USU after three seasons at LSU, where he worked with the Tigers’ cornerbacks and their strength and conditioning program.A six-year NFL player, Raymond was with the New York Giants from 1992-1995 and the Detroit Lions from 1995-1998. For his career, Raymond played in 90 games, registering 279 tackles, as well as snaring 11 interceptions, including one for a touchdown. He also had three sacks and one fumble return.Raymond is a native of New Iberia, La., and he was a four-year starter at cornerback for LSU. Utah State concluded the 2010 season with a 4-8 overall record and 2-6 WAC mark. Fans can follow the Aggie football program at twitter.com/USUFootball or on the USU football blog at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on facebook at Utah State University Athletics.-USU-

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