High School Years:
Cory attended Gig Harbor High School in Gig Harbor Washington where he lettered in Football and Wrestling. He named Team MVP two years and earned All-League, All-Area, All-State, All-Northwest for his football accomplishments.
He received a scholarship to the University of Montana where he became a four-year starter with 42 consecutive starts (47 total). He started 5 games at right tackle as a freshman, because of injuries on the offensive line and contributed to the team winning the Division I-AA National Championship. The next year, he was moved to left guard. As a junior, he returned to play right tackle.
Procter was signed by the Detroit Lions in 2005 as an undrafted free agent. He was waived and later re-signed to the team's practice squad before the start of the season.
On November 30, 2005, he was signed by the Dallas Cowboys from the Detroit Lions practice squad. He was a backup at guard and center.
In his first two years in the league he was active for two games. In 2007, he played in all 16 games with 2 starts at center. In 2008, he started 11 games at left guard. He was waived on May 16, 2010.
On May 24, 2010, he was signed by the Miami Dolphins as a free agent, reuniting with former Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells, who was the team's Executive Vice President of Football Operations. On November 20, he was placed on the injured reserve list after suffering a Patellar Tendon rupture in his left knee.
Cory is married to Megan Procter since 2011. Together they have a daughter, Grace, born in 2015.
Cory was the drummer for the metal band Free Reign, a project also involving Cowboys linemen Marc Colombo and Leonard Davis. He has also appeared on the VH1 reality show Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp.
Cory works as a consultant in business development with Kill Cliff Inc. and 2010 Labs.
Cory believes that sports gave him the path that would lead him to become the man he is
today. And it is now his mission, to spread his story, his strength, and his experience to groups that desire growth both personally and spiritually. Cory’s family experienced a tragedy that helped strengthen his spiritual life. He became more resilient than even he could ever have dreamed. He has a gift that helps inspire others to become empowered through his strength and convictions.
He currently speaks to many diverse groups from High School Students, Churches, Business Executives. Public speaking is his passion and he has an innate ability to relate to all ages.
POWER OF THE HUDDLE
Cory's story is a powerful one; one of triumph, of tragedy, and ultimately of being reborn into a man more resilient than even he could ever have dreamed. When he connects with others, he empowers them with his strength and convictions, his story and his passions, his tragedies and pain embolden those he encounters to face their own challenges.
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