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Congrats, eh? Former Arizona Wildcats receiver Juron Criner helps Ottawa Redblacks win Grey Cup

Posted: 8:49 PM, Nov 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-27 22:49:08-05

Just two days after his alma mater reclaimed the Territorial Cup, former Arizona Wildcats wide receiver Juron Criner captured a trophy of his own north of the border.

Criner, an All-Pac-10 First Team selection in 2010, helped lead the Ottawa Redblacks to an upset victory over the heavily favored Calgary Stampeders in the 104th Grey Cup in Toronto on Sunday night.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pounder caught three passes for 89 yards, including this incredible 38-yard reception in the fourth quarter, as the Redblacks held off the Stampeders 39-33 in just the third overtime game in Grey Cup history.

Criner was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft and spent four seasons in the NFL with the Raiders and New York Giants before joining the Redblacks this season. 

The 26-year-old Las Vegas native caught 209 passes for 2,859 yards and 32 touchdowns for the Wildcats from 2008-11.