WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have hired Cory McDiarmid as the club's linebackers coach.
McDiarmid was a special teams assistant with the Saskatchewan Roughriders and before that spent two seasons at the University of Ottawa as assistant head coach and defensive co-ordinator.
McDiarmid has 10 years of experience in the CFL, including three trips to the Grey Cup, which he won with the B.C. Lions in 2000.
He has coached in various capacities with the Bombers, Montreal Alouettes, Calgary Stampeders, Toronto Argonauts, and B.C. Lions. In Winnipeg he was special teams co-ordinator and running backs coach.