Kerry Locklin

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Kerry Lockin
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Defensive line coach
Team Toronto Argonauts
Biographical details
Born (1959-09-09) September 9, 1959 (age 59)
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Alma mater New Mexico State University
Playing career
1978–1981 New Mexico State
1982–1983 Los Angeles Rams
1984–1985 Arizona Wranglers
1987 Denver Broncos
Position(s) Tight end
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988 Western New Mexico (RB)
1989 Utah (GA)
1990–1993 Morehead State (RB)
1994 Shreveport Pirates (ASST)
1995–1999 Eastern Michigan (DL)
2000-2008 Fresno State (DL)
2009 New York Jets (DL)
2010 Florida Tuskers (DL)
2011 Fresno City College (DL)
2012 San Jose SaberCats (DL)
2012 Sacramento Mountain Lions (DL)
2014–2016 New Mexico State (DT)
2017–present Toronto Argonauts (DL)

Kerry Barth Locklin (born September 9, 1959) is a Canadian football defensive line coach for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Locklin is the son of Billy Ray Locklin, a defensive end who played for the Aggies[1] before spending ten years playing in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Montreal Alouettes from 1961 to 1964 and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 1965 to 1970. Locklin is the youngest of three brothers.[1]

Like his older brother Ray, Locklin graduated from New Mexico State University and played for the Aggies.[1] Locklin was the All-WAC tight end.[2] Drafted in the sixth round of 1982 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams, he played with them for the 1982 season and with the Denver Broncos in 1987. In between, he played with Arizona in the United States Football League from 1984 to 1985.[2]

Locklin coached at Western New Mexico (1988), Utah (1989), Morehead State (1990–1993), for the Shreveport Pirates in the Canadian Football League (1994), and then for Eastern Michigan (1995–1999) and then as the defensive line coach at Fresno State, before joining the Jets.[2]

Kerry Locklin has reportedly agreed to join New Mexico State as their DL Coach for the 2014 Season.[3][1]

Locklin graduated from Rockdale High School in Rockdale, Texas.


  1. ^ a b c d "Aggie Alum Kerry Locklin Joins Football Staff" (Press release). New Mexico State Aggies football. 2014-01-06. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
  2. ^ a b c "Kerry Locklin official bio". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 2010-04-22. Retrieved 2009-04-15.
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External links

  • Toronto Argonauts bio
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