|Height: 6.00||Born: Pine Bluff, AR|
|Weight: 208||College: Arkansas-Pine Bluff|
|Birthdate: 1986-05-13||Years: 1 CGY / 3 CFL|
Calgary signed Mallett as a free agent on Jan. 9, 2014. He originally signed with the BC Lions in May of 2009 and spent one season with the club. After spending time in the National Football League with the Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns and New York Giants, he returned to the CFL on Jan. 30, 2012, when he signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He was released by Hamilton on May 24, 2013.
Mallett started two games and has 17 carries for 132 yards and six catches for 59 yards. In his first game back on Aug. 1 he was the team's leading rusher and receiving with 14 carries for 116 yards and six catches for 59 yards. He began the season on the one-game injury list. He was placed on the six-game injury list after getting hurt in Game 6.
Mallett suffered a torn Achilles tendon in training camp with the Tiger-Cats and sat out the entire season.
Mallett earned CFL rookie-of-the-year and West Division all-star honours with the BC Lions as he played in all 18 regular-season games and two post-season contests. He rushed for 1,240 yards including a 213-yard performance against the Montreal Alouettes in Week 10 that earned him the league’s offensive-player-of-the-week award. In Week 13, Mallett rushed for 136 yards in a game against Calgary. He recorded six rushing touchdowns and added 43 receptions for 342 yards and two more scores. In Week 6 against Saskatchewan, he scored two touchdowns — one rushing and one receiving. Mallett returned 10 kickoffs for 225 yards. During the playoffs, he had 17 carries for 73 yards and one reception for 11 yards.
• Made his CFL debut on July 3, 2009, against Saskatchewan
• Named the CFL’s top rookie in 2009
• West Division all-star in 2009
• Rushed for 213 yards in a Sept. 4, 2009, game against Montreal
• Had a career-high six receptions for 82 yards against Hamilton on July 10, 2009
• Scored his first CFL touchdown on July 16, 2009, against Edmonton
• Had two touchdowns — one rushing and one receiving — against Saskatchewan on Aug. 7, 2009
Mallett played four seasons at Arkansas-Pine Bluff and was first-team all-Southwestern Athletic Conference in both 2006 and 2008. During his career with the Golden Lions, he played 42 games and amassed 2,896 rushing yards and 27 touchdowns.
Mallett was a two-time Arkansas all-state player at Pine Bluff High School. A two-year starter, he set a number of school records and rushed for more 3,300 yards and 40 touchdowns. He graduated from Arkansas-Pine Bluff with a degree in agriculture business.
|Fri 07/11/14||Calgary||BC||8:00 pm|
|Sun 23/11/14||TBD||Calgary||2:30 pm|