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Freddie Bishop III

Freddie Bishop III

#95 DL
Height: 6.04Born: Inkster, MI
Weight: 265College: Western Michigan
Birthdate: 1990-02-25Years: 3 CGY / 3 CFL
Status: International

Pro path

Calgary signed Bishop as a free agent on July 16, 2013. Prior to signing with the Stampeders, Bishop signed with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent in 2013. Bishop also attended rookie mini-camp with the NFL’s Green Bay Packers in 2013.


(Calgary) Bishop started 17 games at defensive end and recorded 44 tackles, four tackles for a loss of 13 yards, a team-leading 11 sacks, a forced fumble, a knockdown and two special-teams tackles. He was on the one-game injury list for Game 8. Bishop started the Western Semi-Final and registered four tackles.


(Calgary) Bishop played 10 games (four starts) and registered 16 tackles, a tackle for a loss and three sacks. He was on the injury list for seven games (2, 8, 9, 11, 16 17 and 18) and the reserve list for one game (10). He was on the injury list for the Western Final but did play in the Grey Cup.


(Calgary) Bishop was on the practice roster when he signed with the team and was activated for games 6 and 7. He was on the injured list for game 8 before being placed back on the practice roster. Bishop also dressed for the Western Final.

Career Highlights

  • Played his first CFL game on Aug. 9, 2013 against Saskatchewan
  • Played his first CFL playoff game on Nov. 17, 2013 against Saskatchewan


Bishop played four years for the Western Michigan University Broncos. As a senior, Bishop started all 12 games, tallying 63 tackles including 11.5 tackles for loss and four sacks, placing him fifth among defensive linemen in the Mid-American Conference. His performance earned him second-team all-MAC honours and was also named the Broncos’ Outstanding Team Player. During his junior season, Bishop recorded career highs in tackles for loss (12) and sacks (5.5) en route to being named third-team all-MAC defensive end. In four seasons with the Broncos, the durable lineman missed only one game. 


Bishop played high school football for Airport High School in Carleton, Mich. He earned first team all-state as a senior and All-Huron league honours in 2007 on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. 




  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
BISHOP III, F 2014 CGY 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BISHOP III, F 2015 CGY 44 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 60 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1 2 3 4 OT T
Edmonton 8 13 10 14 45
Calgary 6 6 3 16 31
2:30 pm Sunday, November 22, 2015
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