January 26, 2021

Stampeders Sign First-round Pick

The Calgary Stampeders have signed defensive lineman Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund, who was the team’s first-round selection (third overall) in the 2020 Canadian Football League draft.

Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund
Defensive lineman
College: Southeastern Louisiana
Height: 6.02
Weight: 250
Born: May 30, 1996
Birthplace: Dartmouth, NS

Adeyemi-Berglund played 33 games over three seasons (2017-19) at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Over his career with the Lions, the Dartmouth, N.S., product totaled 135 tackles including 28 tackles for loss, 15 sacks, six forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, 11 quarterback hurries and 10 pass breakups. He was second-team all-Southland Conference as a senior in 2019.

Adeyemi-Berglund earned Southland all-academic team honours in 2018 and 2019 and made the conference commissioner’s fall academic honour roll in 2016 and 2017.