April 27, 2021

Stampeders Sign Agbasimere

Photo by Mark Shannon

The Calgary Stampeders have signed defensive lineman Franklin Agbasimere, the team’s second-round selection in the global draft earlier this month.

Franklin Agbasimere
Defensive lineman
College: Missouri
Height: 6.02
Weight: 245
Born: June 30, 1995
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria

A native of Nigeria, Agbasimere was selected 12th overall in the global draft after playing four seasons (2016-19) at the University of Missouri. He appeared in 26 games for the Tigers and recorded 10 tackles including three tackles for loss and one sack.

Agbasimere began playing football in high school at Florida’s Montverde Academy, where he also competed in track and field.