July 30, 2021

Shawn Lemon is Back!

The Calgary Stampeders announce the following transactions:

Signed to the CFL practice roster:

  • American defensive lineman Shawn Lemon

Shawn Lemon


Defensive lineman

Height: 6.01

Weight: 249

Born: Aug. 25, 1988

Birthplace: Waldorf, MD


Lemon is a veteran of 107 career regular-season games over nine CFL seasons including 24 contests with the Stampeders. He was a member of Calgary’s Grey Cup-championship team in 2014.

In addition to Calgary, Lemon has played for Saskatchewan, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto and BC and he has accumulated 176 defensive tackles including 15 tackles for loss, two special-teams tackles, 70 sacks, 23 forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries, one interception and 17 knockdowns.

The University of Akron product has reached double digits in sacks in three seasons including the 2014 campaign with the Stamps that also saw him tie a league record with eight forced fumbles.

Placed on the retired list

  • National defensive lineman Connor McGough

Added to the practice roster:

  • American defensive back Marcelis Branch
  • American receiver George Campbell
  • National receiver Luther Hakunavanhu
  • American receiver Malik Henry
  • American offensive lineman Jordan Morgan
  • American defensive back Ramon Richards
  • Global receiver Andres Salgado
  • National defensive lineman Andrew Seinet-Spaulding
  • American running back Roc Thomas
  • American receiver Dan Williams III
  • American defensive back Kobe Williams

Added to the CFL practice roster:

  • National kicker Kieran Burnham
  • American receiver Nick Holley
  • American offensive lineman Leon Johnson
  • American linebacker Jarell White


  • American defensive lineman Yurik Bethune
  • American defensive lineman Theo Majette