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Adam
Berger
#21 Defensive Back
Adam
Berger
#21 Defensive Back
Height 6'0
Weight 197 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-06-28 (28)
Born Vancouver, BC
School Simon Fraser
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 13
Special Teams Tackles 2
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

CFL: 6th season
Stamps: 5th season

Games played through 2017
Regular season: 69 (18 with Ott. in 2017, 18 with Cgy. in 2016, 16 with Cgy. in 2015, 18 with Cgy. in 2014, 1 with Cgy. in 2013)
Playoffs: 5 (1 with Ott. in 2017, 1 with Cgy. in 2016, 2 with Cgy. in 2015, 1 with Cgy. in 2014)
Grey Cup: 2 (with Cgy. in 2014 and 2016)
Grey Cup wins: 1 (with Cgy. in 2014)

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on Feb. 13, 2018.

Pro path

Calgary selected Berger in the fourth round (30th overall) of the 2012 CFL Canadian Draft and he originally signed with Calgary on Jan. 30, 2013. He signed with the Ottawa RedBlacks as a free agent on Feb. 15, 2017.

2017

(Ottawa) Berger played all 18 games with the RedBlacks and posted five defense tackles and four special-teams tackles.

2016

(Calgary) Berger played all 18 games and recorded four defensive tackles and four special-teams tackles. He played in the Western Final and recorded one defensive tackle in the Grey Cup.

2015

(Calgary) Berger played 16 games (one start) and had three tackles, six special-teams tackles, two knockdowns, a blocked punt, a forced fumble and tied for the team-lead with two fumble recoveries. He was on the one-game injury list for Games 14 and 15. Berger played in the Western Semi-Final and started the Western Final, registering three tackles.

2014

(Calgary) Berger played 18 games and registered six tackles, nine special-teams tackles and a knockdown. He also played in the Western Final where he recorded two special-teams tackles and played in the Grey Cup.

2013

(Calgary) Berger began the season on the practice roster until he was activated for one game on Sept. 13 against Hamilton and registered one tackle. He was on the reserve list for Game 12 before being placed back on the practice roster.

Notable
First CFL game: Sept. 13, 2013, vs Hamilton
First punt block: July 18, 2015, vs Winnipeg

College

Berger played three full seasons for the Simon Fraser Clan. In 29 games over those three seasons, he made 87 solo tackles and 60 assisted tackles. Berger had eight interceptions including three that he returned for touchdowns. He also registered 10.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, three fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and one blocked kick. Berger served as a part-time kicker for the Clan in 2012 and connected on one field goal and 13 touchdown conversions for a total of 16 points. He was a medical redshirt in 2008 and played one game for Simon Fraser in 2009.

Personal

Berger played quarterback for Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School in Surrey, B.C., and was the province’s player of the year in 2007 and helped the Panthers reach the provincial semifinals that season. Berger also played basketball, volleyball and rugby in high school and competed in track and field.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2013
CGY 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014
CGY 18 6 9 0 0 0 0
2015
CGY 16 3 6 0 0 0 1
2016
CGY 18 4 4 0 0 0 0
2017
OTT 18 5 4 0 0 0 0
2018
CGY 18 13 2 0 0 0 0
Total
89 32 25 0 0 0 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-16
1 HAM 0 1 0 0 0 0
06-23
2 TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0
06-28
3 OTT 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-12
5 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-21
6 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-28
7 SSK 1 1 0 0 0 0
08-04
8 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
10 SSK 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-25
11 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-03
12 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-08
13 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-15
14 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-08
17 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
10-13
18 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-20
19 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-26
20 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-03
21 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
11-18
23 WPG 3 0 0 0 0 0
Total
16 2 0 0 0 0