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Alex
Singleton
#49 Linebacker
Alex
Singleton
#49 Linebacker
Height 6'2
Weight 235 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-12-07 (24)
Born Thousand Oaks, CA
School Montana State
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 123
Special Teams Tackles 2
Interceptions 1
Sacks 4

CFL: 2nd season

Stamps: 2nd season

 

Games played through 2017

Regular season: 36 (18 with Cgy. in 2017, 18 with Cgy. in 2016)

Playoffs: 2 (1 with Cgy. in 2017, 1 with Cgy. in 2016)

Grey Cup: 2 (with Cgy. 2016 and 2017)

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Selected in the first round (sixth overall) in the 2016 draft and signed on May 17, 2016.

 

Pro path

Singleton signed with the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on May 8, 2015, and also spent time with the New England Patriots and Minnesota Vikings.

 

2017

(Calgary) Singleton started 18 games and has 123 tackles including four tackles for loss, two special-teams tackles, four sacks, 12 QB pressures, an interception, a forced fumble and four knockdowns. He was named one of the CFL’s players of the week for Week 11 after a career-high 13-tackle performance against Edmonton in the Labour Day Classic and was honoured again in Week 13 after an 11-tackle, one-sack effort against BC. In Weeks 11-13, he became the first player in CFL history to record at least 10 tackles in three consecutive games. Singleton was voted the CFL’s top player of the month for September. In Game 16, he established a new CFL record for most tackles in a season by a Canadian. In Game 17, he broke the franchise record for most tackles in a season. He started both post-season games, making five tackles and recording one knockdown in the Western Final and collecting four defensive tackles and one special-teams tackle in the Grey Cup. He was the Stamps nominee for Most Outstanding Player, Most Outstanding Defensive Player and Most Outstanding Canadian, was voted the CFL’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player and was named a West Division and CFL all-star.

 

2016

(Calgary) Singleton played 18 games (including 10 starts at middle linebacker) and registered 65 defensive tackles including five tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, four knockdowns and nine special-teams tackles. He started the Western Final and recorded two tackles and a knockdown. He also started the Grey Cup and had nine tackles and one fumble recovery.

 

Notable

First CFL game: June 25, 2016, at BC

First CFL start: July 21, 2016, at Winnipeg

First CFL sack: Aug. 3, 2017, at Toronto

First CFL interception: Aug. 18, 2017, at BC

Milestone: Became just the third Stamps player in history to record 100 tackles in a season

Record-breaker: Set CFL record for most tackles in a season by a Canadian (2017)

Record-breaker: Set Stampeders record for most tackles in a season (2017)

Honoured: Stamps nominee for Most Outstanding Player, Most Outstanding Defensive Player and Most Outstanding Canadian in 2017

Honoured: Named CFL’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2017

West Division all-star: 2017

CFL all-star: 2017

 

College

Singleton was a three-year starter at Montana State and accumulated 246 tackles, including 31.5 tackles for loss, and four interceptions over his final two seasons with the Bobcats.

 

Personal

Singleton is an active supporter of the Special Olympics organization. The California native became a Canadian citizen in October of 2015. He qualified for dual citizenship because his mother Kim was born in Toronto.

 

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Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2016
CGY 18 65 9 0 0 0 3
2017
CGY 18 123 2 4 1 0 1
Total
36 188 11 4 1 0 4

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-23
1 OTT 9 0 0 0 0 0
06-29
2 OTT 6 0 0 0 0 1
07-07
3 WPG 9 0 0 0 0 0
07-14
4 MTL 10 0 0 0 0 0
07-22
5 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-29
6 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-03
7 TOR 7 0 1 0 0 0
08-18
9 BC 7 1 0 1 0 0
08-26
10 TOR 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-04
11 EDM 13 0 1 0 0 0
09-09
12 EDM 11 0 0 0 0 0
09-16
13 BC 11 0 1 0 0 0
09-24
14 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
15 MTL 8 0 0 0 0 0
10-13
17 HAM 6 1 0 0 0 0
10-20
18 SSK 7 0 1 0 0 0
10-28
19 EDM 6 0 0 0 0 0
11-03
20 WPG 2 0 0 0 0 0
11-19
22 EDM 5 0 0 0 0 0
11-26
23 TOR 4 1 0 0 0 0
Total
132 3 4 1 0 1