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D.J.
Lalama
#25 Linebacker
D.J.
Lalama
#25 Linebacker
Height 6'0
Weight 222 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-07-21 (28)
Born Winnipeg, MB
School Manitoba
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 25
Special Teams Tackles 9
Interceptions 0
Sacks 1

CFL: 4th season

Stamps: 1st season

 

Games played through 2021

Regular season: 33

Playoffs: 1

Grey Cup: 0

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on Feb. 9, 2022.

 

Pro path

Lalama was selected in the eighth round (70th overall) by Edmonton in the 2016 CFL draft. He was released on June 19, 2017, and signed by the Montreal Alouettes on July 5, 2017. Lalama signed as a free agent with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Feb. 15, 2019, and he was released on Aug. 14, 2019. He re-signed with the Alouettes on Aug. 15, 2019.

 

2021

(Montreal) Lalama was under contract with the Alouettes but sat out the season.

 

2020

(Montreal) Lalama was under contract with the Alouettes but the season was cancelled because of the global pandemic.

 

2019

(Winnipeg/Montreal) Lalama started the season with the Blue Bombers and appeared in seven games, recording one special-teams tackle. After being released by Winnipeg, he signed with the Alouettes and played 11 games including two starts. He recorded 25 defensive tackles including one tackle for loss, eight special-teams stops and one sack. Lalama also played in the Eastern Semi-Final and had one special-teams tackle.

 

2018

(Montreal) Lalama suffered a shoulder injury at training camp and missed the entire season.

 

2017

(Montreal) In his rookie season, Lalama played 15 games and recorded 10 special-teams tackles.

 

Notable

First game: July 14, 2017, vs Calgary

First special-teams tackle: July 27, 2017, at Winnipeg

First tackle: Aug. 25, 2019, vs Toronto

First sack: Nov. 1, 2019, at Ottawa

 

College

Lalama won the Presidents’ Trophy as the outstanding defensive player in Canadian university football in 2016 as a member of the University of Manitoba Bisons. In eight games, he recorded 89 total tackles including 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack, three forced fumbles and seven pass breakups. In 29 career games for the Bisons, Lalama made 184 tackles including 11 tackles for loss, two sacks, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and one interception.

 

Personal

Lalama is an alumnus of St. Paul’s High School in Winnipeg. He has a degree in kinesiology and is working towards his master’s degree in business administration.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2017
MTL 15 0 10 0 0 0 0
2019
WPG 7 0 1 0 0 0 0
2019
MTL 11 25 8 1 0 0 0
Total
33 25 19 1 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-27
3 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-05
4 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-12
5 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-19
6 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-26
7 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-01
8 TOR 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-17
10 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-25
11 TOR 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-06
13 BC 0 1 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-21
15 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-05
17 CGY 8 1 0 0 0 0
10-12
18 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-18
19 TOR 0 2 0 0 0 0
10-26
20 HAM 5 2 0 0 0 0
11-01
21 OTT 10 1 1 0 0 0
11-10
22 EDM 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total
25 10 1 0 0 0