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DaShaun
Amos
#8 Defensive Back
DaShaun
Amos
#8 Defensive Back
Height 6'0
Weight 188 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1994-09-20 (27)
Born Midlothian, VA
School East Carolina
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 21
Special Teams Tackles 2
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

CFL: 3rd season

Stamps: 3rd season

 

Games played through 2019

Regular season: 19 (17 with Cgy. in 2019, 2 with Cgy. in 2018)

Playoffs: 1 (1 with Cgy. in 2019)

Grey Cup: 0

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on Feb. 1, 2021.

 

Pro path

Amos originally signed with the Stampeders on Oct. 3, 2019. He was released on Jan. 15, 2020, to allow him to pursue a National Football League opportunity. He attended training camp with the Green Bay Packers and was released on Sept. 5, 2020. Prior to his first stint with Calgary, Amos signed as an undrafted free agent with the NFL’s New York Giants on May 3, 2017. He attended training camp and was waived on Sept. 2, 2017.

 

2019

(Calgary) Amos started all 17 games in which he appeared, recording 42 tackles including one tackle for loss, eight knockdowns, five interceptions including one returned 79 yards for a touchdown and one special-teams tackle. The pick-six came in a Week 13 win at Edmonton. Amos’ five interceptions tied him for the third-best total in the CFL and he was named a West Division all-star. Amos also had one tackle in the Western Semi-Final.

 

2018

(Calgary) Amos played two games for the Stamps after signing on Oct. 3 as he started at halfback against BC in Week 18 and at cornerback in Week 20 against Winnipeg. Amos had a total of 10 tackles and one knockdown.

 

Notable

First CFL game: Oct. 13, 2018, vs BC

First interception: July 13, 2019, at Hamilton

First touchdown: 79-yard interception return Sept. 7, 2019, at Edmonton

West Division all-star: 2019

 

College

Amos played four seasons (2013-16) at East Carolina. In 49 career games for the Pirates, he had 116 total tackles including 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, one interception, two fumble recoveries and 11 pass breakups. His interception came against Tulsa during his freshman season and was returned 100 yards for a touchdown.

 

Personal

Amos was a versatile player for Manchester High School in Midlothian, Va., seeing action as a receiver, defensive back and kick returner. He scored 12 touchdowns during his senior season – five on offence, five on special teams and two on defence. Amos also played baseball and basketball at Manchester.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2018
CGY 2 10 0 0 0 0 0
2019
CGY 17 42 1 0 5 1 0
2021
CGY 10 21 2 0 0 0 1
Total
29 73 3 0 5 1 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
08-07
1 TOR 3 0 0 0 0 1
08-12
2 BC 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-20
3 MTL 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-29
4 WPG 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-06
5 EDM 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-11
6 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-17
7 HAM 2 1 0 0 0 0
10-02
9 SSK 1 1 0 0 0 0
10-09
10 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
10-16
11 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
21 2 0 0 0 1