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Dennis
#63 Offensive Lineman
Derek
Dennis
#63 Offensive Lineman
Height 6'3
Weight 336 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1986-11-28 (31)
Born Queens, NY
School Temple
INT / NAT INT

CFL: 4th season
Stamps: 3rd season

Games played
Regular season: 38 (15 with Ssk. In 2017, 18 with Cgy. In 2016, 5 with Cgy. in 2015)
Playoffs: 5 (2 with Ssk. In 2017, 1 with Cgy. In 2016, 2 with Cgy. in 2015)
Grey Cup: 1 (with Cgy. In 2016)
Grey Cup wins: 0

Acquired
Signed as a free agent on Feb. 16, 2018.

Pro path
Dennis originally signed with the Stampeders on Sept. 21, 2015. He signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Feb. 15, 2017. Denis was signed as an undrafted free agent by the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins on May 4, 2012, and waived on July 26, 2012. Dennis signed with the New England Patriots on Aug. 2, 2012, and after being released joined the Chicago Bears practice roster on Nov. 28, 2012. He signed as a free agent with the Carolina Panthers on Jan. 3, 2014, and was released on Apr. 1, 2015.

2017
(Saskatchewan) Dennis started 15 regular-season games including six at left tackle and nine at left guard. He missed three games due to injury. Dennis started Eastern Semi-Final and Eastern Final at left guard.

2016
(Calgary) Dennis earned West Division and CFL all-star honours and was named the league’s Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman after playing all 18 regular-season games including 15 starts at left tackle, two at left guard and one at right guard. He was an integral part of a Stamps unit that allowed the fewest sacks in the CFL with 20 also helped tailback Jerome Messam run for a league-leading 1,198 yards. Dennis also started the Western Final and the Grey Cup.

2015
(Calgary) Dennis started five games at left tackle. He played his first CFL game on Oct. 2 against Hamilton. Dennis also started both playoff games at left tackle. When he first joined the Stamps, he spent time on the practice roster.

Notable
First CFL game: Oct. 2, 2015, at Hamilton
Honoured: CFL’s Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman in 2016
West Division all-star: 2016
CFL all-star: 2016

College
Dennis played 52 games — including 37 starts — over five seasons at Temple. As a senior in 2011, he started 11 games at left guard and was invited to play in the East-West Shrine Game. In 2010, he made seven starts for the Owls including four at left tackle, two at right guard and one at left guard. Dennis played three games in 2010 before injuring his knee and was red-shirted. He made 10 starts as a freshman in 2007 and six starts in 2008.

Personal
Dennis has a degree in broadcast journalism from Temple. He didn’t start playing football until he was a junior at Trinity-Pawling high school n Pawling, N.Y.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2015
CGY 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016
CGY 18 1 0 0 0 0 0
2017
SSK 15 2 0 0 0 0 0
2018
CGY 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
50 3 0 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-16
1 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-23
2 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-28
3 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-12
5 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-21
6 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-28
7 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-04
8 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
10 SSK 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-15
14 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0 0 0 0