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Dennis
#63 Offensive Lineman
Derek
Dennis
#63 Offensive Lineman
Height 6'3
Weight 348 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-11-28 (30)
Born Queens, NY
School Temple
Status AMER

CFL: 5th season
Stamps: 4th season

 

Games played through 2018
Regular season: 56 (18 with Cgy. in 2018, 15 with Ssk. in 2017, 18 with Cgy. in 2016, 5 with Cgy. in 2015)
Playoffs: 6 (1 with Cgy. in 2018, 2 with Ssk. in 2017, 1 with Cgy. in 2016, 2 with Cgy. in 2015)
Grey Cup: 2 (with Cgy. in 2016 and 2018)
Grey Cup wins: 1 (with Cgy. in 2018)

 

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 as a free agent 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.

 

2018
(Calgary) Dennis started at left tackle for all 18 regular-season games as well as the Western Final and Grey Cup. He was part of an offensive line that was tied for the CFL lead in fewest sacks allowed with 27. Dennis was a West Division all-star and was the team’s nominee for Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman.

 

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
Honoured: Stamps’ nominee for Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman in 2016 and 2018
West Division all-star: 2016, 2018
CFL all-star: 2016

 

College
Dennis played 52 games — including 37 starts — over five seasons (2007-11) 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 being granted a medical redshirt. 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 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019
CGY 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
72 3 0 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-29
3 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-06
4 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-18
6 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-25
7 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-03
8 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-08
9 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-17
10 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-02
12 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-20
15 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-05
17 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-19
19 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-25
20 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-10
22 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0 0 0 0