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Derek
Wiggan
#97 Defensive Lineman
Derek
Wiggan
#97 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'1
Weight 295 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-07-27 (26)
Born Toronto, ON
School Queen's
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 10
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 1

CFL: 4th season

Stamps: 4th season

 

Games played through 2017

Regular season: 46 (17 with Cgy. in 2017, 13 with Cgy. in 2016, 16 with Cgy. in 2015)

Playoffs: 3 (1 with Cgy. in 2017, 2 with Cgy. in 2015)

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

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Signed on Feb. 18, 2015. Wiggan was selected in the fourth round (34th overall) of the 2014 CFL draft and originally signed with the Stampeders on May 27, 2014.

 

2017

(Calgary) Wiggan played 17 games (11 starts) and had 20 tackles including two tackles for loss, one special-teams tackle, two sacks and five QB pressures. He played offensive line at the end of the game in Week 2 due to injuries. He was on the one-game injury list for Game 17. He started both post-season games and had one tackle in the Western Final and one tackle and one quarterback pressure in the Grey Cup.

 

2016

(Calgary) Wiggan played 13 games (two starts) and had 12 tackles including one tackle for loss and also had two sacks. He played in the Grey Cup, recording one tackle and a knockdown. He was on the one-game injury list for Game 4 and the reserve list for Games 6 – 10.

 

2015

(Calgary) Wiggan played 16 games (one start) and had 13 tackles including a tackle for a loss, three sacks, a forced fumble and three special-teams tackles. He also had one kickoff return for eight yards. He was placed on the practice roster for Games 2 and 3. Wiggan played in both playoff games and had one knockdown.

 

2014

(Calgary) Wiggan attended training camp with the Stampeders before returning to university.

 

Notable

First CFL game: June 26, 2015, vs Hamilton

First tackle: July 18, 2015, vs Winnipeg

First sack: Aug. 22, 2015, at Saskatchewan

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College

With Queen’s in 2014, Wiggan made 36 total tackles and led the Gaels with 5.5 sacks. He led Ontario University Athletics with four fumble recoveries and also had 12 tackles for loss and one forced fumble. Wiggan was named a second-team OUA all-star. In 2013, he recorded 28 total tackles along with three pass breakups, 5.5 sacks and two forced fumbles and was named a first-team all-star for a second consecutive season. He was chosen to play in the 2013 East-West Bowl. In 2012, Wiggan led the Gaels with six sacks and also recorded 30.5 tackles including 6.5 tackles for loss.

 

Personal

Wiggan attended high school at St. Michael’s College in Toronto and was part of the school’s city championship team in 2008. He was a history major at Queen’s.

 

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Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2015
CGY 16 12 3 3 0 0 1
2016
CGY 13 12 0 2 0 0 0
2017
CGY 17 20 1 2 0 0 0
2018
CGY 13 10 0 1 0 0 1
Total
59 54 4 8 0 0 2

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-16
1 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
06-23
2 TOR 2 0 0 0 0 1
06-28
3 OTT 1 0 1 0 0 0
07-12
5 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-21
6 MTL 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-28
7 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-04
8 BC 1 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
10-20
19 SSK 2 0 0 0 0 0
Total
10 0 1 0 0 1