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Folarin
Orimolade
#9 Defensive Lineman
Folarin
Orimolade
#9 Defensive Lineman
Height 5'11
Weight 238 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1995-11-23 (26)
Born Washington, DC
School Dartmouth
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 8
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 0
Sacks 2

CFL: 4th season

Stamps: 4th season

 

Games played through 2021

Regular season: 17

Playoffs: 2

Grey Cup: 1

Grey Cup wins: 1

 

Acquired                                                                                                                                                    

Signed as a free agent on May 11, 2018.

 

Pro path                                                                                                                                                 

Orimolade signed with the National Football League’s Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2017. He was waived on Sept. 2, 2017.

 

2021

(Calgary) Orimolade played seven regular-season games including four starts at defensive end and registered eight defensive tackles including one tackle for loss, one special-teams stop and two sacks. He returned to action in Week 12 after missing seven games with a high-ankle sprain and recorded a pair of sacks. Orimolade also was in uniform for the Western Semi-Final.

 

2020

(Calgary) Orimolade was under contract with the Stampeders but the season was cancelled because of the global pandemic.

 

2019

(Calgary) Orimolade suffered a quadriceps injury in the Stamps’ first pre-season contest in 2019 and was sidelined for the rest of the year.

 

2018

(Calgary) Orimolade made his CFL debut in Week 3 against Ottawa and appeared in a total of 10 regular-season games during his first season with the Stamps. He accumulated seven defensive tackles, 10 special-teams tackles, two sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one knockdown. Orimolade was also in uniform for both post-season games and had two special-teams tackles and one fumble recovery in Calgary’s Grey Cup victory.

 

Notable

First game: June 28, 2018, vs Ottawa

First sack: July 28, 2018, at Saskatchewan

 

College                                                                                                                                                 

Orimolade played 39 games at linebacker over four seasons (2013-16) at Dartmouth. He recorded 143 total tackles including 35 tackles for loss and also accumulated 23.5 sacks, 10 forced fumbles and eight pass breakups. The career sack total was second highest in Big Green history. He was the Ivy League’s defensive player of the year in 2016 and was a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award as the best defensive player in Division I after recording 83 tackles including 14.5 tackles for loss, nine sacks, five forced fumbles and three pass breakups.

 

Personal

Orimolade was a senior captain at James Hubert Blake High School in Silver Spring, Md., playing on both the offensive and defensive lines for the Bengals. His full name is Adefolarin Adebayo Orimolade.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2018
CGY 10 7 10 2 0 0 2
2021
CGY 7 8 1 2 0 0 0
Total
17 15 11 4 0 0 2

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
08-07
1 TOR 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-12
2 BC 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-20
3 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-23
12 SSK 3 0 2 0 0 0
10-29
13 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
11-12
15 BC 0 1 0 0 0 0
11-20
16 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
11-28
17 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
8 1 2 0 0 0