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Markeith
Ambles
#17 Wide Receiver
Markeith
Ambles
#17 Wide Receiver
Height 6'2
Weight 197 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1991-11-26 (29)
Born McDonough, GA
School Houston
Status AMER
Receptions 37
Yards 513
Touchdowns 2
Average 13.9

CFL: 4th season

Stamps: 3rd season

 

Games played through 2019

Regular season: 15 (9 with Cgy. in 2019, 6 with Cgy. in 2018)

Playoffs: 1 (1 with Cgy. in 2018)

Grey Cup: 0

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on May 7, 2018.

 

Pro path

Ambles signed with the Toronto Argonauts on May 16, 2016, and was released from the team’s practice roster on Aug. 7, 2016.

 

2020

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

 

2019

(Calgary) Ambles started nine games for the Stamps and finished fifth on the team in both receptions (35) and receiving yards (407). He had season highs of 12 receptions for 108 yards in a Week 3 victory over the BC Lions. Over the course of the season, Ambles also had three carries for 14 yards and returned one kickoff for 10 yards. He did not play after the Labour Day Classic because of season-ending ankle surgery.

 

2018

(Calgary) Ambles was on the Stamps’ practice roster until being activated in September. He started six regular-season games and made 28 catches for 306 yards and four touchdowns. His first major came in a Week 18 contest against BC, which started a streak of four consecutive games with a touchdown. He had season bests in Week 19 against Saskatchewan with eight receptions for 84 yards. Ambles started the Western Final and made three receptions for 41 yards.

 

2016

(Toronto) Ambles signed with the Argos in May and was on the practice roster until being released on Aug. 7.

 

Career Highlights

First CFL game: Sept. 28, 2018, vs Toronto

First touchdown catch: Oct. 13, 2018, vs BC

 

College

Ambles spent two seasons (2013-14) at Houston. In 23 games including 12 starts for the Cougars, he had 49 receptions for 791 yards and five touchdowns. Prior to attending Houston, he played one season at Arizona Western and one season at Southern California.

 

Personal

Ambles received all-state honours as a junior at Henry County High School and was named to the 2010 US Army All-American Bowl as a senior. He majored in health at Houston.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2018
CGY 6 28 48 306 128 4 10.9 44
2019
CGY 9 35 56 407 138 0 11.6 28
2021
CGY 10 37 64 513 184 2 13.9 71
Total
25 100 168 1226 450 6 12.3 71

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2018
CGY 6 0 0 0 0.0 0
2019
CGY 9 3 14 0 4.7 17
2021
CGY 10 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
25 3 14 0 4.7 17

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2018
CGY 6 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
CGY 9 1 10 10.00 10 0
2021
CGY 10 4 26 6.50 11 0
Total
25 5 36 7.2 11 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
08-07
1 TOR 3 5 30 0 10.0 15
08-12
2 BC 3 6 52 0 17.3 26
08-20
3 MTL 5 6 113 0 22.6 39
08-29
4 WPG 6 7 58 0 9.7 17
09-06
5 EDM 9 15 78 1 8.7 22
09-11
6 EDM 5 17 55 0 11.0 12
09-17
7 HAM 1 1 -5 0 -5.0 -5
10-02
9 SSK 3 4 48 0 16.0 33
10-09
10 SSK 2 3 84 1 42.0 71
10-16
11 BC 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
37 64 513 2 14.7 230

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
08-07
1 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-12
2 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-20
3 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-29
4 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-06
5 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-11
6 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-17
7 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-02
9 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-09
10 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-16
11 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
0 0 0 0.0 0

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
08-07
1 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-12
2 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-20
3 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-29
4 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-06
5 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-11
6 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-17
7 HAM 4 26 6.50 11 0
10-02
9 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-09
10 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-16
11 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
4 26 0.0 11 6.5