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Nila
Kasitati
#62 Offensive Lineman
Nila
Kasitati
#62 Offensive Lineman
Height 6'4
Weight 323 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-04-25 (28)
Born American Samoa
School Oklahoma
Status AMER

CFL: 3rd season

Stamps: 3rd season

 

Games played through 2019

Regular season: 20 (16 with Cgy. in 2019, 4 with Cgy. in 2018)

Playoffs: 1 (1 with Cgy. in 2019)

Grey Cup: 0

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Removed from the retired list and signed on Aug. 24, 2021.

 

Pro path

Kasitati first signed with the Stampeders and May 10, 2018, and he remained with Calgary until announcing his retirement on July 10, 2021. He signed with Washington in the National Football League as an undrafted free agent on May 16, 2016, and was released at the conclusion of training camp on Sept. 3, 2016. He then joined the practice squad of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Dec. 14, 2016. He signed a reserves/futures contract with the Jaguars on Jan. 2, 2017, and was released on Sept. 3, 2017.

 

2021

(Calgary) After announcing his retirement during training camp, Kasitati returned to the Stampeders on Aug. 23.

 

2020

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

 

2019

(Calgary) Kasitati started 16 games at right tackle in his second season with the Stampeders and was part of an offensive line that allowed just 34 sacks, the second-lowest total in the CFL. He was on the one-game injury list for a Week 15 game in Toronto and inactive for a Week 17 game in Montreal. Kasitati started at right tackle for the Western Semi-Final.

 

2018

(Calgary) In his first season with the Stamps, Kasitati started a total of four games – two at centre and two at right tackle. He made his CFL debut in Week 14 in Hamilton as he got the start at centre.

 

Notable

First CFL game: Sept. 15, 2018, at Hamilton

 

College

Kasitati made 25 starts in 42 games over four seasons (2012-15) at Oklahoma. He redshirted in 2011. As a senior in 2015, he started all 13 games at right guard for the Sooners and was named first-team all-Big 12. That season, Kasitati helped Oklahoma finish first in the conference in both scoring offence and rushing touchdowns.

 

Personal

Kasitati attended Trinity High School in Euless, Tex. He was named to the pre-season watch list for the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award heading into his senior season.

Seasons

Offence

YEAR TEAM GP
2018
CGY 4
2019
CGY 16
2021
CGY 3
Total
23

Game Log

Offence

DATE WEEK OPP
09-06
5 EDM
09-11
6 EDM
09-17
7 HAM
Total