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Royce
Metchie
#16 Defensive Back
Royce
Metchie
#16 Defensive Back
Height 5'11
Weight 197 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1996-09-11 (24)
Born Nigeria
School Guelph
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 48
Special Teams Tackles 7
Interceptions 3
Sacks 0

CFL: 3rd season

Stamps: 3rd season

 

Games played through 2019

Regular season: 24 (17 with Cgy. in 2019, 7 with Cgy. in 2018)

Playoffs: 1 (1 with Cgy. in 2019)

Grey Cup: 0

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Selected in the third round (25th overall) of the 2018 CFL draft and signed on May 14, 2018.

 

2020

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

 

2019

(Calgary) Metchie started 17 regular-season games at safety for the Stampeders and recorded 48 defensive tackles including four tackles for loss. He had three interceptions – including his first career pick, which came in the Labour Day Classic against Edmonton – and added seven special-teams tackles and one knockdown. Metchie also was the starting safety for the Western Semi-Final and recorded three defensive tackles.

 

2018

(Calgary) Metchie appeared in seven games during his rookie season and recorded five special-teams tackles. He made his CFL debut in a Week 3 home game against Ottawa and his first two career special-teams tackles came in a Week 10 contest at Saskatchewan. Metchie had three special-teams tackles in Week 13 at Edmonton.

 

Notable

First CFL game: June 28, 2018, vs Ottawa

First interception: Sept. 2, 2019, vs Edmonton

 

College

Metchie played 28 games over four seasons (2014-17) at Guelph and recorded 108 tackles including six tackles for loss, one sack, two interceptions, one fumble recovery, one forced fumble and nine pass breakups. In 2017, he was second on the Gryphons with 50 tackles.

 

Personal

Metchie was born in Nigeria and grew up in Brampton, Ont., and is a graduate of Brampton’s St. Edmund Campion Secondary School. He also played for the Ontario Varsity Football League’s Brampton Bulldogs.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2018
CGY 7 0 5 0 0 0 0
2019
CGY 17 48 7 0 3 0 0
Total
24 48 12 0 3 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 OTT 3 0 0 0 0 0
06-29
3 BC 5 0 0 0 0 0
07-06
4 SSK 5 1 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-18
6 TOR 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-25
7 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-03
8 EDM 5 0 0 0 0 0
08-08
9 WPG 4 1 0 0 0 0
08-17
10 MTL 2 1 0 0 0 0
09-02
12 EDM 1 1 0 1 0 0
09-07
13 EDM 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 HAM 5 2 0 0 0 0
09-20
15 TOR 3 0 0 1 0 0
10-05
17 MTL 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-11
18 SSK 1 0 0 1 0 0
10-19
19 WPG 3 1 0 0 0 0
10-25
20 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
11-10
22 WPG 3 0 0 0 0 0
Total
51 7 0 3 0 0