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Rysen
John
#82 Wide Receiver
Rysen
John
#82 Wide Receiver
Height 6'7
Weight 246 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1997-12-20 (26)
Born Surrey, BC
School Simon Fraser
Status NAT
Receptions 2
Yards 5
Touchdowns 0
Average 2.5

CFL: 2nd season

Stamps: 2nd season

 

Games played through 2023

Regular season: 10

Playoffs: 0

Grey Cup: 0

 

Acquired                                                                                                                                                    

Selected by Calgary in the third round (21st overall) of the 2020 draft and signed on Feb. 20, 2023.

 

Pro path

  • 2020 – Signed by New York Giants (NFL) as an undrafted free agent on Apr. 29. He spent time on the Giants’ practice squad during the 2020 season
  • 2020 – Re-signed with Giants on Jan. 3. He had six catches for 72 yards for the Giants during 2021 pre-season and was placed on injured list Aug. 24. He was waived on May 10, 2022
  • 2022 – Claimed on waivers by Chicago Bears (NFL) on May 11 and released on Aug. 16

 

2023

(Calgary) After spending the first two games of the season on the injury list, John made his CFL debut in Week 3 against Saskatchewan. In his second contest – a Week 5 game in Winnipeg – he made his first career catch. For the season, he dressed for 10 games and had two catches for five yards and made one tackle.

 

Notable

First game: June 24, 2023, vs Saskatchewan

First reception: July 7, 2023, at Winnipeg

 

College           

John played 34 games over four seasons (2016-19) at Simon Fraser. He made 132 catches for 1,928 yards and 20 touchdowns and was named SFU’s Most Valuable Player and offensive player of the year in 2019 after he led the NCAA Division II’s Great Northwest Athletic Conference in receptions (53), receiving yards (861) and touchdowns (10).

                                                                         

Personal

In high school, John was a provincial football all-star at Vancouver College. He also played basketball for the Fighting Irish.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2023
CGY 11 2 4 5 0 0 2.5 5
Total
11 2 4 5 0 0 2.5 5

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2023
CGY 11 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
11 0 0 0 0.0 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-08
1 BC 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-24
3 SSK 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-07
5 WPG 1 1 5 0 5.0 5
07-15
6 SSK 1 1 0 0 0.0 0
07-23
7 OTT 0 1 0 0 0.0 0
07-30
8 MTL 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-25
12 TOR 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-04
13 EDM 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-23
16 MTL 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-13
19 SSK 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-27
21 WPG 0 1 0 0 0.0 0
Total
2 4 5 0 2.5 5

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-08
1 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-24
3 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-07
5 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-15
6 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-23
7 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-30
8 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-25
12 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-04
13 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-23
16 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-13
19 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-27
21 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
0 0 0 0.0 0

Player Transactions

DATE TEAM ACTION STATUS