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Tunde
Adeleke
#27 Defensive Back
Tunde
Adeleke
#27 Defensive Back
Height 5'10
Weight 208 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1995-07-12 (23)
Born Nigeria
School Carleton
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 5
Special Teams Tackles 3
Interceptions 0
Sacks 1

CFL: 2nd season

Stamps: 2nd season

 

Games played through 2017

Regular season: 17 (17 with Cgy. in 2017)

Playoffs: 1 (1 with Cgy. in 2017)

Grey Cup: 1 (with Cgy. in 2017)

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Selected in the third round (25th overall) of the 2017 CFL draft and signed on May 24, 2017.

 

2017

(Calgary) Adeleke played 17 games including three starts at safety and one at the SAM position. He had 26 punt returns for 356 yards including a 71-yard touchdown in Week 2 for his first CFL score. He also had a 51-yard punt return for a touchdown against Montreal in Week 15. Adeleke also had five kickoff returns for 95 yards, 15 defensive tackles, 13 special-teams tackles, one sack, one QB pressure and one forced fumble. He was on the one-game injured list for Game 4. Adeleke had one tackle and one kickoff return for 17 yards in the Western Final and also dressed for the Grey Cup.

 

Notables

First CFL game: June 23, 2017, at Ottawa

First CFL touchdown: 71-yard punt return on June 29, 2017, vs Ottawa

 

College

Adeleke played four seasons (2013-16) at Carleton, seeing action as both a defensive back and a kick returner. He earned first-team Ontario University Athletics and all-Canadian honours as a returner in 2015 and 2016 and was a second-team OUA all-star at defensive back in both 2014 and 2016. He had nine career punt-return touchdowns for the Ravens including five in 2016. For his career, he averaged 16.0 yards on 122 punt returns and 26.2 yards on 44 kickoff returns. Defensively, he recorded 127 total tackles including four tackles for loss, four interceptions and seven pass breakups.

 

Personal

Adeleke posted the fastest time in the 40-yard dash at the 2017 CFL draft combine. He is an alumnus of St. Francis Xavier High School in the Ottawa-area community of Gloucester.

 

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Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2017
CGY 17 15 13 1 0 0 1
2018
CGY 3 5 3 1 0 0 1
Total
20 20 16 2 0 0 2

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-16
1 HAM 3 2 1 0 0 1
06-23
2 TOR 1 1 0 0 0 0
08-19
10 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
5 3 1 0 0 1