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Godfrey
Onyeka
#26 Defensive Back
Godfrey
Onyeka
#26 Defensive Back
Height 6'2
Weight 200 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1994-05-23 (27)
Born Brampton, ON
School Wilfrid Laurier
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 3
Special Teams Tackles 13
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders in 2021

YEARS IN CFL: 4

YEARS WITH ROUGHRIDERS: 1

 

 

PRO: Joins the Riders after spending two seasons with the Edmonton Football Team. Played 27 games making five defensive tackles and 13 special teams tackles. Selected in the second round (10th overall) by Edmonton in the 2018 CFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made CFL debut June 14/18

 

COLLEGE: Was a three-time USPORTS First Team All-Canadian, a three-time OUA First Team All-Star and a 2014 OUA All-Rookie at Wilfrid Laurier. Helped the Golden Hawks win the OUA Championship in 2016. Made 180 defensive tackles, 10 interceptions, 11 knockdowns, five forced fumbles and two sacks over four collegiate seasons.

 

PERSONAL: Cousin Nakas also plays for the Roughriders.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2018
EDM 9 2 0 0 0 0 0
2019
EDM 18 3 13 0 0 0 0
Total
27 5 13 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-14
1 MTL 1 1 0 0 0 0
06-21
2 BC 0 1 0 0 0 0
06-27
3 WPG 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-11
5 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-20
6 MTL 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-25
7 TOR 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-03
8 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-09
9 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-16
10 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-23
11 WPG 0 2 0 0 0 0
09-02
12 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 CGY 0 2 0 0 0 0
09-20
15 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 OTT 0 1 0 0 0 0
10-04
17 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-12
18 BC 0 1 0 0 0 0
10-26
20 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-02
21 SSK 0 1 0 0 0 0
11-10
22 MTL 2 1 0 0 0 0
11-17
23 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
6 14 0 0 0 0