Jalon
Edwards-Cooper
#3 Defensive Back
Jalon
Edwards-Cooper
#3 Defensive Back
Height 5'11
Weight 175 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1997-02-18 (27)
Born Spring, TX
School Texas A&M- Commerce
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 36
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 1
Sacks 0

Born:  February 18, 1997- Spring, Texas
2024Years as a Lion: 4th   Years in CFL: 4th   Status: American
Career Games: 30   Playoffs: 2    Grey Cup: 0

 

Acquired: Jalon was signed as a free agent by the Lions in June 2021.

Highlights:

2023: Year three for Edwards-Cooper saw him suit up in 14 regular season games before a shoulder injury on October 6 ended his campaign. He finished with 36 defensive tackles, one interception, one fumble recovery and scored his first career touchdown off a blocked punt in a win over Montreal on July 9.

2022: Edwards-Cooper battled hard through injuries in his second season in orange and would appear in seven regular season games while registering 14 defensive tackles. The defensive back made his playoff debut in the Western Semi-Final against Calgary and recorded three defensive stops in the Western Final at Winnipeg.

2021: Edwards-Cooper was a solid new addition to the secondary and proved his worth at both corner and halfback in his rookie campaign. In nine contests, Edwards-Cooper recorded a pair of interceptions- his first coming in a big 15-9 win at Calgary in week two, five pass knockdowns and 29 defensive tackles.

College:
2016-2019: Jalon attended Texas A&M-Commerce and suited up in 46 games while recording 141 total tackles, 18 tackles for a loss, six interceptions, six sacks and four forced fumbles. Helped the Lions win a Division II National Championship in 2017 as they took down West Florida 37-27 in the title game.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2021
BC 9 29 0 0 2 0 0
2022
BC 7 14 0 0 0 0 0
2023
BC 14 36 1 0 1 0 1
Total
30 79 1 0 3 0 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-08
1 CGY 2 0 0 0 0 0
06-22
3 WPG 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-03
4 TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-09
5 MTL 5 0 0 0 0 0
07-22
7 SSK 4 0 0 1 0 0
07-29
8 EDM 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-03
9 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 1
08-20
11 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-26
12 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-16
15 OTT 2 1 0 0 0 0
09-22
16 EDM 4 0 0 0 0 0
10-06
18 WPG 7 0 0 0 0 0
Total
36 1 0 1 0 1