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Mike
Edem
#15 Safety
Mike
Edem
#15 Safety
Height 6'1
Weight 196 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1989-07-11 (33)
Born Nigeria
School Calgary
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 45
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 1
Sacks 2

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders in May 2017.

YEARS IN THE CFL: 9

YEARS WITH THE RIDERS: 5

 

2021: played in five regular-season games at safety, making 11 defensive tackles and one forced fumble before be sidelined with an injury.

 

PRO: Signed with the B.C. Lions as a free agent in February 2016 after spending time with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Montreal Alouettes.   Edem was selected by the Montreal Alouettes in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 2013 CFL Draft. In 2019, he started in 18 regular-season games and the Western Final.  He had a career-high 69 defensive tackles, added seven special-teams tackles, three sacks and one forced fumble return.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played 100th game Aug. 1, 2019
  • Division All-Star: 2013, 2019
  • Made CFL debut June 27/13

 

COLLEGE: Played two seasons at the University of Calgary (2011-12) playing in 16 collegiate games registering 91 defensive tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, five quarterback sacks and two interceptions.  Edem spent the 2009 season at McGill.

 

MEDIA:

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2013
MTL 18 47 9 5 3 0 3
2014
MTL 17 5 13 0 1 0 0
2015
MTL 4 0 3 0 0 0 0
2015
HAM 4 0 4 0 0 0 0
2016
BC 17 37 0 0 2 0 0
2017
SSK 15 20 11 0 0 0 1
2018
SSK 18 61 10 0 2 0 0
2019
SSK 18 69 7 3 0 0 1
2021
SSK 5 11 0 0 0 0 1
2022
SSK 14 45 0 2 1 0 0
Total
130 295 57 10 9 0 6

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-11
1 HAM 8 0 1 0 0 0
06-18
2 EDM 1 0 0 1 0 0
06-23
3 MTL 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-02
4 MTL 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-08
5 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-16
6 TOR 6 0 0 0 0 0
07-24
7 TOR 5 0 1 0 0 0
07-29
8 BC 4 0 0 0 0 0
08-13
10 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
11 BC 5 0 0 0 0 0
08-26
12 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-04
13 WPG 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-10
14 WPG 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-16
15 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
45 0 2 1 0 0