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Nakas
Onyeka
Linebacker
Nakas
Onyeka
Linebacker
Height 5'10
Weight 213 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1994-09-30 (25)
Born Brampton, ON
School Wilfrid Laurier
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 13
Special Teams Tackles 13
Interceptions 0
Sacks 2

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders in May 2020.

YEARS IN THE CFL: 4

 

PRO: selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the fifth round, 36th overall, of the 2017 CFL draft. He spent three seasons with the Argos playing in 36 games recording 14 defensive tackles, 30 special teams tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble. Onyeka is a 2017 Grey Cup Champion.  

 

COLLEGE: Prior to joining the CFL, Onyeka spent four years at Wilfrid Laurier University playing at linebacker for the Golden Hawks. The 25-year-old played in 38 games recording 194 tackles, nine sacks, nine pass deflections, seven forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one interception. In 2016, Onyeka and the Hawks won the OUA Championship and the Brampton native was named to the CIS Men’s First Team All-Canadian, OUA’s Men’s First Team All-Star and won the OUA’s Men’s Football Presidents Award.  

 

 

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2017
TOR 17 0 14 0 0 0 0
2018
TOR 2 1 3 0 0 0 0
2019
TOR 17 13 13 2 0 0 1
Total
36 14 30 2 0 0 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-22
2 HAM 3 0 0 0 0 1
07-01
3 SSK 0 2 0 0 0 0
07-06
4 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-12
5 WPG 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-18
6 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-25
7 EDM 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-16
10 EDM 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-25
11 MTL 0 1 0 0 0 0
09-02
12 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 OTT 2 1 0 0 0 0
09-20
15 CGY 0 2 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-05
17 BC 1 1 0 0 0 0
10-11
18 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-18
19 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-26
20 OTT 4 1 2 0 0 0
11-02
21 HAM 3 2 0 0 0 0
Total
13 13 2 0 0 1