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Solomon
Elimimian
#10 Linebacker
Solomon
Elimimian
#10 Linebacker
Height 6'0
Weight 225 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1986-10-21 (33)
Born Nigeria
School Hawaii
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 88
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 4

ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent in May 2019.

YEARS WITH THE RIDERS: 1

YEARS IN THE CFL: 10

 

PRO: In 2018, he played four regular season games with the BC Lions before suffering a wrist injury after amassing 26 defensive tackles.  He came back to play in the East Semi-Finals where he had five tackles. In 2017, Solomon broke his own record for defensive tackles in a season with 144. He appeared in all 18 regular season games and added six more stops on special teams along with a sack, six tackles for a loss, five quarterback pressures, a pair of pass knockdowns and a fumble recovery.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Set the record for most tackles in a single season with 144 in 2017.
  • Only player in league history to win three different Most Outstanding Player awards.
  • West Division All-Star: 2019, 2017, 2016 2014, 2013, 2011;
  • CFL All-Star: 2017, 2016, 2014, 2011;
  • CFL Awards: Most Outstanding Player 2017, 2014; Most Outstanding Defensive Player 2017, 2016, 2014; Most Outstanding Rookie 2010,
  • West Division Awards: Most Outstanding Player 2014, Most Outstanding Defensive Player 2016, 2014; Most Outstanding Rookie 2010

 

MEDIA:

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2010
BC 16 77 11 5 0 0 1
2011
BC 16 98 2 4 2 0 2
2012
BC 6 12 4 0 0 0 0
2013
BC 15 73 2 3 3 0 2
2014
BC 18 143 8 5 1 0 2
2015
BC 7 43 2 2 1 0 0
2016
BC 18 129 1 8 1 0 1
2017
BC 18 144 6 2 0 0 0
2018
BC 4 26 0 0 0 0 0
2019
SSK 15 88 0 4 0 0 1
Total
133 833 36 33 8 0 9

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
07-06
4 CGY 5 0 0 0 0 0
07-20
6 BC 7 0 1 0 0 0
07-27
7 BC 4 0 1 0 0 0
08-01
8 HAM 8 0 0 0 0 0
08-09
9 MTL 5 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
11 OTT 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-01
12 WPG 9 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 WPG 5 0 1 0 0 0
09-14
14 MTL 6 0 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 TOR 7 0 0 0 0 1
10-05
17 WPG 8 0 0 0 0 0
10-11
18 CGY 5 0 0 0 0 0
10-18
19 BC 9 0 1 0 0 0
10-26
20 EDM 3 0 0 0 0 0
11-02
21 EDM 3 0 0 0 0 0
11-17
23 WPG 8 0 0 0 0 0
Total
96 0 4 0 0 1