Eddie Steele | Roster | Edmonton Eskimos
 
 
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Eddie Steele
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  • HT:
    6.02
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  • WT:
    280
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  • Birthdate:
    1988-07-04
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  • Born:
    Winnipeg, MB
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  • College:
    Manitoba
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  • Team:
    2
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  • CFL:
    5
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  • Games Played:
    39
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  • Status:
    National
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2014 Quick Stats

Career Stats

Defence

  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Name
Yearsort
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
STEELE, E 2011 HAM 28 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
STEELE, E 2012 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
STEELE, E 2013 EDM 15 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
STEELE, E 2014 EDM 32 1 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Career Total 79 2 10 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
 

Kick Returns

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
STEELE, E 2011 HAM 0 0 0 0
STEELE, E 2012 HAM 0 0 0 0
STEELE, E 2013 EDM 1 11 11.0 11 0
STEELE, E 2014 EDM 1 1 1.0 1 0
Career Total 2 12 6.0 11 0
 
 
 
 
 

Kick Returns

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
STEELE, E 2011 HAM 0 0 0 0
STEELE, E 2012 HAM 0 0 0 0
STEELE, E 2013 EDM 1 11 11.0 11 0
STEELE, E 2014 EDM 1 1 1.0 1 0
Career Total 2 12 6.0 11 0
 
 
 

Player Biography

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Jan. 24, 2013.

2014: (Edmonton) In 17 games (17 starts), Steele recorded 32 defensive tackles, six sacks, two pass knockdowns, one fumble recovery and one interception. Steele recorded his first career interception in Week 1 against BC.
Steele set career high's in both defensive tackles and sacks this season.
Steele was named the Eskimos nominee for the CFL's Most Oustanding Canadian Award.
Steele recorded two defensive tackles and one sack in the Western Semi-Final against Saskatchewan.
In the Western Finala against Calgary, Steele recorded one defensive tackle.


2013: 
In seven games, Steele recorded 15 defensive tackles, one special teams tackle and three sacks and one forced fumble. Steele also well had one kickoff return for 11 yards. Steele made his Eskimo debut in Week 2 against Hamilton and recorded three defensive tackles. Steele dressed as a reserve defensive tackle in Week 8. Steele earned his first sack as an Eskimo in Week 14 against Toronto.

2012:
 (Hamilton) Steele registered four defensive tackles in 13 games before suffering a season-ending knee injury on Oct. 5 in Edmonton.

Career: Steele played three years with the Ti-Cats after being selected by Hamilton in the third round (22nd overall) of the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft. He spent the majority of the 2010 season on the practice roster before starting all 18 games and two playoff games in 2011.

College: Steele played three years (2007-09) at Manitoba, recording 53.5 tackles and three quarterback sacks in 17 regular season games. He helped the Bisons win a Vanier Cup championship in 2007. In 2009, Steele was named a Canada West All-Star and All-Canadian and played in the CIS East-West Bowl. He attended the 2010 CFL Evaluation Camp.

Personal: His father, Leroy, was a linebacker at South Dakota State and was drafted by Hamilton in the seventh round of the 1984 CFL Canadian Draft. Steele spends the off-season in Winnipeg where he's on a weekly radio show called The Huddle. Steele graduated from Kelvin High School in Winnipeg where he played football and only came off the field for four plays during his entire senior season.