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Maruo
#00 Linebacker
Les
Maruo
#00 Linebacker
Height 6'0
Weight 225 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1996-02-14 (26)
Born Japan
School University of Texas-San Antonio
Status GLO
Defensive Tackles 12
Special Teams Tackles 4
Interceptions 0
Sacks 1

2021: Blue Bombers

Maruo appeared in seven games in his first season and registered six tackles on special teams after being selected in the first round, 4th overall, in the 2021 CFL Global Draft. He also played with the Panasonic Impulse in Japan’s X-League in the spring of 2022.

College/Pro

Maruo was born in Yokkaichi, Japan and grew up in Wichita, KS after his family moved to the United States when he was nine years old. He played his college ball at the University of Texas-San Antonio, graduating in 2018 with a degree in exercise science. He started all 12 games for the Roadrunners in his senior season, posting 86 tackles (including 49 solos), 4.5 tackles for a loss, two sacks, two fumble recoveries, one interception and one pass knockdown.
After finishing at UTSA, Maruo spent two years playing in Japan’s X League with the Asahi Challengers. He tested well at the CFL’s Global Combine, finishing with 28 reps in the bench press and running a 4.77 40.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2021
WPG 7 0 6 0 0 0 0
2022
WPG 14 12 4 1 0 0 0
Total
21 12 10 1 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-10
1 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-17
2 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-04
4 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-09
5 BC 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-15
6 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-22
7 EDM 2 0 1 0 0 0
07-30
8 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-04
9 MTL 1 1 0 0 0 0
08-11
10 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-25
12 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-04
13 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-10
14 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-17
15 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-30
17 SSK 1 2 0 0 0 0
Total
12 4 1 0 0 0