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Maurice
Leggett
#31 Defensive Back
Maurice
Leggett
#31 Defensive Back
Height 5'11
Weight 203 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1986-10-02 (31)
Born McKeesport, PA
School Valdosta State
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 50
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 3
Sacks 3

IN 2016 (WPG):

Saw action in 17 of 18 games, missing only Week 16. Played a key role on defence with 51 defensive tackles and 5 pass knockdowns while tying for a league-high 7 interceptions for 262 yards and 3 TD returns. He was just the second Blue Bomber to ever reach 3 TD returns in a single season (Dick Thornton 1963) and just the second CFL player to do that in the last 11 years. Held a league-high 9 opponent turnovers in 2016 with his added 2 fumble recoveries.

CFL CAREER – 2014 to 2017:

Signed by the Blue Bombers in 2014, he will be entering his fourth CFL season with 50 games of experience and all of those have been starts. Has 175 defensive stops over 3 seasons along with 8 QB sacks and 14 career interceptions for 379 yards and 3 scores. Played his first-ever playoff game in the West Semi-Final in 2016 and added a sack and 3 tackles.

DIV-CFL ALL-STAR/AWARDS:

Blue Bombers Most Outstanding Defensive Player, 2014

COLLEGE/PROFESSIONAL:

Valdosta State: A member of two NCAA Division II national championship teams with the Blazers in 2004 and 2007. Appeared in 45 games over 3 years as a starter, tallying 136 tackles, two sacks and 23 passes defended.

Pro: Signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2008 and became the first undrafted rookie in franchise history to win the Mack Hill Award as the team’s top rookie. Appeared in 22 games over 2 years with the Chiefs before signing with the Detroit Lions in 2011. Also spent time with the Utah Blaze (2013) and Philadelphia Soul (2014) of the AFL.

 

 

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2014
WPG 16 65 1 2 5 0 2
2015
WPG 17 54 5 5 1 0 0
2016
WPG 17 51 0 1 7 3 1
2017
WPG 13 50 0 3 3 1 3
Total
63 220 6 11 16 4 6

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
07-01
2 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
3 CGY 6 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
4 TOR 4 0 0 1 0 0
08-04
7 OTT 7 0 2 0 0 1
08-12
8 HAM 3 0 0 0 0 1
08-17
9 EDM 5 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
10 MTL 4 0 1 0 0 1
09-03
11 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-09
12 SSK 3 0 0 1 1 0
09-22
14 OTT 5 0 0 1 0 0
09-30
15 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
10-06
16 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0
10-14
17 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
Total
50 0 3 3 1 3