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Tristan
Okpalaugo
#54 Defensive End
Tristan
Okpalaugo
#54 Defensive End
Height 6'4
Weight 260 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1989-10-10 (28)
Born Livermore, CA
School Fresno State
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 34
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 1
Sacks 6

CFL CAREER – 2014 to 2015:

Returns to the CFL after signing as a free agent with the Blue Bombers in February. Spent 2 years with the Toronto Argonauts previously, appearing in 36 games and starting 35. Over that span, he recorded 22 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, 10 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions and 67 defensive tackles.

Okpalaugo began his career with the Argos in 2014 and earned the East Division’s Top Rookie Award after registering 12 quarterback sacks, third in the CFL. In 2015, he racked up another 10 quarterback sacks.

DIV-CFL ALL-STAR/AWARDS:

East Division Most Outstanding Rookie, 2014

COLLEGE:

Spent 4 seasons at Fresno State (2009-12). In his senior season, he was honoured as the Don Duncan Overachiever Award winner and was a finalist for the Burlsworth Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in America who began his career as a walk-on. Appeared in 29 games, 19 starts, and had 84 tackles, 20.5 tackles for loss and 8 sacks, with 1 interception (returned for a touchdown), 1 forced fumble and a fumble recovery.

PROFESSIONAL:

Signed as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins in 2013. Released by the Dolphins and spent part of that same season with the Minnesota Vikings. Signed with the Arizona Cardinals in February of 2016 but was released before the start of the season.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2014
TOR 18 29 0 12 2 0 2
2015
TOR 18 26 2 11 0 0 3
2017
WPG 12 34 0 6 1 1 0
Total
48 89 2 29 3 1 5

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 4 0 1 0 0 0
08-24
10 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-03
11 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-09
12 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
14 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-30
15 EDM 3 0 1 0 0 0
10-06
16 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0
10-14
17 BC 3 0 1 0 0 0
10-21
18 TOR 3 0 0 1 0 0
10-28
19 BC 4 0 0 0 0 0
11-03
20 CGY 6 0 3 0 1 0
11-12
21 EDM 4 0 0 0 0 0
Total
38 0 6 1 1 0