Brian Bulcke

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Brian Bulcke
No. 95 [1]     Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Date of birth: (1987-04-27) April 27, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Windsor, Ontario
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: National
Position(s): DL
Height: 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight: 285 lb (129 kg)
College: Stanford
CFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6
Drafted by: Edmonton Eskimos
As player:

San Francisco 49ers *
Calgary Stampeders
Hamilton Tiger-Cats

*Inactive and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 2013 CFL Most Outstanding Defensive Player Nominee
  • 2013 CFL Most Outstanding Canadian Player Nominee
Career stats
Playing stats at

Brian Bulcke (born April 27, 1987 in Windsor, Ontario) is a professional Canadian football defensive lineman for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted sixth overall by the Edmonton Eskimos in the 2010 CFL Draft and, after having his rights traded, signed with the Calgary Stampeders on September 11, 2011 after finishing his college eligibility and trying out for the NFL's San Francisco 49ers.[2] He signed with Hamilton on February 15, 2013.[3][4]

Bulcke played college football for the Stanford Cardinal.

Early years[edit]

Regarded as one of the top three prospects in Canada, Bulcke played defensive and offensive line for Ecole Secondaire L'Essor and Saint Anne Catholic High School in Tecumseh, Ontario. He was a 4-year starter on both sides of the ball and served as team captain as a senior. Bulcke was named All-Ontario offensive guard by Weir's Magazine as well as the conference defensive MVP as a senior after finishing the year with 54 tackles and 7 sacks. Bulcke was the youngest defensive starter on Team Ontario's 2004 Canada Cup team. He also played four years with the Essex Ravens of the Ontario Varsity Football League where he accounted for 57 tackles and a league-leading 9.5 sacks while being named the province's defensive lineman of the year.

College career[edit]

As a true freshman, Bulcke began his career at Stanford as a middle linebacker and registered a career-high 14 tackles vs. the Navy Midshipmen which represented the second-highest total recorded by a Cardinal defender on the season. [5] After switching to defensive line for the remainder of his time at Stanford, he concluded his career with 60 tackles and five quarterback sacks.

Bulcke graduated in 2011 from Stanford with a Master of Science in Management Science & Engineering and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. [6]

Professional career[edit]

Bulcke signed with Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2013 where he help lead the team to an appearance in the 2013 101st Grey Cup. [7]

Bulcke rights were asquired by Calgary Stampeders in 2011.[8]


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