No. 81 Calgary Stampeders
|Date of birth:August 28, 1982|
|Place of birth: Montreal, Quebec|
|High school: Vanier College (Montreal, Quebec)|
|CFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6|
|Undrafted in 2008|
|Debuted in 2008 for the Calgary Stampeders|
|Roster status: Active|
|CFL status: Non-Import|
Career highlights and awards
Career CFL statistics as of 2013
|Stats at CFL.ca|
Arthur prepped at Vanier College in Montreal, winning Offensive Player-of-the-Year and Player-of-the-Year during the 2001 season. Arthur's play earned him a scholarship offer from the University of Akron, where Arthur would redshirt in 2003. After his redshirt year, new head coach J. D. Brookhart converted Arthur to a wide receiver.
Arthur attended Vanier College in Montreal, Quebec. Arthur's play as a quarterback earned him the Offensive Player-of-the-Year, as well as the Player-of-the-Year for his play during the 2001 season Arthur also participated in Track and Field.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
|Montreal, Quebec||Vanier College||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||210 lb (95 kg)||--||Jul 8, 2003|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: -- (QB) Rivals: -- (QB), -- (CAN)|
Jabari Authur played college football for the Zips. During his senior year, his Canadian Football League rights were held by the Calgary Stampeders, who drafted him in the 2007 CFL Draft even though he was returning to Akron for his senior year.
- Numbers in Bold are Akron school records
Kansas City Chiefs
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
On September 20, 2009 Arthur was traded along with fellow receiver Titus Ryan, and defensive lineman Odell Willis to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in exchange for receivers Arjei Franklin, and Romby Bryant.
Calgary Stampeders (II)
On July 19, 2010, Arthur signed with the Calgary Stampeders. Over the span of 4 seasons, 2010 through 2013, Arthur averaged 21.5 receptions, for 261 yards, and a total of 4 pass receptions. The 2013 CFL season being by far the best of the four years; netting 41 pass receptions for 510 yards with 3 touchdowns. Following the 2013 CFL season the Stamps resigned Arthur to a new contract; he was set to become a free-agent that off-season.
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- "Vanier QB Jabari Arthur Receives Honour". www.vaniercollege.qc.ca. Vanier College. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- "Vanier College Athletics Latest News". www.vaniercollege.qc.ca. Vanier College. January 21, 2002. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- "Jabari Arthur". Yahoo! work=www.rivals.com. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- "Jabari Arthur". www.scout.com. Microsoft. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- Arden Zwelling (August 26, 2011). "Zwelling: Arthur aims to add to his trophy case". www.cfl.ca. Canadian Football League. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- "Jabari Arthur Stats". www.sports-reference.com. USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- Marla Ridenour (April 29, 2008). "Arthur, Reynolds end day pleased Calls from Jets, Chiefs wash away any frustration for players with local ties". Akron Beacon Journal. Retrieved 2008-06-02.
- Stampeders ink receiver Jabari Arthur to new contract