Paul Woldu

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Paul Woldu
No. 21     Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date of birth: (1984-09-14) September 14, 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth: Regina, Saskatchewan
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: National
Position(s): CB
Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lb (77 kg)
University: Saskatchewan
CFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 36
Drafted by: Montreal Alouettes
Organizations
As player:
2006
20082011
2012–present

Saskatchewan Roughriders*
Montreal Alouettes
Saskatchewan Roughriders

*Off-season or practice squad only
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Paul Woldu (born September 14, 1984) is a professional Canadian football cornerback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Montreal Alouettes in the fifth round of the 2008 CFL Draft where he spent four years with the team. He played CIS football for the Saskatchewan Huskies football team.

Early years[edit]

Woldu was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and attended Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School. He played junior football with the Regina Thunder and earned an invitation as a non-roster player to the Saskatchewan Roughriders 2006 training camp, where he participated in a pre-season game before being released.[1][2][3]

Upon his release from the Riders, Woldu played CIS football for the Saskatchewan Huskies for the 2006 and 2007 seasons, assisting them to the 2006 Hardy Cup and Mitchell Bowl championships and where he was named to the 2007 All-Canadian first-team. Woldu has won 3 Grey Cups in his career, two with the Montreal Alouettes in 2009 and 2010, and one with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2013..[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McCormick, Murray (2006-05-19). "Woldu wants to strut stuff at the big camp". Leader-Post. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  2. ^ McCormick, Murray (2008-07-18). "Montreal's Woldu knows what to expect". Leader-Post. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  3. ^ Switzer, Tim (2006-10-16). "Loss hurts Woldu". Leader-Post. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  4. ^ Jaster, Chris (2008-11-19). "Woldu representing Sask. on the field". Leader-Post. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  5. ^ "Former Huskie Woldu finds success in the CFL". Canadian Interuniversity Sport. 2008-07-28. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 

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