Almondo Sewell

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Almondo Sewell
No. 90     Edmonton Eskimos
Born: (1987-01-16) January 16, 1987 (age 32)
Buff Bay, Jamaica
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusInternational
Position(s)DT
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight288 lb (131 kg)
CollegeAkron
High schoolTrenton (NJ)
AFL entry2012
Career history
As player
2011Edmonton Eskimos
2012Green Bay Blizzard*
2012Cleveland Gladiators
2012–presentEdmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
  • All-MAC second team (2007)
  • All-MAC third team (2008, 2009)
  • Grey Cup champion (2015)
CFL All-Star2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
CFL West All-Star2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Career stats

Almondo Sewell (born January 16, 1987) is an American football defensive tackle for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at the University of Akron and attended Hargrave Military Academy before transferring to Trenton Central High School in Trenton, New Jersey. He has also been a member of the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League (AFL).

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 1 in
(1.85 m)
280 lb
(127 kg)
4.88 s 1.62 s 2.83 s 4.68 s 7.50 s 28 12 in
(0.72 m)
8 ft 5 in
(2.57 m)
44 reps
All values from Akron Pro Day[1]

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

Sewell signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on May 27, 2011.[2] He started the season on the reserve list and appeared in three games before being released on August 2, 2011.[3][4]

Cleveland Gladiators[edit]

Almondo Sewell spent part of the 2012 season with the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League (AFL).

Edmonton Eskimos (II)[edit]

Sewell was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos on June 4, 2012.[5] He signed a contract extension on December 19, 2013. Almondo Sewell established himself as one of the leagues top defensive linemen: He was named a CFL All-Star in five consecutive seasons (2013-2017) and a CFL West All-Star in six consecutive seasons (2012-2017).[6][7][8][9][10] Sewell received multiple contract extensions while with the Eskimos, re-signing on December 19, 2013, December 22, 2015 and October 12, 2018.[11][12][13]

Personal life[edit]

He has a pet rabbit named Dusko. Sewell plans to join the Edmonton Police Service after his football career is over.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Almondo Sewell". nfldraftscout.com. Archived from the original on September 14, 2016. Retrieved September 13, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Sewell Signs with CFL's Edmonton Eskimos". gozips.com. May 28, 2011. Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Edmonton Eskimos Release D-lineman Sewell". boxscorenews.com. August 2, 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Almondo Sewell". esks.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Almondo Sewell Signs with Edmonton Eskimos". clevelandgladiators.com. May 5, 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  6. ^ "ESKS EXTEND ALL-STAR ALMONDO SEWELL". esks.com. December 19, 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  7. ^ "STAMPS AND SEWELL NAMED CFL ALL-STARS". esks.com. December 4, 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Shining Bright: Division All-Stars announced". cfl.ca. November 6, 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  9. ^ "CFL announces East and West Division All-Stars". cfl.ca. November 8, 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Shooting Stars: Divisional All-Stars announced". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on 2014-11-23. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  11. ^ "Eskimos sign Adarius Bowman, Almondo Sewell to extensions". edmontonsun.com. December 22, 2015. Archived from the original on April 30, 2016. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  12. ^ "ALMONDO SEWELL". esks.com. Archived from the original on April 30, 2016. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  13. ^ "All-star DT Almondo Sewell inks extension with Esks through 2020 - CFL.ca". CFL.ca. 2018-10-12. Retrieved 2018-10-15.
  14. ^ Landry, Don (July 16, 2015). "Landry: Long road to Edmonton for Almondo Sewell". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on July 17, 2015. Retrieved July 17, 2015.

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