Frédéric Plesius

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Frédéric Plesius
Montreal Alouettes
Date of birth (1988-02-10) February 10, 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Laval, Quebec, Canada
Career information
Status Active CIS
CFL status National
Position(s) LB
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 245 lb (111 kg)
College Baylor
University Laval
High school Champlain Prep School
CFL draft 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 10
Drafted by Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career history
As player
20132016 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
2017–present Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Frédéric Plesius (born February 10, 1988) is a Canadian football linebacker for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He played CIS football with the Laval Rouge et Or.[1] He was selected tenth overall by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 2012 CFL Draft. After the 2011 CIS season, he was ranked as the fifth best player in the Canadian Football League’s Amateur Scouting Bureau final rankings for players eligible in the 2012 CFL Draft, and third by players in Canadian Interuniversity Sport.[2] Plesius has also played for the Baylor University Bears, where he was a redshirt in 2008.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Plesius attended a rookie training camp held by the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.[4]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

Frédéric Plesius was drafted in the second round (tenth overall) by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League in the 2012 CFL Draft. Plesius spent the 2012 CFL season with the Laval Rouge et Or in the CIS. On June 24, 2013, following the CFL preseason games, he signed a 3-year contract with the Ti-cats.[5] In his first season with the Ti-cats Plesius was utilized primarily on special teams. In 2014 Plesius took on a larger role within the team defense as he accounted for 18 tackles, 1 interception and 2 fumble recoveries.

Montreal Alouettes[edit]

On February 12, 2017, Plesius was traded to the Montreal Alouettes for Nicholas Shortill.[6]


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