James Patrick (Canadian football)

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James Patrick
No. --     free-agent
Date of birth (1982-06-04) June 4, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Tuskegee, Alabama
Career information
Status Active
CFL status International
Position(s) S
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
College Stillman
Career history
As player
2006 Tampa Bay Buccaneers*
2006 New England Patriots*
20082012 Saskatchewan Roughriders
2013 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 2010
CFL West All-Star 2010
Career stats

James Patrick (born June 7, 1982 in Tuskegee, Alabama) is a professional Canadian football safety who is currently a free-agent. He was most recently a member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was originally signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2006 and also spent time on the practice squad of the New England Patriots. He played college football at Stillman College.

Professional career[edit]

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

Patrick spent five seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders after signing as a free agent in 2008. He was an all-star in 2010, when he recorded 68 tackles, nine interceptions and a touchdown. Unfortunately, In 2012, he had his worst statistical year since his rookie season, registering 40 tackles and no interceptions. As a result, it was his final season with the Riders as he was released in the off-season.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

Through the first 4 games of the 2013 CFL season Patrick recorded 12 tackles and 4 special teams tackles, and was released following a Week 4 blowout.[1] In his career he has 239 defensive tackles, 18 interceptions and two sacks as of July 24, 2013.

Personal life[edit]

James is married to Tiffany Patrick. They have one daughter. His brother, Qua Cox, also plays football at Jackson State University 2009-2013. Was sign as an undrafted free agent to the Colts in the NFL in 2014.


  1. ^ Patrick Released By Ti-Cats