Rob Pikula

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Rob Pikula
Free Agent
Date of birth (1981-12-23) December 23, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Brantford, Ontario
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) PK & P
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
College Western Ontario
Career history
As player
2006 Saskatchewan Roughriders*
2006 BC Lions
2007 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
2008 BC Lions*
2008 Edmonton Eskimos*
*Inactive and/or practice squad member only
Career stats

Robert Pikula (born December 23, 1981 in Brantford, Ontario) is a kicker/punter free agent who most recently played for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He went to The University of Western Ontario and played for the Western Mustangs, and was named a 2004 CIS All-Star. He was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in February 2006. During training camp, he shared kicking duties with Luca Congi. He was released by the Roughriders in June 2006 and signed as a free agent by the Lions on June 20. He played 4 games for the Lions on his first season in 2006 as a backup kicker and punter where he hit 6/7 field goals, 85.7%, and punted 6 times with 48.2 yrd/avg. He was dressed during B.C.'s 2006 Grey Cup victory. The Blue Bombers traded the BC Lions a third round draft pick for the 2008 draft to acquire Rob during the second week of the 2007 CFL season. In February, 2008, he was traded back to B.C. in exchange for Sebastian Clovis[1][2] then traded on to Edmonton on March 20 in exchange for a higher draft pick.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Beamish, Mike (2008-02-14). "Pikula's return to Lions sets up kicking competition". Vancouver Sun. 
  2. ^ Ullrich, Lowell (2008-02-14). "Kicker returns -- but why?". The Province. 
  3. ^ Canadian Press (2008-03-20). "Eskimos acquire P/K Pikula from Lions". TSN.ca. 

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