Ryan Hinds (Canadian football)

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Ryan Hinds
No. --     Free agent
Born: (1986-08-21) August 21, 1986 (age 31)
Georgetown, Guyana
Career information
Status Active
CFL status National
Position(s) DB
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
College New Hampshire
High school North Toronto
CFL draft 2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 13
Drafted by Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career history
As player
20102013 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
20132015 Edmonton Eskimos
2016* Ottawa Redblacks
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Ryan Hinds (born June 19, 1986 in Georgetown, Guyana and raised in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired professional Canadian football defensive back. He played college football for the New Hampshire Wildcats. A Biology major, In the 31 games he played, Hinds made 60 tackles (40 solo), 5 interceptions (218 yards total return), and 20 pass break ups.[1] Ryan Hinds sits on the Board of Directors for GTA Youth Athletics, a not-for-profit organization he began to teach children leadership through the sport of football.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

He was drafted by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 2009 CFL Draft with the 13th pick in the second round.[3] After being with the team for four seasons, he was released by the Tiger-Cats on August 14, 2013.[4]

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

Hinds signed with the Edmonton Eskimos about two weeks after being released by the Ti-Cats.[5] Hinds played in 22 games for the Eskimos in three seasons. He was not re-signed by the club following the 2015 CFL season, and became a free-agent on February 9, 2016.

Ottawa RedBlacks[edit]

On February 19, 2016, Hinds agreed to a contract with the Ottawa RedBlacks.[6] However, Hinds elected not to attend training camp, announcing via his agent that, "his heart wasn’t in it and he wasn’t going to play anymore".[7]


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