DaShaun Amos

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DaShaun Amos
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Amos with the Argonauts in 2022
No. 8 – Toronto Argonauts
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1994-09-20) September 20, 1994 (age 28)
Midlothian, Virginia
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Manchester High
College:East Carolina
Undrafted:2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:American
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR · CFL.ca

DaShaun Amos (born September 20, 1994) is a professional gridiron football defensive back for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for the East Carolina.

College career[edit]

A member of the 2012 recruiting class, Amos redshirted his first season at ECU. He appeared in 49 games recording 116 tackles and 11 passes defended. [1]

Professional career[edit]

New York Giants[edit]

Amos was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL) on May 3, 2017.[2][3] He played in all four pre-season games for the Giants, but was released with the final roster cuts on September 2, 2017.

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

On October 3, 2018, Amos signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL to a practice roster agreement.[4] He played in his first professional regular season game on October 13, 2018 against the BC Lions in place of the injured Brandon Smith.[4] He played in one other regular season game before returning to the practice roster for the remainder of the season while the Stampeders won the 106th Grey Cup championship.

Amos was re-signed by the Stampeders in the off-season on December 10, 2018 and made the team's active roster following the team's 2019 training camp.[5] He played and started in 17 regular season games where he recorded 42 defensive tackles and five interceptions. He scored his first professional career touchdown after returning a Logan Kilgore interception 79 yards for the score on September 7, 2019 against the Edmonton Eskimos.[6] In his first full CFL season, he was named a West Division All-Star.[7]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

On January 15, 2020, Amos signed a reserve/future contract with the Green Bay Packers of the NFL.[8] He was waived on September 5, 2020.[9] Amos was selected by the Aviators of The Spring League during its player selection draft on October 12, 2020.[10]

Calgary Stampeders (II)[edit]

On February 1, 2021, it was announced that Amos had re-signed with the Calgary Stampeders to a one-year contract.[11]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On February 8, 2022, it was announced that Amos had signed with the Toronto Argonauts.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Former ECU defensive back DaShaun Amos signs with Packers, 247Sports
  2. ^ "New York Giants Sign Undrafted Free Agent CB DaShaun Amos (Report)". bigblueunbiased.com. May 3, 2017. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  3. ^ "Will DaShaun Amos provide much-needed cornerback depth?". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Veteran Brandon Smith out, rookie Amos in for Stamps". calgarysun.com. October 12, 2019. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  5. ^ "Stamps bring back four including Renfrow, Kasitati". cfl.ca. December 10, 2018.
  6. ^ "Calgary Stampeders vs Edmonton Eskimos". cfl.ca. September 7, 2019. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  7. ^ "Famous Amos". stampeders.com. November 6, 2019.
  8. ^ "Packers sign CB DaShaun Amos to reserve/future contract". Packers.com. January 15, 2020.
  9. ^ "Packers announce roster moves". Packers.com. September 5, 2020.
  10. ^ @TheSpringLeague (October 12, 2020). "The #TSL2020 Aviators secondary!" (Tweet). Retrieved November 3, 2020 – via Twitter.
  11. ^ "Stampeders sign DB DaShaun Amos". Canadian Football League. February 1, 2021. Retrieved February 1, 2021.
  12. ^ "Argos sign 2019 West All-Star DaShaun Amos". Toronto Argonauts. February 8, 2022.

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