Daniel Adeboboye

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Daniel Adeboboye
No. 21     Toronto Argonauts
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Adeboboye with the Argonauts in 2022
Born: (1999-05-12) May 12, 1999 (age 23)
Mississauga, Ontario[1]
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Running back
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight215 lb (98 kg)
CollegeBryant
High schoolThe Hill School
Northern Secondary
CFL Draft2022 / Round: 2 / Pick: 15
Drafted byToronto Argonauts
Career history
As player
2022–presentToronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Daniel Adeboboye (born May 12, 1999) is a professional Canadian football running back for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

University career[edit]

Adeboboye played college football for the Bryant Bulldogs from 2018 to 2021.[2] He played in 34 games where he had 1,816 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns along with 49 receptions for 264 yards and three touchdowns.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Adeboboye was ranked as the 12th best player in the Canadian Football League's Amateur Scouting Bureau final rankings for players eligible in the 2022 CFL Draft.[4] He was then drafted in the second round, 15th overall, in the 2022 draft by the Toronto Argonauts and signed with the team on May 10, 2022.[5] Following training camp, he made the team's active roster as the backup running back to Andrew Harris and played in his first professional game on June 16, 2022, against the Montreal Alouettes, where he had three carries for ten yards.[3] Following an injury to Harris, he had his first reception in a game, against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, on August 12, 2022.[3]

Adeboboye played in all 18 regular season games in 2022 where he had 15 carries for 72 yards, four receptions for 16 yards, and finished second on the team with 17 special teams tackles.[3] He was the team's nominee for the CFL's Most Outstanding Special Teams player. He also played in both pre-season games, including his first Grey Cup championship win in the 109th Grey Cup game.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Adeboboye was born in Mississauga to parents Marian and Tai Adeboboye and grew up in Toronto.[1][2] He has two brothers and a sister.[2] He is of Nigerian descent through his father.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Zicarelli, Frank (May 23, 2022). "Argos rookie RB Dan Adeboboye soaking it all in from Andrew Harris at camp". Toronto Sun.
  2. ^ a b c "Daniel Adeboboye". Bryant Bulldogs. Retrieved August 17, 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Daniel Adeboboye". Toronto Argonauts. Retrieved August 17, 2022.
  4. ^ "Metchie leaps to top-spot in final Scouting Bureau of 2022". Canadian Football League. April 19, 2022.
  5. ^ "Argos sign eleven from 2022 CFL draft class". Toronto Argonauts. May 10, 2022.
  6. ^ "Argos rookie RB Dan Adeboboye soaking it all in from Andrew Harris at camp". torontosun.

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