Eric
Fraser
#7 Defensive Back
Eric
Fraser
#7 Defensive Back
Height 6'1
Weight 202 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1987-05-05 (29)
Born Burnaby, BC
School Central Michigan
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 2
Special Teams Tackles 9
Interceptions 1
Sacks 0

Born: May 5, 1987 – Burnaby, BC
2017:   Years as a Lion: 3rd  Years in CFL: 8th   Status: National
Career Games: 120    Playoffs: 7    Grey Cup: 1  (2008 w/Calgary)

 

Acquired:
Eric was signed as a free agent on July 14, 2015.

 

Highlights:

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2016: Another steady 18-game slate from the veteran defensive back and special teams ace, Eric tallied nine tackles on cover teams and added two more on defence. He also notched his second interception as a Lion with a nifty pick and 43-yard return in Calgary on July 29. Eric also added another two post season games to his resume notching a special teams tackle in the Western Semi-Final.

 

2015: Eric joined the Lions as a free agent following his release by Ottawa. The BC native enjoyed a productive homecoming eventually becoming the team’s starting safety, notching 26 tackles over 15 appearances and adding six more on special teams. Eric also tallied the Lions’ longest interception return of the season with a 56-yard pick-six in Montreal on Sept. 3.

 

2014: During the 2013 CFL expansion period, Eric was selected by the Ottawa REDBLACKS and played there for one season before being released prior to training camp.In his one year with the REDBLACKS, Eric appeared in 17 games, recording 15 defensive tackles and adding another 12 on special teams.

 

eric-fraser-2012-1-13506750202010-2013: Eric was selected in the first round in the 2010 draft by the Calgary Stampeders (8th overall). During his four seasons in Calgary, Eric played in 70 games, where he recorded 144 tackles (including 37 on special teams), two knockdowns, and one touchdown.

 

 

College:
2006-2009: Eric appeared in 50 games for the Chippewas, recording 103 solo tackles, 12 knockdowns, and a touchdown resulting from an interception. He also saw action on special teams on kick returns in his first two years, returning 29 for 678 yards.

 

Personal:
IMG_3498Eric, who was born in Duncan, BC, was raised in Vancouver, BC and attended Burnaby Central High School. He attended Central Michigan University, where he was a four year letter winner and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Fitness in Preventative and Rehabilitative programs. Eric’s hobbies include watching shows on Netflix, spending time with his friends and family, and taking care of his baby niece. One interesting fact about Eric is that he loves flying and is almost a certified commercial pilot.

 

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2010
CGY 18 5 14 0 0 0 0
2011
CGY 18 23 13 1 2 0 0
2012
CGY 17 48 1 0 2 1 0
2013
CGY 17 28 9 1 2 0 0
2014
OTT 17 15 12 0 0 0 0
2015
BC 15 36 6 0 1 1 0
2016
BC 18 2 9 0 1 0 0
Total
120 157 64 2 8 2 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-11
-2 SSK 0 2 0 0 0 0
06-17
-1 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
06-25
1 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-01
2 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
3 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-16
4 SSK 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-29
6 CGY 2 1 0 1 0 0
08-04
7 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-13
8 HAM 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-19
9 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-25
10 OTT 0 2 0 0 0 0
08-31
11 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-09
12 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-23
14 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-01
15 OTT 0 1 0 0 0 0
10-08
16 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-14
17 WPG 0 1 0 0 0 0
10-22
18 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-29
19 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-05
20 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-13
21 WPG 0 1 0 0 0 0
11-20
22 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
2 13 0 1 0 0