Stephen
Adekolu
#83 Wide Receiver
Stephen
Adekolu
#83 Wide Receiver
Height 6'4
Weight 200 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1989-01-20 (28)
Born Brampton, ON
School Bishop's (Can)
INT / NAT NAT
Receptions 2
Yards 29
Touchdowns 0
Average 14.5

Born: January 20, 1989 – Brampton, Ontario
2017Years as a Lion: 4th   Years in CFL: 4th   Status: National
Career Games: 42    Playoffs: 3    Grey Cup: 0

 

Acquired:
Stephen was signed as a free agent in May 2014. He signed a two-year extension with the Lions following the 2015 season keeping him in orange and black through the 2017 season.

 

Highlights
Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Ian Wild, bottom, loses his helmet after colliding with B.C. Lions' Stephen Adekolu, top, and teammate Khalil Bass, back, during first half western semifinal CFL football action in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday November 13, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck 2016: For the second straight season, Stephen dressed for all 18 regular season games and upped his career total to 42 games played. The Brampton, Ontario native was also pressed into starting receiver duty for two games in October and contributed with a pair of catches versus Ottawa and Winnipeg for 29 yards. He played a big role in the Western Semi-Final victory over Winnipeg with five catches for 48 yards.

 

2015: Stephen appeared in all 18 regular season games for the Lions giving him 24 for his CFL career to date. Seeing action primarily on special teams, he notched three tackles on the year.

 

2014: Stephen appeared in six regular season games for the Lions in 2014, recording one reception for 13 yards. His lone catch was also his first as a pro and came against Calgary on September 27th.

 

adekolu 2College:
2009-2013: Stephen wrapped up a five-year career at Bishop’s in 2013 with 28 catches for 542 yards and six touchdowns. The Brampton, Ontario native appeared in a total of 28 games recording 70 receptions for 998 yards with seven touchdowns.

 

 

Personal:
The Bishop’s alum was a double major in university in business and drama and admits he has always had an easy time entertaining people and still counts dancing and acting as two of his favourite hobbies when he’s not on the field. Stephen enjoys reading in his spare time as well and says his favourite book is The Catcher in the Rye. He started playing football at the age of 10, and counts his first CFL game as his most memorable football moment to date.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC YDS TD AVG LG
2014
BC 6 1 13 0 13.0 13
2015
BC 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
2016
BC 18 2 29 0 14.5 19
Total
42 3 42 0 14.0 19

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2014
BC 6 0 0 0 0.0 0
2015
BC 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
2016
BC 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
42 0 0 0 0.0 0

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2014
BC 6 0 0 0 0 0
2015
BC 18 1 5 5 5 0
2016
BC 18 0 0 0 0 0
Total
42 1 5 5.0 5 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC YDS TD AVG LG
06-11
-2 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-17
-1 CGY 1 45 0 45.0 45
06-25
1 CGY 0 0 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 0 0 0.0 0
07-29
6 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-04
7 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-13
8 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-19
9 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-25
10 OTT 0 0 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 1 19 0 19.0 19
10-08
16 WPG 1 10 0 10.0 10
10-14
17 WPG 0 0 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 5 48 0 9.6 14
11-20
22 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
8 122 0 20.9 88

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-11
-2 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-17
-1 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-25
1 CGY 0 0 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 0 0 0.0 0
07-29
6 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-04
7 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-13
8 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-19
9 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-25
10 OTT 0 0 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 0 0 0.0 0
10-08
16 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-14
17 WPG 0 0 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 0 0 0.0 0
11-20
22 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
0 0 0 0.0 0

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-11
-2 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
06-17
-1 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
06-25
1 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
07-01
2 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
3 TOR 0 0 0 0 0
07-16
4 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
07-29
6 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
08-04
7 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
08-13
8 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
9 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
08-25
10 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
08-31
11 TOR 0 0 0 0 0
09-09
12 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
09-23
14 EDM 0 0 0 0 0
10-01
15 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
10-08
16 WPG 0 0 0 0 0
10-14
17 WPG 0 0 0 0 0
10-22
18 EDM 0 0 0 0 0
10-29
19 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
11-05
20 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
11-13
21 WPG 0 0 0 0 0
11-20
22 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0