Menu
@
Alex
Bazzie
#53 Defensive Lineman
Alex
Bazzie
#53 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'1
Weight 228 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-08-05 (31)
Born Liberia
School Marshall
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 0
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

Born: August 5, 1990- Liberia
2021Years as a Lion: 5th   Years in CFL: 7th   Status: American
Career Games: 0   Playoffs: 0    Grey Cup: 0

Acquired:

Alex returned to the Lions as a free agent in October 2021. Originally signed with the team in May 2014 before a second stint in September 2017.

Highlights:

2019: Recorded nine defensive tackles and two sacks in seven games with Edmonton and would go on to play in both the Eastern Semi-Final win at Montreal and Eastern Final loss at Hamilton.

2018: Signed with Edmonton as a free agent in February and would suit up in all 18 games. Recorded 39 tackles with eight sacks and one forced fumble.

2017: Signed with Indianapolis Colts in January prior to being waived in May. Bazzie then signed with Carolina Panthers before ultimately attending training camp with Arizona Cardinals. Returned to the Lions in September and would record 12 defensive tackles and three sacks in six games.

2016: Enjoyed his best CFL season to date, suiting up in all 18 regular season games. Had 31 tackles with a career-high and team-l;eading 11 sacks and one forced fumble. Named West Division All-Star.

Suited up in two more playoff games, recording a pair of tackles in West Semi-Final win over Winnipeg and three tackles in West Final loss at Calgary.

2015: Played 15 contests in his second year in orange and black while recording 24 tackles and eight sacks. Had three tackles in West Semi-Final loss at Calgary.

2014: Signed with Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent May 11…Signed with B.C. May 20. Played 17 games. Recorded 36 tackles with 10 sacks and a forced fumble. His first CFL sack came against Montreal on July 19. Playoffs: Had two tackles and a sack in East Semi-Final loss at Montreal.

College:
2009-2013: Suited up in 45 games at Marshall University. After redshirting as a freshman, Bazzie finished with 175 tackles, 23 tackles for loss and four sacks. Played in C-USA championship game as a senior. Began his college career at Fork Union Military Academy in 2008.

Personal: Attended Northwood High School. Played linebacker and running back. Was born in Liberia and moved to the U.S. when he was five.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2014
BC 17 34 2 10 0 0 1
2015
BC 15 18 6 8 0 0 0
2016
BC 18 31 0 11 0 0 1
2017
BC 6 12 2 3 0 0 0
2018
EDM 18 39 0 8 0 0 1
2019
EDM 7 9 4 2 0 0 0
2021
BC 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total
83 143 15 42 0 0 3

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
10-16
11 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-23
12 WPG 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total
0 1 0 0 0 0