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Ivan
McLennan
#98 Defensive End
Ivan
McLennan
#98 Defensive End
Height 6'3
Weight 238 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-06-29 (25)
Born Hawthorne, CA
School Washington State
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 16
Special Teams Tackles 9
Interceptions 0
Sacks 2

Born: June 29, 1993 – Hawthorne, California
2019:  Years as a Lion: 2nd   Years in CFL: 3rd   Status: International
Career Games: 29   Playoffs: 1   Grey Cup: 0

 

Acquired:
Ivan signed as a free agent with the Lions on March 8, 2018.

 

Highlights:
2018: Ivan brought intensity and athleticism to the Lions’ pass rush in 2018, piling up a pair of sacks and 16 defensive tackles through 18 regular season games. The hardworking defensive lineman was also a key member of the cover units for BC as he had nine special teams tackles. In the Eastern Division Semi-Final against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Ivan recorded one defensive tackle and forced a fumble.

 

2017: Ivan had a strong debut season with the Montreal Alouettes, registering 17 defensive tackles, three special teams tackles and one sack through 11 games. He established a career high by tallying four defensive tackles against the Ottawa RedBlacks on September 17.

 

2016: The Atlanta Falcons signed Ivan as an undrafted free agent. He attended training camp with the Falcons and showed well in preseason action. McLennan had a pair of tackles and a sack across three preseason contests.

 

College:
2013-2015: Ivan established himself as a prolific pass rusher during his days with the Washington State Cougars. Across three seasons, he amassed a total of 63 tackles and an impressive 10.5 sacks in 26 games. McLennan recorded four tackles and a quarterback sack during the Cougars’ victory over the Miami Hurricanes during in 2015 Sun Bowl. The Hawthorne, CA native also had two pass deflections, 14.5 tackles for a loss and forced one fumble during his time at Washington State.

 

 

 

Personal:

Ivan studied Communications at Washington State and plans on pursuing either a teaching or coaching career once his playing days are over. He lists the Sun Bowl victory over Miami in his senior year as the highlight of his career so far. He lists his mother Donna as the person he admires most. When not playing or training, Ivan enjoys spending time on the beach near his offseason home in Los Angeles, playing NBA 2K18  and listening to music. Growing up, his favourite football player was 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2017
MTL 11 17 3 1 0 0 0
2018
BC 18 16 9 2 0 0 0
Total
29 33 12 3 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-16
1 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-29
3 EDM 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-07
4 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-14
5 WPG 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-20
6 OTT 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-04
8 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-09
9 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-18
10 TOR 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-25
11 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 OTT 1 1 1 0 0 0
09-14
14 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
15 HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
16 HAM 1 1 0 0 0 0
10-06
17 TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0
10-13
18 CGY 2 1 1 0 0 0
10-19
19 EDM 2 1 0 0 0 0
10-27
20 SSK 1 1 0 0 0 0
11-03
21 CGY 1 1 0 0 0 0
11-11
22 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 1
Total
17 9 2 0 0 1