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Born: April 2, 1989 – Surrey, BC
2017: Years as a Lion: 3rd Years in CFL: 3rd Status: National
Career Games: 9 Playoffs: 0 Grey Cup: 0
Jaskaran was signed as a free agent on Oct. 6, 2015 as part of the Lions’ practice roster expansion period.
2017: Jas suited up for the first four regular season games before suffering a torn biceps tendon in a practice drill in late July.
2016: Jas appeared in five games for the Lions as a back-up offensive lineman. He made his Lions and CFL debut in Week 3 versus Toronto and remained on the active roster through the club’s seventh game of the year.
2015: Jas spent the final five weeks of the regular season on the Lions’ practice roster. He agreed to a new contract with the club in December.
2014: Jas was selected in the 3rd round (21st overall) in the 2014 CFL Draft by the Toronto Argonauts. He spent time on the Argos practice roster before leaving prior to the start of the 2015 season.
2012-2013: Beginning his career at UBC on the school’s defensive line, Jaskaran appeared in eight games during the 2012 season totaling 18 tackles (10 solo). In 2013, Jaskaran played guard as part of an o-line that allowed just seven sacks, while averaging 219 yards per game on the ground. For his outstanding play, he was named First Team CIS All-Canadian.
Jaskaran was drafted before he had the opportunity to finish his degree and is currently working on completing his Psychology degree at UBC. When he isn’t out on the field, he enjoys working out, relaxing at home, and eating. His favourite memory was being picked up by the BC Lions and having the opportunity to represent his home team. Prior to UBC, he also played junior football with the South Surrey Rams. He is the first person in his family to play football and make it to the next level as a professional player.