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Jonathan
Newsome
#8 Defensive Lineman
Jonathan
Newsome
#8 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'3
Weight 235 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1991-01-22 (28)
Born Cleveland, OH
School Ball State
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 15
Special Teams Tackles 4
Interceptions 0
Sacks 4

Born: January 22, 1990 – Cleveland, Ohio
2019:   Years as a Lion: 1st  Years in CFL: 4th   Status: American
Career Games: 42  Playoffs: 2  Grey Cup Appearances: 1 (2018 w/Ottawa)

 

Acquired:
Jonathan was signed as a free agent by the Lions and placed on the practice roster on August 19, 2019.

 

Highlights:
Image result for jonathan newsome20172019 (Ott): Jonathon was signed as a free agent by Ottawa in the early part of the 2017 season following his release by Saskatchewan in July. He went on to appear in nine games for the RedBlacks that season and 23 overall into the 2019 season. Jonathan also made his first trip to the Grey Cup as a member of the RedBlacks in 2018. The versatile defender totaled 22 defensive stops, four sacks and an interception during his time in Ottawa.

 

Image result for jonathan newsome2016 (Ssk): Jonathan made his CFL debut as a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders where he signed as a free agent prior to the 2016 season. Appearing in all 18 games that year, he tallied 27 tackles with six more coming on special teams along with a pair of quarterback sacks.

 

Image result for jonathan newsome20142015 (Indianapolis): Jonathon was a fifth-round selection (164th overall) of the Indianapolis Colts in the 2014 NFL Draft. he went on to appear in 30 regular season games for the Colts over two season and notched 31 solo stops and four forced fumbles

 

College:
2011
2013: Jonathan spent three seasons at Ball State and started all 22 games in which he dressed tallying 65 solo tackles and 13 quarterback sacks. His consistent production earned him a  2013 All-Mid Conference First team selection as a senior. Prior to his time at Ball State, the Ohio native spent two years at Ohio State appearing in 19 games collecting nine defensive tackles.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2016
SSK 18 27 6 2 0 0 0
2017
SSK 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
2017
OTT 9 13 0 4 1 0 1
2018
OTT 8 8 1 1 0 0 0
2019
OTT 6 1 3 0 0 0 0
2019
BC 8 14 1 4 0 0 1
Total
50 64 11 11 2 0 2

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-20
2 SSK 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-05
4 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 MTL 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-19
6 WPG 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-25
7 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
11 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-06
13 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-13
14 OTT 2 0 1 0 0 0
09-21
15 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 MTL 3 1 1 0 0 0
10-05
17 TOR 3 0 1 0 0 1
10-12
18 EDM 3 0 1 0 0 0
11-02
21 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
15 4 4 0 0 1