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Kevin
Francis
#2 Linebacker
Kevin
Francis
#2 Linebacker
Height 6'6
Weight 239 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-06-05 (29)
Born Toronto, ON
School North Carolina A&T
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 0
Special Teams Tackles 22
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

Born: June 5, 1993 – Toronto, Ontario
Entering 2023Years as a Lion: 2nd   Years in CFL: 5th   Status: National
Career Games: 82   Playoffs: 5    Grey Cup: 0

Acquired:
Kevin was signed as a free agent by the Lions on February 9th, 2022

Highlights:

2022: Kevin enjoyed his finest season as a pro in 2022, finishing as the CFL’s leader with 22 special teams tackles and establishing himself as one of the club’s biggest leaders on that unit. Kevin went on to record a pair of special teams tackles in the playoffs.

2021: Returned to Saskatchewan in 2021 free agency and would suit up in 12 regular season contests while recording three defensive tackles and two special teams stops.

2019: Kevin signed on with the Ottawa RedBlacks and made eight special teams tackles in seven games.

2018: Recorded six special teams in eight regular season games and made his playoff debut in the 2018 Western Semi-Final where Saskatchewan fell short against Winnipeg.

2017: Suited up in 15 regular season games and registered 10 special teams tackles and a forced fumble.

2016: Played in all 18 regular season games and recorded a team-high 13 special teams tackles and a forced fumble.

 

College:
2012-2015: Kevin played tight end in his four-year career at North Carolina A&T, recording 17 receptions for 163 yards in 34 games while also playing a role on special teams.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2016
SSK 18 12 13 0 0 0 1
2017
SSK 15 3 10 0 0 0 1
2018
SSK 12 0 6 0 0 0 0
2019
OTT 7 0 8 0 0 0 0
2021
SSK 12 3 2 0 0 0 0
2022
BC 18 0 22 0 0 0 0
Total
82 18 61 0 0 0 2

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-11
1 EDM 0 2 0 0 0 0
06-25
3 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
4 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-09
5 WPG 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-21
7 HAM 0 4 0 0 0 0
07-29
8 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-06
9 EDM 0 3 0 0 0 0
08-13
10 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-19
11 SSK 0 1 0 0 0 0
08-26
12 SSK 0 1 0 0 0 0
09-09
14 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-17
15 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-24
16 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
09-30
17 OTT 0 3 0 0 0 0
10-08
18 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-15
19 WPG 0 3 0 0 0 0
10-21
20 EDM 0 2 0 0 0 0
10-28
21 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-06
22 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
11-13
23 WPG 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total
0 24 0 0 0 0