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Marcus
Sayles
#14 Defensive Back
Marcus
Sayles
#14 Defensive Back
Height 5'9
Weight 176 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1994-10-01 (27)
Born Manhattan, NY
School University of West Georgia
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 52
Special Teams Tackles 2
Interceptions 2
Sacks 2

Born: October 1, 1994 – Alpharetta, Georgia
2022Years as a Lion: 2nd  Years in CFL: 4th  Status: American
Career Games: 47   Playoffs: 4    Grey Cup: 1

 

Acquired:
Marcus was signed as a free agent by the Lions in January of 2021

Highlights:
2022: Marcus enjoyed a productive first season in orange, recording 52 defensive tackles, a pair of interceptions and a forced fumble in 13 contests. Suited up at both halfback and SAM linebacker.

2020: Was released from his contract with the Bombers to pursue NFL opportunities and signed with the Minnesota Vikings in January. Spent most of 2020 on the practice roster.

2018- 2019: Following his release from the Rams, Marcus signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and would suit up in 34 games over two seasons while registering 136 defensive tackles, six interceptions- two of those returned for touchdowns-, five forced fumbles and two sacks. He was named a CFL West Division All-Star in 2019 and capped off that year by recording a team-high six defensive tackles in the Bombers’ victory over Hamilton in the 107th Grey Cup.

2017: Signed with the Buffalo Bills as a non-drafted free agent before his release in September.  Spent the final part of that year on the Los Angeles Rams practice squad.

College:
2013-2016: Started in 46 games for the University of West Georgia and set a school record for most career blocked kicks with 13. Also recorded 123 total tackles, 12 interceptions and 24 pass breakups.

 

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2018
WPG 16 72 5 1 3 0 2
2019
WPG 18 64 2 1 3 2 3
2021
BC 13 52 2 2 2 0 1
Total
47 188 9 4 8 2 6

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
Total
0 0 0 0 0 0