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Markcus
Jean-Loescher
Defensive Back
Markcus
Jean-Loescher
Defensive Back
Height 6'2
Weight 225 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 2009-08-09 (14)
Born Toronto, ON
School St. Mary's
Status NAT

Born: August 9, 1999 — Toronto, Ontario
2024: Years as a Lion: 1st   Years in CFL: 1st  Status: National
Career Games: 0   Playoffs: 0    Grey Cup: 0

Acquired:

Markcus was drafted by the BC Lions in round four (34th overall) in the 2023 CFL Draft. After his release at the end of training camp, he returned to the squad as a free agent in November 2024.

Highlights:

Prior to the 2023 CFL Draft, Jean-Loescher was invited to participate in the 2022 East-West Bowl and the 2023 CFL Combine.

College:

2022:
In his most recent season at Saint Mary’s University, MJL recorded 21.5 total tackles, 18 coming unassisted. The defensive specialist added a broken-up pass, a forced fumble, one sack, and three tackles for a loss of 17 yards in the six games he suited up in.

2021: In the first season since the COVID-19 hiatus, the linebacker played in four games for the Saint Mary’s Huskies, registering one sack on the year to go along with his 14 solo tackles for 16 total.

2019:  In his first year of college football, MJL put up an impressive 25 solo tackles, and 11 assisted. Adding two tackles for a loss of 22 yards, the arts student earned 2020 U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian honours.

Personal:

Markcus is the son of former defensive lineman Nautyn McKay-Loesher who was selected in round two (12th overall) by the Lions in the 2004 CFL Draft and would go on to win a Grey Cup with the Leos in 2006. Markcus is of Oji-Cree descent, with his family hailing from Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation near Big Trout Lake in Northern Ontario.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF