Menu
Ryan
Lankford
#17 Wide Receiver
Ryan
Lankford
#17 Wide Receiver
Height 6'0
Weight 167 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1991-12-09 (28)
Born Jacksonville, FL
School Illinois
Status AMER
Receptions 4
Yards 55
Touchdowns 0
Average 13.8

Born: December 9, 1991 – Jacksonville, Florida
Entering 2019Years as a Lion: 1st   Years in CFL: 5th   Status: American
Career Games: 44   Playoffs: 0    Grey Cup: 0

 

Acquired:
Ryan was signed as a free agent by the Lions in July 2019.

 

Highlights:
2019: The Lions signed Ryan in July and he had an immediate impact on the club’s special teams play notching a pair of TD returns versus Saskatchewan in Week 6, just his second game with the team. The first of two majors came off a missed field goal which he promptly returned 118 yards for a major. The second score came on a third quarter kickoff which he brought back 89 yards. The special teams outburst earned him CFL Player of the Week honours. Ryan finished the season third overall in kickoff return yards with 1,032 and seventh among punt returners with 547 yards despite only playing 16 games (13 with BC). Prior to joining the Lions Ryan appeared in three games for the Ottawa RedBlacks as the team’s primary returner tallying 14 punt returns for 166 yards and 15 kickoff returns for 296 yards.

 

Image result for ryan lankford

20172018 (Wpg): Ryan saw action in 19 regular season games over two seasons as the Bombers’ return specialist. The speedy dual-threat tallied 1,492 yards on 62 kickoff returns with a 105-yard TD in 2017. He also saw action as a wide receiver notching  and 44 receptions for 351 yards and four majors.

 

20152016 (Ssk): Ryan appeared in the last regular season game of the 2015 campaign with the ‘Riders notching four punt returns for 26 yards and a pair of kickoff returns for 57 yards. He returned to the Riders in 2016 and played in eight more games racking-up 165 yards on 32 receptions.

 

2014: Ryan was an undrafted free agent signing of the Miami Dolphins in 2014, but ultimately attended training camp with the Indianapolis Colts. He was waived by the Colts as part of the club’s final roster cut-down.

 

Image result for ryan lankford miamiCollege:
2010
2013: Ryan appeared in 43 games over four years at Illinois finishing with 70 receptions for 1,014 yards while also averaging 39.4 yards on 19 punts. He led the team in receiving yards (469) and touchdowns (five) as a junior 2012.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2015
SSK 1 0 0 0 - 0 0.0 0
2016
SSK 8 19 32 165 60 0 8.7 25
2017
WPG 15 20 35 260 91 3 13.0 79
2018
WPG 4 5 9 91 55 1 18.2 65
2019
OTT 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
2019
BC 13 4 6 55 21 0 13.8 43
Total
44 48 82 571 227 4 11.9 79

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2015
SSK 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
2016
SSK 8 0 0 0 0.0 0
2017
WPG 15 6 70 0 11.7 24
2018
WPG 4 1 2 0 2.0 2
2019
OTT 3 0 0 0 0.0 0
2019
BC 13 2 11 0 5.5 11
Total
44 9 83 0 9.2 24

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2015
SSK 1 4 26 6.50 9 0
2016
SSK 8 3 17 5.70 11 0
2017
WPG 15 17 132 7.80 23 0
2018
WPG 4 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
OTT 3 14 166 11.90 42 0
2019
BC 13 46 381 8.30 47 0
Total
44 84 722 8.6 47 0

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2015
SSK 1 2 57 28.50 35 0
2016
SSK 8 0 0 0.00 0 0
2017
WPG 15 50 1223 24.50 105 1
2018
WPG 4 12 269 22.40 60 0
2019
OTT 3 15 296 19.70 36 0
2019
BC 13 35 736 21.00 89 1
Total
44 114 2581 22.6 105 2

Missed FG Returns

YEAR TEAM GP NO YDS AVG LG TD
2015
SSK 1 0 0 0.00 0 0
2016
SSK 8 0 0 0.00 0 0
2017
WPG 15 3 102 34.00 56 0
2018
WPG 4 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
OTT 3 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
BC 13 3 172 57.30 118 1
Total
44 6 274 45.7 118 1

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-15
1 CGY 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-20
2 SSK 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-05
4 WPG 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-20
6 SSK 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-27
7 SSK 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-10
9 HAM 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-15
10 WPG 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-24
11 HAM 1 1 2 0 2.0 2
09-06
13 MTL 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-13
14 OTT 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-21
15 OTT 0 1 0 0 0.0 0
09-28
16 MTL 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-05
17 TOR 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-12
18 EDM 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-18
19 SSK 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-02
21 CGY 3 4 53 0 17.7 43
Total
4 6 55 0 9.8 45

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-15
1 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-20
2 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-05
4 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-20
6 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-27
7 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-10
9 HAM 1 0 0 0.0 0
08-15
10 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-24
11 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-06
13 MTL 1 11 0 11.0 11
09-13
14 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-21
15 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-28
16 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-05
17 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-12
18 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-18
19 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-02
21 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
2 11 0 5.5 11

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-15
1 CGY 5 36 7.20 12 0
06-20
2 SSK 4 100 25.00 42 0
07-05
4 WPG 5 30 6.00 16 0
07-20
6 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-27
7 SSK 2 1 0.50 1 0
08-10
9 HAM 3 17 5.70 11 0
08-15
10 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-24
11 HAM 4 60 15.00 47 0
09-06
13 MTL 2 18 9.00 16 0
09-13
14 OTT 8 80 10.00 40 0
09-21
15 OTT 5 42 8.40 16 0
09-28
16 MTL 5 31 6.20 10 0
10-05
17 TOR 7 50 7.10 16 0
10-12
18 EDM 6 38 6.30 19 0
10-18
19 SSK 3 37 12.30 20 0
11-02
21 CGY 1 7 7.00 7 0
Total
60 547 0.0 47 125.7

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-15
1 CGY 5 101 20.20 27 0
06-20
2 SSK 5 95 19.00 36 0
07-05
4 WPG 5 100 20.00 28 0
07-20
6 SSK 5 81 16.20 25 0
07-27
7 SSK 6 158 26.30 89 1
08-10
9 HAM 6 117 19.50 29 0
08-15
10 WPG 4 75 18.80 27 0
08-24
11 HAM 1 17 17.00 17 0
09-06
13 MTL 4 88 22.00 27 0
09-13
14 OTT 1 22 22.00 22 0
09-21
15 OTT 2 50 25.00 28 0
09-28
16 MTL 4 93 23.30 27 0
10-05
17 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-12
18 EDM 2 35 17.50 19 0
10-18
19 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-02
21 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
50 1032 0.0 89 266.8

Missed FG Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-15
1 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-20
2 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-05
4 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-20
6 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-27
7 SSK 1 118 118.00 118 1
08-10
9 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-15
10 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-24
11 HAM 1 23 23.00 23 0
09-06
13 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-13
14 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-21
15 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-28
16 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-05
17 TOR 1 31 31.00 31 0
10-12
18 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-18
19 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-02
21 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
3 172 0.0 118 172