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Drew
Willy
#2 Quarterback
Drew
Willy
#2 Quarterback
Height 6'4
Weight 214 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1986-11-17 (30)
Born Randolph, NJ
School Buffalo
INT / NAT INT
Completions 137
Attempts 191
Yards 1473
Touchdowns 5

CFL: 5

Argos: 1

Acquired: Acquired via trade with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in exchange for INT DB TJ Heath, a first-round selection in the 2017 CFL Draft, and a third-round selection in the 2018 CFL Draft on September 11, 2016.

 

Games played through 2016

Regular Season: 76 (5 with Toronto in 2016, 11 with Winnipeg in 2016, 7 with Winnipeg in 2015, 17 with Winnipeg in 2014, 18 with Saskatchewan in 2013, 18 with Saskatchewan in 2012)

 

 

Career:

2016: Started five games in his third season with the Blue Bombers…Completed 137-of-191 pass attempts for 1,473 passing yards, four touchdowns and five interceptions…Traded to the Toronto Argonauts on September 11 in exchange for international DB TJ Heath, a first-round selection in the 2017 CFL Draft and a third-round selection in the 2018 CFL Draft…played five games, starting three, with the Argonauts…completed 77-of-113 passes for 681 yards and three touchdowns while adding nine carries for 91 yards.

 

2015: Re-signed by the Blue Bombers on May 2…Started in seven games before suffering a season-ending knee injury on August 13…Completed 107-of-156 pass attempts (68.6%) for 1,434 yards and eight touchdowns…Added 161 rushing yards on 19 carries.

 

2014: Traded from Saskatchewan to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in exchange for national receiver Jade Etienne on February 6…Signed by the Blue Bombers on February 6…Started 17 games for the Bombers in his first season in Winnipeg…Threw for a career-high 3,769 passing yards and 14 touchdowns while completing 305-of-478 pass attempts (63.8%)…Added 224 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 36 rushing attempts.

 

2013: Played in all 18 games, starting in two, for the Riders in his second season in Saskatchewan…Completed 32-of-52 pass attempts (61.5%) for 473 passing yards and one touchdown…Added 22 rushing yards on 18 attempts as the team’s short-yardage quarterback…Playoffs: Dressed for both of the Riders playoff games but did not record any stats…101st Grey Cup: Dressed for the team’s Grey Cup win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

 

2012: Signed as a free agent by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on February 20…Played in all 18 games, starting in two, in his first season in Saskatchewan…Completed 69-of-95 pass attempts (72.6%) for 709 passing yards and five touchdowns during his rookie CFL season…Added 115 rushing yards and four touchdowns on 33 carries…Playoffs: Dressed for the Riders West Division Semi-Final game at Calgary but did not record any stats.

 

2011: Signed as a free agent by the NFL’s New York Jets on January 6…Released by the Jets on September 2…Added to the practice roster by the San Diego Chargers (NFL) on September 5…Released by the Chargers on December 17.

 

2010: Re-signed by the Colts on February 10…Released by Indy on June 18…Signed as a free agent by the UFL’s Las Vegas Locomotives…Played in four games for the Locomotives…Completed 57-of-96 pass attempts for 535 passing yards and two touchdowns en-route to a UFL Championship.

 

2009: Signed as a free agent by the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens on May 8…Released by the Ravens on June 19…Re-signed by Baltimore on August 14…Released by the Ravens on September 1…Signed as a free agent and added to the practice roster by the Indianapolis Colts on December 9…Released by the Colts on December 29.

 

Notable:

First CFL Game: June 29, 2012, at HAM

First CFL Start: September 16, 2012, at MTL

First CFL TD Pass: July 19, 2012, at CGY (2 yds to Neal Hughes)

First 300-Yd Game: June 26, 2014, vs. TOR (308)

Most Passing Yards/Game: 361 (July 31/14, at HAM)

Most Passing Yards/Season: 3,769 (2014)

Most Pass Cmp/Game: 32 (twice)

 

College:

Played in 44 games across four seasons (2005-08) at the University of Buffalo…Completed 849-of-1322 pass attempts for 8,748 passing yards and 52 touchdowns…Added seven rushing touchdowns…Set career-highs and UB single-season records in attempts (468), completions (304), and passing yards (3304) in his senior season, leading the Bulls to a MAC Championship…Ranks first in UB history in both completions (849) and completion percentage (64.2) while ranking second in school history in passing yards (8,748) and passing attempts (1,322)…

Seasons

Passing

YEAR TEAM GP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
2012
SSK 8 69 95 709 5 4 7.5
2013
SSK 5 32 52 473 4 1 9.1
2014
WPG 17 305 478 3769 14 16 7.9
2015
WPG 7 107 156 1434 8 3 9.2
2016
TOR 4 77 113 681 3 1 6.0
2016
WPG 5 137 191 1473 5 4 7.7
Total
46 727 1085 8539 39 29 7.9

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2012
SSK 18 33 115 4 3.5 18
2013
SSK 18 18 22 0 1.2 3
2014
WPG 17 36 224 2 6.2 18
2015
WPG 7 19 161 0 8.5 30
2016
TOR 5 9 91 0 10.1 34
2016
WPG 11 13 84 0 6.5 20
Total
76 128 697 6 5.4 34

Game Log

Passing

DATE WEEK OPP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
06-08
-2 MTL 3 6 52 0 0 8.7
06-13
-2 OTT 11 15 87 0 0 5.8
06-24
1 MTL 25 34 303 1 1 8.9
07-01
2 CGY 32 44 358 2 0 8.1
07-07
3 HAM 32 42 279 1 0 6.6
07-14
4 EDM 25 38 299 1 2 7.9
07-21
5 CGY 23 33 234 0 1 7.1
09-23
14 OTT 16 24 153 1 0 6.4
10-02
15 MTL 24 35 226 0 1 6.5
10-10
16 CGY 26 31 215 2 0 6.9
10-15
17 SSK 11 23 87 0 0 3.8
Total
228 325 2293 8 5 7.0

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-08
-2 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-13
-2 OTT 1 7 0 7.0 7
06-24
1 MTL 3 27 0 9.0 20
07-01
2 CGY 4 39 0 9.8 17
07-07
3 HAM 2 2 0 1.0 1
07-14
4 EDM 3 15 0 5.0 8
07-21
5 CGY 1 1 0 1.0 1
07-28
6 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-03
7 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-12
8 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-26
10 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-04
11 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-10
12 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-17
13 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-23
14 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-02
15 MTL 4 44 0 11.0 34
10-10
16 CGY 3 19 0 6.3 11
10-15
17 SSK 2 28 0 14.0 18
Total
23 182 0 7.1 117