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Abdul
Kanneh
#29 Defensive Back
Abdul
Kanneh
#29 Defensive Back
Height 5'10
Weight 175 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-09-03 (28)
Born London, England,
School New Mexico Highlands
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 20
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 1
Sacks 0

ACQUIRED:
Aquired in trade from Hamilton on June 10, 2018.

CAREER:
2017: Signed as a free agent by the Tiger-Cats February 14…Suffered an injury in training camp and missed the first four regular season games…Started seven regular season games, twice at defensive back and five times at linebacker for the Tiger-Cats…Missed seven games from August 4-September 22 due to injury…Registered 17 defensive tackles, two quarterback sacks, one quarterback pressure, one forced fumble and one pass knockdown.

2016: Started 16 regular season games at defensive back for the Ottawa Redblacks…Missed one game due to injury…Recorded 52 defensive tackles, one quarterback sack, three interceptions and one forced fumble…Recorded two interceptions October 29 at Winnipeg…Finished the season tied for first on the team in interceptions…Named a CFL East Division All-Star. PLAYOFFS: Started the Eastern Final November 20 vs. Edmonton…Collected six defensive tackles and one pass knock down. GREY CUP: Won the 104th Grey Cup November 27 at BMO Field in Toronto…Posted three defensive tackles, one tackle for loss and one quarterback sack.

2015: Started 17 games for the Redblacks in his second CFL season, registering 57 defensive tackles, two special teams tackles, two quarterback sacks, six interceptions, seven pass knock downs, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries…Recorded a career single-game high seven defensive tackles September 26 vs. Toronto…Finished the season tied for first in CFL interceptions, fumble recoveries and forced fumbles…Named a CFL All-Star and Divisional All-Star for the first time in his career. PLAYOFFS: Started the Eastern Final November 22 vs. Hamilton…Recorded one defensive tackle. GREY CUP: Started the 103rd Grey Cup November 29 at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg…Collected five defensive tackles.

2014: Assigned to the Arena Football League’s Orlando Predators January 17…Signed as a free agent by the Redblacks April 29…Started 10 games at defensive back for the Redblacks, registering 29 defensive tackles, three pass knock downs and three interceptions for 32 yards…Made CFL debut August 29 at Montreal, recording four defensive tackles…Recorded first CFL interception September 26 vs. Montreal.

2013: Signed as an undrafted free agent by the National Football League’s Cleveland Browns May 13…Attended training camp with Cleveland.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
First CFL Game – Aug. 29/14 at MTL
First CFL Def. Tackle – Aug. 29/14 at MTL
First CFL INT – Sept. 26/14 vs. MTL (Jonathan Crompton)
Most Def. Tackles/Game – 7 (three times)
Most ST. Tackles/Game – 1 (twice)
Most Def. Tackles/Season – 57 (2015)
Most INTs/Game – 2 (Oct. 29/16 at WPG)
Most INTs/Season – 6 (2015)

COLLEGE / PERSONAL:
College: Played two seasons (2011-12) at New Mexico Highlands University…Recorded 107 career defensive tackles, nine interceptions, four interception return touchdowns and five blocked kicks for the Cowboys…Added 21 kickoff returns for 425 yards with two touchdowns and 13 punt returns for 215 yards…As a senior, earned all-American honours and was invited to play in the NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl Game.

Personal: Born September 3, 1990 in London, England…Attended Potomac HS in Dumfries, Virginia.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2014
OTT 10 29 0 0 3 0 0
2015
OTT 17 57 2 2 6 0 4
2016
OTT 16 52 0 1 3 0 1
2017
HAM 7 17 0 2 0 0 1
2018
TOR 6 20 0 0 1 0 0
Total
56 175 2 5 13 0 6

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-23
2 CGY 6 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
4 EDM 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 EDM 4 0 0 0 0 0
07-21
6 WPG 5 0 0 0 0 0
07-27
7 WPG 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-02
8 OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0
Total
20 0 0 1 0 0