Bear
Woods
#48 Linebacker
Bear
Woods
#48 Linebacker
Height 6'0
Weight 245 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1987-01-22 (32)
Born Macclenny, FL
School Troy
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 29
Special Teams Tackles 2
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

Acquired: Signed as a free agent May 31, 2017.

 

2018: Played in just four games, started all four. Began the season on the injured list after off-season back surgery. Made his season debut August 24th in Montreal. Injured in the game against Saskatchewan September 22nd and missed the remainder of the season. Led the Argos with nine tackles in each of his first three games. Finished with 29 tackles and two special teams tackles.

2017: Played 17 games, started 17. Released by Montreal May 29, signed with Argos two days later. Led team with 91 tackles. Had two sacks, five QB pressures, and four tackles for a loss. Playoffs: Started the East Final and had two tackles in win over Saskatchewan. 105th Grey Cup: Started in win over Calgary. Had four tackles.

2016: Played 18 games, started all 18 for Montreal Alouettes. Had a career-high 126 tackles, along with five sacks and a pair of interceptions. Named East Division and CFL All-Star. Named East Division’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player.

2015: Played in two games, started both. Suffered a season-ending injury. Had 12 tackles.

2014: Played in 12 games. Still finished second in CFL with 89 tackles. Had seven sacks, one interception and forced two fumbles. Named East Division and CFL All-Star. Named East Division’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player. Playoffs: Started in both the East Semi-Final and East Final, had a combined 21 tackles and an interception.

2013: Played eight games. Recorded five defensive tackles and 13 special teams tackles, adding a forced fumble.

2012: Missed season after suffering an injury in training camp.

2011: Released by Atlanta Falcons September 2…Signed with Montreal September 28. Spent regular season on the practice roster. Playoffs: Started first CFL game in East Final vs Hamilton and recorded five tackles.

2010: Signed with Atlanta April 26. Spent the season on the practice squad.

College: Played in 34 games over four seasons at Troy University. Finished career with 185 tackles, 18 tackles for a loss, six sacks, one forced fumble and seven pass knockdowns. Had 82 tackles in his senior year.

Personal: Given name is Jonathan, but changed his legal name to Bear. Attended Baker County High School, at different times playing linebacker, safety, corner and quarterback. Threw for 800 yards and 11 TDs as a senior and was named Honourable Mention All-State. Plays the guitar.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2013
MTL 8 5 13 0 0 0 1
2014
MTL 12 89 2 7 1 0 2
2015
MTL 2 12 0 0 0 0 0
2016
MTL 18 126 0 5 2 0 3
2017
TOR 17 90 1 2 0 0 0
2018
TOR 4 29 2 0 0 0 0
Total
61 351 18 14 3 0 6

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
08-24
11 MTL 9 0 0 0 0 0
09-03
12 HAM 9 1 0 0 0 0
09-08
13 HAM 9 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
15 SSK 2 1 0 0 0 0
Total
29 2 0 0 0 0