Chris
Van Zeyl
#54 Tackle
Chris
Van Zeyl
#54 Tackle
Height 6'6
Weight 312 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1983-09-04 (35)
Born Fonthill, ON
School McMaster
INT / NAT NAT

CFL: 13

Argos: 13

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on September 5, 2008.

2018: Played in 17 games, started all 17 at right tackle. Missed the final game of the season due to injury. Named an East Division All-Star for the fifth time.

2017: Played 16 games, started 16. Signed extension on January 13. Named East Division All-Star for fourth time. Named CFL All-Star for the second time. Playoffs: Started in win over Saskatchewan. 105th Grey Cup: Started in win over Calgary.

2016: Played 18 games, started 18. Named an East Division All-Star.

2015: Played in 14 games, started 13. Playoffs: Started in East Semi-Final at Hamilton.

2014: Played 17 games, started 17. Named an East Division All-Star.

2013: Played 17 games, started 17. Recorded one tackle against B.C. in Week Two. Named an East Division All-Star. Named a CFL All-Star. Playoffs: Started against Hamilton in East Final.

2012: Played 17 games, started 17. Recorded one ST tackle, bringing down the returner in the end zone against Winnipeg in Week Four. Playoffs: Started in East Semi-Final vs. Edmonton and East Final in Montreal. 105th Grey Cup: Started in win over Calgary.

2011: Played in 15 games, started all 15.

2010: Played 14 games, started 14. Made his first career catch in Labour Day Classic in Hamilton, a 10-yard completion from Cleo Lemon. Playoffs: Started in East Semi-Final win at Hamilton. Started East Final in Montreal, recovered one fumble.

2009: Dressed in 11 games, started three. Made CFL Debut Week Eight vs Calgary. Made first start Week 16 vs. Hamilton.

2008: Spent early part of season on Montreal Alouettes practice roster, released Week Nine…Signed with Toronto September 5. Spent rest of season on practice roster.

2007: Selected by Montreal in the third round, 18th overall, of the CFL Draft. Attended training camp, but returned to McMaster. Rejoined the Als in October and finished the season on the practice roster.

College: Played four seasons as a defensive tackle at McMaster University. Named an All-Canadian in his fourth year. Had 15 tackles with four sacks. Named McMaster’s Defensive Lineman of the year and was a First Team OUA All-Star. Was a Second Team OUA All-Star in his third year. Had four sacks in four games as a freshman.

Personal: Attended Notre Dame College School in Welland.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2009
TOR 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010
TOR 14 2 0 0 0 0 0
2011
TOR 15 3 0 0 0 0 0
2012
TOR 17 2 1 0 0 0 0
2013
TOR 17 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014
TOR 17 2 0 0 0 0 0
2015
TOR 14 2 0 0 0 0 0
2016
TOR 18 3 1 0 0 0 0
2017
TOR 16 1 0 0 0 0 0
2018
TOR 17 3 0 0 0 0 0
Total
156 19 2 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
06-23
2 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
4 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-21
6 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-27
7 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-02
8 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-18
10 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
11 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-03
12 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-08
13 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
15 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-06
17 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-12
18 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-20
19 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-28
20 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
3 0 0 0 0 0