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Jermaine
Gabriel
#5 Defensive Back
Jermaine
Gabriel
#5 Defensive Back
Height 5'10
Weight 185 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-03-14 (27)
Born Scarborough, ON
School Calgary Colts
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 17
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 1
Sacks 0

CFL: 5

Argos: 5

Acquired: Selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the second round (17th overall) of the 2013 CFL Draft…Signed to a three-year contract extension on February 5, 2016.

 

Games played through 2016:

Regular Season: 60 (11 with Toronto in 2016, 13 with Toronto in 2015, 18 with Toronto in 2014, 18 with Toronto in 2013)

Playoffs: 2 (1 with Toronto in 2015, 1 with Toronto in 2013)

 

Career:

2016: Played in 11 games, starting three, in his fourth season in Toronto…Missed seven games due to injury…Recorded 17 defensive tackles, seven special teams tackles, and one quarterback sack.

 

2015: Started in 13 regular season games in his third season with the Argonauts…missed five games due to injury. Recorded a career-high 51 defensive tackles and two forced fumbles. Playoffs: Started in the Eastern Semi-Final at Hamilton.

 

2014: Dressed in all 18 games, staring in 17, for the Argonauts. Registered a career-high 46 defensive tackles, 22 special teams tackles, two quarterback sacks and two fumble recoveries. Week 5 at SSK, Started at S. Finished with two defensive tackles, one special teams tackle and one sack. Week 6 at MTL, started at S. Finished with two defensive tackles, two special teams tackles, and one sack. Week 9 at EDM, Started at S. Recorded a career-high nine defensive tackles. Week 12 at CGY, registered six defensive tackles, one interception & one pass-breakup.

 

2013: Dressed in 18 regular season games, starting in one, for the Toronto Argonauts. Recorded 21 tackles, 22 special teams tackles and two sacks. Playoffs: Dressed in Eastern Final loss vs Hamilton. Recorded two tackles and one interception.

 

2012: Played with the Calgary Colts of the CJFL. Named MVP of the Prairie Football Conference of the CJFL. Named All-Canadian in the CJFL. Recorded 28 tackles, four interceptions, two pass knockdowns and one forced fumble.

 

Notable:

First CFL Game: June 28, 2013, vs. HAM

First CFL Sack: Sept. 8, 2013, at MTL (Tanner Marsh)

First CFL INT: Sept. 13, 2014, at CGY (Bo Levi Mitchell)

Most Def. Tackles/Game: (Aug. 23/14, vs. EDM)

Most Def. Tackles/Season: 51 (2015)

 

College:

Played two seasons (2009-10) at Bishop’s University…Registered 71 total tackles, three interceptions and one forced fumble with the Gaiters.

 

Personal:

Gabriel attended Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute where he was MVP of the basketball team, was an Ontario finalist as a sprint hurdler in track and field, and was named Cedarbrae athlete of the year all four years. While at Bishop’s, Gabriel majored in sociology. He spent time guest coaching at Lester B. Pearson High School in Scarborough, Ontario.  Following his collegiate career, Gabriel joined the Calgary Colts of the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL), and was named the MVP of the Prairie Football Conference (PFC) in 2012.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2013
TOR 18 21 22 2 0 0 0
2014
TOR 18 44 7 2 1 0 1
2015
TOR 13 51 0 0 0 0 2
2016
TOR 11 17 7 1 0 0 0
2017
TOR 5 17 0 0 1 0 0
Total
65 150 36 5 2 0 3

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-25
1 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
2 BC 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-08
3 OTT 2 0 0 1 0 0
07-13
4 WPG 6 0 0 0 0 0
07-24
5 OTT 2 0 0 0 0 0
Total
17 0 0 1 0 0