Justin
Tuggle
#24 Defensive Lineman
Justin
Tuggle
#24 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'3
Weight 247 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-01-04 (28)
Born Alpharetta, GA
School Kansas State
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 63
Special Teams Tackles 4
Interceptions 0
Sacks 3

Argos: 1

CFL: 1

Acquired: Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Argonauts on May 22, 2017.

 

Career:

2017: Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Argonauts on May 22…Played in all 18 regular season games, starting seven, in his first season in Toronto…Recorded 31 defensive tackles, 12 special teams tackles, three tackles for a loss, three sacks, nine quarterback pressures, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one interception, and two pass knockdowns…Made his CFL debut Week 1 vs. HAM (June 25)… Scored first career CFL touchdown on a 22-yard fumble return Week 9 vs. MTL…Made his first career start Week 13 vs. EDM (Sept. 16)…Recorded a career-high 7 tackles Week 14 vs. MTL. Playoffs: Played in the East Final vs. SSK, recording two special teams tackles. 105th Grey Cup: Played in the 105th Grey Cup vs. CGY, recording one defensive tackle and one special teams tackle.

 

2016: Signed by the Cleveland Browns on March 11…released by the team on September 3.

 

2015: Played in 11 games, starting in two, in his third seasons with the Texans, had 18 tackles (21 solo, 18 assisted).

 

2014: Played 16 games, starting in eight games, in his second season with the Texans…had 39 tackles (21 solo, 8 assisted) and one interception.

 

2013: Signed as an undrafted free agent by Houston Texans on April 27…played 15 games, starting in one, in his first season with the Texans…had 14 tackles (12 solo, 2 assisted) and one forced fumble as a rookie.

 

Notable:

First CFL Game: June 25/17 vs. HAM

First CFL Def. Tackle: June 25/17 vs. HAM (CJ Gable)

First CFL Sack: Sept. 30/17 at HAM (Jeremiah Masoli)

First CFL FF: Sept. 30/17 at HAM (Jeremiah Masoli)

Most Def. Tackles/Game: 7 (Sept. 23/17 vs. MTL)

 

College:

Played two seasons (2011-12) at Kansas State after transferring from Blinn College (2010) and Boston College (2009)…registered 19 tackles (13 solo, 6 assisted), 4.5 tackles for a loss, three sacks, one forced fumble and a pass breakup with the Wildcats as a senior…converted from quarterback to linebacker ahead of his junior season at KSU.

 

Personal:

Justin DuJian Tuggle was born January 4, 1990… Justin and his younger sister Jessica are the children of DuJuan and Jessie Tuggle, who played 14 seasons in the National Football League… Jessie was selected to five Pro Bowls and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007… Majoring in political science.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2017
TOR 18 31 13 3 1 1 1
2018
TOR 17 63 4 3 0 0 2
Total
35 94 17 6 1 1 3

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 1
06-23
2 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
4 EDM 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 EDM 4 1 0 0 0 0
07-21
6 WPG 4 2 0 0 0 1
07-27
7 WPG 8 0 0 0 0 0
08-02
8 OTT 5 0 0 0 0 0
08-18
10 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-03
12 HAM 6 0 0 0 0 0
09-08
13 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
15 SSK 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 CGY 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-06
17 BC 5 0 2 0 0 0
10-12
18 HAM 2 1 0 0 0 0
10-20
19 MTL 8 0 1 0 0 0
10-28
20 MTL 7 0 0 0 0 0
11-02
21 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
63 4 3 0 0 2