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Ken
Bishop
#97 Defensive Lineman
Ken
Bishop
#97 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'0
Weight 306 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-09-08 (27)
Born Fort Lauderdale, FL
School Northern Illinois
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 6
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

CFL: 2

Argos: 2

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on May 25, 2016.

 

Games played through 2017: 

Regular Season: 21 (5 with Toronto in 2017, 16 with Toronto in 2016).

 

Career:

2017: Played in five games on the defensive line, starting four, and recorded six defensive tackles.

 

2016: Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Argonauts on May 25…Played in 16 games, starting 15, in his rookie CFL season…Recorded 31 defensive tackles, three sacks, three tackles for a loss, one forced fumble and two pass knockdowns…Made a career-high six (5) tackles Week 4 at BC (July 13)…Recorded his first career sack in Week 2 at BC (July 7)…Made his first career start in Week 2 at BC (July 13).

 

2015: Played in two games for the Cowboys…released by the team on October 5.

 

2014: Selected in the seventh round, 251st overall, by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2014 NFL Draft…Released by the Cowboys on October 18 and added to the club’s practice roster on October 21…Signed to the active roster on January 10…saw action in three games with the Cowboys, recording four tackles.

 

Notable:

First CFL Game: June 30/16 at SSK

First CFL Start: Jul. 7/16 at BC

First CFL Tackle: June 30/16 at SSK

First CFL Sack: Jul. 7/16 at BC (Jonathan Jennings)

First CFL FF: Jul. 31/16 at OTT

Most Tackles/Game: 5 (Jul. 13/16 vs. OTT)

 

College:

Played two seasons (2012-13) at Northern Illinois University after transferring from Ellsworth Community College…Recorded 125 tackles, 16.5 tackles for a loss, 3.5 sacks and two interceptions in 27 games at NIU…was a consensus first-team All-MAC selection during his 2013 senior season…In two seasons at Ellsworth, Bishop recorded 131 tackles, five sacks, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup in 20 games.

 

Personal:

Ken was born September 8, 1990 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Ken, Sr. and Loylet Bishop. Majored in general studies at Northern Illinois. Attended Piper High School, where he earned second-team all-state honours in his senior season. Played in both the North-South All-Star Game and Dade-Broward All-Star Game in 2009.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2016
TOR 16 31 0 3 0 0 1
2017
TOR 5 6 0 0 0 0 0
Total
21 37 0 3 0 0 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-25
1 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
06-30
2 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
07-08
3 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-04
11 HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-07
16 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
6 0 0 0 0 0