Lirim
Hajrullahu
Kicker
Lirim
Hajrullahu
Kicker
Height 5'11
Weight 205 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-04-24 (33)
Born St. Catharines, ON
School Western
Status NAT
Field Goal Attempts 55
Field Goals Made 47
Punts 106
Punting Average 43.1

CFL: 7

Argos: 3

Acquired: Signed as a free agent February 5, 2024

2023: Signed with Philadelphia Stars (USFL) May 17. Played 5 games. Punted 14 times for an average of 37.1 yards with a long of 51.

2022: Released by Carolina Panthers May 5…Signed with Dallas Cowboys July 11, released August 24.

2021: Released by Carolina Panthers March 23…Signed with Dallas August 19. Played 1 game. Did not attempt a field goal but went 5/5 in extra point attempts. Made NFL debut November 14 against Atlanta. Released November 23…Signed with Washington Commanders December 11, lost off practice roster to Carolina December 22…Played 3 games with Carolina. Made 4/5 field goal attempts with a long of 35 yards. Made all 3 extra point attempts.

2020: Signed with Los Angeles Rams April 14, released September 6…Signed with Carolina December 9.

2019: Played 18 games with Hamilton Tiger Cats. Converted 47/55 field goal attempts (85.5%) with a long of 56 yards. Converted 26/28 conversion attempts (92.9%). Averaged 43.1 yards per punt with a long of 62 yards. Named East All-Star. Playoffs: Converted 4/4 field goal attempts with a long of 48 yards, converted 3/3 conversion attempts, averaged 45.8 yards per punt with a long of 70 yards in Eastern Final win over Edmonton. 107th Grey Cup: Converted 2/2 field goal attempts with a long of 47 yards, averaged 39.7 yards per punt with a long of 46 yards in 33-12 loss to Winnipeg at Calgary.

2018: Signed with Hamilton February 13. Played 18 games. Converted 46/54 field goal attempts (85.2%) with a long of 53 yards. Converted 41/46 conversion attempts (89.1%). Averaged 45.0 yards per punt with a long of 69 yards. Playoffs: Converted 1/2 field goal attempts with a long of 41 yards, converted 6/6 conversion attempts, did not punt in Eastern Semi-Final win over BC. Converted 4/4 field goal attempts with a long of 44 yards, converted 1/1 conversion attempts, averaged 37.3 yards per punt with a long of 49 yards in Eastern Final loss at Ottawa.

2017: Played 18 games with Toronto Argonauts. Converted 47/58 field goal attempts (81.0%) with a long of 50 yards. Converted 36/36 convert attempts. Averaged 44.0 yards per punt with a long of 75 yards. Playoffs: Converted 1/2 field goal attempts with a long of 35 yards, converted 3/3 field goal attempts, averaged 41.6 yards per punt with a long of 51 yards in Eastern Final win over Saskatchewan. 105th Grey Cup: Converted 1/1 field goal attempts with a long of 32 yards, converted 0/1 conversion attempts, averaged 36.4 yards per punt with a long of 48. His 32-yard field goal with 53 seconds left accounted for the winning points in a 27-24 victory over Calgary in Ottawa.

2016: Signed with Toronto February 9. Played 18 games. Converted 37/42 field goal attempts (88.1%) with a long of 53 yards. Converted 32/24 convert attempts (94.1%). Averaged 43.9 yards per punt with a long of 71 yards. Named East All-Star. Named Toronto’s Most Outstanding Canadian and Most Outstanding Special Teams player.

2015: Played 17 games with Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Converted 22/32 field goal attempts (68.8%). Converted 15/21 conversion attempts (71.4%). Averaged 44.8 yards per punt with a long of 61 yards.

2014: Signed with Winnipeg as an undrafted free agent January 17. Played 18 games. Converted 40/46 field goal attempts (87.0%). Converted 31/32 conversion attempts (96.9%). Averaged 43.8 yards per punt with a long of 83 yards. Named Bombers Most Outstanding Canadian, Most Outstanding Special Teams Player, and Most Outstanding Rookie. Named West Division Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.

College: Attended Western University (2009-13). Set a U Sports record with 422 career points and an OUA record with 77 field goals. Tied the OUA record for field goals with 22 in his fifth season. He was named an OUA First Team All-Star punter in his fourth year, First Team Punter, and First Team kicker in his fifth year. Named Second Team All-Canadian kicker in his fifth year.

Personal: Attended Governor Simcoe Secondary School. Born in Gjilan, Yugoslavia (now Kosovo), the family emigrated to Canada when he was nine. Played on Canadian National Team, winning silver medals in 2009 and 2011. Also played soccer, basketball, and volleyball.

Seasons

Punting

YEAR TEAM GP NO NET YDS GROSS YDS AVG LG
2016
TOR 18 112 3714 4913 43.9 71
2017
TOR 18 101 3465 4446 44.0 75
2018
HAM 18 95 3326 4271 45.0 69
2019
HAM 18 106 3835 4566 43.1 62
Total
72 414 14340 18196 44.0 277

Kicking

YEAR TEAM GP FGM FGA % LG C1 M C1 A PTS
2016
TOR 18 37 42 88.1 53 32 34 143
2017
TOR 18 47 58 81.0 50 36 36 177
2018
HAM 18 46 54 85.2 53 41 46 179
2019
HAM 18 47 55 85.5 56 26 28 167
Total
72 177 209 84.7 56 135 144 666

Game Log

Punting

DATE WEEK OPP NO NET YDS GROSS YDS AVG LG
06-13
1 SSK 9 336 398 44.2 53
06-22
2 TOR 3 114 121 40.3 46
06-28
3 MTL 1 41 48 48.0 48
07-04
4 MTL 6 196 240 40.0 54
07-13
5 CGY 7 255 316 45.1 53
07-26
7 WPG 9 371 432 48.0 62
08-01
8 SSK 8 269 349 43.6 52
08-10
9 BC 7 244 261 37.3 55
08-17
10 OTT 9 309 385 42.8 52
08-24
11 BC 7 240 299 42.7 52
09-02
12 TOR 4 165 187 46.8 54
09-14
14 CGY 3 109 127 42.3 51
09-20
15 EDM 7 245 297 42.4 53
09-27
16 WPG 7 290 302 43.1 48
10-04
17 EDM 5 179 202 40.4 52
10-19
19 OTT 5 173 224 44.8 51
10-26
20 MTL 4 138 177 44.3 51
11-02
21 TOR 5 161 201 40.2 57
Total
106 3835 4566 43.1 944

Kicking

DATE WEEK OPP FGM FGA % LG C1 M C1 A PTS
06-13
1 SSK 3 3 100.0 48 2 2 0
06-22
2 TOR 3 3 100.0 56 1 1 0
06-28
3 MTL 1 2 50.0 34 2 2 0
07-04
4 MTL 5 5 100.0 37 0 0 0
07-13
5 CGY 0 1 0.0 0 2 2 0
07-26
7 WPG 3 3 100.0 42 0 0 0
08-01
8 SSK 4 4 100.0 48 1 1 0
08-10
9 BC 2 2 100.0 13 1 2 0
08-17
10 OTT 2 3 66.7 21 2 2 0
08-24
11 BC 2 3 66.7 52 1 1 0
09-02
12 TOR 3 3 100.0 50 3 3 0
09-14
14 CGY 3 5 60.0 45 0 0 0
09-20
15 EDM 3 4 75.0 48 1 1 0
09-27
16 WPG 2 2 100.0 49 3 4 0
10-04
17 EDM 4 4 100.0 33 0 0 0
10-19
19 OTT 4 5 80.0 38 2 2 0
10-26
20 MTL 1 1 100.0 34 3 3 0
11-02
21 TOR 2 2 100.0 40 2 2 0
Total
47 55 85.5 56 26 28 0