Nakas
Onyeka
#41 Linebacker
Nakas
Onyeka
#41 Linebacker
Height 6'0
Weight 210 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1994-09-30 (24)
Born Brampton, ON
School Laurier
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 1
Special Teams Tackles 3
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

Argos: 1

CFL: 1

Acquired: Selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the fifth round (37th overall)…signed with the Argonauts on May 22, 2016.

 

Career:

 2017: Selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the fifth round (31st overall) of the 2017 CFL Draft…Signed by the Argos on May 22…Played 17 games in his rookie season, finishing second on the team with 14 special teams tackles…Made his CFL debut Week 1 vs. HAM (June 25). Playoffs: Played in the East Final vs. SSK but did not record any stats. 105th Grey Cup: Played in the 105th Grey Cup vs. CGY but did not record any stats.

 

Notable:

First CFL Game: June 25/17 vs. HAM

First CFL ST Tackle: Jul. 29/17 at SSK

 

College:

Played 28 games in four seasons (2013-16) at Wilfrid Laurier…had 185 tackles (125 solo, 60 solo), 7.5 sacks, 23.5 tackles for a loss, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two pass breakups with the Golden Hawks…led the OUA and ranked second in USports with 51 solo stops while notching 17 assisted tackles, 15 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and two pass breakup en route to being named a first-team OUA All-Star and USports All-Canadian…played an integral part in the Golden Hawks 2016 Yates Cup run.

 

Personal:

Communication and management student… Says winning the 109th Yates Cup versus Western after being down by 21 points with 8 minutes left in the fourth quarter is his most fond U Sports memory…. Says former teammates Chris Ackie (DB – Montreal Alouettes) and Ese Mrabure-Ajufo (DL – Saskatchewan Roughriders) has inspired him to become a professional football player… Tries to model his game around Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence and Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David… Would be delving into sports marketing if he wasn’t playing football… Lists Western as his favourite school to play against.

 

 

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2017
TOR 17 0 14 0 0 0 0
2018
TOR 2 1 3 0 0 0 0
Total
19 1 17 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 SSK 0 3 0 0 0 0
06-23
2 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
1 3 0 0 0 0