Nick
Shortill
Linebacker
Nick
Shortill
Linebacker
Height 6'2
Weight 227 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-11-16 (27)
Born Nobleton, ON
School McMaster
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 25
Special Teams Tackles 11
Interceptions 0
Sacks 1

ACQUIRED:
From the Montreal Alouettes February 12, 2017 in exchange for LB Frederic Plesius.

CAREER:
2019: Dressed in 16 regular season games, starting twice…Registered 25 defensive tackles, 11 special teams tackles, one sack and one tackle for loss…Recorded nine defensive tackles July 26 vs Winnipeg…Recorded nine defensive tackles August 1 at Saskatchewan.

2018: Played seven regular season games…Recorded four special teams tackles…Added to the six-game injured list August 9.

2017: Acquired from the Montreal Alouettes February 12, in exchange for linebacker Frederic Plesius…Played in one preseason game…Played in 10 regular season games at linebacker for the Tiger-Cats…Missed eight games due to injury…Registered seven defensive tackles, 14 special teams tackles and one quarterback pressure…Registered two defensive tackles and one special teams tackle July 8 at Saskatchewan…Collected two defensive tackles and three special teams tackles before suffering an injury July 20 versus Edmonton…Missed seven games due to injury…Returned to action September 22 versus BC.

2016: Played 18 games, starting once, for the Montreal Alouettes…Registered five defensive tackles and 17 special teams tackles.

2015: Selected by the Alouettes in the second round, 13th overall, in the 2015 CFL Draft…Played 17 games, starting two times, for Montreal…Recorded 17 defensive tackles, 12 special teams tackles and two tackles for loss…Collected a career single-game high 11 defensive tackles November 1 at Edmonton.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
First CFL Game – June 25/15 vs. OTT
First CFL Def. Tackle – Sept. 20/15 vs. WPG
First CFL ST. Tackle – Jun 25/15 vs. OTT
First CFL Quarterback Sack – Jun 22/19 at TOR
Most Def. Tackles/Game – 11 (Nov. 1/15 at EDM)
Most ST. Tackles/Game – 3 (July 20/17 vs. EDM)
Most Def. Tackles/Season – 17 (2015)
Most ST. Tackles/Season – 17 (2016)

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:
College:Played four seasons at McMaster University (2011-14)…Appeared in 26 career games for the Marauders…Registered 121 total tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss, eight sacks, four interceptions, two interception-return touchdowns, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three pass knock downs…Helped lead the team to three Vanier Cup appearances (2011, 2012,2014)…Won Vanier Cup in 2011…Named an OUA All-Star twice (2012, 2014)…Named a CIS All-Canadian and OUA Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2014.

Personal: Born November 16, 1992 in Nobleton, Ontario…Nicknamed “Bully” for his leadership role on the McMaster Marauders defence.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2015
MTL 17 17 12 0 0 0 0
2016
MTL 18 5 17 0 0 0 0
2017
HAM 10 7 14 0 0 0 0
2018
HAM 7 0 4 0 0 0 0
2019
HAM 16 25 11 1 0 0 0
Total
68 54 58 1 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-13
1 SSK 0 1 0 0 0 0
06-22
2 TOR 2 1 1 0 0 0
06-28
3 MTL 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-04
4 MTL 0 2 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 CGY 0 1 0 0 0 0
07-26
7 WPG 9 0 0 0 0 0
08-01
8 SSK 8 0 0 0 0 0
08-10
9 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-17
10 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
11 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-20
15 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-27
16 WPG 4 0 0 0 0 0
10-04
17 EDM 0 2 0 0 0 0
10-19
19 OTT 1 1 0 0 0 0
10-26
20 MTL 1 2 0 0 0 0
Total
25 11 1 0 0 0