Odell
Willis
Defensive End
Odell
Willis
Defensive End
Height 6'2
Weight 255 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1984-12-28 (36)
Born Meridian, AL
School West Georgia
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 23
Special Teams Tackles 2
Interceptions 0
Sacks 4

CFL: 12

Argos: 1

Acquired: Signed as a free agent February 12, 2021.

2020: No season.

2019: Played 18 games with B.C. Lions. Finished with 23 tackles and a team-leading four sacks. Forced two fumbles and recovered one. Recorded his 100th career sack September 21st in Ottawa when he brought down Will Arndt, becoming the 12th player in CFL history to reach that milestone.

2018: Traded to Ottawa Redblacks in exchange for Jake Ceresna February 5…Traded to B.C. Lions for a fourth-round pick and the rights to a negotiation list player February 5. Played 18 games for B.C. Finished with 22 tackles and a team-leading 11 sacks, tied for third in the CFL. Playoffs: Had no stats in East Semi-Final loss at Hamilton.

2017: Played 16 games for Edmonton. Totalled 22 tackles with eight sacks and one forced fumble. Playoffs: Had one tackle and one sack in West Semi-Final win at Winnipeg. Had one defensive and one special team tackle in West Final loss at Calgary.

2016: Played 18 games. Finished with 23 tackles and seven sacks. Added one interception and one forced fumble. Playoffs: Had no stats in East Semi-Final win at Hamilton. Had one tackle in East Final loss at Ottawa.

2015: Played 18 games. Had 29 tackles and a team-high nine sacks. Added one forced fumble. Had a five tackle, three sack game at Montreal August 13. Playoffs: Had two tackles in West Final win over Calgary. 103rd Grey Cup: Had two tackles and one sack in 26-20 win over Ottawa.

2014: Played 18 games. Had 31 tackles and a team-leading 13 sacks, tied for second in the CFL. Had two games with three sacks; July 4 against Hamilton and September 20 at Hamilton. Named CFL and Divisional All-Star. Named Edmonton’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player. Playoffs: Had one sack and one forced fumble in West Semi-Final win over Saskatchewan. Had two tackles and one sack in West Final loss to Calgary

2013: Signed with Edmonton February 15. Played 16 games. Recorded 21 tackles with nine sacks. Forced two and recovered one fumble.

2012: Traded to Saskatchewan by Winnipeg March 22 along with a conditional fifth-round draft pick in exchange for a second round, a fourth round, and a conditional draft pick. Played 17 games. Finished with 21 tackles, six sacks, two forced and one recovered fumble. Playoffs: Posted no stats in West Semi-Final loss to Calgary.

2011: Played 18 games with Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Tied for CFL lead with 13 sacks. Added 23 tackles, and four forced fumbles. Named CFL and Divisional All-Star. Playoffs: Had two tackles in East Final win over Hamilton. 99th Grey Cup: had one tackle in 34-23 loss to B.C.

2010: Played 18 games. Finished with 23 tackles, 11 sacks, and four forced fumbles, tied for the league lead.Had three sack game at B.C October 2.

2009: Signed with Calgary January 29. Played nine games. Recorded 33 tackles with six sacks and one forced fumble…Traded to Winnipeg along with Jabari Arthur and Titus Ryan in exchange for Romby Bryant, Arjei Franklin and future considerations September 21. Played seven games. Amassed 15 tackles, four sacks and one forced fumble with three fumble recoveries.Recorded his first CFL sack in his first CFL game, July 10 at Winnipeg against Stefan Lefors.

2008: Played arena football for Huntington Heroes (AIFA), and Peoria Pirates, then traded to Green Bay Blizzard (af2).

2007: Played arena football for Spokane Shock (af2).

College: Attended the University of West Georgia (2011-12). Named All-GSC twice. In his senior season he had 53 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 7 sacks, three forced fumbles and two blocked kicks in ten games. He had 10 sacks with 14 tackles for loss as a junior.

Personal: Attended Choctaw County High School in Butler Alabama. Grew up on a farm in rural Yantley, Alabama.

 

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2009
CGY 9 10 0 6 0 0 0
2009
WPG 7 15 0 4 0 0 2
2010
WPG 18 23 0 11 0 0 4
2011
WPG 18 23 0 13 0 0 4
2012
SSK 17 21 0 6 0 0 2
2013
EDM 16 21 0 9 0 0 2
2014
EDM 18 31 0 13 2 2 5
2015
EDM 18 29 0 9 0 0 1
2016
EDM 18 23 0 7 1 0 1
2017
EDM 16 22 0 8 0 0 1
2018
BC 18 22 0 11 0 0 0
2019
BC 18 23 2 4 0 0 2
Total
191 263 2 101 3 2 24

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 WPG 1 0 1 0 0 0
06-21
2 EDM 2 0 0 0 0 1
06-29
3 CGY 2 1 0 0 0 0
07-06
4 TOR 2 0 1 0 0 1
07-11
5 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-20
6 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-27
7 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-10
9 HAM 1 1 0 0 0 0
08-15
10 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
11 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-06
13 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-13
14 OTT 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-21
15 OTT 2 0 1 0 0 0
09-28
16 MTL 1 0 1 0 0 0
10-05
17 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-12
18 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0
10-18
19 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-02
21 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
23 2 4 0 0 2