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JC Sherritt
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    Truckee, CA
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    Eastern Washington
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2015 Quick Stats

Career Stats


  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
SHERRITT, J 2011 EDM 72 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SHERRITT, J 2012 EDM 130 3 3 5 0 27 0 1 0 0 0
SHERRITT, J 2013 EDM 46 4 1 1 35 35 0 1 1 1 0
SHERRITT, J 2014 EDM 32 8 3 1 3 3 0 1 1 1 0
SHERRITT, J 2015 EDM 57 9 2 2 22 22 0 1 0 0 0
Career Total 337 37 12 9 60 35 0 4 2 1 0

Player Biography

Acquired:  Originally signed as a free agent on April 20, 2011. Re-signed on Dec. 19, 2012.

2015: In 14 games (14 starts), Sherritt recorded 57 defensive tackles, one quarterback sack and nine special teams tackles. He also had two interceptions, one quarterback sack, forced one fumble and recovered one. 

2014: In 12 games, Sherritt recorded 32 defensive tackles, three quarterback sacks, eight special teams tackles, one forced fumble, one interception, one fumble recovery and one pass knockdown. In Week 19 against BC, he recorded a season-high seven defensive tackles and three sacks. The three sacks marked the first multi-sack game of his career and earned him CFL Defensive Player of the Week honours. In the West Semi-Final against Saskatchewan, Sherritt recorded two defensive tackles and one sack. In the West Final against Calgary, he recorded one defensive tackle and one special teams tackle.

In 10 games (10 starts), Sherritt recorded 46 defensive tackles, four special teams tackles, one quarterback sack, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. He was placed on the injured list for Weeks 8-11 after sustaining a broken left thumb against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He returned to the injured list in Week 16 after re-fracturing the thumb.

2012: In 17 games (17 starts), Sherritt recorded a CFL record 130 defensive tackles.  He also recorded three special teams tackles, three quarterback sacks, two knockdowns and five interceptions. He sat out East Semi-Final with an ankle injury.  Sherritt was named Defensive Player of the Week four times and Player of the Month for July, August and September. On October 28, he set an Eskimo record for most defensive tackles in a season, passing Willie Pless who registered 117 tackles in 1998. On November 2, he broke the CFL record of 129 defensive tackles in a season record set by Toronto's Calvin Tiggle in 1994. Sherritt was Eskimos nominee for both the CFL's Most Outstanding Player and Most Outstanding Defensive Player. He took home the CFL’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player award. For his efforts, he was also named a West Division All-Star and CFL All-Star.

2011: In 16 games (15 starts), he recorded 72 defensive tackles, 13 special teams tackles, three quarterback sacks, three knockdowns and three forced fumbles. He had 11 defensive tackles in his first CFL game. Sherritt injured his ankle on October 21 in Toronto and was subsequently placed on the injured list. He returned to the lineup, starting the West Final where he recorded five defensive tackles and one special teams tackle. Sherritt was named the Eskimos and West Division nominee for Rookie of the Year.

College: Sherritt played 49 games over four seasons at Eastern Washington. As a senior, he finished the regular season ranked 10th in the FCS with 11.36 tackles per game. He had at least 10 tackles in nine consecutive games, totaled 10 tackles for a loss, including 2.5 sacks, intercepted three passes, broke up four passes, forced two fumbles, recovered one and had two quarterback hurries. Sherritt became the first player in school history with more than 400 career tackles and helped lead his team to the FCS Championship. He was named the Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Year and won the Buchanan Award as the FSC's Top Defensive Player of the Year. Sherritt led the FCS with 170 tackles in 2009.  He ranked third in 2010 with 176 (11.5 per game).

Personal: in addition to football, Sherritt also completed in wrestling and track in high school. 


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