Matthew O'Donnell | Roster | Edmonton Eskimos
 
 
Matthew O'Donnell Matthew O'Donnell
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Matthew O'Donnell
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  • HT:
    6.11
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  • WT:
    350
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  • Birthdate:
    1989-03-26
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  • Born:
    Comox, B.C.
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  • College:
    Queen's
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  • Team:
    3
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  • CFL:
    3
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  • Games Played:
    7
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  • Status:
    National
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Defence

  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Name
Yearsort
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
O\'DONNELL, M 2012 EDM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
O'DONNELL, M 2013 EDM 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
O'DONNELL, M 2014 EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
 
 
 

Player Biography

Acquired: Signed with the Eskimos on Sept. 17, 2012 after his rights were traded to Edmonton from Saskatchewan along with a 2013 fourth round pick in the CFL Canadian Draft in exchange for import wide receiver Greg Carr and a 2013 fifth round pick in the CFL Canadian Draft.

2014: O'Donnell played both right guard and right tackle in the first five games of the season.

2013: (Edmonton) In 18 games (18 starts) O'Donnell started eight games at left guard and 10 games at right tackle. O'Donnell won the Eskimos Offensive Lineman of the Year.

2012:
 O'Donnell played in six games (one start) along the offensive line. He played his first game on Sept. 28 in Calgary. On Oct. 13 he was the long snapper for the second half when Ryan King got injured and had one special teams tackle and continued to snap for field goals. He was on the reserve list for Week 12. He started the Eastern Division semifinal.

Pro: O’Donnell was drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the second round, 15th overall in the 2011 CFL Canadian Draft; but he opted to sign with the Cincinnati Bengals where he spent the 2011 season on the Bengals practice roster. O’Donnell was released by Cincinnati during the NFL’s final cuts in 2012.

College: O'Donnell played his college football with Queen’s University in the CIS where he was a standout. O’Donnell collected several awards throughout his career including the Orrin Carson Memorial Trophy for best Offensive Lineman twice in 2009 and 2010; and was named a first team All-Canadian in 2009 and 2010.

Personal: O'Donnell had a tryout with the NBA's Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors in 2011.