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 2 0 0 0
Career Total 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 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: In 18 games, O'Donnell started 15 games at right guard and also saw action at right tackle. He also started at right guard in the West Semi-Final against Saskatchewan and the West Final against Calgary.

2013: In 18 games (18 starts), O'Donnell started eight games at left guard and 10 games at right tackle. He was the Eskimo nominee for Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman.

2012:
 O'Donnell played six games (one start) along the offensive line. He made his Eskimo debut on September 28 in Calgary. On October 13, he stepped in as long snapper for the second half when Ryan King sustained an injury and recorded a special teams tackle. O’Donnell was on the reserve list for Week 12. He started the East Semi-Final.

2011: O’Donnell was drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the second round (15th overall) in the 2011 CFL Canadian Draft. He opted to sign with the Cincinnati Bengals where he spent the season on the Bengals practice roster.

College: O'Donnell played his college football with Queen’s University in the CIS where he was a standout. He collected several awards throughout his career, including the Orrin Carson Memorial Trophy for Best Offensive Lineman in 2009 and 2010 and 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.