Shamawd Chambers | Roster | Edmonton Eskimos
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Shamawd Chambers
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    Toronto, ON
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    Wilfrid Laurier
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2014 Quick Stats

Career Stats


Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
CHAMBERS , S 2012 EDM 37 390 10.5 33 2
CHAMBERS, S 2013 EDM 42 465 11.1 31 4
CHAMBERS, S 2014 EDM 17 195 11.5 39 1
Career Total 96 1,050 10.9 39 7

Player Biography

Acquired: Chambers was selected in the first round (6th overall) by the Eskimos in the 2012 CFL Canadian Draft.

2014: (Edmonton) In five games (five starts) Chambers has recorded 17 catches for 195 yards and one touchdown. Chambers scored his first TD of the season in Week 4 against Calgary on a 32-yard pass from Mike Reilly. Chambers also surpassed the career 1,000 yard mark in Week 4.

2013: (Edmonton) In 17 games (17 starts), Chambers has 42 catches for 465 yards (11.1 yd. avg) and four touchdowns. In Week 13 against Winnipeg, Chambers caught a 5-yard pass in overtime from Mike Reilly to convert a two-point conversion to help seal a 35-27 win over the Bombers. Chambers earned his first multi-touchdown game of the season in Week 15 against Montreal after a five catch 87-yard performance. In his second season with the Esks, Chambers reached career-high's in catches yards and touchdowns.

 (Edmonton) Chambers played in 16 games (11 starts) and recorded 37 catches for 390 yards and two touchdowns. His first CFL touchdown came at home against Winnipeg on July 13. Chambers started the Eastern Division semifinal and had two catches for 16 yards. He spent the first game of the season on the 1-Game Injured List and Week 6 on the reserve list. He switched his jersey number from no.88 to no.17 before Week 5 against Winnipeg to honour his brother Jonathan, who passed away at the age of 17. Chambers was the Eskimos nominee for the CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie of the Year.

Pro: Prior to joining the Eskimos, Chambers attended a Philadelphia Eagles mini-camp.

College: Chambers played his college football at Wilfrid Laurier University for the Golden Hawks. He received OUA Men’s football All-Star honours in 2008, 2010, and 2011. In 37 career games with the Golden Hawks he recorded 151 receptions for 2,068 yards, 18 touchdowns, and five tackles. He spent time on the return game as well, returning 26 kick-offs for 587 yards and one touchdown; as well as 27 punt returns for 237 yards. Chambers showed his speed off at the CFL Combine; he ran a 4.42, 40-yard dash which was the fastest recorded time.