Rennie Curran | Roster | Edmonton Eskimos
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    Snellville, GA
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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
CURRAN, R 2013 EDM 70 10 2 2 77 56 1 0 0 0 0
CURRAN, R 2014 EDM 53 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 123 17 2 2 77 56 1 0 0 0 0

Player Biography

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Feb. 25, 2013.

2014: In 18 games (18 starts), Curran recorded 53 defensive tackles, seven special teams tackles and three pass knockdowns. In the Western Semi-Final against Saskatchewan, he recorded two defensive tackles. In the West Final against Calgary, he recorded four defensive tackles and one sack.

2013: In 16 games (nine starts), Curran recorded 70 tackles, two interceptions (one for a touchdown), two sacks, 10 special teams tackles, three pass knockdowns and a blocked punt. He made his first CFL start in Week 8, against Toronto, in place of injured linebacker J.C. Sherritt. Curran recorded his first career CFL sack in Week 12 against Winnipeg. He recorded a career-high 11 tackles and his first career interception in Week 16 against Saskatchewan, earning CFL Defensive Player of the Week honours. In Week 19, Curran again recorded 11 tackles and an 56-yard interception returned for a TD against Saskatchewan, earning him CFL Defensive Player of the Week honours for a second time.

Pro: In January 2010, Curran decided to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL Draft. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the third round (97th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft and played in nine games as a rookie, mostly on special teams. He spent the following year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

College: Curran received a football scholarship to Georgia where played three seasons (2007-2009). The All-American played in 37 games (30 starts) and ranked 16th in school history with 298 career tackles. He became only the 10th player in school history to lead the team in tackles during multiple seasons (2008-09), and was the first Bulldog to record consecutive 100 tackle seasons since Greg Bright during the 1996-97 season.

Personal: Curran attended Brookwood High School in Snellville, GA where he competed in wrestling, track and football, playing both linebacker and fullback. Curran’s parents moved to the United States from Liberia during the mid-1980s. His middle name, Flomo, means “protector” or “provider” and has been passed down for three generations in his family.  As a child, he learned to play the drums, piano and viola, playing at his church and in his high school orchestra.