Odell Willis | Roster | Edmonton Eskimos
 
 
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Odell Willis
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  • HT:
    6.02
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  • WT:
    255
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  • Birthdate:
    1984-12-28
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  • Born:
    Meridian, MS
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  • College:
    West Georgia
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  • Team:
    2
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  • CFL:
    8
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  • Games Played:
    77
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  • Status:
    International
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2015 Quick Stats

Career Stats

Defence

  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Name
Yearsort
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
WILLIS, O 2009 WPG 15 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
WILLIS, O 2009 CGY 11 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
WILLIS, O 2010 WPG 25 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
WILLIS, O 2011 WPG 27 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
WILLIS, O 2012 SSK 23 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
WILLIS, O 2013 EDM 22 9 0 0 0 1 8 8 0
WILLIS, O 2014 EDM 32 13 2 35 18 1 1 0 0 0
Career Total 155 1 62 2 35 18 1 6 8 8 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Player Biography

Acquired:  Signed as a free agent on Feb. 15, 2013. Re-signed Jan. 30, 2015.

2014: In 18 games (18 starts), Willis racked up a career-high 32 defensive tackles, a team-leading 13 quarterback sacks,  six pass knockdowns, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two interceptions - including one returned 17 yards for a touchdown.  He recorded one sack and one forced fumble in the West Semi-Final against Saskatchewan. In the West Final against Calgary, he recorded two defensive tackles and one sack. He earned CFL Defensive Player of the Week honours in Week 4 and was named a West Division and CFL All-Star.

2013: In 16 games (16 starts), Willis recorded 22 defensive tackles, nine sacks, two pass knockdowns and two forced fumbles. He was placed on the one-game injured list in Week 10 and Week 11.

2012:
 (Saskatchewan) In 17 games (17 starts), Willis recorded 23 defensive tackles, six quarterback sacks, three pass knock downs, two tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.

2011: (Winnipeg) In 18 games, Willis recorded 27 defensive tackles and 13 sacks. In the East Final against Hamilton, he recorded two defensive tackles. In the Grey Cup against BC, he recorded one defensive tackle and one knockdown.  Willis was named an East Division and CFL All-Star after racking up a career high 27 defensive tackles and led the league with 13 sacks. 

2010: (Winnipeg) In 18 games, Willis recorded 25 defensive tackles and 11 sacks.

2009: (Calgary) Willis made his CFL debut against the Bombers on July 10, 2009. In 10 games, he recorded 15 defensive tackles and four sacks before he was traded to Winnipeg. 

(Winnipeg) In seven games, Willis recorded 11 defensive tackles and six sacks.

Pro: Willis started his pro career in the AFL2 during the 2008 season, suiting up for the Peoria Pirates and Green Bay Blizzard.

College: Willis played four seasons for the University of West Georgia and totaled 126 tackles, 20.5 sacks and six forced fumbles for the Braves. He was twice named an All-Gulf South Conference selection.