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J.C.
Sherritt
#47 Linebacker
J.C.
Sherritt
#47 Linebacker
Height 5'9
Weight 218 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-05-02 (30)
Born Truckee, CA
School Eastern Washington
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 100
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 2
Sacks 3

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on April 20, 2011. Contract extended on Dec. 19, 2012. Re-signed on Feb. 17, 2016. Contract extended on Feb. 9, 2018.

 

2018: In 18 games (18 starts), Sherritt led the club with 100 defensive tackles. He also had three quarterback sacks, one forced fumble and two interceptions.

 

2017: In one game (one start), Sherritt finished one fumble recovery.


2016: 
In 17 games (17 starts), Sherritt recorded 77 defensive tackles, four special teams tackles, three interceptions, one returned for a touchdown and six forced fumbles. He also added seven pass knockdowns. Went on the 1-game injured list in Week 20. In the Eastern Semi-Final against Hamilton he recorded seven defensive tackles and in the Eastern Final against Ottawa he recorded six defensive tackles and one forced fumble.


2015
: In 18 games (18 starts), Sherritt recorded 71 defensive tackles, two quarterback sacks and 13 special teams tackles. He also had two interceptions, forced two fumbles (recovered three) and added four knockdowns. Sherritt started the West Final at the linebacker position and recorded six defensive tackles. He started at linebacker once again in the Grey Cup and recorded four defensive tackles.


2014
: In 12 games, Sherritt recorded 32 defensive tackles, three quarterback sacks, eight special teams tackles, one forced fumble, one interception, one fumble recovery and one pass knockdown. In Week 19 against BC, he recorded a season-high seven defensive tackles and three sacks. The three sacks marked the first multi-sack game of his career and earned him CFL Defensive Player of the Week honours. In the West Semi-Final against Saskatchewan, Sherritt recorded two defensive tackles and one sack. In the West Final against Calgary, he recorded one defensive tackle and one special teams tackle.


2013
: In 10 games (10 starts), Sherritt recorded 46 defensive tackles, four special teams tackles, one quarterback sack, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. He was placed on the injured list for Weeks 8-11 after sustaining a broken left thumb against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He returned to the injured list in Week 16 after re-fracturing the thumb.


2012
: In 17 games (17 starts), Sherritt recorded a then-CFL record 130 defensive tackles. He also recorded three special teams tackles, three quarterback sacks, two knockdowns and five interceptions. He sat out East Semi-Final with an ankle injury. Sherritt was named Defensive Player of the Week four times and Player of the Month for July, August and September. Sherritt was Eskimos nominee for both the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player and Most Outstanding Defensive Player. He took home the CFL’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player award. For his efforts, he was also named a West Division All-Star and CFL All-Star.


2011
: In 16 games (15 starts), he recorded 72 defensive tackles, 13 special teams tackles, three quarterback sacks, three knockdowns and three forced fumbles. He had 11 defensive tackles in his first CFL game. Sherritt injured his ankle on October 21 in Toronto and was subsequently placed on the injured list. He returned to the lineup, starting the West Final where he recorded five defensive tackles and one special teams tackle. Sherritt was named the Eskimos and West Division nominee for Rookie of the Year.


College
: Sherritt played 49 games over four seasons at Eastern Washington. As a senior, he finished the regular season ranked 10th in the FCS with 11.36 tackles per game. He had at least 10 tackles in nine consecutive games, totaled 10 tackles for a loss, including 2.5 sacks, intercepted three passes, broke up four passes, forced two fumbles, recovered one and had two quarterback hurries. Sherritt became the first player in school history with more than 400 career tackles and helped lead his team to the FCS Championship. He was named the Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Year and won the Buchanan Award as the FSC’s Top Defensive Player of the Year. Sherritt led the FCS with 170 tackles in 2009. He ranked third in 2010 with 176 (11.5 per game).


Personal
: In addition to football, Sherritt also completed in wrestling and track in high school.

 

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2011
EDM 16 68 13 3 0 0 3
2012
EDM 17 122 3 3 5 0 3
2013
EDM 10 40 4 1 1 0 1
2014
EDM 12 30 8 3 1 0 1
2015
EDM 18 70 13 2 2 0 2
2016
EDM 17 77 4 0 3 1 6
2017
EDM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018
EDM 18 100 0 3 2 0 1
Total
109 507 45 15 14 1 17

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-14
1 WPG 3 0 0 1 0 0
06-22
2 HAM 5 0 0 0 0 0
06-29
3 BC 4 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
4 TOR 8 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 TOR 6 0 0 0 0 0
07-26
7 MTL 8 0 1 0 0 0
08-02
8 SSK 6 0 0 0 0 0
08-09
9 BC 5 0 1 0 0 1
08-18
10 MTL 3 0 1 0 0 0
08-23
11 HAM 5 0 0 1 0 0
09-03
12 CGY 6 0 0 0 0 0
09-08
13 CGY 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-22
15 OTT 9 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
16 WPG 5 0 0 0 0 0
10-08
17 SSK 9 0 0 0 0 0
10-13
18 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
10-19
19 BC 5 0 0 0 0 0
11-03
21 WPG 9 0 0 0 0 0
Total
100 0 3 2 0 1