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Mike
Reilly
#13 Quarterback
Mike
Reilly
#13 Quarterback
Height 6'3
Weight 230 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1985-01-25 (33)
Born Kennewick, WA
School Central Washington
INT / NAT INT
Completions 418
Attempts 621
Yards 5562
Touchdowns 30

Acquired:  Originally traded to Edmonton from B.C. on Jan. 31, 2013, along with the Lions’ second-round pick (14th overall) in the 2013 CFL Draft, in exchange for Edmonton’s second-round pick (11th overall) in the 2013 CFL Draft and a second-round pick in the 2014 CFL Draft.  Signed on Jan. 31, 2013. Resigned on June 23, 2014. Resigned on April 14, 2016.

 

2018: In 18 games (187 starts), Reilly completed 418-621 passes (67.3%) for 5,562 and 30 touchdowns with 18 interceptions – including a 101-yard touchdown to Derel Walker. Reilly finished the season number one in passing yards, second in touchdowns thrown and touchdowns rushed. He also had 120 carries for 595 yards and 13 touchdowns. Reilly was named CFL Player of the Week for Weeks 1, 7, 10, 18 and 21. He was also named CFL Player of the Month for June and August. Reilly also has two tackles.

 

2017: In 18 games (18 starts), Reilly completed 447 – 654 passes (68.3 %) for 5830 yards and 30 touchdowns with 13 interceptions – Reilly finished first in the CFL in passing yards and touchdowns and is one of six CFL QBs to record back-to-back 5,000 passing yard seasons. Reilly also finished with 97 carries for 390 yards and 12 touchdowns, which led the league lead in rushing touchdowns – and two tackles. Reilly also set an Eskimos’ record with a 108-yard TD pass to Vidal Hazelton in Week Six. Reilly was named Player of the Month for July and October and Player of the Week in Weeks 5 and 8. Reilly also set the single-season passing record for most yards thrown in an Eskimos’ season and set the season record for total touchdowns with 42. In the West Semi-Final, Reilly completed 23 – 33 passes for 334 yards and three touchdowns. Reilly also ran seven times for 32 yards. In the West Final, Reilly completed 23 – 38 passes for 348 yards and one touchdown as well as 14 rushing yards and one touchdown on six carries. Reilly was named a West All-Star and won the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player Award.

 

2016: In 18 games (18 starts), Reilly completed 448-of-633 passes for 5,554 yards and 28 touchdowns with 12 interceptions. He also rushed 102 times for 406 yards and nine touchdowns. Reilly was named a CFL Player of the Week for Week 5, Week 15 and Week 16. He was also a Player of the Month for July and October. Reilly became just the third QB in team history to attempt over 600 passes in a season and the fourth to throw for more than 5,000 yards in a season. Reilly also recorded 12 300-yard passing games this season. He was the Eskimos Most Outstanding Player with a unanimous selection. In the Eastern Semi-Final against Hamilton, he completed 10-of-19 passes for 133 yards and rushed five times for 20 yards. In the Eastern Final against Ottawa, he completed 20-of-41 passes for 340 yards and three touchdowns.

 

2015: In 10 games (nine starts), Reilly completed 214-of-329 passes for 2,449 yards, 15 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He also rushed 66 times for 324 yards and two touchdowns and recorded one tackle. Reilly went on the 6-game injured list in Week 3 after sustaining a knee injury in Week 1. He returned in Week 11 against Calgary for the Labour Day Classic.  Reilly started the West Final and completed 31-of-39 passes for 370 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed seven times for 30 yards and two touchdowns. In the Grey Cup, Reilly completed 21-of-35 passes for 269 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed 10 times for 66 yards and was named the Grey Cup’s Most Valuable Player for his efforts. Reilly was named a CFL Player of the Week for Week 12, Week 18 and Week 19 and was also named a Player of the Month for October. He was voted the Eskimos Most Outstanding Player.

2014: In 17 games (15 starts), Reilly threw for 3,327 yards, completing 288-of-446 passes with 16 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He also recorded 79 carries for 616 yards and eight touchdowns. In the West Semi-Final against Saskatchewan, Reilly completed 6-of-8 passes for 53 yards and rushed for six yards on three carries in relief of Matt Nichols. In the West Final against Calgary, he completed 20-of-33 passes for 216 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. He also recorded five carries for 17 yards. For his efforts, Reilly was named to the West Division All-Star Team.

 

2013: In 18 games (18 starts), Reilly completed 305-of-512 passes for 4,207 yards, 24 touchdowns and 18 interceptions, placing him second in the league. He led all CFL quarterbacks in rushing and was fifth in the league with 84 carries for 709 yards and one touchdown. In Week 8 against Toronto, Reilly passed for a career-high 511 yards, marking the fourth highest in a single game on the Eskimos all-time and making him the first quarterback since 2007 to run for over 700 yards in a season. 

 

2012: (BC) Reilly saw action in six games (three starts), completing 52-of-75 passes for 682 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions. He ran the ball 34 times for 122 yards and two touchdowns.

 

2011: (BC): Spent the season as a backup QB, seeing action in one game on September 24 against Saskatchewan. Reilly was a member of the 2011 Lions championship team.

 

2010: (BC) Signed with the BC Lions as a free agent. Activated from the practice roster in August and spent the rest of the season as a third-string quarterback.

 

Pro: After attending the NFL Combine in 2009, Reilly signed as free agent with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also spent time on the practice rosters of the Green Bay Packers and St. Louis Rams.

 

College: Reilly transferred to Central Washington from Washington State after redshirting the 2004 season at WSU. He finished his career ranked third in Division II history in career passing yardage (12,448), including the 3,706 yards he threw for in his final season to finish as the runner-up for the Harlon Hill Trophy (the Division II equivalent of the Heisman Trophy). Reilly holds the NCAA all-divisions record with at least one touchdown pass in all 46 career games and completed 64.1% of his passes during that time, including 118 touchdowns during his four years at Central Washington.

 

 

Seasons

Passing

YEAR TEAM GP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
2011
BC 1 1 2 12 0 0 6.0
2012
BC 6 53 74 684 4 2 9.2
2013
EDM 18 305 512 4207 25 18 8.2
2014
EDM 15 288 446 3327 16 11 7.5
2015
EDM 10 214 329 2449 15 10 7.4
2016
EDM 17 448 633 5554 28 12 8.8
2017
EDM 18 447 654 5830 30 13 8.9
2018
EDM 18 418 621 5562 30 18 9.0
Total
103 2174 3271 27625 148 84 8.4

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2010
BC 4 0 0 0 0.0 0
2011
BC 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
2012
BC 18 34 122 2 3.6 18
2013
EDM 18 84 709 1 8.4 45
2014
EDM 17 79 616 8 7.8 30
2015
EDM 10 66 324 2 4.9 22
2016
EDM 18 102 406 9 4.0 19
2017
EDM 18 97 390 12 4.0 28
2018
EDM 18 120 595 13 5.0 19
Total
139 582 3162 47 5.4 45

Game Log

Passing

DATE WEEK OPP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
06-14
1 WPG 32 46 408 1 1 8.9
06-22
2 HAM 20 30 286 2 1 9.5
06-29
3 BC 22 30 326 3 2 10.9
07-07
4 TOR 28 40 370 1 1 9.3
07-13
5 TOR 21 36 258 2 1 7.2
07-26
7 MTL 24 32 415 4 0 13.0
08-02
8 SSK 13 27 257 1 0 9.5
08-09
9 BC 26 41 302 2 2 7.4
08-18
10 MTL 33 42 424 3 1 10.1
08-23
11 HAM 15 25 250 3 0 10.0
09-03
12 CGY 19 28 250 1 1 8.9
09-08
13 CGY 30 44 397 3 1 9.0
09-22
15 OTT 27 41 276 1 1 6.7
09-29
16 WPG 17 31 164 0 2 5.3
10-08
17 SSK 13 27 222 0 3 8.2
10-13
18 OTT 31 38 369 1 0 9.7
10-19
19 BC 18 28 268 1 0 9.6
11-03
21 WPG 29 35 320 1 1 9.1
Total
418 621 5562 30 18 9.0

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-14
1 WPG 11 43 2 3.9 14
06-22
2 HAM 5 26 1 5.2 15
06-29
3 BC 8 15 1 1.9 9
07-07
4 TOR 5 11 0 2.2 4
07-13
5 TOR 6 55 0 9.2 15
07-26
7 MTL 7 26 1 3.7 10
08-02
8 SSK 5 22 1 4.4 10
08-09
9 BC 1 1 1 1.0 1
08-18
10 MTL 8 30 1 3.8 10
08-23
11 HAM 4 31 0 7.8 11
09-03
12 CGY 6 40 0 6.7 17
09-08
13 CGY 8 43 3 5.4 17
09-22
15 OTT 4 6 1 1.5 3
09-29
16 WPG 7 41 0 5.9 13
10-08
17 SSK 8 57 0 7.1 13
10-13
18 OTT 10 72 0 7.2 16
10-19
19 BC 8 35 1 4.4 13
11-03
21 WPG 9 41 0 4.6 19
Total
120 595 13 4.8 210