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Neil
King
#43 Defensive Back
Neil
King
#43 Defensive Back
Height 6'0
Weight 195 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-09-10 (30)
Born Edmonton, AB
School Saint Mary's
INT / NAT NAT
Defensive Tackles 30
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 2
Sacks 0

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Feb.17, 2016. Contract extended on Jan. 24, 2018.

 

2018: In 12 games (12 starts), King finished with 30 defensive tackles and two interceptions which he returned 79 yards.

 

2017: In 10 games (10 starts), King finished with 27 tackles and one interception which he returned for 19 yards. In the West Semi-Final, King recorded four tackles and one forced fumble.

 

2016: In 18 games (18 starts), King recorded 49 defensive tackles, 13 special teams tackles, two interceptions, one forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries. He also added four pass knockdowns. In the Eastern Semi-Final against Hamilton he recorded three defensive tackles and in the Eastern Final against Ottawa he recorded five defensive tackles and one special teams tackle.

 

2015: (Hamilton) In 15 games King recorded nine special teams tackles.

 

2014: (Hamilton) In 12 games, King recorded five defensive tackles, eight special teams tackles and played in the 102nd Grey Cup.

 

2013: (Hamilton) In 14 games, King recorded nine tackles and one quarterback sack and played in the 101st Grey Cup in Regina.

 

College: In three seasons at Saint Mary’s University (2010-12), King registered 75 tackles and two interceptions as a defensive back. He was both a team captain and AUS all-star in 2011 and 2012. He participated in the 2012 East-West bowl as a member of Team East.

 

Personal: King was born in Edmonton and grew up in Sherwood Park. He played for Bev Facey High School from 2004-06. He followed up as a defensive back for the Edmonton Wildcats from 2006-10. He is the younger brother of Eskimos long snapper Ryan King.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2013
HAM 14 8 8 1 0 0 0
2014
HAM 12 5 9 0 0 0 0
2015
HAM 15 0 8 0 0 0 0
2016
EDM 18 49 13 0 2 0 1
2017
EDM 10 27 0 0 1 0 0
2018
EDM 12 30 0 0 2 0 0
Total
81 119 38 1 5 0 1

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 3 0 0 0 0 0
06-29
3 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
4 TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
5 TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-26
7 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-02
8 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
16 WPG 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-08
17 SSK 3 0 0 0 0 0
10-13
18 OTT 4 0 0 1 0 0
10-19
19 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
11-03
21 WPG 3 0 0 0 0 0
Total
30 0 0 2 0 0