Isaac
Adeyemi-Berglund
#91 Defensive Lineman
Isaac
Adeyemi-Berglund
#91 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'2
Weight 248 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1996-05-30 (27)
Born Dartmouth, NS
School Southeastern Louisiana
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 20
Special Teams Tackles 3
Interceptions 0
Sacks 5

Adeyemi-Berglund signed with the Montreal Alouettes on Feb. 13, 2024.

 

Games played through 2022

Regular season: 32

Playoffs: 2

Grey Cup: 0

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Selected in the first round (third overall) of the 2020 CFL draft and signed on Jan. 26, 2021.

 

2022

(Calgary) Adeyemi-Berglund played all 18 regular-season games including one start at defensive end. He was second on the team with eight sacks and also had 17 defensive tackles, three special-teams tackles and one fumble recovery. Adeyemi-Berglund was named one of the league’s top performers after recording a career-high three sacks in a Week 21 game against Saskatchewan. He also was in uniform for the Western Semi-Final against BC and made three tackles.

 

2021

(Calgary) Adeyemi-Berglund played all 14 regular-season games in his rookie campaign including seven starts at defensive end and was Calgary’s nominee for the CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie award. He recorded 15 defensive tackles, one sack, three special-teams tackles, one fumble recovery and two knockdowns. Adeyemi-Berglund recorded his first career sack in a Week 13 victory at Ottawa. He started at defensive end for the Stamps’ Western Semi-Final game against Saskatchewan and recorded five tackles.

 

Notable

First game: Aug. 7, 2021, vs Toronto

First sack: Oct. 29, 2021, at Ottawa

Honoured: Calgary’s nominee for Most Outstanding Rookie in 2021

Honoured: CFL top performer for Week 21 of the 2022 season

 

College

After redshirting in 2016, Adeyemi-Berglund played 33 games over three seasons (2017-19) at Southeastern Louisiana and totaled 135 tackles including 28 tackles for loss, 15 sacks, six forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, 11 quarterback hurries and 10 pass breakups. He was second-team all-Southland Conference as a senior with the Lions in 2019. Adeyemi-Berglund earned Southland all-academic team honours in 2018 and 2019 and made the conference commissioner’s fall academic honour roll in 2016 and 2017.

 

Personal

Adeyemi-Berglund graduated with a degree in exercise science. He attended Dartmouth High School and was a first-team Nova Scotia all-star at both defensive end and linebacker. He also starred in rugby, helping his school win three league championships. Prior to enrolling at Southeastern Louisiana, he played one season at Champlain Regional College in Lennoxville, Que.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2021
CGY 14 15 3 1 0 0 0
2022
CGY 18 17 3 8 0 0 0
2023
CGY 18 20 3 5 0 0 1
Total
50 52 9 14 0 0 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-24
3 SSK 1 1 0 0 0 0
07-23
7 OTT 1 0 1 0 0 0
07-30
8 MTL 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-04
9 TOR 1 0 1 0 0 0
08-12
10 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-18
11 WPG 1 0 1 0 0 1
08-25
12 TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0
09-09
14 EDM 2 2 1 0 0 0
09-23
16 MTL 2 0 0 0 0 0
09-30
17 HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-13
19 SSK 2 0 1 0 0 0
10-20
20 BC 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
20 3 5 0 0 1