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Nafees
Lyon
#23 Defensive Back
Nafees
Lyon
#23 Defensive Back
Height 5'10
Weight 184 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1996-12-10 (25)
Born Charlotte, NC
School Charlotte
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 35
Special Teams Tackles 1
Interceptions 2
Sacks 1

NEED TO KNOW:

  • Acquired: Free agent (Jan. 9, 2021)
  • CFL experience (Elks): 1 (1)
  • First CFL game (team): October 29, 2021 vs. Hamilton (Elks)
  • College: University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2015-20)
  • Highlights:
    • Registered his first career CFL interception in his second game (Nov. 5, 2021 vs. SSK).
    • Started his first CFL game in Week 13 vs. the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
    • Started in Charlotte’s first ever bowl game (2019 Bahamas Bowl).
    • Three-year starter at Charlotte.
    •  In 40 career games at Charlotte, Lyon accumulated 137 total tackles, two interceptions, 13 passes defensed, and two forced fumbles.

YEAR-BY-YEAR:

  • 2021: (Edmonton) Started at cornerback in the last five games of the season, recording 27 tackles and two interceptions.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2021
EDM 5 27 0 0 2 0 0
2022
EDM 8 25 0 1 1 0 1
2022
MTL 3 10 1 0 1 1 0
Total
16 62 1 1 4 1 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-18
2 SSK 4 0 1 0 0 0
06-25
3 CGY 4 0 0 0 0 0
07-01
4 HAM 5 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
5 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-06
9 BC 6 0 0 0 0 0
08-13
10 SSK 1 0 0 1 0 0
08-19
11 OTT 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-27
12 OTT 2 0 0 0 0 1
09-09
14 BC 2 1 0 1 1 0
09-23
16 HAM 4 0 0 0 0 0
10-01
17 EDM 4 0 0 0 0 0
Total
35 1 1 2 1 1