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Samuel
Giguère
#15 Wide Receiver
Samuel
Giguère
#15 Wide Receiver
Height 6'0
Weight 218 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1985-07-11 (32)
Born Sherbrooke, PQ
School Sherbrooke
INT / NAT NAT
Receptions 8
Yards 85
Touchdowns 0
Average 10.6

Transactions


2016: Signed a contract extension with the Alouettes on Feb. 9

2015: Signed with the Montreal Alouettes on Feb. 12

2012: Signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on May 2

2011: Released by the New York Giants on Aug. 16

2010: Signed with the New York Giants on Oct. 19 (Practice roster)

2010: Released by the Indianapolis Colts on Sep. 4.

2008: Signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent.

2008: LCF Draft: RD 1 (8), Hamilton Tiger-Cats


Career


2015: Alouettes de Montréal

In his first season as an Alouette, the Quebec-native receiver continued to prove his versatility by gaining an average of 9.4 yards per reception and 7.3 yards per rush play. He completed the season with 39 receptions for 368 yards and four touchdowns, adding 148 rushing yards, one of them good for a 25 yard gain, the longest run in his CFL career. He had a career-high of four touchdowns.


2014: Hamilton Tiger-Cats

The Sherbrooke native receiver amassed a total of 520 receiving yards while scoring a touchdown. He maintained an impressive average of 12,7 yards on 41 catches in 16 regular season outings. He suited up for his second career Grey Cup.


Personal


He is involved in the community as he has given over 40 conferences in Quebec schools, with the goal of helping children to reach their full potential. Along with being a football player, he is also an active member of the Canadian Bobsleigh Team. Giguère lives with his family in the Laurentians, but alternates between Hamilton and Calgary for the football and bobsleigh seasons. He was selected as a QSSF All-Star in 2006 and 2007. After being selected 8th overall in the 2008 CFL Canadian Draft by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Giguère went on to sign as a undrafted free-agent with the Indianapolis Colts. He then went on to spend two seasons with the Colts, playing in one game and returning 5 punts for 122 total yards. He also spent one season as part of the practice squad for the New York Giants in 2011.


Favorite TV Show: Suits

Favorite leisures: Alpine skiing

Favorite sports after football: Bobsleigh

Person like to meet: A great -grandparent

Favorite school subject  Maths

Favorite city on the road: Vancouver

Favorite vacation spot: Switzerland

Place most like to visit: South America

Favorite Montreal restaurant: Orange et Pamplemousse in St-Sauveur

Home cooked meal: Shepard’s Pie

Favorite Cartoon:Le Petit Castor

Favorite football player: André Bolduc

Favorite time of the year: Christmas

Famous person they met: Peyton Manning, Tiger Woods


Honours & Notables


Milestones:

1st game: 29-06-2012 vs SSK
1st reception: 29-06-2012 vs SSK
1st touchdown:: 08-09-2012 @ TOR

In one game: 

Receptions:  6     29-06-2014 @ SSK
Receiving yards:  130     08-08-2014 @ C-B
Touchdowns:   1     01-10-2015@ OTT
Carries:   5     27-08-2015 @ HAM
Rushing yards:   32     20-09-2015 vs WPG

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2012
HAM 18 41 549 - 1 13.4 52
2013
HAM 11 34 474 - 1 13.9 61
2014
HAM 18 41 520 - 1 12.7 57
2015
MTL 18 39 368 - 4 9.4 41
2016
MTL 18 36 440 167 5 12.2 37
2017
MTL 9 8 85 30 0 10.6 25
Total
92 199 2436 197 12 12.2 61

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2012
HAM 18 3 12 0 4.0 8
2013
HAM 11 4 19 0 4.8 10
2014
HAM 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
2015
MTL 18 16 117 0 7.3 25
2016
MTL 18 7 17 3 2.4 9
2017
MTL 9 3 4 1 1.3 2
Total
92 33 169 4 5.1 25

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2012
HAM 18 24 483 20.1 32 0
2013
HAM 11 0 0 0 0 0
2014
HAM 18 3 63 21 33 0
2015
MTL 18 2 34 17 19 0
2016
MTL 18 11 223 20.3 46 0
2017
MTL 9 3 70 23.3 24 0
Total
92 43 873 20.3 46 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC YDS TD AVG LG
08-19
9 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-24
10 WPG 1 6 0 6.0 6
08-31
11 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-08
12 BC 1 5 0 5.0 5
09-17
13 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-23
14 TOR 1 25 0 25.0 25
09-29
15 CGY 2 17 0 8.5 15
10-09
16 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-22
18 HAM 3 32 0 10.7 17
Total
8 85 0 11.0 68

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
08-19
9 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-24
10 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-31
11 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-08
12 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-17
13 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-23
14 TOR 1 1 1 1.0 1
09-29
15 CGY 2 3 0 1.5 2
10-09
16 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-22
18 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
3 4 1 1.3 3

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
08-19
9 TOR 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
10 WPG 0 0 0 0 0
08-31
11 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
09-08
12 BC 0 0 0 0 0
09-17
13 OTT 0 0 0 0 0
09-23
14 TOR 0 0 0 0 0
09-29
15 CGY 0 0 0 0 0
10-09
16 EDM 3 70 23.3 24 0
10-22
18 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
Total
3 70 0.0 24 23.3