Sean
Thomas Erlington
#31 Running Back
Sean
Thomas Erlington
#31 Running Back
Height 5'9
Weight 217 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-07-28 (31)
Born Montreal, QC
School Montreal
Status NAT
Rushes 53
Yards 371
Touchdowns 1
Average 7.00

Thomas Erlington signed with the Montreal Alouettes on Feb. 13, 2024. 

CURRENT SEASON STATS
Games Played: 11
Rush Attempts: 17
Rushing Yards: 90
Rushing Touchdowns: 1
Receptions: 11
Receiving Yards: 90
Receiving Touchdowns: 1
Special Teams Tackles: 3
Kickoff Returns: 6
Kickoff Return Yards: 92
Average Yards Per Return: 15.33
Total Touchdowns: 2

CAREER:
2023: Started the season on the six-game injured list…Appeared in 11 games…Recorded one special teams tackle and returned three kicks for 53 yards in week 11 vs Edmonton, on Aug. 19/23…Recorded four receptions for 32 yards and a touchdown in week 18 vs Saskatchewan on Oct. 7/23…Recorded 12 rushes for 80 yards and one touchdown vs Montreal in week 21 on Oct. 28/23.
Playoffs: Played in the Eastern Semi-Final in Montreal on Nov. 4/23.

2022: Re-signed with the Tiger-Cats on Feb 7…Played in all 18 regular season games and one playoff game, starting at running back in three regular season games…Totalled 371 rushing yards on 53 carries with one rushing touchdown and added 25 receptions on 33 targets for 216 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown this season…Recorded seven receptions on nine targets for 72 yards and one receiving touchdown June 18 vs. Calgary…Registered two carries for 28 yards and a rushing touchdown August 12 vs. Toronto…Posted 13 carries for 104 rushing yards October 21 vs. Ottawa.

2021: Appeared in 12 regular season games, including eight starts…Led the Ticats with 356 rushing yards on 70 carries, added four rushing touchdowns, 20 receptions for 129 yards and one touchdown…Recorded 10 carries for 73 yards, including a 25 yard run and a five yard touchdown run August 27 at Montreal…Tallied five carries for 28 yards including a 21-yard touchdown run September 10 at Toronto…Registered seven carries for 26 yards including a 13-yard touchdown run October 2 vs. Montreal…Recorded three carries for 18 yards and two receptions for 51 yards including a 24-yard touchdown reception October 11 vs. Toronto…Recorded three carries for 14 yards, including a 4-yard touchdown run November 5 vs. BC…PLAYOFFS: Dressed in all three playoff games.

2020: Did not play in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic…Re-signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats December 27.

2019: Started the first four regular season games before missing the rest of the regular season due to injury…Totaled 33 carries for 224 yards as well as 11 receptions for 193 yards and one touchdown…Had 12 carries for 109 yards and three receptions for 56 yards June 22 at Toronto…Was named a CFL Top Performer for Week 2…Had nine carries for 47 yards and five receptions for 102 yards June 28 vs Montreal…Was named a CFL Top Performer of the Month for June.

2018: Played all 18 regular season games…Posted 34 carries for 218 yards and one rushing touchdown…Added seven receptions for 93 yards, and 15 kickoff returns for 339 yards…Ran for 92 yards on 11 carries June 29 versus Winnipeg…Collected four carries for 40 yards and added one fumble return for 10 yards and a touchdown August 3 at Montreal…Recorded six carries for 41 yards and a touchdown, and added four receptions for 54 yards November 3 versus Montreal…PLAYOFFS: Appeared in both of the Tiger-Cats’ playoff games…Recorded three carries for 15 yards, three receptions for 24 yards and a touchdown, and two special teams tackle.

2017: Selected in the eighth round, 66th overall in the 2017 CFL Draft…Signed to a contract May 24…Played in both preseason games…Played in nine regular season games at running back for the Tiger-Cats…Registered one carry for one yard and one special teams tackle…Made his CFL debut July 28 versus Calgary…Registered first-career special teams tackle August 4 at Edmonton…Suffered an injury September 4 versus Toronto.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
First CFL Game – July 29/17 at CGY
First CFL Carry – Oct. 6/17 at WPG
First CFL Rushing TD – Nov. 3/18 vs. MTL
First CFL Receiving TD – June 28/19 vs MTL
First CFL Kickoff Return – June 16/18 at CGY
Most Kickoff Return Yards/Game – 81 (Sept. 3/18 vs. TOR)
Longest Kickoff Return – 38 (July 19/18 vs. SSK)

COLLEGE / PERSONAL:
College: Played four seasons at the University of Montreal (2013-16)…Appeared in 28 career collegiate games for the Carabins…Registered 253 carries for 1,405 yards and 16 touchdowns… Won Vanier Cup in 2014… Ranked first in RSEQ rushing touchdowns with five in 2015…Named a RSEQ All-Star in 2015…Played in the CIS East West Bowl in 2016 and was named East Team Offensive MVP…Won the Dunsmore Cup (RSEQ Championship) with the Carabins twice (2014, 2015).

Personal: Attended high school at Collège Letendre in Laval, Quebec…Majored in Physical Education at the University of Montreal.

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2017
HAM 12 1 1 0 1.0 1
2018
HAM 18 34 218 1 6.4 24
2019
HAM 4 33 224 0 6.8 52
2021
HAM 13 70 356 4 5.1 25
2022
HAM 18 53 371 1 7.0 36
Total
65 191 1170 6 6.1 52

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2018
HAM 18 7 8 93 0 0 13.3 19
2019
HAM 4 11 14 193 0 1 17.5 75
2021
HAM 13 20 29 129 0 1 6.5 27
2022
HAM 18 25 33 216 0 1 8.6 19
Total
53 63 84 631 0 3 10.0 75

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2018
HAM 18 15 339 22.6 40 0
2021
HAM 13 2 34 17.0 18 0
2022
HAM 18 2 33 16.5 17 0
Total
49 19 406 21.4 40 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-18
2 CGY 5 18 0 3.6 6
06-24
3 WPG 6 29 0 4.8 14
07-01
4 EDM 3 8 0 2.7 3
07-21
7 BC 1 9 0 9.0 9
07-28
8 MTL 1 16 0 16.0 16
08-06
9 TOR 2 18 0 9.0 12
08-12
10 TOR 2 28 1 14.0 23
08-20
11 MTL 2 12 0 6.0 7
08-26
12 TOR 1 7 0 7.0 7
09-05
13 TOR 3 39 0 13.0 20
09-17
15 WPG 4 19 0 4.8 8
09-23
16 MTL 2 19 0 9.5 10
10-07
18 SSK 2 -1 0 -0.5 0
10-14
19 CGY 1 2 0 2.0 2
10-21
20 OTT 13 104 0 8.0 36
10-29
21 OTT 5 44 0 8.8 25
Total
53 371 1 7.4 198

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-11
1 SSK 3 3 18 0 6.0 11
06-18
2 CGY 7 9 72 1 10.3 14
06-24
3 WPG 5 5 30 0 6.0 7
07-01
4 EDM 0 1 0 0 0.0 0
07-16
6 OTT 1 2 12 0 12.0 12
07-21
7 BC 1 1 19 0 19.0 19
08-06
9 TOR 2 2 13 0 6.5 13
08-20
11 MTL 1 2 5 0 5.0 5
09-17
15 WPG 1 1 7 0 7.0 7
10-07
18 SSK 1 2 6 0 6.0 6
10-14
19 CGY 1 1 5 0 5.0 5
10-21
20 OTT 0 2 0 0 0.0 0
10-29
21 OTT 2 2 29 0 14.5 15
Total
25 33 216 1 8.8 114

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
09-05
13 TOR 1 17 17.0 17 0
10-07
18 SSK 1 16 16.0 16 0
Total
2 33 16.5 17 0