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Almondo Sewell
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-01-16) January 16, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth: Buff Bay, Jamaica
Career information
College: Akron
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A

Almondo Sewell (born January 16, 1987) is an American football defensive tackle for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at the University of Akron and attended Hargrave Military Academy before transferring to Trenton Central High School in Trenton, New Jersey. He has also been a member of the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League (AFL).

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 1 in 280 lb 4.88 s 1.62 s 2.83 s 4.68 s 7.50 s 28½ in 8 ft 5 in 44 reps

Edmonton EskimosEdit

Sewell signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on May 27, 2011.[1] He started the season on the reserve list and appeared in three games before being released on August 2, 2011.[2][3]

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

Almondo Sewell spent part of the 2012 season with the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League (AFL).

Edmonton Eskimos (II)Edit

Sewell was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos on June 4, 2012.[4] He signed a contract extension on December 19, 2013. Almondo Sewell established himself as one of the leagues top defensive linemen: He was named a CFL All-Star in five consecutive seasons (2013-2017) and a CFL West All-Star in six consecutive seasons (2012-2017).[5][6][7][8][9] Sewell received multiple contract extensions while with the Eskimos, re-signing on December 19, 2013, December 22, 2015 and October 12, 2018.[10][11][12]

Personal lifeEdit

He has a pet rabbit named Dusko. Sewell plans to join the Edmonton Police Service after his football career is over.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Sewell Signs with CFL's Edmonton Eskimos". gozips.com. May 28, 2011. http://www.gozips.com/sports/fball/2011-12/releases/20110618idm6yc. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  2. "Edmonton Eskimos Release D-lineman Sewell". boxscorenews.com. August 2, 2011. http://boxscorenews.com/edmonton-eskimos-release-dlineman-sewell-p23977-72.htm. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  3. "Almondo Sewell". esks.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141009073417/http://www.esks.com/roster/show/id/4091. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  4. "Almondo Sewell Signs with Edmonton Eskimos". clevelandgladiators.com. May 5, 2012. http://www.clevelandgladiators.com/news/recent/?article_id=458. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  5. "ESKS EXTEND ALL-STAR ALMONDO SEWELL". esks.com. December 19, 2013. http://www.esks.com/article/esks-extend-all-star-almondo-sewell. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  6. "STAMPS AND SEWELL NAMED CFL ALL-STARS". esks.com. December 4, 2013. http://www.esks.com/article/stamps-and-sewell-named-cfl-all-stars. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  7. "Shining Bright: Division All-Stars announced". cfl.ca. November 6, 2013. http://cfl.ca/article/shining-bright-division-all-stars-announced. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  8. "CFL announces East and West Division All-Stars". cfl.ca. November 8, 2012. https://www.cfl.ca/article/cfl-announces-east-and-west-division-all-stars. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  9. "Shooting Stars: Divisional All-Stars announced". cfl.ca. https://www.cfl.ca/article/shooting-stars-divisional-all-stars-announced. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  10. "Eskimos sign Adarius Bowman, Almondo Sewell to extensions". edmontonsun.com. December 22, 2015. Archived from the original on September 22, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180922211821/http://www.edmontonsun.com/2015/12/22/eskimos-sign-adarius-bowman-almondo-sewell-to-extensions. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  11. "ALMONDO SEWELL". esks.com. Archived from the original on April 30, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160430153942/http://www.esks.com/players/almondo-sewell/323370/. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  12. "All-star DT Almondo Sewell inks extension with Esks through 2020 - CFL.ca" (in en-US). CFL.ca. 2018-10-12. https://www.cfl.ca/2018/10/12/star-dt-almondo-sewell-inks-extension-esks-2020/.
  13. Landry, Don (July 16, 2015). "Landry: Long road to Edmonton for Almondo Sewell". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on July 17, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150717180759/http://cfl.ca/article/landry-long-road-to-edmonton-for-almondo-sewell. Retrieved July 17, 2015.

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