|No. 53 Montreal Alouettes|
|Born:||February 10, 1988|
Laval, Quebec, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||245 lb (111 kg)|
|High school||Champlain Prep School|
|CFL draft||2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 10|
|Drafted by||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Career highlights and awards|
Frédéric Plesius (born February 10, 1988) is a professional Canadian football linebacker for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He played CIS football with the Laval Rouge et Or. He was selected tenth overall by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 2012 CFL Draft. After the 2011 CIS season, he was ranked as the fifth best player in the Canadian Football League’s Amateur Scouting Bureau final rankings for players eligible in the 2012 CFL Draft, and third by players in Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Plesius has also played for the Baylor University Bears, where he was a redshirt in 2008.
Plesius was drafted in the second round (tenth overall) by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League in the 2012 CFL Draft. He spent the 2012 CFL season with the Laval Rouge et Or in the CIS. On June 24, 2013, following the CFL preseason games, he signed a 3-year contract with the Ti-cats. In his first season with the Ti-cats, Plesius was utilized primarily on special teams. In 2014, Plesius took on a larger role within the team defense as he accounted for 18 tackles, 1 interception and 2 fumble recoveries.
On February 12, 2017, Plesius was traded to the Montreal Alouettes for Nicholas Shortill. He played in seven games with the team in 2017 and recorded seven special teams tackles. Following the season, he was released by the Alouettes on January 31, 2018.
Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit
On July 24, 2018, Plesius signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played in six regular season games, recording four defensive tackles and five special teams tackles. He became a free agent after the 2018 season.
On August 6, 2019, Plesius was re-signed by the Montreal Alouettes.
- ↑ http://www.rougeetor.ulaval.ca/les_clubs/football/athletes/index.html?no_cache=1&user_athletesro_pi1%5Bpointer%5D=64&user_athletesro_pi1%5Bsingle%5D=1
- ↑ CFL Scouting Bureau - April 2012 Script error
- ↑ http://www.baylorbears.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/plesius_fredric00.html
- ↑ https://montrealgazette.com/sports/football/cfl/6584505/story.html Invitation to Eagles Rookie Camp
- ↑ Signed 3-year contract with the Tiger-cats
- ↑ Ticats send Plesius to Als in trade for Shortill
- ↑ Alouettes release linebacker Frédéric Plesius
- ↑ Bombers add
- ↑ "Alouettes add Frédéric Plesius to the lineup". August 6, 2019. https://en.montrealalouettes.com/2019/08/06/alouettes-add-frederic-plesius-lineup/.