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Fred Stamps
Date of birth: (1981-12-10) December 10, 1981 (age 37)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): SB
High school: G. W. Carver
Organizations
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 2009, 2011
CFL West All-Star: 2009
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Fred Stamps (born December 10, 1981) is a retired football slotback in the Canadian Football League who last played for the Montreal Alouettes. But signed a 1 day contract to officially retire as part of the Edmonton Eskimos. He was originally signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at UL Lafayette. Stamps has also been a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Baltimore Ravens, Edmonton Eskimos, and Montreal Alouettes.

College careerEdit

Fred Stamps played for the Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns from 2000 till 2003. Stamps also played track and field and baseball.

Professional careerEdit

National Football LeagueEdit

In 2004, Stamps was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent. Following his release by the 49ers, Stamps spent time on the practice squads for both the Baltimore Ravens and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Edmonton EskimosEdit

Fred Stamps decided to sign with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. In the 2007 CFL season Stamps played in nine games (he missed five games because of appendectomy surgery). The following year Fred Stamps played in 14 games amassing 751 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns. In the 2009 CFL season played all 18 games and recorded 1,402 yards and 8 touchdowns. In 2010 Stamps once again suffered an injury this time injuring his shoulder. He missed 4 games but still had a great year statistically, collecting 1,223 yards and 5 touchdowns. Stamps added a third consecutive 1,000 yard season in the 2011 campaign, amassing 1,153 yards and 8 touchdowns on 82 receptions; despite missing a couple of weeks because of a serious injury to his testicles. In the off-season the Eskimos traded away franchise QB Ricky Ray. Stamps played in all 18 games of the regular season and finished 2nd in receiving yards with 1,310 and 4th in receiving TDs with 9. Stamps lead the league in receiving yards in the 2013 season with 1,259 yards.

Montreal AlouettesEdit

Stamps was traded to the Montreal Alouettes in exchange for Kenny Stafford on January 16, 2015.[1] Fred Stamps was released from the Alouettes on January 25, 2016.[2]

RetirementEdit

After spending three years as a free agent Fred signed a 1 day contract to officially retire as an Edmonton Eskimo

StatisticsEdit

Receiving   Regular season   Playoffs
Year Team Games No. Yards Avg Long TD Games No. Yards Avg Long TD
2007 EDM 9 28 289 10.3 21 0 Team did not qualify
2008 EDM 14 50 751 15.0 46 6 2 3 67 22.3 29 0
2009 EDM 18 85 1,402 16.5 63 8 1 4 76 19.0 28 0
2010 EDM 14 80 1,223 15.3 51 5 Team did not qualify
2011 EDM 15 82 1,153 14.1 75 8 2 7 88 12.6 25 1
2012 EDM 18 70 1,310 18.7 95 9 1 3 51 17.0 46 0
2013 EDM 15 68 1,259 18.5 51 11 Team did not qualify
2014 EDM 14 33 545 16.5 54 2 2 2 27 13.5 17 0
2015 MTL 16 40 479 12.0 54 5 Team did not qualify
CFL totals 133 536 8,411 15.7 95 54 8 19 309 16.3 46 1

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Template:CFL receiving yardage leaders

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