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James Yurichuk
No. --     Toronto Argonauts
Date of birth: (1986-11-01) November 1, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Brampton, Ontario
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): LB
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
University: Bishop's
CFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Drafted by: BC Lions
Organizations
 As player:
2009-2012
2013–present
BC Lions
Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
Playing stats at CFL.ca

James Yurichuk (born November 1, 1986 in Brampton, Ontario) is a professional Canadian football linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Yurichuk was drafted by, and played 4 seasons with the BC Lions. He played CIS football for the Bishop's Gaiters.

Professional career Edit

BC LionsEdit

Yurichuk was drafted by the BC Lions in the first round of the 2009 CFL Draft. He played primarily on special teams in the 2009 BC Lions season and was among the league leaders in special teams tackles.[1][2] His dribbled ball kick that led to a Lions touchdown in week 6 was considered the turning point of the game and demonstrated his knowledge of Canadian football rules.[3][4][5]

Toronto ArgonautsEdit

On February 15 2013, the first day of CFL free agency Yurichuk signed with the Toronto Argonauts.[6]


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