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Logan Kilgore
No. 15     Edmonton Eskimos
Born: (1990-05-24) May 24, 1990 (age 29)
Rocklin, California
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusInternational
Position(s)QB
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight205 lb (93 kg)
CollegeBakersfield College, Middle Tennessee State
Career history
As player
2014New Orlean Saints*
20152017Toronto Argonauts
2017Hamilton Tiger Cats
2019–PresentEdmonton Eskimos
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career stats
TD-INT2–10
Yards728
QB Rating44.04
Comp-Att63–114
%55.2

Logan Kilgore (born May 24, 1990) is an American professional Canadian football quarterback who is currently a member of the Edmonton Eskimos. He started three games for the Toronto Argonauts in 2016.

Early life and educationEdit

Kilgore attended Jesuit High School and went to Bakersfield College upon graduation. He transferred to Middle Tennessee State University after being recruited by scouts from the university. Kilgore graduated from MTSU with a MBA in 2013.[1]

CareerEdit

College careerEdit

Kilgore started his college football career for the Bakersfield Renegades in 2009. At Bakersfield, he threw for 2,512 yards and 22 touchdowns. Following his move to Middle Tennessee in 2010, he began playing for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football team.[2] During his time with the Blue Raiders from 2010 to 2013, Kilgore threw for 7,489 yards and 53 touchdowns. He was also the first Blue Raider to have three consecutive seasons of 2,000 yards.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Kilgore was signed to the New Orleans Saints as a free agent in 2014. He played at the Saints's training camp and was cut from the team in September 2014.[4] After leaving the Saints, Kilgore played on the Toronto Argonauts's practice team in 2015. The following year, Kilgore became the Argos's starting quarterback after Ricky Ray was injured.[5] Kilgore played in seven games, starting three, during the 2016 season, completing 55.3% of his passes for 728 yards and two touchdowns with 10 interceptions.[6] Kilgore's time for the Argos ended in April 2017 when he was released from the team.[7] A few months later, Kilgore was signed to the Hamilton Tiger Cats in June 2017[6] but was subsequently released in August 2017.[8] In 2019, Kilgore joined the Edmonton Eskimos after not playing in the 2018 CFL season. Kilgore's first game with the Eskimos was a pre-season game during the 2019 CFL season, where he scored two touchdowns.[9]

HonoursEdit

Kilgore was named the Northern Conference Offensive Player of the Year at Bakersfield College in 2009.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Linsdau, Jim (16 July 2014). "Rocklin quarterback fights to make the New Orleans Saints". Auburn Journal. http://www.auburnjournal.com/article/7/16/14/rocklin-quarterback-fights-make-new-orleans-saints. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  2. Boettcher, Jerome (25 July 2011). "MTSU's Kilgore takes lessons learned from Mannings, emerges as QB frontrunner". The City Paper. http://nashvillecitypaper.com/content/sports/mtsus-kilgore-takes-lessons-learned-mannings-emerges-qb-frontrunner. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  3. "Tiger-Cats SIgn Quarterback Kilgore". 12 June 2017. http://ticats.ca/tiger-cats-sign-quarterback-kilgore/. Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  4. Pogue, Greg (1 July 2015). "Pogue: Logan Kilgore adjusting to life in CFL". Daily News Journal. http://www.dnj.com/story/sports/college/mtsu/2015/07/01/pogue-logan-kilgore-adjusting-life-cfl/29595817/. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  5. O'Leary, Chris (26 July 2016). "Patience pays off as Argos quarterback Logan Kilgore gets his shot". Toronto Star. https://www.thestar.com/sports/argos/2016/07/26/patience-pays-off-as-argos-quarterback-logan-kilgore-gets-his-shot.html. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Edwards, Drew (12 June 2017). "Ticats sign ex-Argo backup QB Logan Kilgore". Toronto Star. https://www.thestar.com/sports/argos/2017/06/12/ticats-sign-ex-argo-backup-qb-logan-kilgore.html. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  7. "Argos release quarterback Logan Kilgore". 3 April 2017. https://www.cfl.ca/2017/04/03/argos-release-quarterback-logan-kilgore/. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  8. "Ticats release Elliott, Kilgore; sign Washington". 8 August 2017. https://www.cfl.ca/2017/08/08/ticats-release-elliott-kilgore-sign-washington/. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  9. Moddejonge, Gerry (29 May 2019). "Kilgore scores both Eskimos touchdowns in pre-season debut". The Guardian (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). https://www.theguardian.pe.ca/sports/football/kilgore-scores-both-eskimos-touchdowns-in-pre-season-debut-316822/. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  10. Blevins, Dave (2012). National and Conference Winners Through 2010. McFarland. p. 440. ISBN 9780786448678. https://books.google.ca/books?id=RdWo8gM8ES8C&lpg=PA440. Retrieved 25 July 2017.

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