Troy Stoudermire
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-07-01) July 1, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth: Dallas, Texas
Career information
College: Minnesota
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Tackles     15
Special Teams Tackles     10
Interceptions     1
Total Return Yards     3,419

Troy Stoudermire (born July 1, 1990) is an American professional Canadian football defensive back and return specialist who most recently played for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Minnesota. He has also been a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Minnesota Vikings, Edmonton Eskimos, and Calgary Stampeders.

Early yearsEdit

Stoudermire played high school football at Skyline High School in Dallas, Texas. He rushed for 1,153 yards and 10 touchdowns on 150 carries, with 7.7 yards per carry, his senior year in 2007. He also recorded 19 receptions for 268 yards and three touchdowns, passed for 514 yards and a four scores and returned three punts for touchdowns. Stoudermire attended Seagoville High School his junior year, rushing for 2,135 yards and scoring 26 total touchdowns.[1]

College careerEdit

Stoudermire played for the Minnesota Golden Gophers from 2008 to 2012. He was medically redshirted in 2011.[1] He finished his college career as FBS football's all-time leader in kickoff return yards with 3,615 yards on 144 returns.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
5 ft 10 in 199 lb 4.52 s 1.55 s 2.65 s 4.19 s 6.99 s 35 in 10 ft 0 in 19 rep

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Stoudermire was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals on April 30, 2013 after going undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft.[4][2] He was released by the Bengals on August 18, 2013.[5]

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

Stoudermire was signed to the Saskatchewan Roughriders' practice roster on October 8, 2013. He was released by the Roughriders on June 21, 2014.[6]

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

Stoudermire was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on June 29, 2014.[7] He was named Special Teams Player of the Week for week ten of the 2014 CFL season after returning a punt 64 yards for his first CFL touchdown.[8][9] Stoudermire played for two seasons in Winnipeg, scoring two return touchdowns, as well as catching 8 passes for 40 yards.

Minnesota VikingsEdit

Stoudermire was signed by the Minnesota Vikings on May 9, 2016 as a wide receiver.[10][11] He was released on August 30, 2016.[12]

Edmonton EskimosEdit

Stoudermire was signed to the Edmonton Eskimos' practice roster on September 13, 2016.[13] Although he was brought up to the active roster to provide more explosiveness than regular returner Kenzel Doe, Stoudermire had fumbling issues, and after 4 games ended up on the injured list. Stoudermire also caught one pass for 6 yards. He would spend 2017 out of football.

Calgary StampedersEdit

Stoudermire was signed by the Calgary Stampeders on March 19, 2018.[14] Injuries limited Stoudermire to 9 games, where he recorded 9 tackles and 6 special teams tackles, all career highs. However, as a returner, his usage and effectiveness saw a steep decline, putting up only 212 total yards. The Stampeders did go on to win the 106th Grey Cup at the end of the season.

Ottawa RedblacksEdit

Stoudermire signed with Ottawa on the second day of free agency.[15] After spending a stint on the 6 game injured list, Stoudermire was released without playing a regular season game for the Redblacks.[16]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Troy Stoudermire". Retrieved September 27, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Troy STOUDERMIRE". Retrieved September 27, 2014.
  3. "*Troy Stoudermire – Minnesota, CB : 2013 NFL Draft Scout External News".
  4. "NFL Transactions". Retrieved September 27, 2014.
  5. "Troy Stoudermire". Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. Retrieved September 27, 2014.
  6. "RIDERS TRANSACTION - JUNE 21". June 21, 2014. Retrieved September 27, 2014.
  8. Hobson, Russ. "Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Stoudermire earns special teams nod". Retrieved September 27, 2014.
  9. "2014 Players of the Week". Archived from the original on July 9, 2014. Retrieved September 27, 2014.
  10. "Former Gopher Stoudermire Joins Vikings". Retrieved May 9, 2016.
  11. Tomasson, Chris (May 9, 2016). "Vikings: Former Gopher Troy Stoudermire surprises mom with signing". Retrieved June 8, 2016.
  12. "Vikings waive Sullivan, reduce roster to 75". August 30, 2016. Retrieved August 30, 2016.
  13. "ESKIMOS SIGN WR/R TROY STOUDERMIRE". September 13, 2016. Archived on September 14, 2016. Error: If you specify |archivedate=, you must also specify |archiveurl=. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  14. Austin, Daniel (19 March 2018). "Stamps re-sign Harris, bring in Stoudermire". Retrieved 2 May 2018.

External linksEdit

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