Alexandre Dupuis
No. 30     Saskatchewan Roughriders
Born: (1990-03-23) March 23, 1990 (age 31)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Fullback
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight243 lb (110 kg)
UniversityMontreal
CFL draft2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 36
Drafted byToronto Argonauts
Career history
As player
20142016Toronto Argonauts
20172018Edmonton Eskimos
2021Edmonton Elks*
2021Montreal Alouettes
2021–presentSaskatchewan Roughriders
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career stats

Alexandre Dupuis (born March 23, 1990) is a Canadian football fullback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

College career

Dupuis played CIS football for the Montreal Carabins from 2010 to 2013.[1]

Professional career

Toronto Argonauts

Dupuis was drafted by the Toronto Argonauts with the 36th pick in the 2014 CFL Draft. He played in 50 regular season games over three years for the Argonauts where he had 20 catches for 213 yards and nine special teams tackles. He became a free agent upon the expiry of his rookie contract on February 14, 2017.[2]

Edmonton Eskimos

On February 15, 2017, Dupuis signed with the Edmonton Eskimos.[2] He played in 25 games over two seasons with the team where he had four receptions for 42 yards and five special teams tackles. He was released on June 3, 2019, and did not play during the 2019 season.[3] He was also unsigned in 2020 as the 2020 CFL season was cancelled. Dupuis was re-signed by Edmonton to a one-year contract on February 4, 2021, but was later released on June 28, 2021.[4][5]

Montreal Alouettes

On June 30, 2021, it was announced that Dupuis had signed with the Montreal Alouettes.[6] However, he did not play in a game for the Alouettes (was on the injured list for game 1) and was released on August 16, 2021.[7]

Saskatchewan Roughriders

On August 18, 2021, it was announced that Dupuis had signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[8] In his tenth game with the Roughriders, he scored his first professional touchdown on a four-yard pass from Cody Fajardo on November 13, 2021, against his former team, the Edmonton Elks.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Alexandre Dupuis". cflpa.com. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Transactions – Football player trades and signings". Canadian Football League. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  3. ^ "Transactions – Football player trades and signings". Canadian Football League. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  4. ^ "EE Football Team extends Jordan Hoover and Alexandre Dupuis". Esks.com. February 4, 2021. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
  5. ^ "Elks Transactions". GoElks.com. June 28, 2021. Retrieved June 28, 2021.
  6. ^ "Alouettes sign FB Alexandre Dupuis, seven others". Montreal Alouettes. June 30, 2021. Retrieved June 30, 2021.
  7. ^ "Als release fullback Alexandre Dupuis". Canadian Football League. August 16, 2021.
  8. ^ "Riders sign fullback Alexandre Dupuis". Saskatchewan Roughriders. August 18, 2021.
  9. ^ "Riders to host Western Semi-Final with win over Elks". Canadian Football League. November 13, 2021.