Chad Rempel
No. 46 – Edmonton Elks
Position:Long snapper
Personal information
Born: (1981-05-23) May 23, 1981 (age 40)
Sherwood Park, Alberta
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:251 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school:Salisbury Composite High School
University:Saskatchewan
CFL Draft:2004 / Round: 3 / Pick: 35
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:National
Career highlights and awards
Player stats at CFL.ca

Chad Rempel (born May 23, 1981) is a professional Canadian football long snapper for the Edmonton Elks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He is a two-time Grey Cup champion after winning with the Toronto Argonauts in 2012 and with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2019. Rempel entered the 2021 CFL season as the longest serving player in the CFL.[1]

Professional career

Rempel played five years of university football with the Saskatchewan Huskies football team and was drafted in the third round of the 2004 CFL Draft by the Edmonton Eskimos. In 2005, Rempel joined the Winnipeg Blue Bombers as a backup wide receiver and special teams player. On June 10, 2006, Rempel was cut by the Blue Bombers in training camp. Rempel was later signed by the Toronto Argonauts on August 2, 2006.

On March 22, 2009, Rempel was a member of Lyndon Rush's bobsleigh team that won the Canadian four-man bobsleigh championship in Whistler, British Columbia.[2]

Rempel was re-signed by the Toronto Argonauts on July 20, 2009. He was a member of the 2012 Grey Cup Champion team.

On April 7, 2014, Rempel was signed by the Chicago Bears.[3] He was released on August 18.[4]

On September 25, 2014, the Saskatchewan Roughriders signed Rempel to a one-year contract.

Rempel was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on May 30, 2015. He played for the Blue Bombers for five seasons and was a member of the 107th Grey Cup championship team.

On June 21, 2021, it was announced that Rempel had signed with the Edmonton Elks.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Chad Rempel".
  2. ^ http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/2009/03/22/sp-amateur-bobsled-rush.html[bare URL]
  3. ^ Boden, Chris (April 7, 2014). "Bears sign CFL's Chad Rempel as snapper insurance". Comcast SportsNet Chicago. Archived from the original on April 10, 2014. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  4. ^ Mayer, Larry (August 18, 2014). "Bears ink Reynaud; cut Way, Rempel". Chicago Bears. Archived from the original on August 19, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  5. ^ "Edmonton Elks sign veteran long snapper Chad Rempel, release Greenberg". Edmonton Elks. June 21, 2021.