Joshua Stangby
No. 84 – Edmonton Elks
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1990-09-24) September 24, 1990 (age 30)
Los Angeles, California
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school:Los Angeles (CA) North Hollywood
College:Ottawa (Kansas)
Undrafted:2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:American
Career highlights and awards

Joshua Stangby (born September 24, 1990) is a Canadian football wide receiver for the Edmonton Elks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for the Ottawa Braves. He has also been a member of the Atlanta Falcons and Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL); and the now defunct Portland Steel of the Arena Football League (AFL).

Professional career

NFL and AFL

Stangby was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2015[1] but was released four days later.[2] Stangby signed a contract with the Portland Steel on December 11, 2015 after an open tryout with the team.[3] He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts on December 22, 2015.[4] On August 28, 2016, Stangby was waived by the Colts.[5]

CFL

Stangby signed with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on October 11, 2016, near the end of the 2016 season. He was moved on and off the practice roster for the duration of the teams journey to the 104th Grey Cup game. Stangby made it onto the Redblacks 2017 season opening roster, and scored his first CFL touchdown on opening weekend against the Calgary Stampeders.[6] Stangby finished his second year in the CFL with 41 receptions for 478 yards with 5 touchdowns in 13 games. Stangby was released by the Redblacks on April 3, 2018.[7]

Stangby re-signed with the Edmonton Elks on a contract extension through 2021 on December 26, 2020.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Former Glendale Community College football player Joshua Stangby signs with Atlanta Falcons". LA Times. May 6, 2015. Retrieved April 29, 2016.
  2. ^ "Falcons sign two tryout players, waive three others". The Falcoholic. Retrieved April 29, 2016.
  3. ^ "Open Tryout Participant Inks Contract with Thunder". Arenafootball.Com. December 11, 2015. Retrieved April 29, 2016.
  4. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Football | INDIANAPOLIS COLTS MAKE PRACTICE SQUAD MOVES". Blogs.colts.com. Retrieved April 29, 2016.
  5. ^ Bowen, Kevin. "Colts Begin Roster Cuts, Waive 10 Players, Sign Stevan Ridley". Colts.com. Archived from the original on August 31, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  6. ^ "Stampeders first game ends in a tie". Newstalk 770. Retrieved June 26, 2017.
  7. ^ "Redblacks release WRs Shaw, Stangby, McDuffie - Article - TSN". TSN. April 3, 2018. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  8. ^ "Trevor Harris restructures contract with Edmonton". CFL.ca. December 26, 2020. Retrieved December 26, 2020.