Tunde Adeleke
No. 1     Toronto Argonauts
Adeleke with the Tiger-Cats in 2021
Born: (1995-07-12) July 12, 1995 (age 28)
Lagos, Nigeria
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Defensive back
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight208 lb (94 kg)
High schoolSt. Francis Xavier
CFL draft2017, Round: 3, Pick: 25
Drafted byCalgary Stampeders
Career history
As player
20172018Calgary Stampeders
20192023Hamilton Tiger-Cats
2024–presentToronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star2019
CFL East All-Star2019, 2021
Career stats

Tunde Adeleke (born July 12, 1995) is a professional Canadian football defensive back for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

University career

Adeleke played U Sports football for the Carleton Ravens from 2013 to 2016.

Professional career

Calgary Stampeders

Adeleke was drafted by the Calgary Stampeders in the third round, 25th overall, in the 2017 CFL Draft and signed with the team on May 27, 2017.[1] He played for two seasons with the Stampeders and won his first Grey Cup championship after the team's victory in the 106th Grey Cup game.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Adeleke signed as a free agent with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on February 12, 2019.[2]

In February 2024, he became a free agent.

Toronto Argonauts

On February 13, 2024, it was announced that Adeleke had signed with the Toronto Argonauts.[3]


  1. ^ "Draft pick Adeleke and three internationals signed". May 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "Ticats sign national DB Tunde Adeleke". February 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "Switching Sides: Adeleke, Sopik sign with Argos". CFL.ca. 2024-02-13. Retrieved 2024-02-14.