Fred Stamps

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Fred Stamps
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Born: (1980-12-10) December 10, 1980 (age 40)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
CFL status American
Position(s) SB
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
College UL Lafayette
High school G. W. Carver
Career history
As player
2004 San Francisco 49ers*
2004 Jacksonville Jaguars*
2005 Baltimore Ravens*
20052006 Jacksonville Jaguars*
20062014 Edmonton Eskimos
2015 Montreal Alouettes
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 2009, 20112013
CFL West All-Star 20092013
HonoursEskimos' Most Outstanding Player (2009, 2010)

Fred Stamps (born December 10, 1980) is a retired football slotback in the Canadian Football League who last played for the Montreal Alouettes. But signed a 1 day contract to officially retire as part of the Edmonton Eskimos. He was originally signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at UL Lafayette. Stamps has also been a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Baltimore Ravens, Edmonton Eskimos, and Montreal Alouettes.

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College career

Fred Stamps played for the Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns from 2000 till 2003. Stamps also played track and field and baseball.

Professional career

National Football League

In 2004, Stamps was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent. Following his release by the 49ers, Stamps spent time on the practice squads for both the Baltimore Ravens and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Edmonton Eskimos

Fred Stamps decided to sign with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. In the 2007 CFL season Stamps played in nine games (he missed five games because of appendectomy surgery). The following year Fred Stamps played in 14 games amassing 751 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns. In the 2009 CFL season played all 18 games and recorded 1,402 yards and 8 touchdowns. In 2010 Stamps once again suffered an injury this time injuring his shoulder. He missed 4 games but still had a great year statistically, collecting 1,223 yards and 5 touchdowns. Stamps added a third consecutive 1,000 yard season in the 2011 campaign, amassing 1,153 yards and 8 touchdowns on 82 receptions; despite missing a couple of weeks because of a serious injury to his testicles. In the off-season the Eskimos traded away franchise QB Ricky Ray. Stamps played in all 18 games of the regular season and finished 2nd in receiving yards with 1,310 and 4th in receiving TDs with 9. Stamps lead the league in receiving yards in the 2013 season with 1,259 yards.

Montreal Alouettes

Stamps was traded to the Montreal Alouettes in exchange for Kenny Stafford on January 16, 2015. [1] Fred Stamps was released from the Alouettes on January 25, 2016. [2]

Retirement

After spending three years as a free agent Fred signed a 1 day contract to officially retire as an Edmonton Eskimo

Statistics

Receiving Regular season Playoffs
YearTeamGamesNo.YardsAvgLongTDGamesNo.YardsAvgLongTD
2007 EDM 92828910.3210Team did not qualify
2008 EDM 145075115.0466236722.3290
2009 EDM 18851,40216.5638147619.0280
2010 EDM 14801,22315.3515Team did not qualify
2011 EDM 15821,15314.1758278812.6251
2012 EDM 18701,31018.7959135117.0460
2013 EDM 15681,25918.55111Team did not qualify
2014 EDM 143354516.5542222713.5170
2015 MTL 164047912.0545Team did not qualify
CFL totals 1335368,41115.7955481930916.3461

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