Tristan Black

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Tristan Black
No. 51
Born: (1984-04-08) April 8, 1984 (age 34)
Toronto, Ontario
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) LB
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 243 lb (110 kg)
College Wayne State
High school Central Tech
CFL draft 2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 16
Drafted by Calgary Stampeders
Career history
As player
20092010 Calgary Stampeders
20102012 Toronto Argonauts
20132014 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
  • Playing stats at (archive)

Tristan Black (born April 8, 1984) is a former professional Canadian football linebacker. He was drafted by the Calgary Stampeders in the second round of the 2009 CFL Draft. He played college football for the Wayne State Warriors. He attended Central Tech and Northern Secondary in Toronto, Ontario.

Professional career

Black was drafted by the Calgary Stampeders with the 16th overall pick in the second round of the 2009 CFL Draft and signed with the club on May 29, 2009.[1] He played with the Stampeders for five games until sustaining an ankle injury, keeping him out of the lineup well into the 2010 season. Upon his recovery and activation from the nine-game injured list, Black was traded to the Toronto Argonauts on August 22, 2010.[2] He played for two and a half seasons with his hometown Argonauts, including the 2012 season when he was a member of the 100th Grey Cup winning team. Upon entering free agency, he with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on February 16, 2013.[3] He won his second consecutive Grey Cup championship with the Roughriders during their 101st Grey Cup victory. Following two years with the team, Black was released by the Roughriders on January 6, 2015.[4]


  1. ^ Stamps sign four 2009 draft picks
  2. ^ Argonauts, Stampeders swap Canadians
  3. ^ FA13: Riders ink Brown and Black; re-sign Sisco
  4. ^ Picard released by Riders, signs with Bombers

External links

  • Saskatchewan Roughriders bio
  • Toronto Argonauts profile
  • Wayne State Warriors bio
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