#39

Agustin Barrenechea

Weight:

231 lbs

Height:

6' 2"

Position:

Fullback

College:

Calgary

Birthdate:

May 20th, 1979

Career Years:

8

Team:

Alumni

Highlights

2010

Played in the final 13 games of the season after missing the first five games due to injury…was nominated for the Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Trophy, given out each year to a CFL player who demonstrates the attributes shared by Canada’s Veterans Playoffs: Played in the Ticats Eastern Semi-Final loss to Toronto.

2009

Played in seven games after returning to the Tiger-Cats in the off-season…spent the final 11 games of the season on the injured list after suffering from pulmonary embolism.

2008

Played in all 18 games during his first season with the Eskimos. Led Edmonton with 68 defensive tackles. Also recorded two special teams tackles, three quarterback sacks, two interceptions and four tackles for losses.

2007

Played in ten games with the Ticats before being traded to the Edmonton Eskimos on September 11 along with a fourth-round selection in the 2008 CFL Canadian Draft in exchange for DB Jason Nedd…recorded nine defensive tackles, seven special teams tackles and one interception with the Ticats…played in five games with the Eskimos, recording four special teams tackles.

College

Played four seasons (2000-03) with the University of Calgary Dinosaurs…made 141 tackles and 14 quarterback sacks during his Dinosaur career…also recovered three fumbles including one for a touchdown…Was named both a second team CIS All-Canadian and a first team Canada West All-Star at linebacker after his senior season in 2003

Personal

Born May 20, 1979 in Mardel-Plata, Argentina…was a member of the Canadian Junior National Rugby Team in 1996 and was long-listed by the Canadian National Rugby team in 1997…in 1997 and 1998 he was a member of the Alberta Provincial Rugby Team and also played competitive senior men's soccer…his younger brother Bryon also played linebacker at the University of Calgary…Agustin's father Peter was member of the Argentina National Rugby team.