After a productive first half of 2014, Bulcke unfortunately suffered a shoulder injury which saw him miss the balance of the season. In his games played, Brian contributed 17 tackles and 2 sacks for the Ti-Cats.
Started in 17 regular games after signing with the Tiger-Cats on February 15 as a free agent…was listed on the 4-man reserve list in week 19…set a career-highs in tackles (24), quarterback sacks (3) and fumble recoveries (3)…nominated at the Tiger-Cats Most Outstanding Canadian and Defensive Player...made Ticats debut at Toronto on June 28. Playoffs: Started in all three of the Ticats playoff games, including their Grey Cup loss to Saskatchwan…recorded 11 tackles in the playoffs.
Suited up in 14 games during his second season in Calgary…registered 18 defensive tackles and three quarterback sacks. Playoffs: Played in all three Stampeders playoff games, including their Grey Cup loss to Toronto.
Started eight games in his rookie season with the Stampeders after being traded from Edmonton to Calgary on May 8…signed with the Stampeders on September 9 and made his CFL debut on September 17 versus BC...made 11 tackles and one quarterback sack...recorded his first career quarterback sack on October 1 against Saskatchewan (Darian Durant)…attended training camp with the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers and was released on September 3. Playoffs: Started Calgary’s West Semi-Final loss to Edmonton.
Bulke signed with Calgary on Sept. 11, 2011. The Stamps acquired Bulcke in a trade with the Edmonton Eskimos on May 8, 2011, He was selected by the Eskimos in the first round (sixth overall) in the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft. Bulcke signed with the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers on July 27, 2011, and was released on Sept. 3, 2011.
Bulcke played 35 games over four seasons for the Stanford Cardinal. He played defensive tackle and nose guard and also had one start at linebacker as a freshman in 2006. Over the course of his collegiate career, he amassed 51 tackles, five sacks and one fumble recovery. The first sack of his career came during his sophomore season in a game against Notre Dame. In 2008, he had a two-sack game against UCLA.
The Windsor, Ont., native played defensive end and offensive guard for St. Anne High School in his hometown. He was a team captain during his senior season and was named conference defensive MVP after collecting 54 tackles and seven sacks. He also played junior football for the Essex Ravens. He majored in mechanical engineering in Stanford.