C.J. Gable


215 lbs


6' 1"


Running Back


Southern California


Oct 19th, 1987

Career Years:



Edmonton Eskimos



In 16 games (16 starts), Gable has rushed 196 times for 1,063 yards and seven touchdowns as well as 34 receptions for 212 yards and one touchdown. This is Gable’s first career 1,000-yard rushing season. In Week Three, Gable rushed for career-high 165 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries and was named a CFL Player of the Week 3 and 21.


In four games played (four starts), Gable became the fourth running back to eclipse the 100-yard mark and ran for 100+ yards in back-to-back games with the Eskimos. Gable finished with 833 rushing yards and seven touchdowns on 146 carries and 285 receiving yards and one touchdown on 34 receptions. In the West Semi-Final, Gable rushed for 107 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries and caught four passes for 37 yards. In the West Final, Gable rushed for 54 yards and one touchdown on 12 carries and caught two passes for five yards. (Hamilton) In nine games played, Gable has rushed for 466 yards and five touchdowns on 74 carries as well as 25 receptions for 186 yards.


(Hamilton) Gable appeared in 15 games for the Tiger-Cats and recorded 693 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 126 carries and 405 receiving yards and one touchdown on 39 receptions. In the East Semi-Final, Gable recorded nine carries and one touchdown on 21 carries and four reception for 53 yards. Gable also was named a CFL East All-Star.


(Hamilton) Appearing in five games, Gable recorded 47 carries for 293 yards and 10 receptions for 82 yards. Gable played in both playoff games, recording 22 carries for 117 yards and seven receptions for 64 yards.


Started seven regular season games in his second season with the Black and Gold…had 30 carries for 138 yards and two touchdowns, while hauling in 18 passes for 224 yards and two touchdowns.


Released by the Nebraska Danger on February 28…signed as a free agent by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on April 2…started 15 games in his rookie season with the Tiger-Cats…compiled a total of 1,622 combined yards as a rookie…finished the season ranked fourth in the CFL in rushing with 782 yards and seven touchdowns on 130 carries…added 55 catches for 600 yards and five touchdowns...led the Ticats in touchdowns (12) and points (72)…made CFL debut at Toronto on June 28 when he scored his first touchdown on a pass from Henry Burris…posted 132 yards rushing on 13 carries to record his first career 100-yard rushing game…recorded first 100-yard receiving game with a 106-yard receiving performance at B.C. on August 30…named CFL Offensive Player of the Week after totaling 164 yards from scrimmage vs. Toronto on October 14….nominated as the East Division Rookie of the Year…named an East Division All-Star. Playoffs: Started all three of the Tiger-Cats playoff games, including their Grey Cup loss to Saskatchewan…had  71 yards rushing and two touchdowns while adding 10 receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown. 


Played 41 games in four seasons at the University of Southern California (2006-10)…had 308 carries for 1,549 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns while making 19 receptions in his career as a Trojan…as a senior he split time in backfield and served as a kick returner…ranks sixth on USC’s all-time kickoff return list with 1,010 yards…won three Rose Bowl championships in 2006-08…was the first true freshman in USC history to start a season opener at tailback.


Gable attended Sylmar High School in his hometown of Sylmar, California.  By his sophomore season, he had garnered national attention for his play at free safety.  He was a 2005 Parade High School All-American before joining USC for the 2006 season.  At Sylmar as a sophomore he had a total of 80 carries for 507 yards and 9 TDs as a part-time running back.  As a full time junior running back he had a total of 180 carries, 2,023 yards and 23 TDs.  In a breakout senior season he had 202 carries for 2,086 yards and 27 TDs.    His 2,086 yards came up just short of the California HS rushing record of 2,092 yards set by Ryen Carew in 2002.  He is the only back to rush for back-to-back 2,000 yard seasons at Sylmar.