Demario Ballard


Wide Receiver


Western Oregon


Jul 17th, 1984

Career Years:






Signed as a free agent with the Toronto Argonauts on September 20th


Played three seasons at Western Oregon (2008-10) and made 70 catches for 1,186 yards and 12 TDs…Played one season (2007) of football at Siskiyous Jr. College in California…2010 (WOU) Played 9 games for Western Oregon…Named 1st Team All-GNAC at receiver…Named 3rd Team All-Region at receiver…Made 35 catches for 620 yards and 5 TDs… Caught for at least 100 yards in 4 of 9 games… 2009 (WOU) Ruled academically ineligible to play in games…2008 (WOU) Transferred from Siskiyous College to WOU…Named 2nd Team All-GNAC at receiver in his first year of Division II football…2007 (Siskiyous College) Played his first season of football while also playing on the basketball team… Named All-California Junior College at receiver…2006 (Siskiyous College) Played basketball as a freshman


Demario graduated from Thomas High School in Thomas, Georgia in 2003 as a highly regarded basketball prospect. He elected to take two years off to work at a company called Rinker Materials which was a rock quarry before enrolling at Siskiyous Jr. College in California. There, he played basketball as a freshman and then both basketball and football in his second year. Demario’s girlfriend is Betsy, and he has a younger brother named Stephen (12) and a younger sister named Payton (10). He enjoys reading in his sparetime and recently finished the book 48 Laws of Power. During his pro day he was clocked at 4.39 seconds in the 40-yard dash. Demario majored in Business while at Western Oregon