Marc Calixte


208 lbs


6' 0"




Tennessee Martin


Sep 26th, 1978

Career Years:






Marc played in all 18 regular season games, he was also in uniform for the West final. Marc continued on special teams, ranking fourth on the club special-teams tackles with 14. He registered the biggest tackle for loss by a Stampeder during the season, for a 21-yard loss. Marc also added three defensive tackles.


Calixte played 13 games and was a major factor on special teams as he finished third on the team with 17 special-teams tackles.


Calixte, known as a versatile athlete, played mostly on special teams in 2008, recording seven special-teams tackles. He dressed in 16 regular-season games including his 100th CFL game — all with the Stamps¬ — on Nov. 1 against BC. His takedown of Saskatchewan’s Weston Dressler on Oct. 13 was Calixte’s 50th career special-teams tackle. He also dressed in both playoff games.


Calixte played 18 games and recorded five defensive tackles and one forced fumble. His 12 special-teams tackles tied him for fourth on the team. His best game came against Toronto on July 12 where he recorded three tackles.


Played in all 18 regular season games and the Scotiabank West Semifinal against Saskatchewan…Registered 11 tackles on special teams to go along with his two on defense…Recovered a fumble against Saskatchewan on July 29, 2006.


Played in 15 regular season games and the Western Semi-Final…Was an impact player on special teams recording 14 special team tackles…Calixte also saw some time on defense where he recorded 11 defensive tackles…he recorded back to back five defensive tackle games against B.C. on August 12 and Montreal on August 18…His best game on special teams came on September 5th in the Labour Day Classic where he recorded three special team tackles.


Played in 10 regular season games…Spent majority of time on special teams and recorded two defensive tackles, five special team tackles and one tackle for a loss.


Played in 17 of 18 games with the Stampeders…Played on special teams where he recorded two special team tackles … the first came against Hamilton on October 3…Calixte played his first ever CFL regular season game at McMahon Stadium June 17th vs the Montreal Alouettes.


Was drafted by the Calgary Stampeders with their fourth pick in the first round, seventh overall in the 2003 CFL Canadian College Draft…Calixte is the first Tennessee-Martin Skyhawk to be drafted by a Canadian Football League team.


Attended Tennessee-Martin…Played linebacker for three seasons for the Skyhawks…In 2002 he recorded 82 total tackles…In 2001 he recorded a total of 45 tackles…In 2000 he recorded 62 total tackles…Provided one of the team’s top highlights during the 1999 season when he returned a recovered fumble 95 yards for a touchdown against Samford.


Attended Vanier College CEG…Was named the teaEPm MVP starring as running back, linebacker and defensive back. Calixte played three years (1999-2002) at the University of Tennessee-Martin. He had a career total of 132 unassisted tackles and 82 assisted tackles for a total of 214, 20 tackles for loss and five sacks.  He recovered four fumbles, one of which he returned 95 yards for a touchdown, and had two interceptions for the UTM Skyhawks. He attended Vanier College CEGEP in Montreal, where he was named MVP.