Neil King


195 lbs


6' 0"


Defensive Back


Saint Mary's


Sep 10th, 1988

Career Years:



Edmonton Eskimos



4th year in the CFL. Signed with Edmonton Feb 17, 2016. Played 3 years with Hamilton, played in 2 Grey Cups and in 2015 Recorded 9 Special Teams Tackles in 15 games.


Played 12 regular season games, starting in one, in his second season with the Black and Gold…had six defensive tackles, nine special teams tackles, and one tackle for a loss. Playoffs: Played in both of the Ticats playoff games, including the 102nd Grey Cup vs. Calgary…recorded two special teams tackles.


Selected by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the fifth round (43rd overall) of the 2013 CFL Draft…played 14 games, starting two in his rookie season with the Tiger-Cats…recorded nine defensive tackles, eight special teams tackles and sack in his first season…made CFL debut and recorded first career tackle vs. Edmonton on July 7. Playoffs: Played in all three playoff games for the Tiger-Cats, including the 101st Grey Cup vs. Saskatchewan…had 10 tackles in the playoffs.


Played all 18 regular season in his rookie season after being traded by Edmonton on February 27…registered 13 tackles, three pass knockdowns, one special teams tackles and a quarterback sack in his rookie season…made CFL debut vs. Toronto on June 28…recorded first career tackle on July 21 vs. Saskatchewan…registered first career sack vs. Montreal in the NAPA Touchdown Atlantic on September 21. Playoffs: Played in all three of the Tiger-Cats playoff games, including their Grey Cup loss to Saskatchewan…had one tackle in the playoffs.