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Sandro DeAngelis

Weight:

195 lbs

Height:

5' 8"

Position:

Kicker

College:

Nebraska

Birthdate:

May 1st, 1981

Career Years:

8

Team:

Alumni

Highlights

2009

DeAngelis played in all 18 games during his fourth season with the Stampeders.  He hit 42 of 49 (86.0%) field goal attempts and all 48 converts and averaged 60.7 yards on 109 kickoffs.  Sandro was Calgary’s nominee for Most Outstanding Special Teams Player for the fifth consecutive season and was named a West Division All-Star.

2008

DeAngelis played in every game including the West Final and Grey Cup. He finished second in the CFL with a field goal percentage of 86.2 (50-for-58), tying a career high. He tallied 217 points, the second-highest total in Stamps history and most of his career. The total earned him the Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy as the points leader in the West Division. He was named CFL special teams player of the week for Weeks 9 and 16. DeAngelis was runner-up for the CFL’s special teams player of the year award. He was named to the CFL, West division and CFLPA all-star teams and was the 96th Grey Cup’s top Canadian after going five for five in field goals and totalling 16 points.

2007

Named the team’s Outstanding Special Teams Player, DeAngelis had another solid season hitting on 83.3 percent of his field goals, which was the second best average in the CFL. He made a season-high four field goals at Edmonton on Aug. 4, including a game-winning 32-yard kick with no time remaining to provide a 34-32 victory. His season-long 48-yard boot came in the first game of the season against Hamilton on June 30. He finished third in the league with 76 kickoffs for 4,586 yards. DeAngelis added one field goal and three extra points in the West Division Semi-Final at Saskatchewan on Nov. 11.

2006

In a record breaking season, DeAngelis finished the season as the league leader in points (214, which is 4th all-time in Stampeder single-season history), kick-off number and yards (84 for 4,762 yards) and field goals made (56, first all-time in Stampeder history and 3rd in the all-time CFL record books) and attempted (65)…DeAngelis was the Stampeders’ nominee for the CFL’s Most Outstanding Canadian and was the 2006 winner of the John Argo Award for the league’s most Outstanding Special Teams Player…Was named a CFL, Western Conference and CFLPA All-Star…DeAngelis was named the Rogers Special Teams Player of the Week four times (Week 3,4,9 and 15) and captured the Rogers Special Teams Player of the Month for July...Had his long kickoff of 78 yards against Edmonton on September 4, 2006… Long field goal of 53 yards came on August 12, 2006 vs. Montreal.

2005

DeAngelis led the league in field goal percentage (76.9%) connecting on 40 of 52 field goals…he finished 2nd in the league with 179 points and kicked the longest field goal of the season in the CFL from 56 yards…he finished 3rd in the league with a 58.9 kickoff average...in his rookie season Sandro was named to the CFL Western All-Star team and CFL All-Star team…he was also named Player of the Week twice in Week (9 and18).

College

Sandro was a Four-Time Big 12 Commissioner’s Spring Academic Honor Roll (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004) … Four-Time Big 12 Commissioner’s Fall Academic Honor Roll (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003) … Three-Time Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2002, 2003, 2004) … First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (2001, 2003) … 2003 AFCA Good Works Team. 2004 – (Nebraska) As a senior Sandro connected on 3 of 5 field goal attempts within 39 yards … his longest on the season was a 41 yarder … he was also in charge of kick-offs recording 35 for 2018 yards. 2003 – (Nebraska) As a junior DeAngelis appeared in seven games and was NU's starting place-kicker for the first two games ... DeAngelis shared kickoff duties for the first part of the year with Sam Koch ... DeAngelis connected on 3-of-4 extra points and hit on 1-of-3 field goal attempts ... in the opener against Oklahoma State, DeAngelis made a career-long 28-yard field goal on NU's first drive of the season … he made both PATs against the Cowboys, but missed his only PAT attempt against Utah State. 2002 – (Nebraska) As a sophmore DeAngelis did not play in 2002 ... he was available as a backup early in the year, but his season ended after he suffered a stress fracture in his left foot in early October. 2001 – (Nebraska) As a freshman DeAngelis started four of the first five games and hit 2-of-3 field goals, and connected on 15-of-16 PATs ... DeAngelis’ most extensive action came against Notre Dame, when he kicked off five times, made three PATs and connected on field goals of 19 and 21 yards ... DeAngelis was successful on a season-high five consecutive PAT attempts against Rice. 2000 – (Nebraska) Redshirted his first year.

Personal

DeAngelis and his wife Cassi welcomed their first child, son Massimo (Max) Joseph on Apr. 5, 2009. They live in Calgary year-round. Sandro played at St. Joseph’s Collegiate HS, in Buffalo, N.Y ... DeAngelis earned first-team All-New York honors as a kicker in 1999, connecting on four field goals, while kicking 70 percent of his kickoffs into the end zone ... As a junior, DeAngelis averaged 42 yards per punt, including a school record 84-yarder ... He also connected on five field goals and 37 PATs ... DeAngelis’ longest field goal was a 46-yarder as a sophomore … He was a first-team All-New York selection and was chosen as the Buffalo News Player of the Year and the Western New York Player of the Year, while earning honourable-mention All-America honours from USA Today ... An outstanding student, he was a member of his school’s Collegiate Scholars Club, National Honour Society and earned academic All-Western New York honours ... DeAngelis was named to the 2003 AFCA Good Works Team and has been on the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team each of the last three years ... DeAngelis has volunteered his time with DARE, "School is Cool" Week, Nebraska's Spring Break Tour of Excellence, American Education Week, the Husker E-mail Literacy Program, I’ve Got Heart and Nebraska's Shadowing Program.