Shawn Gore


198 lbs


6' 0"


Wide Receiver




Apr 12th, 1987

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Appearing in all 18 regular season games for the third time in hiscareer, Shawn hauled in 39 passes for 528 yards and a touchdown. The totals on the year placed him fourth among receivers with his top performance coming against Hamilton on Aug 8/14 as he recorded 117 yards and a TD on five catches. Shawn also had 11 carries for 71 yards on the ground in 2014 with a touchdown coming against Ottawa.


Shawn finished fourth among Lions receivers in 2013 recording 552 yards and eight touchdowns on 47 receptions. After hauling in just 17 passes in the first nine games of the year, Shawn recorded 30 catches in the second half of the year and while his eight majors through the air were a career-high, he also notched two more on the ground last season. Dependable and dangerous with the ball, Shawn recorded 193 YAC yards along with 14 clutch catches for first downs on second-down plays. His season-high 81 yards on four catches came against Calgary on Oct 11/13.


Shawn enjoyed another solid season in 2012 leading the club with 722 receiving yards and ranking second in receptions with 62 with five touchdowns. He recorded a season-high 96 yards on September 15/12 vs Toronto which also included a 48-yard gain, his longest of the season. Shawn had 24 receptions that resulted in a first down which ranked him in fifth in the CFL with 255 of his receiving yards coming after the catch. Consistent and dependable, Shawn had 11 games with at least three receptions and ranked fourth among Canadian receivers league-wide. 


Shawn stepped into a starting role in 2011 and enjoyed a big season with 60 receptions for 836 yards and a TD. He finished second on the club in receiving and recorded a career-high 96 yards on seven catches on Jul 8/11 vs Calgary. Shawn caught passes in 17 of 18 games and had at least 50 receiving yards in nine contests. A key possession receiver, he registered 23 receptions to create first downs and had 293 yards after catch. Recorded his first career CFL touchdown in the season’s final game vs Montreal on Nov 5/11. 


Shawn appeared in eight regular season games and the West Semi-Final. He was a back up receiver, although spent most of his time with the special teams unit. He received eight tackles.


Gore signed as a free agent with the NFL's Green Bay Packers in May 2010 and after attending training camp was released on August 28, 2010.


2009:  Gore was named Bishop's Male Athlete of the Year after leading the Gaiters in the 2009 regular season with 32 catches for 496 yards and five touchdowns.  He also ranked third on the team with 7 special teams tackles and posted a career-high 114 yards on seven catches in the Gaiters' playoff loss at Montreal on November 7.Over his career, Gore has gained 1,172 yards receiving on 72 catches in 29 regular-season games, and he ccurrently has a 21-game pass catching streak.Gore was rated tenth overall on the CFL Amateur Scouting Bureau's prospect list - the highest-rated receiver on the list. At March's CFL Evaluation Camp, his 40-yard time of 4.50 seconds was tied for fourth overall, and his 10-yard time of 1.44 seconds was second. He also tied for third in the broad jump with 10'3" and was fourth in the vertical jump at 39.5".