#51

Tristan Black

Weight:

243 lbs

Height:

6' 3"

Position:

Linebacker

College:

Wayne State

Birthdate:

Apr 4th, 1984

Career Years:

2

Team:

Alumni

Highlights

2013

Played 15 regular season games, West Semi-Final, West Final and Grey Cup for Riders…recorded 13 special teams tackles and one fumble recovery.

2012

Played 15 regular season games for the Argonauts…had eight defensive tackles and 17 special teams tackles.

2010

Attended the Stampeders training camp, was added to the team's 9 Game injury list

2009

Invited to CFL Evaluation Camp in Toronto…Selected by Calgary in the 2nd Round (16th Overall) in the 2009 CFL Canadian Draft…Signed with Calgary on May 29…Attended training camp with the Stampeders and dressed in five games as a rookie before being sidelined by injury. ..Finished season with 8 DT and 4 ST tackles…Made his CFL debut in Week 1 vs. Montreal (01/07/09) and blocked a punt, made 4 DT and 1 ST tackle

Aquired

Calgary drafted Black in the second round (16th overall) of the 2009 CFL Canadian Draft and he signed on May 29, 2009.

College

In four seasons at Wayne State, Black made 289 tackles, which ranks ninth on the team’s all-time list, and 11 sacks. In his fourth season, he recorded 101 total tackles and four sacks. He was named to the second-team conference squad for his 2008 efforts. Black received the team's Ultimate Warrior award for outstanding work in the weight room. He attended Montreal’s Vanier College before enrolling at Wayne State.

Personal

Black attended Central Tech Institute and was a two-time Toronto Star all-city selection. His younger brother Everton is a linebacker for the University of Manitoba Bisons.