#20

Will Poole

Weight:

193 lbs

Height:

5' 10"

Position:

Safety

College:

USC

Birthdate:

Jul 24th, 1981

Career Years:

4

Team:

Alumni

Highlights

2008

Attended training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs and released…Signed with Toronto on September 8…Dressed for 5 games, with 4 starts at safety for the Argonauts…Week 11, Remained on Argos’ PR…Week 12, Made CFL and first start (20/09/08) at safety in loss at Calgary…Finished with 5 DT…Week 13, On 46-man active roster but did not dress in loss vs Calgary…Week 14, Started at DB in place of Kenny Heatly in loss vs BC and made 2 DT…Week 15, On 46-man active roster but did not dress in loss at Winnipeg…Week 16, Started at DS in place of Kenny Wheaton in loss vs Montreal…Made first career INT (18/10/08) when he picked off an Anthony Calvillo pass on the Als’ first offensive play and returned it 15 yards to set up an Andre Talbot TD…Also had 4 DT…Week 17, Started at safety and made 4 DT and 1 PKD in loss at B.C…Week 18, Dressed at DS in loss vs Saskatchewan.

College

2003 Transferred to USC and started 11 of 13 games at CB for the Trojans…Finished the season with 80 tackles (52 solo) and 7 interceptions for 70 yards and 1 touchdown...Also added 2 FR and 4 FF…2002 Transferred to Ventura Junior College where he started all regular season contests at cornerback…Named Western State Conference Defensive MVP…Named Ventura JC Defensive Player of the Year…Finished the season with 42 tackles (35 solo), 7 INT, 8 KD and 6 blocked punts…2001 Did not play football…2000 Played in all of Boston College’s 11 games, starting 10 at CB…Finished the season with 75 DT (61 solo), 1 FR, 2 FF, 8 KD and 1 QB sack…Named second-team All-Big East Conference…1999 Redshirted as a freshman.

Personal

Will spends his off-seasons in St. Albans, New York with his 5 year old daughter Kayla Nicole.  He was also a regular participant in the Argo Recess program, promoting fitness to elementarty school students.  He was named an All-East Coast and All-League selection while playing at Christ The King High School in Middle Village, New York.  He enjoys listening to music, namely Jay-Z, and lists Michael Jordan as his idol and the Chappelle Show as his favourite television program.  His full name is Williams Starling Poole.