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Kwaku
Boateng
#93 Defensive End
Kwaku
Boateng
#93 Defensive End
Height 6'2
Weight 257 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1995-04-26 (26)
Born Ghana
School Wilfrid Laurier
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 20
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 8

NEED TO KNOW:

  • Acquired: 2017 CFL Draft (5th round / 41st overall)
  • Contract(s): extended Feb. 1, 2019; extended Dec 26, 2020.
  • CFL experience (Elks): 3 (3)
  • First CFL game (team): June 24, 2017 vs. B.C. (Elks)
  • College: Wilfrid Laurier University (2013-16)
  • Highlights:
    • Twice selected Edmonton’s Top Canadian (2018 and 2019)
    • 2016 OUA champion
    • Ontario University Athletics’ top lineman (2015)
    • Wilfrid Laurier’s all-time sacks leader (28.5)
    • Two-time second team All-Canadian

YEAR-BY-YEAR:

  • 2019: (Edmonton) Played in 18 games (17 starts)…Finished with 20 defensive tackles and eight quarterback sacks…Selected Elks Top Canadian…In the East Semi-Final, Boateng recorded two defensive tackles and in the East Final, he recorded one defensive tackle.
  • 2018: (Edmonton) Played and started 16 games, Boateng recorded 26 tackles and nine quarterback sacks…Had one kickoff return for nine yards…Named the Elks Top Canadian of the Year.
  • 2017: (Edmonton) In 18 games (one start), the Green and Gold rookie finished with 22 defensive tackles, four quarterback sacks, and one forced fumble in 18 games played…In the West Semi-Final, Boateng recorded three tackles and appeared in the West Final. Boateng was named the team’s Rookie of the Year.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2017
EDM 18 21 1 4 0 0 1
2018
EDM 16 26 0 9 0 0 0
2019
EDM 18 20 0 8 0 0 0
Total
52 67 1 21 0 0 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-14
1 MTL 1 0 1 0 0 0
06-21
2 BC 1 0 0 0 0 0
06-27
3 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-11
5 BC 1 0 1 0 0 0
07-20
6 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0
07-25
7 TOR 3 0 2 0 0 0
08-03
8 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-09
9 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-16
10 TOR 2 0 1 0 0 0
08-23
11 WPG 1 0 1 0 0 0
09-02
12 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-20
15 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
10-04
17 HAM 2 0 2 0 0 0
10-12
18 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-26
20 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-02
21 SSK 2 0 0 0 0 0
11-10
22 MTL 2 0 0 0 0 0
11-17
23 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total
23 0 8 0 0 0