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Adam Bighill
No. 44     BC Lions
Date of birth: (1988-10-16) October 16, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Montesano, Washington
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: International
Position(s): LB
Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight: 230 lb (100 kg)
College: Central Washington
NFL Draft: 2011 / Undrafted
Organizations
As player:
2011–present BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 2012, 2013
CFL West All-Star: 2012, 2013, 2014
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Adam Bighill (born October 16, 1988) is a Canadian football linebacker for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. Bighill signed as a free agent with the Lions on May 31, 2011.[1] He played college football for the Central Washington Wildcats.

Professional career[edit]

BC Lions[edit]

Bighill had an impressive rookie season, playing an increased role as the season progressed. He played in 12 games, including the final seven regular season games, and the West Final and Grey Cup games. He led the club, and was ranked fourth overall in the CFL, with 22 special team tackles.[2]

Bighill began the 2012 CFL season by replacing Solomon Elimimian at middle linebacker for the Lions, after Elimimian was signed by the Minnesota Vikings.[3] After assuming the starting linebacker role Bighill went on to amass 104 tackles (2nd most in the CFL) and 4 interceptions. Elimimian returned to the Lions mid-way through the season, however Bighill retained all of the playing time. He was named both a CFL West All-Star and a CFL All-Star for the 2012 season.

Bighill and Elimimian both returned to the Lions linebacker core for the 2013 CFL season. Bighill suffered a sprained ankle and missed Week 3 and 4.[4] He played in the 16 other regular season games, and the Lions lone playoff game. Bighill put together a strong 2013 season, accumulating 92 tackles, 12 special teams tackles, 9 sacks, 1 interception and 3 fumble recoveries (one of which he returned for a touchdown; his first of his career). Bighill played in all but one of the 18 regular season games as well as one playoff game. He totalled 77 tackles, 12 special teams tackles, 6 sacks, 1 interception and 1 fumble recovery. Following the season, Bighill's linebacker teammate, Solomon Elimimian, was named the leagues MOP, and both of them signed 3-year contract extensions on the same day.[5]

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699 news items

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 21:07:30 -0700

And so, for some Lions fans, there is some comfort in the status quo, with gimpy-shouldered quarterback Travis Lulay back and whole, running back Andrew Harris healed from ankle surgery and the Solomon Elimimian/Adam Bighill power couple roaming the ...

Ottawa Sun

Ottawa Sun
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:26:15 -0700

The Ottawa RedBlack's Chris Williams gets taken down by BC Lions Adam Bighill at TD Place in Ottawa Ont. Saturday July 4, 2015. The Ottawa Redblacks defeated the BC Lions 27-16 Saturday night. Tony Caldwell/Ottawa Sun/Postmedia Network.

The Province

The Province
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:24:15 -0700

If it validated anything it was the claim by the Lions that with Adam Bighill they have the best linebacking corps in the league. That thought, Elimimian said, lasted exactly one day. There are no life-altering windfalls for outstanding player winners ...

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:22:30 -0700

The Lions have talent on their roster, including linebackers Solomon Elimimian and Adam Bighill. Elimimian was the league's top player and defensive performer last year after recording a CFL-record 143 tackles while Bighill remains one of the league's ...

CBC.ca

CBC.ca
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:04:15 -0800

The B.C. Lions have signed linebackers Adam Bighill, left, and Solomon Elimimian through 2017. Elimimian made CFL history in 2014, registering a league-record 143 tackles. Bighill has recorded 280 tackles, 24 sacks, 62 special-teams tackles, six forced ...

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:49:51 -0800

VANCOUVER - Club 100 — the combination of their jersey numbers — is an exclusive society belonging to No. 56 Solomon Elimimian and No. 44 Adam Bighill of the B.C. Lions, two linebackers who are nasty as they come on the football field. Pain is what ...

CBC.ca

CBC.ca
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:37:30 -0700

The offence is going to a no-huddle hurry up hustle designed to keep defences tired. Small point — the O Line gets tired too. B.C. still features that excellent group of defenders, led by Solomon Elimimian and Adam Bighill and good DBs. Let's see if ...

Toronto Star

Toronto Star
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:52:30 -0700

Solomon Elimimian — the first full-time defensive player to be named the CFL's outstanding player — and Adam Bighill form one of the CFL's top linebacking tandems. Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Consistency will be the goal for Winnipeg, which hosts the Grey ...
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