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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
Career history
As player
2011–present BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 2012, 2013
CFL West All-Star 2012, 2013, 2014
Career stats

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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1125 news items

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:13:05 -0700

METRO VANCOUVER – By every definition and statistical measure, Adam Bighill is a core player. The B.C. Lions' instinctual linebacker also will tell you that improvement in the core muscle group, made up of the abdominals, the obliques and the glutes ...

The Province

The Province
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 17:44:14 -0700

Deep down, Adam Bighill knew he had plenty to give in life but first he had to look at himself in the mirror. What he saw is something that took years for some people to overcome. What the outside world will see again is a two-time all-star linebacker ...

TSN

TSN
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:15:00 -0700

Heading into their Week 6 matchup with the BC Lions, and a defence double-headed by All-Star linebackers Solomon Elimimian and Adam Bighill, Blue Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea has decided to shuffle the deck and give Pat Neufeld his first start of ...

The Province

The Province
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:03:37 -0700

B.C. also continues to devise ways to get linebackers Alex Hoffman-Ellis and Bo Lokombo on the field, even without removing mainstays Solomon Elimimian and Adam Bighill. Offensively, John Beck received as many or more reps this week as rookie Jon ...

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 ...

24 Hours Vancouver

24 Hours Vancouver
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:45:00 -0700

Here's a stat from the department of few surprises: BC Lions linebackers Adam Bighill and Solomon Elimimian are among the CFL's tackling leaders through the first four weeks of the season. Bighill (23 tackles) and reigning Most Outstanding Player ...

CBC.ca

CBC.ca
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:26:15 -0700

How about young QB Trevor Harris running over all-star linebacker Adam Bighill for a touchdown? Key for Toronto in this was the way they adjusted on defence and offence before halftime, rather than waiting for the break. Argos rebuilt their receiving ...

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:22:30 -0700

But on this team, we've got two great linebackers (Adam Bighill and Solomon Elimimian). Those are the guys who go sideline to sideline and make the tackles. They're the money guys. We plug the gaps, manage the contain. They're not the splash plays, the ...
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