Andrés Salgado Gómez (born December 2, 1991) is a Mexican professional gridiron football wide receiver for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at UNAM and it is also part of the Condors CDMX of the Liga de Fútbol Americano Profesional (LFA), a professional spring football league in Mexico.

Andrés Salgado
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Salgado before a Stampeders game in 2019.
No. 85 – Calgary Stampeders
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1991-12-02) December 2, 1991 (age 28)
Mexico
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College:UNAM
Career history
Roster status:Active
CFL status:Global
Player stats at CFL.ca

College careerEdit

Salgado played college football for the UNAM Pumas from 2013 to 2018.[1] During this time, Salgado won three ONEFA championships (2013, 2014, 2017).

Professional careerEdit

While still a college player, Salgado joined Liga de Fútbol Americano Profesional (LFA) team Condors CDMX in 2016. During his career with the Condors, Salgado was considered to be one of the Mexican league top receivers.[2] He led the 2019 LFA season with an average of 18.9 yards per catch, contributing as a key player for the Condors' victory at the LFA championship game, the Tazón Mexico IV.[3]

Salgado was selected by the Calgary Stampeders as the team's first pick (ninth overall) at the 2019 CFL–LFA Draft and was signed on May 16, 2019.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Anuario Pumas Universidad 2013" (in Spanish). UNAM. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Andrés Salgado Gómez". LFA.mx (in Spanish). LFA. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Andres Salgado". stampeders.com. Retrieved 3 September 2019.

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