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Jeff Hecht (born September 24, 1985) is a Canadian football defensive back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent on May 26, 2011 by the Montreal Alouettes following the 2011 CFL Draft.[1] He played CIS Football with the Saint Mary's Huskies.

Jeff Hecht
No. 29     Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Born: (1985-09-24) September 24, 1985 (age 34)
Edmonton, Alberta
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)DB
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight202 lb (92 kg)
CollegeSaint Mary's
CFL draft2011 / Undrafted
Career history
As player
2011Montreal Alouettes
20122016Calgary Stampeders
20162017Saskatchewan Roughriders
2018–presentWinnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Professional careerEdit

Montreal AlouettesEdit

Hecht was signed as an undrafted free agent on May 26, 2011 by the Montreal Alouettes following the 2011 CFL Draft.[1] He played in all 18 games for the Alouettes, recording 31 defensive tackles and one interception. Despite a strong rookie season, he was released by the Alouettes on May 10, 2012.[2]

Calgary StampedersEdit

On June 25, 2012, he was signed by the Calgary Stampeders.[3] He played in parts of five seasons for the Stampeders.

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

Hecht was traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders on August 16, 2016.[4] Following the 2016 season Hecht was not signed by the Riders and became a free agent on February 14, 2017. After about a month as a free agent Hecht re-signed with the Roughriders on March 8, 2017.[5] He played in all 18 regular season games for the Riders in 2017, contributing 21 tackles on defense, and 11 on special teams. Hecht was released by the Riders on April 24, 2018.[6]

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

On July 11, 2018, it was announced that Hecht had agreed to a practice roster agreement with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b The Alouettes sign local draft picks Barrette and Sagesse
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Hecht off to Calgary
  4. ^ Riders acquire veteran DBs Bennett, Hecht from Stamps
  5. ^ "National DB Hecht re-signs in Riderville". CFL.ca. 2017-03-08. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  6. ^ "Dyakowski, Hecht among four Riders cuts – CFL.ca". CFL.ca. 2018-04-24. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  7. ^ Bombers add Jeff Hecht to PR

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