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Mike Filer (born May 6, 1990) is a Canadian football offensive lineman for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted 31st overall by the Calgary Stampeders, attended training camp and was released by the Stampeders on June 23, 2012. He was signed as a free agent by the Tiger-Cats on August 12, 2012.[1] Filer played CIS football with the Mount Allison Mounties from 2008 to 2011.

Mike Filer
No. 51     Hamilton Tiger-Cats
51, Mike Filer, June 22, 2019.jpg
Born: (1990-05-06) May 6, 1990 (age 29)
Brantford, Ontario
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight300 lb (140 kg)
UniversityMount Allison University
CFL draft2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 31
Drafted byCalgary Stampeders
Career history
As player
2012–presentHamilton Tiger-Cats
Career stats

University careerEdit

Filer committed to Mount Allison University in the spring of 2008, and by the third week of the regular season was starting at right guard as a true freshman for the Mounties.

He went on to become known as one of the greatest offensive linemen in school history, winning the team's Lineman of the Year award twice, being named a conference all-star twice, and in 2010 receiving second-team All-Canadian honours.

In 2013, Filer was named to the Sackville Tribune-Post's All-Time All-Star squad at offensive line.


  1. ^ [1] Hamilton Tiger-Cats

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