Nuvraj Bassi


Nuvraj Bassi
Nuvraj Bassi
No. 77     BC Lions
Date of birth: March 20, 1983 (1983-03-20) (age 28)
Place of birth: Vancouver, British Columbia
Career information
Status: Active
Position(s): DT
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 270 lb (120 kg)
University: Oregon
CFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 5 / Pick: 43
Drafted by: BC Lions
Organizations
 As player:
2005*
2008-2009*
2010*
2011*-present
BC Lions
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Montreal Alouettes
BC Lions
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Honours:
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Nuvraj Singh Bassi (born March 20, 1983 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a defensive tackle who is currently on the practice roster of the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted 43rd overall in the 2005 CFL Draft by the Lions. He played college football for the Oregon Ducks.

He previously played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Montreal Alouettes.

Professional career

Bassi was drafted by the BC Lions in the fifth round (43rd overall) in the 2005 CFL Draft and spent the year on the team's practice roster. He did not re-sign with the Lions for the 2006 season and spent two years out of football. He signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2008 and was on their practice roster for two years, alternating between the offensive line and defensive line. After his release from by the Roughriders, he signed with the Montreal Alouettes for the 2010 season. He was signed to the Lions' practice roster in July of 2011.

Personal life

Bassi was born to parents Kalvinder and Inderjit Bassi. He has one brother and one sister. Nuvraj comes from a sports family and they are very enthusiastic about their son’s prospects.

Nuvraj Singh Bassi made history as the first keshdhari (turbaned) Sikh in the Canadian Football League (CFL), when he made his June CFL debut as a member of the Grey Cup Champion Saskatchewan Roughriders.

References




Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bassi — bezeichnet: Bassi (Burkina Faso), eine Gemeinde und ein Département in Burkina Faso Bassi ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Agostino Bassi (1773–1856), italienischer Entomologe Antonio Bassi († 1782), italienischer Maler Bartolomeo Bassi… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bassi — may refer to: Surname * Matteo Bassi (1495–1552), founder of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchins. * Martino Bassi (1542–1591), Italian architect. * Bartolomeo Bassi (c. 1600–c. 1640), Italian painter. * Francesco Maria Bassi the Elder (1642–c.… …   Wikipedia

  • Surrey, British Columbia — Surrey   City   City of Surrey …   Wikipedia

  • Davis Sanchez — No. 2     BC Lions Date of birth: August 7, 1974 (1974 08 07) (age 37) Place of birth: Delta, British Columbia Career informati …   Wikipedia

  • Dante Marsh — No. 31     BC Lions Date of birth: February 26, 1981 (1981 02 26) (age  …   Wikipedia

  • Dean Valli — No. 54     BC Lions Valli at the Orange Helmet Awards Dinner, March 2009 Date of birth: October 5, 1983 (1983 10 05) (a …   Wikipedia

  • Courtney Taylor (American football) — Courtney Taylor No. 86     BC Lions Wide receiver Personal information Date of birth: April 7, 1984 (1984 04 07) (age 27) Place o …   Wikipedia

  • Dan McCullough — Daniel McCullough No. 55     BC Lions Long snapper Personal information Date of birth: April 17, 1983 (1983 04 17) (age 28) Plac …   Wikipedia

  • David Hyland — No. 37     BC Lions Date of birth: May 30, 1987 (1987 05 30) (age 24) Place of birth: Woodstock, Georgia Care …   Wikipedia

  • Jesse Newman — No. 53     BC Lions Guard Personal information Date of birth: September 23, 1982 (1982 09 23) (age 29) Place of birth: Vancouver, Bri …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.