Mike O'Shea

Vitals

Full name: Michael O'Shea

Preferred name: Mike

Born Sept. 21, 1970 in North Bay, ON (49 years old)

Football program: Guelph

Drafted in 1993 as LB by EDM 5th position in 1st round (5th overall) from Guelph.

Last Season Played: 2008

Player classification: Non-import

Height: 6′ 3″

Weight: 235 lbs

Position: LB

Jersey: #50

Career

16 Season Career with HAM, TOR

Active years: 1993–2008

274 career games (See notes)

  • 271 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)

Awards

  • 1993 Winner Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1993 Team Nominee Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1994 Team Nominee Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1995 Team Nominee Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1997 Team Nominee Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1999 Team Nominee Most Outstanding Player
  • 1999 Winner Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1999 Team Nominee Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 2003 Team Nominee Most Outstanding Canadian Player

Star of the Week/Top Performer

Weekly
1994
  • Defensive Star Week 18
1996
  • Defensive Star Week 17
1997
  • Defensive Star Week 2
2004
  • Defensive Star Week 19
2008
  • Canadian Star Week 1
Monthly

Mike O'Shea Career Regular Season Statistics

Mike O'Shea Career Game Participation

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
16 seasons
(Rank: T26th,
99th percentile)
2 teams 271
(Rank: 21st,
99th percentile)
0 3
1993 HAM 59 18 -- 0
1994 HAM 59 18 -- 0
1995 HAM 59 12 -- 0
1996 TOR 50 8 -- 1
1997 TOR 50 18 -- 1
1998 TOR 50 18 -- 0
1999 TOR 50 18 -- 0
2000 HAM 59 18 -- 0
2001 TOR 50 18 -- 0
2002 TOR 50 18 -- 0
2003 TOR 50 18 -- 0
2004 TOR 50 18 -- 1
2005 TOR 50 17 -- 0
2006 TOR 50 18 -- 0
2007 TOR 50 18 -- 0
2008 TOR 50 18 -- 0

Head Coach

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Dec. 4, 2013 – Present)

Mike O'Shea's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season108565200.5192,8592,757
Playoffs63300.500155138
Grey Cup11001.0003312

Assistant Coach

  • Toronto Argonauts 2010 Special Teams Coordinator
  • Toronto Argonauts 2011 Special Teams Coordinator
  • Toronto Argonauts 2012 Special Teams Coordinator
  • Toronto Argonauts 2013 Special Teams Coordinator
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2015 Special Teams Coordinator