Mike O'Shea

Bio

Full name: Michael O'Shea

Preferred name: Mike

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

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

Last Season (2008) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 235 lbs
  • Position: LB
  • Jersey: #50
Amateur Programs
  • Guelph
16 Season Career with HAM, TOR

Active years: 1993–2008

274 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 271 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
Weekly
1994
  • Defensive Star Week 18 (HAM)
1996
  • Defensive Star Week 17 (TOR)
1997
  • Defensive Star Week 2 (TOR)
2004
  • Defensive Star Week 19 (TOR)
2008
  • Canadian Star Week 1 (TOR)
  • 1993 Winner (HAM) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1993 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1994 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1995 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1997 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1999 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1999 Winner (TOR) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1999 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 2003 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Mike O'Shea was inducted into the Player wing in 2017 (CFHoF profile).

Toronto Argonauts All-Time Argonauts

Mike O'Shea was inducted into the Player wing in 2015.

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
16 seasons
(Rank: T24th,
99th percentile,
16 CFL seasons)
2 teams 271
(Rank: T18th,
99th percentile,
271 CFL games)
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
  • 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
  • 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