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Jaelon
Acklin
#23 Wide Receiver
Jaelon
Acklin
#23 Wide Receiver
Height 6'2
Weight 190 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1995-08-10 (27)
Born Mountain View, MO
School Western Illinois
Status AMER
Receptions 66
Yards 1081
Touchdowns 2
Average 16.4

ACQUIRED:
Signed as a free agent March 20, 2019.

CAREER:
2021: Started all 14 regular season games…Registered 50 receptions for 678 yards and led the Ticats with four receiving touchdowns (tied with Steven Dunbar Jr.)…Caught seven of 11 Targets for 98 yards, including a 37-yard touchdown reception, August 5 at Winnipeg…Registered six receptions for 96 yards, including a 45-yard touchdown reception October 11 vs. Toronto…Recorded five receptions for 48 yards and one touchdown October 23 vs. Ottawa…Recorded one reception for a 65-yard touchdown October 29 at Edmonton…Recorded six receptions for 74 yards November 20 vs. Saskatchewan…PLAYOFFS: Started all three playoff games…Recorded five receptions for 56 yards November 28 vs Montreal…Registered eight receptions for 112 yards, including a 30-yard touchdown reception December 5 at Toronto…Recorded four receptions for 33 yards December 12 vs Winnipeg…AWARDS: CFL East Division All-Star.

2020: Did not play in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic…Re-signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats December 23.

2019: Signed with the Tiger-Cats March 20…Started 17 regular season games, recording 58 receptions for 708 yards and three touchdowns…Made CFL debut starting at wide receiver June 22 at Toronto recording five receptions, including the first of his CFL career, for 59 yards… Recorded 120 yards from eight receptions with one touchdown July 4 at Montreal…PLAYOFFS: Started both of the Tiger-Cats’ playoff games including the 107th Grey Cup versus Winnipeg, registering 133 receiving yards on eight receptions.

2018: Signed as an undrafted free agent by the Baltimore Ravens…Released by the Ravens August 7.

AWARDS:
CFL East All-Star – 1 – (2021)
Ticats Most Outstanding Rookie – 1 – (2019)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
First CFL Game – June 22/19 at TOR
First CFL Start – June 22/19 at TOR
First CFL Reception – June 22/19 at TOR
First CFL Receiving Touchdown – July 4/19 (Jeremiah Masoli) at MTL

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:
College: Played 44 games over four seasons (2014-17) at Western Illinois University…Recorded 105 receptions for 1,733 yards and 12 touchdowns…Added 21 carries for 255 yards and four rushing touchdowns.

Personal: Born August 10, 1995 in Springfield, Missouri..Son of Darin and Tina Acklin…Majored in Psychology with a minor in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2019
HAM 17 58 74 708 192 3 12.2 29
2021
HAM 14 50 77 678 199 4 13.6 65
2022
OTT 13 66 106 1081 365 2 16.4 64
Total
44 174 257 2467 756 9 14.2 65

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2019
HAM 17 0 0 0 0.0 0
2021
HAM 14 1 5 0 5.0 5
2022
OTT 13 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
44 1 5 0 5.0 5

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2019
HAM 17 0 0 0.00 0 0
2021
HAM 14 2 -3 -1.50 0 0
2022
OTT 13 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
44 2 -3 -1.5 0 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-10
1 WPG 6 8 143 0 23.8 51
06-17
2 WPG 7 8 77 0 11.0 15
06-30
4 BC 3 9 24 0 8.0 10
07-08
5 SSK 3 4 48 0 16.0 29
07-16
6 HAM 6 8 118 1 19.7 50
07-21
7 MTL 5 9 133 0 26.6 47
07-31
8 TOR 7 10 144 1 20.6 46
08-05
9 CGY 3 7 28 0 9.3 13
08-19
11 EDM 5 8 50 0 10.0 27
08-27
12 EDM 4 6 39 0 9.8 12
09-02
13 MTL 7 10 159 0 22.7 64
09-10
14 TOR 5 8 62 0 12.4 18
09-24
16 TOR 5 11 56 0 11.2 28
Total
66 106 1081 2 15.5 410

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-10
1 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-17
2 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-30
4 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-08
5 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-16
6 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-21
7 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-31
8 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-05
9 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-19
11 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-27
12 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-02
13 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-10
14 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-24
16 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
0 0 0 0.0 0

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-10
1 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-17
2 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-30
4 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-08
5 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-16
6 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-21
7 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-31
8 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-05
9 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-19
11 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-27
12 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-02
13 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-10
14 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-24
16 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0