|Place of birth Montreal, Quebec|
Name Jason Arakgi
Education McMaster University
Height 1.88 m
|CFL status National|
Weight 100 kg
Drafted by BC Lions
2008–present BC Lions
Parents Nick Arakgi
|Date of birth (1985-05-12) May 12, 1985 (age 30)|
CFL draft 2008 / Round: 3 / Pick: 20
Getting to know jason arakgi
Jason Arakgi (born May 12, 1985) is a former Canadian football Linebacker for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2008 CFL Draft by the BC Lions. He played college football at McMaster.
Arakgi was born in Montreal, Quebec, and grew up in Oakville, Ontario. He is the son of CFL receiver Nick Arakgi.
On August 19, 2016, in a game against the Calgary Stampeders, Arakgi became the CFL's all-time leader in special teams tackles with 185, passing Wade Miller.
On June 17, 2017, he announced after playing in the team's final pre-season game that he was retiring from professional football.