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U Sports Rankings (OL): Little known fact revealed, powerhouse programs build from the trenches out

U Sports Rankings (OL): Little known fact revealed, powerhouse programs build from the trenches out

June 22, 2017 at 6:30 amby 1 comment

With the U Sports season quickly approaching, we’ll be taking time over the summer to breakdown the upcoming campaign every which way possible to give you a better idea of all the incoming action. To start, we will be going group by group on the depth chart to determine theRead More

Football is “a big family of dedicated athletes” to CFC100 LB Gilmore

Football is “a big family of dedicated athletes” to CFC100 LB Gilmore

June 22, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

For CFC100 LB Cameron Gilmore, football is “a big family of dedicated athletes.” He’s been playing for seven years and enjoys playing his position for several reasons. “I like the linebacker position because you’re everywhere on the field and the centre of the defence,” he said. “And I’d have toRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: Camden Melrose showed mental toughness during injury comeback

Fantuz Courage Awards: Camden Melrose showed mental toughness during injury comeback

June 22, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

While it is hard to bounce back from a serious injury as a professional football player, it is even more inspiring when a young player successfully returns from their very first serious injury to play the sport again. Camden Melrose accomplished just that, courageously facing his first major injury atRead More

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: An unconventional path for CFC100 Beck

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: An unconventional path for CFC100 Beck

June 22, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

2014 was the first year that canadafootballchat.com (CFC) put out a top prospects list; the CFC100. With this upcoming year, many of these players are entering their fourth year of their collegial football career. We thought it would be fun to see where these players are at now and getRead More

2017 High School Team Previews (NB): Moncton Purple Knights “focus on the details”

2017 High School Team Previews (NB): Moncton Purple Knights “focus on the details”

June 22, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Leading up to the start of the high school season, we will be posting high school team previews from June to September as part of our comprehensive season coverage. Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) has tapped into our network of coaches to produce high school team previews for the 2017 season. The previewsRead More

QB McDonald loves the pressure of crunch time

QB McDonald loves the pressure of crunch time

June 22, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Logan McDonald has been playing Quarterback for the Robert Bateman Timberwolves for the past two years and has already started to develop into a much more confident player. The 5’11, 155-pound quarterback came in second in British Columbia in passing yards with 962, to go along with 17 all-purpose touchdownsRead More

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Chase Brown has top two MAC programs competing off the field; Joseph receives first offer from south of the border

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Chase Brown has top two MAC programs competing off the field; Joseph receives first offer from south of the border

June 21, 2017 at 8:19 amby 0 comments

Much like our social media feeds, the CFC100’s are always moving at a quick pace as they dart from camp to camp and campus to campus in search of their next stepping stone towards university football. Each week we will do our best to keep up with the top playersRead More

Adam Sedore, Burlington Stampeders (photo courtesy of Adam Sedore)

“Football has taught me to be tough, assertive” – CFC100 Sedore

June 21, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Leadership, field presence, and football IQ is something that linebacker and strong safety, Adam Sedore can appreciate. Modelling his game after Luke Kuechly of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers who exhibits these qualities, Sedore strives higher and harder then he already is. CFC ranked Sedore on the 2nd Edition of theRead More

2017 High School Team Previews

2017 High School Team Previews

June 21, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

            Leading up to the start of the high school season, we will be posting high school team previews from June to September as part of our comprehensive season coverage. CFC has tapped into our network of coaches to produce high school team previews for the 2017 season. The previews highlightRead More

QB Allen set to reunite with former coaches on Windsor Lancers

QB Allen set to reunite with former coaches on Windsor Lancers

June 21, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Windsor adds a local recruit to their Class of 2017. Colton Allen, a quarterback from W.C. Kennedy Collegiate, needs no introduction to the coaches of his new team, the Windsor Lancers. “The coaches are people I’ve known for more than five years coaching my junior football,” Allen said. “The staffRead More

OT Shoebottom: “The part I like most about my position is protecting our quarterback”

OT Shoebottom: “The part I like most about my position is protecting our quarterback”

June 21, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Connor Shoebottom plays in the trenches and enjoys fending off defenders so that the most important player on the field can produce. “The part I like most about my position is protecting our quarterback, knowing when I play my position well the quarterback can successfully complete his job,” Connor said.Read More

CFC100 Summer League Update: Keenan tosses five touchdowns; Peat records first sack of the season in huge win

CFC100 Summer League Update: Keenan tosses five touchdowns; Peat records first sack of the season in huge win

June 20, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

With the summer football festivities in full swing, each week we will do our best to update you on which players are doing damage for their respective teams across the country. Ontario dominates the summer scene with three well organized leagues running side by side with some of the bestRead More

CFC100 Uko loves being part of a football brotherhood

CFC100 Uko loves being part of a football brotherhood

June 20, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

#CFC100 Samwel Uko is a talented running back who has remained humble on his journey to becoming one of the top offensive prospects in the nation. Uko has never lost sight of the team aspect that football is built on. His immense skill is equally matched by his mental strength andRead More

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: “Quite the rollercoaster ride” says CFC100 Arran Macrae

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: “Quite the rollercoaster ride” says CFC100 Arran Macrae

June 20, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

2014 was the first year that canadafootballchat.com (CFC) put out a top prospects list; the CFC100. With this upcoming year, many of these players are entering their fourth year of their collegial football career. We thought it would be fun to see where these players are at now and getRead More

In action versus the Pittsburgh Passion (image supplied by Lisa Gomes)

Lisa Gomes gears up for new gridiron chapter with Detroit Dark Angels

June 20, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

In what is shaping to be the most memorable season in the remarkable career of Lisa Gomes, one that sees her poised to make her debut with the Canadian national women’s team at the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championships, an exciting chapter is unfolding. Having spent over five seasons withRead More

2017 High School Team Previews (ON): Scheibler to lead Muskies

2017 High School Team Previews (ON): Scheibler to lead Muskies

June 20, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Leading up to the start of the high school season, we will be posting high school team previews from June to September as part of our comprehensive season coverage. Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) has tapped into our network of coaches to produce high school team previews for the 2017 season. The previewsRead More

UTTLEY’S Top Prospects: U Sports underclassmen – Offensive Linemen

UTTLEY’S Top Prospects: U Sports underclassmen – Offensive Linemen

June 19, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The U Sport’s season has officially come to an end with the end of the academic year as we’ve seen another Vanier Cup champion, the East-West Bowl has come and gone, and the CFL draft is finished. Most university programs at this point, will start to really focus on theirRead More

CFC100 Manu says the recruiting process has “intensified”

CFC100 Manu says the recruiting process has “intensified”

June 19, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

The CFC scouting bureau discovered a diamond in the ruff earlier in the year when 6’7, 290-pound defensive lineman, Giovanni Manu walked out onto the field. The “eyeball” test was definitely passed as he is every bit of his frame and more. With a wing span that eclipses most, one canRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: Pierce Smith overcame adversity while being a team leader

Fantuz Courage Awards: Pierce Smith overcame adversity while being a team leader

June 19, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Overcoming adversity is something that we all must do at some point in our lives. For young quarterback Pierce Smith, that challenge came very early on in the form of a learning disability that affected his ability to read and write. But with the help of the game he loves,Read More

(photo courtesy of Sebastien Reid)

REC Reid “loves the dog mentality” of his position

June 19, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Mark Twain For receiver/cornerback, Sebastien Reid, this saying rings true as he hasn’t always been the biggest, standing at 5-foot-10 and 170-pounds, but he doesn’t back down from anyone noRead More

 
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