Articles by: Ben Browne

DID YOU KNOW (27): Auclair holds pro day, GeeGee QB up for OUA MVP, volunteer award, speaking football at UBC Okanagan

DID YOU KNOW (27): Auclair holds pro day, GeeGee QB up for OUA MVP, volunteer award, speaking football at UBC Okanagan

March 19, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Laval’s Anthony Auclair holds NFL Pro Day Ottawa GeeGee’s pivot wins OUA MVP Grand Prairie volunteer recognized by Football Alberta SpeakingRead More

CFC100 Stevenson strives for greatness on the gridiron

CFC100 Stevenson strives for greatness on the gridiron

March 19, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

“I want to be the best.” That’s the attitude of CFC100 Kaine Stevenson of Windsor, ON. He has played the game for 13 years and says the sport means “everything” to him.

DID YOU KNOW (26): Mayes was a tall task for defences, CTE with no concussion history, U Sports bragging rights on CFL Draft Day, Bombers, Winnipeg Police team up

DID YOU KNOW (26): Mayes was a tall task for defences, CTE with no concussion history, U Sports bragging rights on CFL Draft Day, Bombers, Winnipeg Police team up

March 12, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition Despite injuries, Rueben Mayes was a force to be reckoned with CTE diagnosed in brain patient with no concussion background WhichRead More

CFC100 Ngongo exhibits team-first mentality

CFC100 Ngongo exhibits team-first mentality

March 6, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Windsor, Ontario native and L’Essor Aigles star Tommy Ngongo is new to the CFC100 Final Rankings for the Class of 2017. The linebacker/safety combo also recently committed to the Western University to study Business.    

DID YOU KNOW (25): Another athlete shares battle with mental illness, a life-altering event on the field, CFC50 school set to close? Eskimos aid Alberta football community

DID YOU KNOW (25): Another athlete shares battle with mental illness, a life-altering event on the field, CFC50 school set to close? Eskimos aid Alberta football community

March 5, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition Alberta lineman shares his story of fight with mental illness A Windsor player’s story of fortitude and perseverance Fate of CFC50Read More

DID YOU KNOW (24): Hardcourt to the gridiron, proving doubters wrong, hard work pays off, former X-Men signs with German club

DID YOU KNOW (24): Hardcourt to the gridiron, proving doubters wrong, hard work pays off, former X-Men signs with German club

February 26, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Muamba’s journey to the CFL Cook stands small, but plays big Perseverance in the classroom leads to U Sports scholarship FormerRead More

CFC100 Adamson: “It’s a great feeling to be wanted”

CFC100 Adamson: “It’s a great feeling to be wanted”

February 21, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

 Cole Adamson of Winnipeg, MB is new to the list for the Final rankings for the Class of 2017. The 6’5 defensive lineman, a position he has only been playing for two years, is thrilled to be mentioned among the top players in the country. “I was quite excited toRead More

DID YOU KNOW (23): CFLer returns to school, NFLer-turned-cop fundraises for paediatric care, Predators return to OVFL in 2017

DID YOU KNOW (23): CFLer returns to school, NFLer-turned-cop fundraises for paediatric care, Predators return to OVFL in 2017

February 19, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition CFL receiver to skip 2017 season Former NFLer founds touch game for sick children Waterloo Predators head back to OVFL forRead More

DID YOU KNOW (22): Local team in jeopardy, adding another down, keeping players at home

DID YOU KNOW (22): Local team in jeopardy, adding another down, keeping players at home

February 12, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition Manitoba club $40k in debt Examining the possibility of 4-down football in Canada University of Windsor’s plea to keep its athletesRead More

DID YOU KNOW (21): Top CFC100 heads South, banning tackle football, Football North expands, UofS director to retire

DID YOU KNOW (21): Top CFC100 heads South, banning tackle football, Football North expands, UofS director to retire

February 5, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition CFC 100 #1 Hubbard’s path to stardom Call to ban tackle football? Football North expands to the nation’s capital Saskatchewan Athletic DirectorRead More

DID YOU KNOW (20): NFLer gives back, YouTube recruit, mental health openness, Canadian football #1?

DID YOU KNOW (20): NFLer gives back, YouTube recruit, mental health openness, Canadian football #1?

January 29, 2017 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition Canadian NFL star purchases league he grew up playing in U Sports kicker earned his scholarship through – Youtube? Canadian football earnsRead More

DID YOU KNOW (19): Montreal team folds, changing age brackets, retirements

DID YOU KNOW (19): Montreal team folds, changing age brackets, retirements

January 22, 2017 at 5:57 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition Three women’s teams fold to limit travel expenses Tier shake ups in the nation’s capital Official of 60 years puts awayRead More

ATH Matwichyna a force to be reckoned with on both sides of the ball

ATH Matwichyna a force to be reckoned with on both sides of the ball

January 21, 2017 at 6:06 amby 0 comments

At the age of 16, Billy Matwichyna could already be considered a seasoned veteran. Having played the game for 10 years, he has already put together quite the resume. He has been a member of the South Delta Rams of the Vancouver Mainland Football League (VMFL) and the CFC50 No. 21 rankedRead More

DID YOU KNOW (18): The life of a coach – resignations, hires, & awards

DID YOU KNOW (18): The life of a coach – resignations, hires, & awards

January 15, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: CJFL Coach of the Year resigns Offensive line guru lands second U Sports gig Another Queens assistant wins annual award AlbertaRead More

LB Stevens lives for success on the gridiron

LB Stevens lives for success on the gridiron

January 14, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Graeme Stevens has made football his life. In fact, he describes football and life as “one and the same.” Stevens has been playing the game for six years, and spent time with the Lockerby Mustangs of the Joe McDonald Youth Football League (JMYFL), the Sudbury Gladiators of the Ontario FootballRead More

 
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