Articles by: Daniel Valente

DB Lesieur using past receiver knowledge to the test

DB Lesieur using past receiver knowledge to the test

January 18, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

For Frederik Lesieur out of Andre-Grasset, football is all about continuing the job his father started many years ago. The young defensive back’s father was also a very talented football player, but his career ended after he failed to make the Montreal Alouettes during a tryout. Lesieur has made itRead More

DE Bhambra motivated to get a Grey Cup ring of his own

DE Bhambra motivated to get a Grey Cup ring of his own

January 8, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Not many people get to see a Grey Cup ring in their lifetime, and not many people get pushed to play football by a former CFL player. Class of 2019 defensive end Saahil Bhambra out of IMG Academy accomplished both those feats before he entered high school.

FB Bennett paving the way for his backs and his dreams

FB Bennett paving the way for his backs and his dreams

January 6, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

No position has suffered more from offences moving towards spread-like passing attacks than the fullback position. Once a staple of ground and pound offences, fullbacks have been largely replaced in many passing offences and have even gone extinct in others. Do not tell that to Class of 2022 fullback BrianRead More

DT McDougald excels on the field and in the community

DT McDougald excels on the field and in the community

January 6, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2020 defensive tackle William McDougald played many sports as a kid, but he just could not find a sport that combined both the physicality and teamwork  he was seeking. That was until he discovered the game of football, and now he’s writing a new chapter in his lifeRead More

DB Shippam simply wants it more

DB Shippam simply wants it more

December 20, 2019 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

People often say that the winners and losers are determined by who wants it more. Those who succeed simply want it more than those who are left behind. Vincent Massey defensive back Max Shippam understands that quote, but believes the lines between those who succeed and those who do notRead More

OL Ferguson loves his pancakes

OL Ferguson loves his pancakes

December 19, 2019 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Even though chaos and pandemonium are just minutes away, there is a certain sense of calm and relaxation going through the mind of St. Mark’s guard Keagan Ferguson. It’s the calm before the storm, but it does not last long as a few moments after stepping onto the field, adrenalineRead More

QB Fraser breathing football since day one

QB Fraser breathing football since day one

December 18, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Most kids grow up playing with action figures or with toy car, but not Liam Fraser out of Salisbury in Alberta. The Class of 2022 quarterback was unlike most kids, he did not play with toys, instead he grew up looking at coverages with his father. The son of aRead More

OL Webber loves being the blindside guardian

OL Webber loves being the blindside guardian

December 15, 2019 at 12:00 pmby 0 comments

The left tackle position, often referred to as the blindside is one of the most important positions in football. Thanks to a movie of the same name, the blindside has catapulted into the minds of football fans everywhere. It is a huge responsibility to protect the backside of the quarterback,Read More

DE Parke ready to live out his dreams

DE Parke ready to live out his dreams

December 14, 2019 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

“Watching my high school team when I was younger.” East Elgin defensive end, Kyler Parke, would sit there in the bleachers as he watched his now high school football team take the field. He was sure that one day that would be him running wild and tackling everyone in sight.Read More

Athleticism no issue for OL Robillard

Athleticism no issue for OL Robillard

December 14, 2019 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

It was not an easy road to the gridiron for offensive lineman Zach Robillard of the Glebe Gryphons in Ontario. He had always wanted to play but it took him quite a while to get the one necessary credential necessary to step foot on the field – his mother’s blessing.Read More

ATH Irwin willing to do it all at Portage

ATH Irwin willing to do it all at Portage

December 12, 2019 at 5:25 amby 0 comments

On paper, athlete Colby Irwin is a football player for the Portage Collegiate Trojans, but on the field he is much more than that. The bottom line about Irwin is that he is an all-around talent who is just choosing to use the football field to show off his ability.Read More

REC MacNeil’s primary focus is family and football

REC MacNeil’s primary focus is family and football

December 8, 2019 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

The MacNeil family has always been a football family. While Gregory MacNeil put of Sacred Heart is like many other kids who watched and were interested in the sport from a very young age, his motivation for playing is a little bit different. REGISTER NOW FOR A CFC TRYOUT &Read More

OL Rohan out to destroy misconceptions about lineman

OL Rohan out to destroy misconceptions about lineman

December 5, 2019 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Centre Zack Rohan out of Langley in B.C was not just a fan of the game growing up. Football was much more than just a game to him; it was a culture and lifestyle. For Rohan, football was a lifestyle that he was drawn into since the day he wasRead More

QB Kennedy can make plays with his arm or his legs

QB Kennedy can make plays with his arm or his legs

November 19, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Quarterbacks have gone through a lot of change over the last number of years. Typically, the word quarterback paints the image of a tall pocket passer who picks apart defenses but now with the game being faster than ever before, the quarterback position has also followed suit. There are manyRead More

DE Omoike more than serious about pursuing football dreams

DE Omoike more than serious about pursuing football dreams

November 19, 2019 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Did you hear about the CFC Prospect Game on TSN?  [button link=”https://canadafootballchat.com/cfc-tryout-showcase/” bg_color=”#ac2a29″]CLICK HERE TO REGISTER[/button]  Jefferson Omoike thinks about getting after the quarterback all day and night. As game day approaches, his thoughts only multiply as he visualizes himself sacking the opposing quarterback. That thought becomes a reality moreRead More

Robert Gidisu Jr. is not just a student of the game, he’s the best in his class

Robert Gidisu Jr. is not just a student of the game, he’s the best in his class

November 9, 2019 at 5:57 amby 0 comments

As soon as Robert Selikem Gidisu Jr. entered Chaminade high school, he knew what the first task on his agenda was – signing up for the football team. It was a moment that Selikem had been pondering for a while and with the help of a former Chaminade player, SelikemRead More

Arman Horrian always hyped up to play football

Arman Horrian always hyped up to play football

November 7, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Did you hear about the CFC Prospect Game on TSN? REGISTER for a CFC Tryout and Showcase near you!  Arman Horrian would always throw around a football with his friends during his younger years. From playing catch in a park field, Horrian and his friends now play under the brightRead More

Jack Nyrose is an intense player built for an intense game

Jack Nyrose is an intense player built for an intense game

November 2, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

There is no substitute for intensity and you will not find a sport that brings more intensity than football. That is exactly why Jack Nyrose chose to play football many years ago. The intensity, emotion and competitive atmosphere provided by the sport was unlike anything he had ever been aRead More

#42 Beck Robinson

Beck Robinson knocking off all his goals one by one

November 2, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

#42 Beck Robinson Football has been a sport that Beck Robinson has always wanted to play since he was a kid. He envisioned himself making big plays in the secondary such as big jaw dropping tackles and amazing interceptions but now not only does he get to envision those plays,Read More

Succeeding Is Steven Rivera’s Only Option

Succeeding Is Steven Rivera’s Only Option

November 1, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Growing up, Steven Rivera always realized that he had been gifted with natural athletic ability. Whether it was on the playground, in the gym or on the field, he was always faster and stronger than all of his friends. Eventually he realized how good of an idea it would beRead More

Looking for Charles Bourgault? Look in the endzone

Looking for Charles Bourgault? Look in the endzone

November 1, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Following his lead, Charles Bourgault has led many of his teams to victory. Bourgault’s final destination is the end zone and that is one destination that he has reached constantly throughout his career. REGISTER NOW: CanadaFootballChat.com Tryout & Showcase REGISTER NOW: Fox 40 Prospect Tryout

Alex Gollat-Luskleet will take on the best of the best

Alex Gollat-Luskleet will take on the best of the best

October 30, 2019 at 5:22 pmby 0 comments

Did you hear about the CFC Prospect Game on TSN?  Alex Gollat-Luskleet does not live on an island but he visits one every week. The St. Patrick defensive back is put on an island every game with the other team’s best receiver, though he never panics.  Only the best cornerbacksRead More

Evan Rollwagen has a will of steal

Evan Rollwagen has a will of steal

October 30, 2019 at 5:13 pmby 0 comments

#27 Evan Rollwagen Evan Rollwagen’s father would always give him a nudge to play football. He saw immense potential and promise in his son as his athleticism and size was clearly visible from a young age. When Rollwagen reached grade eight, he decided to try out for a spring footballRead More

In a constantly changing game, LJ Dyer likes to keep it simple

In a constantly changing game, LJ Dyer likes to keep it simple

October 30, 2019 at 5:02 pmby 0 comments

There is no magical tale on how LJ Dyer found his way to the gridiron, it was nothing more than just a simple decision. “I joined football because I just wanted to try a new sport,” says the London South running back. RELATED CONTENT: CFC Player RANKINGS Directory Did youRead More

 
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