Articles by: Elizabeth Karchut

Courtesy of Danny McWhirter.

CFC100 Huron Heights Warrior CB flocking to Carleton

February 19, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Carleton brings in a highly-touted Ontario commit to their Class of 2017. Ottawa has a population of over 900,000 people, but anyone living in the city knows it has an unusual small-town feeling. CFC100 Danny McWhirter, a corner from Huron Heights Secondary School, noticed Carleton University, with its 28,300 students,Read More

Griffin Shillingford (left, courtesy of Griffin Shillingford) and Chika Uzor (right, courtesy of Chika Uzor.)

Commits from Quebec, Manitoba join SMU

February 19, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Huskies welcome two out-of-province commits to their team. They may have had different paths to reach the Saint Mary’s Huskies, but both Griffin Shillingford, a receiver transfer from Mount Allison University and Chika Uzor, a receiver from Canada Prep share similar sentiments about their new team. Griffin Shillingford During hisRead More

Courtesy of Abdraman Abdel-Rahim.

Vanier Cheetah WR ready to join Dinos community

February 18, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Calgary brings in an out-of-province commit to their Class of 2107. It hasn’t been an easy journey for Abdraman Abdel-Rahim, a wide receiver from Vanier College, but now he has the chance to play for something bigger than himself with the University of Calgary Dinos. “Growing up in my neighbourhoodRead More

Courtesy of Jack MacLean.

St.FX brings in local DL commit to 2017 class

February 18, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

The X-Men’s Class of 2017 grows by one. Sometimes there is an adjustment position when going to a new school, but it might not take Jack MacLean, a defensive lineman from Dr. John Hugh Gillis High School, too long to get used to the St. Francis Xavier X-Men. The toweringRead More

Dinos stay local, grab 2 CFC100 commits

Dinos stay local, grab 2 CFC100 commits

February 17, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The University of Calgary welcomes two top-tier players in Calgary to their Class of 2017. The University of Calgary Dinos dipped into the local recruiting pool and have pulled out CFC100s in the form of cornerback Deane Leonard and offensive lineman Tyler Packer from Notre Dame High School.  Deane LeonardRead More

Courtesy of Mario Alyas.

McMaster now home to Jacob Hespeler DB

February 17, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Marauders welcome Cambridge commit to their Class of 2017. Like many others, Mario Alyas, a defensive back from Jacob Hespeler Secondary School, had a choice to make before joining the McMaster Marauders, hockey or football? Alyas had been strapping on the skates since he was four years old. But, tenRead More

Courtesy of Alex Brown.

Leo Hayes K/P standout joins StFX X-Men

February 17, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

X-Men bring in out-of-province commit to their Class of 2017. Alex Brown, a kicker from Leo Hayes High School, knew there was something special with the St. Francis Xavier X-Men from the very beginning. It didn’t take long for Brown to realize that his future lies with the X-Men. “EveryoneRead More

5 Alberta commits, including 3 CFC100s, join UBC

5 Alberta commits, including 3 CFC100s, join UBC

February 16, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The Thunderbirds welcome five out-of-province commits to their Class of 2017. The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds have done a little shopping over in Alberta and have snagged CFC100 Ted Kubongo, a running back from St. Matthew High School, CFC100 Kene Ezekeke, a receiver from St. Mary’s High School andRead More

Courtesy of Griffin Quigely.

MTA now home to Holland Hurricane tackle

February 16, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

MTA brings in an out-of-province commit to their team. Sometimes, getting to the U Sports level isn’t as easy as a “point-A-to-point-B” trip. With victory laps, the CJFL and college, the journey to university ball can be a little more convoluted. But, that doesn’t mean a whole lot, does it?Read More

CFC100 Canisius Crusader WR, St. Francis OL moving back north, joins Gryphons

CFC100 Canisius Crusader WR, St. Francis OL moving back north, joins Gryphons

February 15, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Guelph welcomes two Canadians playing in the United States back to their Class of 2017. CFC100 Zeke Margaritis, a wide receiver from Canisius High School and Tyler Grisolia, an offensive lineman from St. Francis High School, have spent the last few years playing in New York State, but now it’sRead More

Courtesy of Lliam Wishart.

Standout Okanagan Sun REC now with UBC

February 15, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

UBC welcomes a CJFLer to their team. Lliam Wishart, a receiver from the Okanagan Sun (BCFC) was born and raised surrounded by mountains, but now he will be leaving the interior to fly with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds from their nest on the Pacific coast. “I chose toRead More

Courtesy of Benjamin Juteau-Leroux.

Les Géants WR joins McGill Redmen

February 15, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

McGill brings in local commit to their Class of 2017. Benjamin Juteau-Leroux, a wide receiver from Cégep St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, is ready to take his education, and his football, to the next level with the McGill Redmen. Being a bilingual person is a difficult task, but it’s a challenge that hasn’t putRead More

Guelph brings 2 commits to offense and defense

Guelph brings 2 commits to offense and defense

February 15, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Gryphons welcome two Ontario commits to their Class of 2017. Ben Cadman, a defensive back from Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School and Ethan Hill, a receiver from St. Thomas of Villanova College, are ready to make their mark on the U Sports league with the University of Guelph Gryphons. BenRead More

Courtesy of Dawson Elliott.

Gryphons bring in South Lion LB

February 14, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Guelph’s Class of 2017 grows by one. When you don’t know anyone going into university, the ride can be a little rough. But, Dawson Elliott, an outside linebacker from the London South Collegiate Institute, already knows a few faces in the University of Guelph Gryphons’ locker room. Elliott, who playedRead More

Courtesy of Louis-Félix Lépine.

Diablos MLB commits to Bishop’s

February 14, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Gaiters bring in another Québec commit to their Class of 2017. Louis-Félix Lépine, a middle linebacker from Cégep de Trois-Rivières, has just started his first semester at Bishop’s University and there is no doubt he is chomping at the bit to hit the field with the newly-moved AUS Gaiters inRead More

 
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