Articles by: Elizabeth Karchut

DE Maclean uses football as a release

DE Maclean uses football as a release

June 11, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

For Class of 2024 Jayden Maclean, a defensive end from the Dartmouth Destroyers (Nova Scotia), football became a way to express his physicality.

LB Colby is ‘Mr. Serious’ on the field

LB Colby is ‘Mr. Serious’ on the field

June 10, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

For Tyson Colby, a Class of 2021 linebacker from Indian Head High School (Saskatchewan), football was about trying something new.

OG Dusel working hard to make NFL

OG Dusel working hard to make NFL

May 30, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Where Jakob Dusel, a Class of 2020 offensive guard from Strathcona High School (Alberta), if from, football isn’t a high priority sport. But that didn’t stop him from becoming a student of the game. “In Germany, American football isn’t that popular than here in Canada. But, in my school thereRead More

DB Miller-Melancon determined to always be the fastest

DB Miller-Melancon determined to always be the fastest

May 26, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

For Class of 2021 defensive back Ashton Miller-Melancon from the John Abbott College Islanders (Quebec), football was not always on the radar. “My dad was a really big football fan when he was growing up, and he had that same passion for the game when I was growing up, soRead More

WR Cooper seeking to emulate Brad Sinopoli’s career

WR Cooper seeking to emulate Brad Sinopoli’s career

May 25, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

For Class of 2022 Jamie Cooper, a wide receiver from Crestwood High School (ON), football is in his veins. “With my dad having played at the university and pro levels of football, it was always around the house,” Cooper says. “I was never pressured to play at an early age,Read More

Recruiting Wrap-up: 4 CFC100s playing for hometown teams

Recruiting Wrap-up: 4 CFC100s playing for hometown teams

May 2, 2020 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

As the recruitment for the 2020 class winds down, four CFC100s have found their U Sports homes in the CanWest and OUA. Calgary CFC100 Adrian Minakata Defensive end Adrian Minakata is a local product who plays with the St. Francis Browns (CHSAA). Standing at 6’5”, 208lbs, he calls Calgary, AlbertaRead More

RB Loupelle loves to legally ‘run through someone’

RB Loupelle loves to legally ‘run through someone’

May 1, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

For Class of 2022 running back Trey Loupelle from St. Francis High School (Alberta), football seemed like a natural progression in his athletic career. “I’ve always been an athlete as a kid and when my friends started playing football, I wanted to join,” he says.

DB Romero grinding every day to get better

DB Romero grinding every day to get better

April 30, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2022 Alexis Romero, a defensive back from Murdoch MacKay Collegiate (Manitoba), is following in his father’s footsteps. “My old man, he played back in the day for Technical Vocational High School, and till this day he keeps talking about making plays and grinding till he gets where heRead More

DB Caron wants to make big splash in final season

DB Caron wants to make big splash in final season

April 29, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Keven Day Caron, a Class of 2020 defensive back from the Champlain College Lennoxville Cougars (QC), is looking to make his mark on history yet again in the upcoming season. “This football season will be a big one for me and the team in general,” Caron says. “This year isRead More

LB Cullen loves to hit, stop opposing offence

LB Cullen loves to hit, stop opposing offence

April 27, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

It didn’t take long for Sean Cullen, a Class of 2022 linebacker from Argyle Secondary School (BC), to fall in love with the great game of football. “When I was in grade eight, I decided to try football and since the first practice I loved it,” he says. “I loveRead More

Recruiting Wrap-up: City of Toronto schools gain 2 CFC-ranked commits

Recruiting Wrap-up: City of Toronto schools gain 2 CFC-ranked commits

April 16, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

As the 2020 recruiting class is winding down, one FPC and one CFC100 are joining two schools in the City of Toronto.   Toronto Zander Castro Wiese Zander Castro Wiese, an offensive and defensive lineman, played at Lorne Park High School. Standing at 6’2”, 265lbs, the Fox 40 Prospect ChallengeRead More

K/P Castellon tunes everything out on the field

K/P Castellon tunes everything out on the field

April 15, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

When his high school team needed him most, Class of 2021 David Castellon, a kicker from Catholic Central High School (Ontario), came to the rescue.

Recruiting Wrap-up: Two CFC-ranked commits make their call

Recruiting Wrap-up: Two CFC-ranked commits make their call

April 9, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

With the 2020 recruitment period slowly wrapping up, only one FPC participant and one CFC100 committed to U Sports teams this past week. Queen’s Greg Sealy Greg Sealy, a running back from the Bill Crothers Colts (YRAA) is from Markham, Ontario. Standing at 6’0”, 195lbs he participated in the FoxRead More

DT Logan plays the game for the team

DT Logan plays the game for the team

April 9, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2021 Micah Logan, a defensive tackle from Abbotsford Senior Secondary (BC), had some very valid reasons for getting into football. “My parents suggested that I play a sport, and the sport they suggested I play was football. My parents did not want me sitting on the couch allRead More

DE St. John blessed to make lifelong relationships in football

DE St. John blessed to make lifelong relationships in football

April 3, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2023 Elijah St. John, a defensive lineman from St. Mother Teresa High School (Ontario), has been playing football for seven years now, and he has soaked up every lesson it has to offer.

Recruiting Wrap-up: Ravens sign two CFC100s

Recruiting Wrap-up: Ravens sign two CFC100s

April 2, 2020 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

As another week rolls by, two OUA schools and one AUS school have signed some CFC-ranked commits and FPC participants to their 2020 class. Carleton CFC100 Te Jessie Quarterback Te Jessie from the St Paul’s Crusaders (WHSFL) is heading to the nation’s capital from his hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba toRead More

Recruiting Wrap-up: 2 CFC100s down south heading home

Recruiting Wrap-up: 2 CFC100s down south heading home

March 26, 2020 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

While the past week has been one of social distancing and self isolation, three CFC100s and two FPC participants have used the alone time to decide which U Sports team they will be playing for next season. Manitoba CFC100 Kundanji Sinkala A local product, Kundanji Sinkala played with the St.Read More

LB MacDonald growing stronger each day

LB MacDonald growing stronger each day

March 26, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

When Kieran MacDonald, a Class of 2023 linebacker from École Sainte-Anne (New Brunswick), started playing football, he was doing so for a friend. Little did he know he would fall for the game.

Recruiting Wrap-up: Queen’s lands CFC-ranked commits

Recruiting Wrap-up: Queen’s lands CFC-ranked commits

March 20, 2020 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

In this past week, Queen’s has hauled in three CFC200s, adding them to their growing 2020 class. One local CFC-ranked commit also joined the Bisons. Manitoba CFC100 Brandon Slobozian Brandon Slobozian, a defensive back from St. Paul’s Catholic High School, is staying in his hometown for school and football. StandingRead More

LB Vaillancourt-Pettapiece lives for the big hits

LB Vaillancourt-Pettapiece lives for the big hits

March 14, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

It didn’t take long for Class of 2021 linebacker Kaden Vaillancourt-Pettapiece out of Bethlehem Catholic High School in Saskatchewan to get the hang of tackle football. “I played flag football all the way up until grade five, and then I said, ‘Hey, might as well give tackle a try,’” saysRead More

Recruiting Wrap: Top defensive linemen find U Sports homes

Recruiting Wrap: Top defensive linemen find U Sports homes

March 13, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

In this week, three defensive linemen and one linebacker signed on to play U Sports football in the OUA, RSEQ and AUS. Laval CFC60 Kenneth Djamen Kwindja Linebacker Kenneth Djamen Kwindja is from Montréal, Québec. There he played with Les Spartiates du Cégep du Vieux-Montréal (RSEQ Division 1). He isRead More

RB Aging loves hitting hard, running fast

RB Aging loves hitting hard, running fast

March 9, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2021 running back Silvestro Aging from Abbotsford Senior Secondary School was made for the gridiron. “My friends, they knew that I was built for football, and I thought so too,” says Aging. “So, I joined and fell in love with the game.”

Recruiting Wrap: Four ranked commits find homes in RSEQ, OUA, AUS

Recruiting Wrap: Four ranked commits find homes in RSEQ, OUA, AUS

March 5, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

In this past week, four CFC-ranked commits and one FPC participant have signed onto their new U Sports teams in the OUA, RSEQ and AUS. Laurier CFC200 Malik Williams Malik Williams, a running back from Football North Clarkson, will be taking his talents to the Golden Hawks. Standing at 5’11”,Read More

Recruiting Wrap Part 2: Five ranked prospects make their final move

Recruiting Wrap Part 2: Five ranked prospects make their final move

February 28, 2020 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

In the second part of this week’s recruiting wrap-up, five CFC-ranked commits and four FPC participants join the ever-growing class of 2020. Montréal CFC60 Alexandre Dubois Alexandre Dubois, a linebacker from Les Phénix de Collège André-Grasset (RSEQ Division 1) is staying in Montréal, Québec. He is 6’1”, 195lbs. 📝 #Recrutement2020Read More

 
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