Articles by: Joel Mukendi

Path to the draft: Aundrey Webster, triple threat

Path to the draft: Aundrey Webster, triple threat

February 21, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

Path to the draft: Spooner, future star of the trench wars

Path to the draft: Spooner, future star of the trench wars

February 14, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The ongoing discourse in football has been that defense wins championships. Every so often the Superbowl showcases a stellar defensive outing which then, ultimately, makes the notion that defense win championships go unchallenged by those immersed in the football community. Although a team’s defense is a crucial component to aRead More

Path to the draft: Alex Cromer-Emonds’ pursuit of two passions

Path to the draft: Alex Cromer-Emonds’ pursuit of two passions

February 7, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

Path to the draft: Who is Tylor Henry?

Path to the draft: Who is Tylor Henry?

January 31, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

Path to the draft: DL Faith Joseph Ekakitie and the art of adapting

Path to the draft: DL Faith Joseph Ekakitie and the art of adapting

January 24, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Change is inevitable. As it pertains to Faith Joseph Ekakitie, change has been a mainstay in his life. Whether it was moving schools, changing sports and even his friends, Ekakitie has consistently found ways to adapt to change—a skill he credits athletics for.

Path to the draft: Devante Sampson is pound-for-pound a top prospect

Path to the draft: Devante Sampson is pound-for-pound a top prospect

January 17, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The pound-for-pound ranking in combat sports such as boxing provides a wonderful ranking of athletes that may never directly compete against each other due to their differences in weight class. The idea is that if size and weight were no longer a factor, these athletes could find success against anyone.Read More

Path to the draft: Antony Auclair has both the NFL and CFL buzzing

Path to the draft: Antony Auclair has both the NFL and CFL buzzing

January 10, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Since the start of the super bowl era in 1966, 58 Canadian football players have been drafted to the NFL. In the last 6 years, a minimum of one Canadian has been selected in April’s draft. This year, several players will have an opportunity to extend that streak; however, AntonyRead More

Punter/Kicker Tanguay sets sights on NCAA

Punter/Kicker Tanguay sets sights on NCAA

December 13, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Over the last 9 years, Jacob Tanguay has embarked on an incredible football journey. His first 6 years were spent as a member of the Huronia Stallions (OFC) where he would routinely convert long field goals, including a 47 yarder. He would go on to play 2 yearsRead More

LB Hayward: Tenacity and grit

LB Hayward: Tenacity and grit

December 9, 2016 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Tenacity and grit are necessary qualities to possess as a football player. The game constantly puts participants under duress and tests their will both on the field and sometimes off of it. Tenacity and grit are essential. Tanner Hayward understands the significance of having tenacity and grit. Heading into hisRead More

#CFC100 turning his attention to recruiting process

#CFC100 turning his attention to recruiting process

December 1, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Athletics have always come natural to #CFC100 Sharique Khan. He found early success on the hardwood, but his aggressive style of play seemed to resonate more with contact sports. Khan’s peers recognized this and suggested he try football. The first year of transition to the gridiron wasn’t asRead More

Matt Jeffers is hoping to get back on the gridiron

Matt Jeffers is hoping to get back on the gridiron

November 24, 2016 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Encouraged by his cousin to try his hands at a new sport, Matt Jeffers began playing football in the fourth grade. Upon stepping onto the gridiron, Jeffers quickly developed a deep affection for the game, making the season-ending injury that halted his final season that much more difficult to endure.Read More

RB Powell loves the game

RB Powell loves the game

November 20, 2016 at 5:47 amby 0 comments

The #CFC50 Bev Facey Falcons are a true powerhouse in Northern Alberta football and a true legitimate threat to capture the provincial championship this season. The Falcons’ roster bolsters an abundance of elite athletes that will make some noise at the next level. However, often the forgotten man of theRead More

#CFC100 DT Benson confident as could be

#CFC100 DT Benson confident as could be

November 5, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER At 6’5, 310 pounds, #CFC100 Newton Ebuka Benson is a difficult prospect to miss. Benson easily towers over his rivals; consistently makes arm tackles in the backfield, and moves with such ease for his size that it may lead one to conclude that football has always been aRead More

#CFC50 game preview (AB): Another doozy; No. 2 v. No. 18 Bev Facey Falcons vs. Harry Ainlay Titans

#CFC50 game preview (AB): Another doozy; No. 2 v. No. 18 Bev Facey Falcons vs. Harry Ainlay Titans

October 28, 2016 at 5:41 amby 0 comments

They say defense wins championships. Well, whichever team wins this matchup may very well confirm that statement: The #CFC50‘s No. 2 Bev Facey Falcons and the No. 18 Harry Ainlay Titans are ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in points against in the Carr division, Edmonton. This matchup of twoRead More

TE Christian Philips looks to continue trend of Canadians in the NCAA

TE Christian Philips looks to continue trend of Canadians in the NCAA

October 20, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

The trend of Canadian high school athletes bypassing the CIS in favor of migrating south of the border in pursuit of athletic excellence is not a unique phenomenon. Often, the unique, and unorthodox ways in which said athletes find themselves playing in the NCAA becomes more intriguing. However, In theRead More

 
error: