Articles by: Ryan McCabe

Recruiting Analysis 2018 (RSEQ): Montreal jumps out to early lead, CFC60s galore

Recruiting Analysis 2018 (RSEQ): Montreal jumps out to early lead, CFC60s galore

January 18, 2018 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

It’s still early in the recruiting process with plenty of big names left on the board, but Montreal has gotten a huge head start on most of their RSEQ opponents by snatching up seven CFC60 prospects before we’ve even hit February.

the GRIND: Canadian in Polynesian All-American Bowl, 545 lb deadlift, and more

the GRIND: Canadian in Polynesian All-American Bowl, 545 lb deadlift, and more

January 15, 2018 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

Much like our social media feeds, CFC100 and CFC60 prospects are always moving at a quick pace as they dart from camp to camp and campus to campus in search of their next stepping stone towards university football. Each week we’ll do our best to keep up with the top players inRead More

Mind of McCabe: CFC100s representing Canada

Mind of McCabe: CFC100s representing Canada

January 14, 2018 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Breaking down the CFC100s representing Canada.

CFC100 Ethan Martin (left) and Matt Adams (right) celebrate a championship victory. Courtesy of Matt Adams.

the GRIND: Prospect holiday headlines

January 9, 2018 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Much like our social media feeds, CFC100 and CFC60 prospects are always moving at a quick pace as they dart from camp to camp and campus to campus in search of their next stepping stone towards university football. Each week we’ll do our best to keep up with the top players inRead More

Mind of McCabe: no film = no scholarship = no excuse

Mind of McCabe: no film = no scholarship = no excuse

January 7, 2018 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

It’s Saturday night and my phone buzzes while I’m out with a few of my buddies. I enter my passcode expecting it to be a friend or family – but no – it’s some high school football player who found me on social media and is asking the same oldRead More

NCAA Early Signing Period: Sunshine on the way for Okpoko who decides to sign with San Diego State

NCAA Early Signing Period: Sunshine on the way for Okpoko who decides to sign with San Diego State

December 21, 2017 at 11:23 amby 0 comments

Welcome to the Mesa, Daniel Okpoko! Aztecs go north of the border for its first signing of the year, adding Canadian talent to bolster the defensive line. #NSD18 #OneCityOneTeam pic.twitter.com/eoOKs0GJ6q — SDSU Football (@Aztec_Football) December 20, 2017 CFC100 DL Daniel Okpoko (St. Joseph’s – Saskatoon SK) It’s been a longRead More

Maritimes home to some of the brightest young stars in the country

Maritimes home to some of the brightest young stars in the country

December 18, 2017 at 6:25 amby 1 comment

Now that the CFC50 high school All-Star teams have and are being released, let’s take a closer look at who the 25 players are who made the list. Listed below are the CFC50 Maritimes high school all-stars. OFFENCE QB Carter Posavad (CFC50 Citadel) It was a terrific year for theRead More

Quebec shines once again with some of the top talent in the country

Quebec shines once again with some of the top talent in the country

December 17, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Now that the CFC50 high school All-Star teams have and are being released, let’s take a closer look at who the 25 players are who made the list. Listed below are the CFC50 Quebec high school all-stars. OFFENCE QB – CFC100 Xavier Tremblay (CFC50 Curé-Antoine-Labelle) Xavier Tremblay had a lotRead More

Ontario all-stars spread far and wide across the wild province

Ontario all-stars spread far and wide across the wild province

December 15, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Now that the CFC50 high school All-Star teams have and are being released, let’s take a closer look at who the 25 players are who made the list. Listed below are the CFC50 Ontario high school all-stars. OFFENSE QB CFC100 Ethan Martin (CFC50 London South) Ethan Martin is listed asRead More

the GRIND: Joseph makes it official with his commitment to Maine; Awards handed out to multiple CFC100s across the country

the GRIND: Joseph makes it official with his commitment to Maine; Awards handed out to multiple CFC100s across the country

December 9, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Much like our social media feeds, CFC100 and CFC60 prospects are always moving at a quick pace as they dart from camp to camp and campus to campus in search of their next stepping stone towards university football. Each week we’ll do our best to keep up with the top players inRead More

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OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (Western Bowl): Holy Names set Tim Hortons Field ablaze with last minute comeback over the top ranked South Lions

December 8, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Western Bowl CFC50 Holy Names Knights v.s CFC50 London South Lions This was the game that everybody was anticipating at Tim Hortons Field, and it certainly lived up to the billing with Holy Names pulling off a miraculous fourth quarter comeback to defeat the number one ranked South Lions inRead More

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OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (Metro Bowl): Richview take home their first OFSAA title since 2001 with a dominant win over Michael Power

December 8, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Metro Bowl CFC50 Richview Saints v.s Michael Power/St. Joseph Trojans It’s been a long time coming, but the Richview Saints are finally OFSAA Champions again for first time since 2001 after defeating their in-city rivals from Michael Power/St. Joseph 52-0 in the Metro Bowl.

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OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (Central Bowl): Lorne Park use their best improvisations skills to dash Jacob Hespeler’s hopes of a fairy tale ending

December 8, 2017 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

Central Bowl CFC50 Lorne Park Spartans v.s CFC50 Jacob Hespeler Hawks Day one of the Festival left everybody salivating for more, and Lorne Park was able to deliver with a dramatic comeback in the finals moments to overcome Jacob Hespeler for their fifth OFSAA banner in five appearances at theRead More

OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (Simcoe Bowl): Huron Heights claim their fourth bowl in six years with a knockout performance against St. Matthew

OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (Simcoe Bowl): Huron Heights claim their fourth bowl in six years with a knockout performance against St. Matthew

December 6, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Simcoe Bowl CFC50 Huron Heights Warriors v.s CFC50 St. Matthew Tigers It took eight games and three days to get to our finale, but the delay never hurt Huron Heights who came out full throttle in their 40-6 victory over St. Matthew in the Simcoe Bowl. The Fox 40 ProspectRead More

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OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (Golden Horseshoe Bowl): St. Thomas More make it three in a row with convincing display against Notre Dame

December 5, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Golden Horseshoe Bowl CFC50 St. Thomas More Knights v.s CFC50 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Local talent was on display under the lights on day two of the Festival, and it was St. Thomas More who shined the brightest earning their third straight OFSAA banner with a 57-7 victory over NotreRead More

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OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (Northern Bowl): Sir Winston Churchill ride off into the sunset as OFSAA champions with impressive victory over West Ferris

December 4, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Northern Bowl Sir Winston Churchill Trojans v.s CFC50 West Ferris Trojans Bragging rights in Northern Ontario were on the line between Sir Winston Churchill and West Ferris in the appropriately named Northern Bowl, and it seemed like destiny for Churchill who were able to close out the final game ofRead More

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OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (Eastern Bowl): Holy Trinity pull off magnificent comeback in the dying moments to defeat Crestwood

December 3, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Eastern Bowl CFC50 Holy Trinity Titans v.s Crestwood Mustangs The first game of the Festival featured a near comeback, but the Eastern Bowl was able to provide the entire story with the Holy Trinity Titans scoring a late major to defeat the Crestwood Mustangs 28-23 for their second OFSAA bannerRead More

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OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (Independent Bowl): Cardinal Newman’s comeback bid falls short as St. Michael’s College cap off their magical run

December 2, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Independent Bowl CFC10 St. Michael’s College Kerry Blues v.s CFC50 Cardinal Newman Cardinals The end result wasn’t always a guarantee for St. Michael’s College after Cardinal Newman made a furious second half comeback in the Independent Bowl, but the Kerry Blues were able to unite in the final minutes toRead More

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OFSAA Festival 2017 game RECAP (National Capital Bowl): Arnprior makes history with their first ever OFSAA triumph over Nantyr Shores

December 2, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

National Capital Bowl Arnprior Rapids v.s CFC50 Nantyr Shores Tritons The first day of the Festival was full of excitement, and the nightcap didn’t disappoint either with a gritty performance by the Arnprior Rapids in their 28-10 victory over Nantyr Shores in National Capital Bowl to capture their first everRead More

OFSAA Festival 2017 game PREVIEW: Huron Heights hoping to continue their legacy against a confident bunch from St. Matthew in the Simcoe Bowl

OFSAA Festival 2017 game PREVIEW: Huron Heights hoping to continue their legacy against a confident bunch from St. Matthew in the Simcoe Bowl

November 29, 2017 at 6:41 amby 0 comments

St. Matthew Tigers v.s Huron Heights Warriors After eight straight games of OFSAA madness, you better have some room for a couple more hours of drama as the CFC50 top ten Huron Heights Warriors take on the St. Matthew Tigers in the Simcoe Bowl. The Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC)Read More

2017 OFSAA Festival game PREVIEW: Bragging rights are on the line between West Ferris and Sir Winston Churchill in the Northern Bowl

2017 OFSAA Festival game PREVIEW: Bragging rights are on the line between West Ferris and Sir Winston Churchill in the Northern Bowl

November 29, 2017 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

West Ferris Trojans v.s Sir Winston Churchill Trojans Welcome to the final day of the 2017 edition of the OFSAA Festival, which features an all-Trojans showdown between West Ferris and Sir Winston Churchill in the Northern Bowl. The Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) is a series of elite showcase gamesRead More

OFSAA Festival 2017 (Player Profile): Dedication and a sleepless attitude have been the key for Guenette and Holy Names

OFSAA Festival 2017 (Player Profile): Dedication and a sleepless attitude have been the key for Guenette and Holy Names

November 28, 2017 at 5:13 pmby 0 comments

DB Steven Guenette (Holy Names, Windsor) It’s funny how much can change in a year, but it’s not surprising if you’re willing to put in the work, which is exactly the attitude defensive back Steven Guenette took during 2017 as he and the Holy Names Knights missioned their way toRead More

 
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