Articles by: Ryan McCabe

U Sports Rankings (OL): Little known fact revealed, powerhouse programs build from the trenches out

U Sports Rankings (OL): Little known fact revealed, powerhouse programs build from the trenches out

June 22, 2017 at 6:30 amby 1 comment

With the U Sports season quickly approaching, we’ll be taking time over the summer to breakdown the upcoming campaign every which way possible to give you a better idea of all the incoming action. To start, we will be going group by group on the depth chart to determine theRead More

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Chase Brown has top two MAC programs competing off the field; Joseph receives first offer from south of the border

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Chase Brown has top two MAC programs competing off the field; Joseph receives first offer from south of the border

June 21, 2017 at 8:19 amby 0 comments

Much like our social media feeds, the CFC100’s 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 will do our best to keep up with the top playersRead More

CFC100 Summer League Update: Keenan tosses five touchdowns; Peat records first sack of the season in huge win

CFC100 Summer League Update: Keenan tosses five touchdowns; Peat records first sack of the season in huge win

June 20, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

With the summer football festivities in full swing, each week we will do our best to update you on which players are doing damage for their respective teams across the country. Ontario dominates the summer scene with three well organized leagues running side by side with some of the bestRead More

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Mind of McCabe: A rational look at the issues surrounding Native imagery in sports

June 17, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

“We will never change the name of the team. It’s that simple. NEVER – you can write that in caps.” Those are the infamous words of Washington Redskins Owner, Dan Snyder, who made his thoughts quite clear about the controversy surrounding his team’s derogatory Native imagery in an interview withRead More

U Sports Rankings (WRs): St. FX draws attention out east with their dynamic duo

U Sports Rankings (WRs): St. FX draws attention out east with their dynamic duo

June 15, 2017 at 7:30 amby 0 comments

With the U Sports season quickly approaching, we’ll be taking time over the summer to breakdown the upcoming campaign every which way possible to give you a better idea of all the incoming action. To start, we will be going group by group on the depth chart to determine theRead More

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Daley racks in offers on back to back days; Tieide receives first NCAA offer, and it’s a big one

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Daley racks in offers on back to back days; Tieide receives first NCAA offer, and it’s a big one

June 14, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Much like our social media feeds, the CFC100’s 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 will do our best to keep up with the top playersRead More

CFC100 Summer League Update: Cimankinda puts together an insane performance; Patten shows off return skills in big win

CFC100 Summer League Update: Cimankinda puts together an insane performance; Patten shows off return skills in big win

June 13, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

With the summer football festivities in full swing, each week we will do our best to update you on which players are doing damage for their respective teams across the country. Ontario dominates the summer scene with two well organized leagues running side by side with some of the bestRead More

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Mind of McCabe: A glimpse into the world of six-man football in Ontario

June 10, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Don’t panic, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. Yes, there are only three offensive linemen with six defenders staring them down, and those orange lines were purposefully marked on the field. In this world you only have 40 yards of paradise from sideline to sideline, but make no mistake this isRead More

U Sports Rankings (RBs): Three OUA programs battle it out for rushing supremacy

U Sports Rankings (RBs): Three OUA programs battle it out for rushing supremacy

June 8, 2017 at 8:21 amby 0 comments

With the U Sports season quickly approaching, we’ll be taking time over the summer to breakdown the upcoming campaign every which way possible to give you a better idea of all the incoming action. To start, we will be going group by group on the depth chart to determine theRead More

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Purdue pursuits Chase Brown; San Diego State courts Dumais

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Purdue pursuits Chase Brown; San Diego State courts Dumais

June 7, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Much like our social media feeds, the CFC100’s 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 will do our best to keep up with the top playersRead More

2017 High School Team Previews (ON): CFC50 Catholic Central ready to reclaim London

2017 High School Team Previews (ON): CFC50 Catholic Central ready to reclaim London

June 7, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Leading up to the start of the high school season, we will be posting high school team previews from June to September as part of our comprehensive season coverage. Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) has tapped into our network of coaches to produce high school team previews for the 2017 season. The previews highlightRead More

CFC100 Summer League Update: Cimankinda carries the Sooners; Ballantyne stands out in Jr. Mustangs victory

CFC100 Summer League Update: Cimankinda carries the Sooners; Ballantyne stands out in Jr. Mustangs victory

June 6, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

With the summer football festivities in full swing, each week we will do our best to update you on which players are doing damage for their respective teams across the country. Ontario dominates the summer scene with two well organized leagues running side by side with some of the bestRead More

Dax Melmer/The Windsor Star

Mind of McCabe: Life in the CJFL, and why you should care

June 3, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

He was a Metro Bowl champion with the Markham District Marauders, and there were plenty of universities knocking on the door prepared to deliver their picture perfect pitch about why he should join their program. There was an issue however, this star athlete didn’t have much interest in the wholeRead More

U Sports Rankings 2017 (QBs): No surprise pass happy Canada West dominates the airways

U Sports Rankings 2017 (QBs): No surprise pass happy Canada West dominates the airways

June 1, 2017 at 6:30 amby 1 comment

With the U Sports season quickly approaching, we’ll be taking time over the summer to breakdown the upcoming campaign every which way possible to give you a better idea of all the incoming action. To start, we will be going group by group on the depth chart to determine theRead More

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Luketa planning to enroll early; Brown brothers receive offers from Central Michigan

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Luketa planning to enroll early; Brown brothers receive offers from Central Michigan

May 31, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Much like our social media feeds, the CFC100’s 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 will do our best to keep up with the top playersRead More

“Football is more than a sport to me,” says CFC100 ATH Sammy Sidhu

“Football is more than a sport to me,” says CFC100 ATH Sammy Sidhu

May 29, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Photo credit: Alan Wardle A dual threat lining up at safety and running back, football has become a way of life for Sammy Sidhu who’s made waves during his time with the CFC50 New Westminster Hyacks.

Rick Zazulak, McMaster Athletics

Mind of McCabe: Four U Sports draftees who could make an impact in their rookie season

May 27, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Each year, a new crop of prospects receive that life changing phone call from a CFL general manager on draft day, and with it comes a minefield of stories that are laid out in front of us with it being anybody’s guess which one is going to explode.

CFC100 REC Nelms-Horton wants to bring his big play abilities to the next level

CFC100 REC Nelms-Horton wants to bring his big play abilities to the next level

May 26, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Hailing from Victoria, BC where he plays slotback at Belmont Secondary, Eli Nelms-Horton says he was surprised but proud to be included on the first edition of the CFC100 list.

Jake Withrow (#6) shakes off an attacker. Courtesy of Jake Withrow.

SB Withrow a triple threat

May 23, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Already a three time provincial champion with the CFC50 Bev Facey Falcons, the future is bright for SB Jake Withrow who is entering his senior year of high school.

CFCFPC Hamilton (Freshman): Interview roundup with the most outstanding players

CFCFPC Hamilton (Freshman): Interview roundup with the most outstanding players

May 18, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

We can try our best to put into words how the CFCFPC showcase impacts those who participate, but it is better left to the player’s themselves to describe their experience. RB Brad Kemayou – Overall Game MVP (Central) 12-166 2TD rushing, 1-23 1TD receiving RB Liam Keary – Offensive MVPRead More

 
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