Articles by: Ryan McCabe

U Sports Recruiting Analysis 2017 (OUA): Queen’s class headlined by local talent and a strong group of O-linemen

U Sports Recruiting Analysis 2017 (OUA): Queen’s class headlined by local talent and a strong group of O-linemen

March 8, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the next several weeks, we will be reviewing the U Sports team’s 2017 recruiting class in order to better assess all the recruiting madness. Queen’s didn’t end 2016 on the highest of notes with a 3-5 record and no playoff berth to show for their efforts, but 2017 shouldRead More

Mind of McCabe: Flag football may be the future, but that doesn’t mean the death of tackle football

Mind of McCabe: Flag football may be the future, but that doesn’t mean the death of tackle football

March 4, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Sometimes I feel like an old man trapped in a young man’s body. I am very resistant when people try to change the things I like, but at some point in time, you need to adjust your line of thinking. Flag football seems like the new hot button word inRead More

U Sports Recruiting Analysis 2017 (OUA): McMaster mining the West Coast while keeping local talent at home

U Sports Recruiting Analysis 2017 (OUA): McMaster mining the West Coast while keeping local talent at home

March 1, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the next several weeks, we will be reviewing the U Sports team’s 2017 recruiting class in order to better assess all the recruiting madness. The interim tag has officially been removed from Marauders’ Head Coach, Greg Knox, and now it’s time to see what he can do with aRead More

Mind of McCabe: With all the rule changes, don’t forget that referees are struggling too

Mind of McCabe: With all the rule changes, don’t forget that referees are struggling too

February 25, 2017 at 8:59 amby 0 comments

Photo courtesy of cfl.ca I don’t like referees, coaches don’t like referees, players don’t like referees. They are essentially the one thing that keeps all fans united across sports. I do, however, have more respect for them now more than ever before in a football landscape that changes like theRead More

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Carleton hoping to cement themselves among the top programs in the country

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Carleton hoping to cement themselves among the top programs in the country

February 22, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the next several weeks, we will be reviewing the U Sports team’s 2017 class in order to better assess all the recruiting madness. The rise of the Carleton Ravens has been nothing short of amazing, and with another strong class of recruits ready to hit the field in blackRead More

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Ottawa Gee-Gees ready to begin a new chapter with heavy influence from QC

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Ottawa Gee-Gees ready to begin a new chapter with heavy influence from QC

February 15, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the next several weeks, we will be reviewing the U Sports team’s 2017 class in order to better assess all the recruiting madness. The illustrious Derek Wendel era has come and gone at Ottawa, which makes 2017 especially interesting for the Gee-Gees as they look to forge a newRead More

Mind of McCabe: A defense of football in their battle with concussions

Mind of McCabe: A defense of football in their battle with concussions

February 11, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

I started playing football back in 2004 when I was 10 years old, and it was a dream come true. The world of football was always a big part of my life from a young age, but to actually join a team, work towards a common goal, and wear aRead More

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Guelph Gryphons looking to add size alongside five CFC100 commits

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Guelph Gryphons looking to add size alongside five CFC100 commits

February 8, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the next several weeks, we will be reviewing the U Sports team’s 2017 recruiting class in order to better assess all the recruiting madness. After emerging as one of the OUA powers in the last four years, the Guelph Gryphons suffered a minor setback this past season finishing withRead More

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA):  Laurier looking to entrench themselves atop the OUA after taking home their first Yates Cup since 2005

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Laurier looking to entrench themselves atop the OUA after taking home their first Yates Cup since 2005

February 1, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the next several weeks, we will be reviewing the U Sports team’s 2017 class in order to better assess all the recruiting madness (excluding the OUA as they will be reviewed separately). After pulling off the biggest comeback in Yates Cup history, don’t expect the Laurier Golden Hawks to kickRead More

U Sports Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Western reloading on local talent for another run at the Yates Cup

U Sports Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Western reloading on local talent for another run at the Yates Cup

January 26, 2017 at 7:33 amby 0 comments

The Mustangs have perennially strong classes, and this year is no different with a slew of local talent making their way on campus to hopefully turn Western’s recent Yates Cup struggles around. Class Analysis

U Sports 2017 Recruiting analysis (OUA): Waterloo making their way back on the scene with four CFC100 recruits

U Sports 2017 Recruiting analysis (OUA): Waterloo making their way back on the scene with four CFC100 recruits

January 18, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the next several weeks, we will be reviewing each OUA team’s 2017 class in order to better assess all the recruiting madness. First up, are the Waterloo Warriors who have made a big splash this year by signing four CFC100 recruits, as well as a handful of other playersRead More

Best of the Rest 2016 (BC): A fairly tale ending scripted by the football gods

Best of the Rest 2016 (BC): A fairly tale ending scripted by the football gods

January 17, 2017 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

There isn’t always time to shed light on every team doing great things around the country. This “Best of the Rest” series will be shining the light on some of the top Canadian high school teams who didn’t manage to crack our CFC50 list in 2016, but deserve to be mentioned.    

Best of the Rest 2016 (AB – S): Three-peat dynasty and back-to-back champions dominate Southern Alberta

Best of the Rest 2016 (AB – S): Three-peat dynasty and back-to-back champions dominate Southern Alberta

January 16, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

There isn’t always time to shed light on every team doing great things around the country. This “Best of the Rest” series will be shining the light on some of the top Canadian high school teams who didn’t manage to crack our CFC50 list in 2016, but deserve to be mentioned.    

Best of the Rest 2016 (AB – N): Points not hard to come by in Northern Alberta

Best of the Rest 2016 (AB – N): Points not hard to come by in Northern Alberta

January 13, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

There isn’t always time to shed light on every team doing great things around the country. This “Best of the Rest” series will be shining the light on some of the top Canadian high school teams who didn’t manage to crack our CFC50 list in 2016, but deserve to be mentioned.   AboutRead More

Best of the Rest 2016 (SK): Same two teams, different results in the 3A Provincial Finals

Best of the Rest 2016 (SK): Same two teams, different results in the 3A Provincial Finals

January 12, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

There isn’t always time to shed light on every team doing great things around the country. This “Best of the Rest” series will be shining the light on some of the top Canadian high school teams who didn’t manage to crack our CFC50 list in 2016, but deserve to be mentioned.   AboutRead More

Best of the Rest 2016 (MB): The script gets flipped as Ontario invades for their first Manitoba title

Best of the Rest 2016 (MB): The script gets flipped as Ontario invades for their first Manitoba title

January 11, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

There isn’t always time to shed light on every team doing great things around the country. This “Best of the Rest” series will be shining the light on some of the top Canadian high school teams who didn’t manage to crack our CFC50 list in 2016, but deserve to be mentioned.   About Canadafootballchat.comRead More

Best of the rest from 2016 (QC): The often overlooked juv. Div 1b enters the spotlight

Best of the rest from 2016 (QC): The often overlooked juv. Div 1b enters the spotlight

January 10, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

There isn’t always time to shed light on every team doing great things around the country. This “Best of the Rest” series will be shining the light on some of the top Canadian high school teams who didn’t manage to crack our CFC50 list in 2016, but deserve to be mentioned. About Canadafootballchat.comRead More

REC Newransky ready to put Thunder Bay on the map

REC Newransky ready to put Thunder Bay on the map

January 10, 2017 at 5:41 amby 0 comments

Sometimes the bright lights of Ontario don’t shine far enough to reflect the Northern cities, but in recent years the times have changed thanks to a young crop of talent who have forced their way into the spotlight. An influential player in this Northern revolution is wide receiver Josh Newransky,Read More

Best of the rest from 2016 (Atlantic): No lack of drama in the Maritimes!

Best of the rest from 2016 (Atlantic): No lack of drama in the Maritimes!

January 9, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

There isn’t always time to shed light on every team doing great things around the country. This “Best of the Rest” series will be shining the light on some of the top Canadian high school teams who didn’t manage to crack our CFC50 list in 2016, but deserve to be mentioned.   About Canadafootballchat.comRead More

Best of the Rest from 2016 (ON – C): Flying under the radar, first city title since ’97, & outscoring opponents 130-6

Best of the Rest from 2016 (ON – C): Flying under the radar, first city title since ’97, & outscoring opponents 130-6

January 8, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

There isn’t always time to shed light on every team doing great things around the country. This “Best of the Rest” series will be shining the light on some of the top Canadian high school teams who didn’t manage to crack our CFC50 list in 2016, but deserve to be mentioned.   About Canadafootballchat.comRead More

 
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