Articles by: Tanner McGrath

LB Tremblay focuses on the little things to make a big difference

LB Tremblay focuses on the little things to make a big difference

June 17, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

  “I can’t be the best at every aspect of the game but a player with strong technique and perfect execution is a successful player.” That feels like a quote from a seasoned NFL vet. However, St. Patrick’s High School Class of 2022 Linebacker Joey Tremblay tells CFC that inRead More

DB Machacynski proud to be a football player

DB Machacynski proud to be a football player

June 4, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

 When asked about his goals for the upcoming season, Holland College Hurricanes Class of 2021 Defensive Back Hayden Machacynski gets right to the point: “One, 10 batted balls. Two, seven interceptions. Three, make the All-Star team.”

WR Arase plays for that Spark

WR Arase plays for that Spark

May 30, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

  Football is a game of emotion and freak athleticism. I find it amazing how the top players continue to improve each year as they push the limits of human athleticism. Bishop Allen Academy Wide Receiver Soloman Arase shares this sentiment. “I love football because it gives me the chanceRead More

WR Dennie loves having the football in his hands

WR Dennie loves having the football in his hands

May 26, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Notre Dame High School Class of 2021 Wide Receiver Micah Dennie, ironically, fell in love with football because of what he did off the field. “Looking at the brotherhood behind the sport, it really touched my heart,” the 5’10”, 170lb Slot Receiver says. “It’s not all about hitting and winning,Read More

OL McDougall proud of his personal growth

OL McDougall proud of his personal growth

May 12, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Sometimes it’s a good thing when a prospect isn’t perfectly “polished” when he begins playing. Often, growth and potential are far more important than pure raw talent. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard, they say, and the St. Patrick’s Fighting Irish’s Class of 2022 offensive lineman JoeRead More

CFC200 TE Reid loves to truck people

CFC200 TE Reid loves to truck people

May 10, 2020 at 11:11 amby 0 comments

Tight End is a unique position in football, because of the player’s responsibilities in both the pass-catching and run-blocking game. However, Mount Douglas Rams CFC200 Class of 2021 Tight End Jackson Reid has the combination of size, strength, speed and hands to dominate the position.

LB Wilson is smart and versatile

LB Wilson is smart and versatile

May 5, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

So many players use football as an outlet. A great way to take out frustration, anger and other negative feelings is by taking it out on the opposition! St. Michael’s Kerry Blues Class of 2021 linebacker Max Wilson uses football as just that, an outlet.

DE Dakiniewich wants to be like the greats

DE Dakiniewich wants to be like the greats

April 21, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

“I love football because of how competitive the sport is, and I love the way football makes me feel. There is nothing like it.” That’s Class of 2021 defensive end Lucas Dakiniewich telling CFC where his love of the game began. Dakiniewich says he was fascinated with the sport fromRead More

DB Adamko one of the most versatile players on the field

DB Adamko one of the most versatile players on the field

April 17, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

If you were asked which position on the football field was the most versatile, what would you say? Well, Carlton Comprehensive Class of 2020 prospect Justin Adamko would say defensive back. For example, his favorite player of all time was Deion Sanders, one of the most athletic players to everRead More

WR Marcinuik takes the game one play at a time

WR Marcinuik takes the game one play at a time

April 16, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Athletes often look towards their competitive pursuits as a way to relieve stress or cope with life’s everyday issues. Bethlehem Stars Class of 2021 receiver Dalton Marciniuk plays football for the exact same reason.

DB Coore has all the tools to succeed at the next level

DB Coore has all the tools to succeed at the next level

April 16, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Many people associated with the game of football, players and coaches alike, describe it as a game of strategy. Bill Belichick often compares it to Sun Tzu’s book “The Art of War.” For the Austin O’Brien Class of 2021 defensive back Winston Coore, it’s much the same.

LB Gariba-Glodon prides himself on playing smart and physical

LB Gariba-Glodon prides himself on playing smart and physical

April 14, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Playing the game of football requires such a high level of intensity and energy. Often, those who choose to play are simply born with the necessary energy and enthusiasm. This was exactly the case for the Harry Ainlay Titans Class of 2021 Linebacker Tyson Gariba-Glodon.

OL Zeeb works hard to have fun

OL Zeeb works hard to have fun

March 29, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Offensive lineman are some of the most underappreciated players on the football field. However, one place where they tend to be noticed is in the film room, as smart football minds and coaches are well aware of the importance of the men up front. For Swift Current’s Class of 2021Read More

OL Noble the ultimate team player

OL Noble the ultimate team player

March 28, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

The Offensive Lineman are often the least appreciated players on the football field. Part of that reason is because being an offensive lineman requires that you work in unison with four other players. As opposed to a skill player, like a wide receiver, who can make spectacular individual plays andRead More

DB Elischa Joseph loves making the big play

DB Elischa Joseph loves making the big play

March 28, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

In football, the Secondary has a tough job. They are required to play hard and be locked in on every snap, because if a DB makes a mistake, the opposing offence is going to make a big play. For Gatineau’s Class of 2020 defensive back Elischa Joseph, he’s the oneRead More

WR Otero working hard to reach the potential he sees in himself

WR Otero working hard to reach the potential he sees in himself

March 27, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Wide Receivers are expected to be tall, quick, versatile, and incredibly athletic. A “tall” task, if you will, for any young player trying to reach the next level. York Region Lions Class of 2021 Wideout Kyle Otero understands these lofty expectations, and believes he has what it takes to reachRead More

QB Visser a leader on and off the field

QB Visser a leader on and off the field

March 5, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

The quarterback is the most important position in the game of football. That’s because being a quarterback is not just dependent on your physical ability or gifts, it requires a very strong mind and an intense work ethic. For the Spruce Grove Panthers Class of 2021 quarterback Hunter Visser, beingRead More

RB Gbalou Gboko can turn any play into a big play

RB Gbalou Gboko can turn any play into a big play

February 21, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

On the football field, the running back is probably the most-watched skill position. All the eyes in the stadium are on guys like Ezekiel Elliot, Saquon Barkley, and Christian McCaffrey. For Class of 2020 running back Joel Gbalou Gboko out of Ross Sheppard in Alberta, being in the spotlight hasRead More

For DT Kaden Charles-Robinson, football comes naturally

For DT Kaden Charles-Robinson, football comes naturally

February 20, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Natural athleticism is generally genetic. For example, Oklahoma City Thunder Centre Steven Adams is one of eight siblings, all of which are professional athletes. For Scarborough Thunder Class of 2022 defensive tackle Kaden Charles-Robinson, it’s a similar situation.

WR Woods living out his goal of playing at Huron Heights

WR Woods living out his goal of playing at Huron Heights

February 20, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

For so many football players, athleticism comes naturally. Pro athletes like Randy Moss and LeBron James could have played at a Division-I level in multiple sports, and this was glaringly obvious from a very young age. However, for Huron Heights Class of 2021 receiver Bryden Woods, this wasn’t the case.

RB Noah Clarke ready and willing to put in the work

RB Noah Clarke ready and willing to put in the work

February 19, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Football often runs in the family. For Class of 2023 running back Noah Clarke out of Cardinal Newman in Ontario, it was his family ties that led him into the Canadian football world.

For DE Chase Koltai, physicality is the name of the game

For DE Chase Koltai, physicality is the name of the game

February 18, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Football is one of the most physical and violent sports on the planet. For some, that can be seen as a deterrent to playing. But, for the Foothills Composite Falcons Class of 2021 defensive end Chase Koltai, these traits are exactly what fuels his desire to play.

LB Denver Beazley always thinking about how to win

LB Denver Beazley always thinking about how to win

February 16, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Linebackers are required to have an especially sharp mind. They quarterback the defence, meaning they need to be able to read offences, adjust the scheme when required, and also execute their own job in the gameplan. Sounds tough, right? However, for Class of 2021 linebacker Denver Beazley, out of WaterdownRead More

DB Allan working hard to get to the next level

DB Allan working hard to get to the next level

February 15, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

In football, whoever wins the turnover battle often wins the game. Turnovers are so important for so many reasons; they can change the momentum or outcome of a game in an instant. And, for London South Collegiate Institute’s Class of 2021 defensive back Zavier Allan, the best part about playingRead More

 
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