U Sports

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

Alain Mainguy leaving McGill

Alain Mainguy leaving McGill

January 17, 2017 at 5:10 amby 0 comments

After three years as coach of the offensive line and academic coordinator of the McGill Redmen football team, Alain Mainguy announces that he will not return to his position next year. He recently informed Ronald Hilaire, head coach of the team. “I am at a one point in my lifeRead More

Saskatchewan Huskies name interim co-head coaches

Saskatchewan Huskies name interim co-head coaches

January 12, 2017 at 2:25 pmby 0 comments

Huskie Athletics is pleased to announce University of Saskatchewan alumni Brian Guebert and Scott Flory as the interim co-head coaches for football. Guebert has spent the past four seasons as special team coordinator for the squad, while Flory has been the offensive coordinator since 2014. Both were previously full-time assistantRead More

StFX looking for assistant football coach – OC

StFX looking for assistant football coach – OC

January 11, 2017 at 5:31 amby 0 comments

Assistant Football Coach – Offensive Coordinator St. Francis Xavier University, one of Canada’s leading universities and most prominent athletics program, is seeking an Assistant Football Coach – Offensive Coordinator to join our Athletics & Recreation team. Reporting to the Head Coach X-Men Football and the Director, Athletics & Recreation, theRead More

Sherbrooke Vert et Or name a new OC, stay local

Sherbrooke Vert et Or name a new OC, stay local

January 11, 2017 at 5:20 amby 0 comments

It looks like the former offensive coordinator for the Bishop’s Gaiters, Brent Bailey, will be exchanging his purple and grey for green and gold as announced via la Tribune on Monday. While at the helm for Bishop’s, Bailey coached QB Jordan Heather who won the HEC Crighton Trophy in 2013. Bailey is set toRead 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

2017 CFC Student Internship Program

2017 CFC Student Internship Program

January 10, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

2017 CFC Student Internship Program Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) is the number one national amateur football website (source: ComScore.com) and most respected source for high school and recruiting news in Canada.  CFCs mission is to promote players, coaches, administrators, teams, & leagues from coast to coast. Powered by 40+ local reporters, CFCsRead More

McMaster 2017 coaching staff announced

McMaster 2017 coaching staff announced

January 9, 2017 at 5:20 amby 0 comments

McMaster football coach Greg Knox is excited to confirm the Marauder coaching staff for the 2017 season. “We’ve lost some long serving coaches that have had a positive impact on Marauder football and their contribution is appreciated and will be missed,” said Knox. “As our student-athletes change and our URead More

University of Saskatchewan Head Coach position

University of Saskatchewan Head Coach position

January 8, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Department:  Huskie Athletics FTE:  1.0 Status:  Term, up to three years with the possibility of extension Competition No.:  17017-M The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The UniversityRead More

Carleton player receives 2-year ban for anti-doping violation

Carleton player receives 2-year ban for anti-doping violation

January 5, 2017 at 1:31 pmby 0 comments

(Ottawa, Ontario – January 5, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Daniel McNicoll, a U Sports football athlete from Carleton University, received a two-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on October 1, 2016,Read More

U Sports recruiting blackout period [December DATES]

U Sports recruiting blackout period [December DATES]

December 22, 2016 at 12:00 amby 0 comments

As the end of the fall recruiting season is quickly upon us, U Sports programs are accelerating their efforts to secure recruits before the December recruiting blackout period begins. December 21st, at midnight, until January 3rd, programs cannot contact any recruits by any means, including in-person, phone, text, AND socialRead More

Chérif Nicolas named head coach at Bishop’s University

Chérif Nicolas named head coach at Bishop’s University

December 21, 2016 at 12:00 amby 0 comments

Feature photo courtesy of versusfootball.com Chérif Nicolas will be the next head coach of the Bishop’s Gaiters football program. Chérif comes to Bishop’s after leading the Cegep de Vieux Montréal Spartiates for the last seven years, a tenure that included a Bol D’Or Championship in 2014. Chérif will be introducedRead More

Gryphons announce Kevin MacNeill as Head Coach

Gryphons announce Kevin MacNeill as Head Coach

December 20, 2016 at 12:00 amby 0 comments

GUELPH, ON – After having conducted an extensive national search, the University of Guelph’s Department of Athletics has named Kevin MacNeill full-time head coach of the Gryphons football program. MacNeill retains the position after having served as interim head coach during the 2016 season, where he led the Gryphons to the OUA playoffs forRead More

OC Snyder leaves St FX for same position at Western

OC Snyder leaves St FX for same position at Western

December 20, 2016 at 12:00 amby 0 comments

Offensive coordinator, Steve Snyder, announced via facebook that he is going to the Western Mustangs for the same position. Snyder, the OC for StFX for the past three years, is a native of London, Ontario and says that he and his family are happy to be back in their hometownRead More

St. FX football player banned for steroid use

St. FX football player banned for steroid use

December 19, 2016 at 12:00 amby 0 comments

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 19, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Tristan Grosman, a U Sports football player from St. Francis Xavier University, received a sanction of four years for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during out-of-competition doping controlRead More

 
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