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Dinos announce 2017 recruiting class: Receivers

Dinos announce 2017 recruiting class: Receivers

April 25, 2017 at 7:58 pmby 0 comments

CALGARY – Ahead of this weekend’s Spring Camp at McMahon Stadium, the University of Calgary Dinos football team is pleased to announce its recruiting class for the 2017 season. Today, we introduce 10 receivers who have committed to the Dinos, part of the overall recruiting class of 45 that isRead More

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Carleton hires new D-line coach, Caron

April 25, 2017 at 11:50 amby 0 comments

David Caron, an up-and-coming defensive line coach from CEGEP Garneau, will join the Carleton Ravens as its new defensive line coach for the 2017 season, head coach Steve Sumarah announced on Tuesday. Caron, who has coached with Les Élans du CEGEP Garneau for the past three years, will be primarily responsibleRead More

Path to the draft: Williams, versatile and capable team player

Path to the draft: Williams, versatile and capable team player

April 25, 2017 at 8:57 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires a huge amount of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletesRead More

Sardo and Forsyth join the Gryphon coaching staff

Sardo and Forsyth join the Gryphon coaching staff

April 24, 2017 at 9:15 pmby 0 comments

The Guelph Gryphons have added a pair of former defensive coordinators to their coaching staff. Joe Sardo is to work with the linebackers while Mark Forsyth is to concentrate on the defensive backs. Both were with the McMaster Marauders last season. “We just looked to get the best coaches andRead More

Calgary Dinos announce 2017 recruiting class: DB’s, Linebackers

Calgary Dinos announce 2017 recruiting class: DB’s, Linebackers

April 24, 2017 at 7:07 pmby 0 comments

CALGARY – Ahead of this weekend’s Spring Camp at McMahon Stadium, the University of Calgary Dinos football team is pleased to announce its recruiting class for the 2017 season. Today, we introduce 14 players at the linebacker and defensive back positions, part of the overall recruiting class of 45 thatRead More

CFCFPC Battle of the Best (Defence): Seven CFC100s ready to lead Central Canada’s defensive efforts

CFCFPC Battle of the Best (Defence): Seven CFC100s ready to lead Central Canada’s defensive efforts

April 24, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

On Saturday, May 6th at 7:30pm, one of three FOX 40 BATTLE OF THE BEST games will be played at MNP Park at Carleton University. This game will feature the Grade 11 travel team from British Columbia versus the Grade 11 Fox 40 Central team in Ontario. This will beRead More

CFC27 Update (9): 2017 recruiting season wrapped up?

CFC27 Update (9): 2017 recruiting season wrapped up?

April 24, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The final push for this year’s U Sports recruiting season is in full swing. All U Sports teams are fully up to date with today’s update of the CFC27 U Sports Recruiting Rankings. There isn’t any change in the top 5 for both the total rankings and average per playerRead More

DID YOU KNOW (31): Termination, recognition, education and inspiration

DID YOU KNOW (31): Termination, recognition, education and inspiration

April 23, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: CFL parts ways with Commissioner Jeffrey Orridge Red Deer coach wins provincial bragging rights Flag football camp takes over Investors GroupRead More

CCES: Concordia player suspended for presence of cocaine

CCES: Concordia player suspended for presence of cocaine

April 21, 2017 at 3:21 pmby 0 comments

CCES – (Ottawa, Ontario – April 20, 2017) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Frédéric Vézina-Lavergne, a U SPORTS football athlete from Concordia University, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on OctoberRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Ep. 3): CFC Top 100, CFCFPC players to watch, CFC27 breakdown

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Ep. 3): CFC Top 100, CFCFPC players to watch, CFC27 breakdown

April 21, 2017 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

In this episode hosted by Grant Deme and Branden Scott, we continue our analysis of the CFC100 top prospects, look at the rosters for the upcoming CFCFPC tournaments, as well as break down the CFC27. *This broadcast was created and published by CFC Interns, Grant Deme and Branden Scott, 2017

2017 Canada West Kickoff Sept. 1 (Schedule)

2017 Canada West Kickoff Sept. 1 (Schedule)

April 18, 2017 at 1:44 pmby 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, April 18, 2017 2017 Canada West football season kicks off September 1 Highlights: The 2017 Canada West football season opens Friday, September 1 with all six conference teams in action Football fans will have a new way to consume Canada West football beginning this season,Read More

Path to the draft: Etienne Morin and uncertainty in football

Path to the draft: Etienne Morin and uncertainty in football

April 18, 2017 at 9:02 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires a huge amount of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletesRead More

U Sports recruiting wrap (7): Laurier announces class, Acadia job opportunity, UBC talks spring camp

U Sports recruiting wrap (7): Laurier announces class, Acadia job opportunity, UBC talks spring camp

April 15, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC will do our best to provide you with a synopsis of all the hustle and bustle of this busy 2017 recruiting season. The following is a look of each conference’s recent recruiting highlights of the week. Let’s get you caught up….. 2017 U Sports COMMITS PAGE CFC100 CLASS 2017 RANKINGSRead More

CFL Scouting Bureau FINAL rankings: 13 U Sports, 7 NCAA players on the list

CFL Scouting Bureau FINAL rankings: 13 U Sports, 7 NCAA players on the list

April 13, 2017 at 2:05 pmby 0 comments

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — TORONTO (April 13, 2017) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) Scouting Bureau has released its third and final rankings of the top 20 eligible prospects for the 2017 CFL Draft. April Scouting Bureau Ranking Rank Name Position School Hometown 1 (1) Justin Senior OL Mississippi StateRead More

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U Sports recruiting analysis (RSEQ): New head coach, big personality, Vert et Or looks to close gap

April 13, 2017 at 6:25 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. Whenever there is a complete overhaul of a coaching staff, you would expect that little gets done on the recruiting front. New head coach, Mathieu Lecompte,Read More

York adds new Special Teams coordinator, Alexander

York adds new Special Teams coordinator, Alexander

April 12, 2017 at 6:46 pmby 0 comments

York University Lions head football coach Warren Craney announced on Tuesday that Jesse Alexander has been named the special team coordinator for the program. Alexander, who will also coach the Lions linebackers, comes to York with 10 years of coaching experience in U SPORTS with the Laurier Golden Hawks. WhileRead More

U Sports Recruiting Analysis (RSEQ): McGill hopes to keep youth movement going with class of 2017

U Sports Recruiting Analysis (RSEQ): McGill hopes to keep youth movement going with class of 2017

April 12, 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 With a youth movement already in full swing at McGill, the Redmen hope the class of 2017 can contribute to their rise in the standings. ClassRead More

U Sports job opportunity: Axemen looking for D-Line coach and Special Teams Coordinator

U Sports job opportunity: Axemen looking for D-Line coach and Special Teams Coordinator

April 11, 2017 at 1:21 pmby 0 comments

Job Opportunity: @AcadiaFootball seeking positional coaches and coordinator. Visit https://t.co/UXfRzd6R1t Closing date – April 20. pic.twitter.com/axqeCumTcp — Acadia Athletics (@AcadiaAthletics) April 11, 2017   Acadia Axemen Football – Assistant Coach (Special Teams Coordinator)  Job Description: Acadia University, an Atlantic University Sport and a University Sport member institution, is seeking qualified applicantsRead More

Laurier head coach Michael Faulds speaks to 22 of Laurier's 29 incoming recruits prior to the team's scrimmage last Thursday (Photo Credit: Kha Vo)

U Sports: 2 high-profile transfers and 29 recruits, Laurier announces 2017 class

April 11, 2017 at 12:24 pmby 0 comments

Golden Hawks announce two high-profile transfers along with 29 recruits for upcoming season. WATERLOO, Ont. (April 10, 2017) – The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team officially unveiled their 2017 recruiting class on Thursday last week prior to the purple and gold hosting the Waterloo Warriors in a scrimmageRead More

UTTLEY: Camps and combines, should I go?

UTTLEY: Camps and combines, should I go?

April 10, 2017 at 6:30 amby 1 comment

This past weekend, I attended the Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (CFCFPC) in British Columbia to do some scouting. Aside from the hundreds of young athletes who attended this camp, there were also a large number of curious parents who were continuously asking questions such as; 1) what camps should I attend,Read More

 
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