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Recruiting Tip: What do coaches look for in your highlight film?

Recruiting Tip: What do coaches look for in your highlight film?

July 3, 2020 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

What do coaches look for in your highlight film?

U Sports Offers Class of 2021

U Sports Offers Class of 2021

June 30, 2020 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

The “U Sports Offers” page tracks all 27 program’s player offers for future recruiting classes. Updated: June 29th, 2020 Current Total: 45 offers CLICK HERE FOR CFC100 / CFC150 & CFC60  RANKINGS CLICK HERE FOR NCAA OFFERS CLICK HERE FOR 2020 U Sports OFFERS CLICK HERE FOR 2020 U SportsRead More

BROWNE’S BYTES: Football must become a welcoming space for LGBTQ2S+ athletes

BROWNE’S BYTES: Football must become a welcoming space for LGBTQ2S+ athletes

June 30, 2020 at 4:45 amby 0 comments

I, frankly, debated writing this piece, for the seemingly-inevitable backlash it would receive. I decided to do it, anyway, because I came to a simple realization: any negativity a column about LGBT rights (human rights, by the way) on a football site may garner would serve as all the proofRead More

BROWNE’S BYTES: The delicate balance between academics and athletics for prospective recruits

BROWNE’S BYTES: The delicate balance between academics and athletics for prospective recruits

June 24, 2020 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

The recruiting process is one of the most rewarding, yet stressful times of a young student-athlete’s life. There is so much on the line: a chance to play the game you love, a chance to receive a world-class post secondary education and, in some cases, an opportunity for a careerRead More

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie on Jan. 10, 2018. Photo by Scott Rowed, Canadian Football League.

BROWNE’S BYTES: U SPORTS football depends on the viability of the CFL

June 21, 2020 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

There is no shortage of uncertainty regarding the state of football in our country these days, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. U Sports has cancelled the 2020 Vanier Cup, while the OUA, AUS and Canada West conferences have axed their fall seasons, with some hope of possibly playing a spring schedule.Read More

U SPORTS cancels 2020 fall championships due to COVID-19

U SPORTS cancels 2020 fall championships due to COVID-19

June 10, 2020 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – U SPORTS, the national brand of university sports in Canada, announced Monday the cancellation of its six 2020 fall national championships and modifications to eligibility and scholarship regulations in response to the COVID-19 situation. “U SPORTS has been working hard with the four conferences, our 56 member institutions andRead More

BROWNE’S BYTES: How a potential cancelled season impacts the 2021 recruiting class

BROWNE’S BYTES: How a potential cancelled season impacts the 2021 recruiting class

June 9, 2020 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

(Photo Source: U Sports) This is COVID-19’s world, and we are just living in it.  The pandemic has been front page news for nearing three months now, and has altered everything we considered normal.

Jackson Bennett (05) of the Ottawa Gee Gees. USports football action Panda Game between the Carleton Ravens and the uOttawa Gee Gees at TD Place Stadium, in Ottawa, ON, Canada, (Photographed by Marc Bourget/www.marcbourget.ca)

Mind of McCabe: Football is about personal connections

June 6, 2020 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

There’s a reason that football is so popular in America besides their massive population. I have always been a die-hard football fan at every level, and one of the biggest draws about the American system when I was growing up were the stories on draft day about who these playersRead More

U Sport Commits Class 2020

U Sport Commits Class 2020

May 30, 2020 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

For all your recruiting and player news, we’ve got you covered with the most in-depth analysis and insider information you’ll find in Canada. Become a CFC Insider MEMBER today! CFC27 U Sports Team class rankings = LAST UPDATE: June 22, 2020 U Sports Transfers = 36 Player Class Rankings =Read More

Gee-Gees welcome Marcel Bellefeuille as head coach

Gee-Gees welcome Marcel Bellefeuille as head coach

May 22, 2020 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

Marcel Bellefeuille is the next head coach for the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees. Welcome home, Coach Bellefeuille! A 25-year vet at the professional and collegiate level, @mb_coach returns to #GGnation after leading the program to its second Vanier Cup win in 2000. Can’t wait to get to work! ➡️ https://t.co/XspueShJjm pic.twitter.com/X0KAaa98CfRead More

U Sports coaches giving back in time of need

U Sports coaches giving back in time of need

May 9, 2020 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

“Coach’s Cause” was initiated by UBC-Head Coach Blake Nill and he has asked myself, Glen Constantin (Laval) Greg Marshall (UWO), Stef Ptaszek (MAC ), Steve Sumarah (Carleton) to partner with Football Canada and CUFCA to use our football sources to help support the national food banks. https://foodbankscanada.akaraisin.com/fundraise/CoachsCause2020 This link willRead More

Recruiting Wrap-up: 4 CFC100s playing for hometown teams

Recruiting Wrap-up: 4 CFC100s playing for hometown teams

May 2, 2020 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

As the recruitment for the 2020 class winds down, four CFC100s have found their U Sports homes in the CanWest and OUA. Calgary CFC100 Adrian Minakata Defensive end Adrian Minakata is a local product who plays with the St. Francis Browns (CHSAA). Standing at 6’5”, 208lbs, he calls Calgary, AlbertaRead More

Six Canadians make headlines on NFL Draft weekend

Six Canadians make headlines on NFL Draft weekend

April 27, 2020 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

It was a busy weekend for Canadian talent at the NFL Draft. Inspirational night for Canadian football players from coast to coast! @steelers #CFC100 @ChaseClaypool is the highest Canadian born and trained selection since fellow B.C. native Danny Watkins back in 2011 went 23rd overall #NFLDraft https://t.co/OqfFV1zAGv pic.twitter.com/nbppXStBPe — CanadaFootballChatRead More

CFC40 OL O’Donnell signs NFL contract

CFC40 OL O’Donnell signs NFL contract

April 26, 2020 at 6:50 amby 0 comments

Congratulations to Alberta Native Carter O'Donnell! 🇨🇦🙌 The OL has signed with the @Colts as a free agent 👏 O'Donnell is coming off of 4 seasons with the U of A Golden Bears. 🏈#NFLCanada@UABearsFootball pic.twitter.com/mbbe1xYCip — NFL Canada (@NFLCanada) April 26, 2020 The action didn’t end with the live stream as CFC40 Carter O’DonnellRead More

CFC40 DB Dequoy signs NFL contract

CFC40 DB Dequoy signs NFL contract

April 26, 2020 at 6:49 amby 0 comments

Canadian DB Marc-Antoine Dequoy signs priority undrafted free agent contract with the #GreenBay #Packers https://t.co/UWK44q6ehQ #NFL #NFLDraft #NFLTwitter pic.twitter.com/G55dK4EvCI — Justin Dunk (@JDunk12) April 25, 2020 Dreams turned into reality for CFC40 Marc-Antoine Dequoy out of the University of Montreal, who signed as an undrafted free agent with the GreenRead More

Recruiting Wrap-up: City of Toronto schools gain 2 CFC-ranked commits

Recruiting Wrap-up: City of Toronto schools gain 2 CFC-ranked commits

April 16, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

As the 2020 recruiting class is winding down, one FPC and one CFC100 are joining two schools in the City of Toronto.   Toronto Zander Castro Wiese Zander Castro Wiese, an offensive and defensive lineman, played at Lorne Park High School. Standing at 6’2”, 265lbs, the Fox 40 Prospect ChallengeRead More

BROWNE’S BYTES: The remarkable resurgence of the Waterloo Warriors

BROWNE’S BYTES: The remarkable resurgence of the Waterloo Warriors

April 14, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Last Tuesday was a monumental day for the Waterloo Warriors. They landed CFC100 James Hinsperger when he announced his commitment to the program via Twitter. The native of Cambridge – about half an hour outside Waterloo – becomes the third member of his family to join the Warriors; brothers JackRead More

Recruiting Wrap-up: Two CFC-ranked commits make their call

Recruiting Wrap-up: Two CFC-ranked commits make their call

April 9, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

With the 2020 recruitment period slowly wrapping up, only one FPC participant and one CFC100 committed to U Sports teams this past week. Queen’s Greg Sealy Greg Sealy, a running back from the Bill Crothers Colts (YRAA) is from Markham, Ontario. Standing at 6’0”, 195lbs he participated in the FoxRead More

BROWNE’S BYTES: Introducing your newest CFC Columnist

BROWNE’S BYTES: Introducing your newest CFC Columnist

April 6, 2020 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Hello! (You can’t start an “introductory” piece without an introduction!) If you’re a regular visitor to this site, my by-line should be nothing new to you. Although I’ve taken a step back over the last year or so, I’ve been a writer with CFC for almost five years now. I’veRead More

Commit Submission

Commit Submission

April 3, 2020 at 4:37 pmby 0 comments

Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) is the number one high school football and recruiting site used by NCAA & U Sports scouts and recruiters daily. If you would like to report your University commitment, please fill out the form below.

Recruiting Wrap-up: Ravens sign two CFC100s

Recruiting Wrap-up: Ravens sign two CFC100s

April 2, 2020 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

As another week rolls by, two OUA schools and one AUS school have signed some CFC-ranked commits and FPC participants to their 2020 class. Carleton CFC100 Te Jessie Quarterback Te Jessie from the St Paul’s Crusaders (WHSFL) is heading to the nation’s capital from his hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba toRead More

Recruiting Wrap-up: 2 CFC100s down south heading home

Recruiting Wrap-up: 2 CFC100s down south heading home

March 26, 2020 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

While the past week has been one of social distancing and self isolation, three CFC100s and two FPC participants have used the alone time to decide which U Sports team they will be playing for next season. Manitoba CFC100 Kundanji Sinkala A local product, Kundanji Sinkala played with the St.Read More

Gee-Gees look for new head coach

Gee-Gees look for new head coach

March 24, 2020 at 5:05 amby 0 comments

As of Friday, March 20, Gee-Gees Head Football Coach Jamie Barresi will be leaving the University of Ottawa. At the helm of the Gee-Gees football program since 2013, he led the team to an overall record of 36 wins and 27 losses, including two OUA semi-final playoff appearances. “I wouldRead More

U Sports Offers 2020

U Sports Offers 2020

March 23, 2020 at 2:40 pmby 0 comments

The “U Sports Offers” page tracks all 27 program’s player offers for future recruiting classes. Updated: February 19th, 2020 Current Total: 271 offers CLICK HERE FOR CFC100 / CFC150 & CFC60  RANKINGS CLICK HERE FOR NCAA OFFERS CLICK HERE FOR 2019 U Sports OFFERS CLICK HERE FOR 2019 U SportsRead More

 
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