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Mind of McCabe: Four ways your program can benefit from strong branding

Mind of McCabe: Four ways your program can benefit from strong branding

March 12, 2017 at 6:35 amby 0 comments

When you talk about the importance of branding in sports, your mind instantly pictures organizations such as the Dallas Cowboys or New York Yankees, who have made billions off of building identities that are recognizable worldwide. These of course are the titans of the industry who use their brand powerRead More

DID YOU KNOW (26): Mayes was a tall task for defences, CTE with no concussion history, U Sports bragging rights on CFL Draft Day, Bombers, Winnipeg Police team up

DID YOU KNOW (26): Mayes was a tall task for defences, CTE with no concussion history, U Sports bragging rights on CFL Draft Day, Bombers, Winnipeg Police team up

March 12, 2017 at 6:30 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 Despite injuries, Rueben Mayes was a force to be reckoned with CTE diagnosed in brain patient with no concussion background WhichRead More

Five prospects from eastern regional combine invited to CFL combine

Five prospects from eastern regional combine invited to CFL combine

March 11, 2017 at 1:47 pmby 0 comments

CARTER, CHEVRIER, DUPUIS, GOSSELIN, HASTINGS EARN SPOTS AT CFL COMBINE MONTREAL (MARCH 10, 2017) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) held its first of three regional combines today in Montreal. Five players were extended an invitation to the CFL Combine presented by adidas in Regina from March 23-25. Malcolm Carter,Read More

Young pack leader QB dreaming big

Young pack leader QB dreaming big

March 11, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

The 15-year-old St-Eustache native, Xavier Tremblay,  just finished a rookie season filled with many exciting experiences. His first season in the Juvenile 1 division, he was the starting pivot and he took his team to the championship game. (image: #3 Xavier Tremblay | photo credit: Marco Perron)

CFL: First of three regional combines at Concordia

CFL: First of three regional combines at Concordia

March 10, 2017 at 2:40 pmby 0 comments

TORONTO (March 9, 2017) – Canadian Football League prospects for the 2017 CFL Draft will have their final opportunity to receive an invite to the CFL Combine presented by adidas. For the fifth consecutive year the CFL will host a trio of regional combines ahead of the CFL Combine. FollowingRead More

U Sports Recruiting Wrap (2): Manitoba gets their Bison, Mac gets defensive, StFX adds 5 more

U Sports Recruiting Wrap (2): Manitoba gets their Bison, Mac gets defensive, StFX adds 5 more

March 10, 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. Let’s get you caught up….. McMaster announces 2017 Defensive class BC, CFC100 chooses the Bisons Former headRead More

CFCFPC Weekly Update: Thoughts on making final cut; Julien explains why he chose York

CFCFPC Weekly Update: Thoughts on making final cut; Julien explains why he chose York

March 10, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Over the next couple of months, we will be taking the time to speak with the CFC Fox 40 Prospect Challenge – Central (CFCFPC) Varsity players who are currently working towards improving on and off the field. These articles will include the camps and clinics players are attending and any recruiting newsRead More

Ezzrett (Sugarfoot) Anderson died at age 97. He's known as a trail blazer for black football players in both Canada and the United States. (Calgary Stampeders)

OBIT: Passing of Ezzrett ‘Sugarfoot’ Anderson

March 9, 2017 at 12:04 pmby 0 comments

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League is mourning the passing of legendary former Calgary Stampeders Ezzrett (Sugarfoot) Anderson who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 97. Anderson joined the Stampeders in 1949 and retired as an active player in 1955 but he was a Stampeder for life. The Nashville, Ark.,Read More

U Sports Recruiting Analysis (CWUAA): Will the UBC Thunderbirds catch the Calgary Dinos coming down the backstretch?

U Sports Recruiting Analysis (CWUAA): Will the UBC Thunderbirds catch the Calgary Dinos coming down the backstretch?

March 9, 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). The UBC Thunderbirds were unable to defend their Vanier Cup and had what might have appeared to beRead More

LB Fisseha loves the action on defense

LB Fisseha loves the action on defense

March 9, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Joel Fisseha stood out on defense in 2016 for the Vincent Massey Vikings out of Brandon, Manitoba. In 2016, Joel registered 40 tackles, 2 interceptions, 3 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 4 fumble recoveries, 2 touchdowns and 7 special teams tackles. Also, in the final week of the season, Joel wasRead More

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

Future CFC100 twins get NCAA offers

Future CFC100 twins get NCAA offers

March 7, 2017 at 2:05 pmby 0 comments

Future CFC100 twins, Sydney and Chase Brown have both started to gain interest down South with the beginnings of the NCAA knocking at their door.  Fox 40 Prospect Challenge alumni, DB Sydney and RB Chase Brown have both recently received an offer from NCAA Division 1, FCS – Southland, McNeeseRead More

Path to the draft: Ed Ilnicki rumbles towards the draft

Path to the draft: Ed Ilnicki rumbles towards the draft

March 7, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts 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 athletes haveRead More

Coaches Spotlight: Nominate your coach today!

Coaches Spotlight: Nominate your coach today!

March 7, 2017 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

GET YOUR COACH FEATURED ON CFC TODAY We are looking for amateur football coaches that go above and beyond for their program, athletes, and community If you have a coach you would like to nominate, please email info@canadafootballchat.com for all the details.  

Vanier Cup back in Hamilton for 2017

Vanier Cup back in Hamilton for 2017

March 7, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS announced Tuesday that the 53rd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup will be played at Tim Hortons Field on Saturday, November 25th, 2017. For the second straight year, the U SPORTS National Football Championship Game will be held at the home of the Canadian Football LeagueRead More

 
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