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BROWNE’S BYTES: U Sports shoots itself in the foot … again

BROWNE’S BYTES: U Sports shoots itself in the foot … again

July 13, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

As I feel like I’ve said a thousand times since the COVID-19 pandemic began – we are in uncharted waters; unprecedented times. All sports leagues at all levels have paused. Some have outright cancelled, while others have begun to resume or are close to resuming in the coming weeks.

WOLFE: Preparing For a 2020 Season – Hope & Uncertainty

WOLFE: Preparing For a 2020 Season – Hope & Uncertainty

July 9, 2020 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

U SPORTS cancels 2020 fall championships due to COVID-19 / U SPORTS annule ses championnats d’automne 2020 en raison de la COVID-19 ?EN: https://t.co/8z4Mu450IQ /?FR: https://t.co/bx2hmn8qRy pic.twitter.com/AxT8LgU7de — U SPORTS (@USPORTSca) June 8, 2020 With each passing week, it becomes more apparent that the 2020 football season is uncertain, butRead 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

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.

DB Porter sacrifices himself for the team

DB Porter sacrifices himself for the team

February 12, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2021 defensive back Isaac Porter out of Leo Hayes in New Brunswick fell in love with football when he was in the sixth grade after watching his older brother, and never looked back.

WOLFE: U Sports football is broken – What to do?

WOLFE: U Sports football is broken – What to do?

December 20, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

It goes without saying that U Sports football is not very healthy. That statement, I believe is an accurate assessment with regard to a number of issues, but in particular to a lack of competition. When even Laval cannot fill their stadium for a conference championship game they hosted versusRead More

Courtesy of Nicholas Baril.

Bishop’s commit buys into team’s vision

November 28, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Bishop’s welcomes an out-of-province commit to their 2020 class. Nicolas Baril, a defensive back from Cégep de l’Outaouais, is staying in La Belle Province after committing to the Bishop’s Gaiters. REGISTER NOW FOR A CFC TRYOUT & SHOWCASE NEAR YOU CLICK HERE TO GET PROFILED ON CFC TODAY CFC PLAYERRead More

WOLFE: AUS Winner to the Vanier Cup Game? – Best Chance in 12 Years

WOLFE: AUS Winner to the Vanier Cup Game? – Best Chance in 12 Years

October 27, 2019 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

All football fans are aware of the recent difficulties of the AUS champions when playing in National Semi-Final Games. Not only have they not advanced to the “Big Game” since 2007, but many of the games were not even competitive. The AUS appearances in the bowl games had become aRead More

U Sports Commits 2020 – AUS

U Sports Commits 2020 – AUS

September 6, 2019 at 1:46 pmby 0 comments

AUS commits 2019

Recruiting Analysis: Acadia mine the East Coast for hidden gems

Recruiting Analysis: Acadia mine the East Coast for hidden gems

August 13, 2019 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

We’ve come to the end of another U Sports recruiting cycle, which means it’s time to fire up the recruiting analysis machine to take a look at the top prospects from the Class of 2019. Today we highlight the Acadia Axemen, who added an FPC quarterback from Guelph, and someRead More

CFL West Update: 14 CFC100s competing in the pros

CFL West Update: 14 CFC100s competing in the pros

July 11, 2019 at 7:05 amby 0 comments

With two CFC100 classes officially reaching the end of the cycle, we’ve tracked 32 prospects who’ve risen through the ranks to earn a spot in the pros. Today we cover 14 CFC100s currently playing in the CFL Western Division, including CFC100 Daniel Petermann of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, who’s playedRead More

CFL East Update: 18 CFC100s keeping the dream alive

CFL East Update: 18 CFC100s keeping the dream alive

July 11, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

With two CFC100 classes officially reaching the end of the cycle, we’ve tracked 32 prospects who’ve risen through the ranks to earn a spot in the pros. Today we cover 18 CFC100s currently playing in the CFL Eastern Division, including CFC100 Darius Ciraco of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, who’s started everyRead More

WOLFE: Why the AFL is good for the AUS

WOLFE: Why the AFL is good for the AUS

July 4, 2019 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The Atlantic Football League (AFL) has existed since 2009. Their stated goal – “To fill the gap for Maritime high school players not moving on to CIS football.” The league has operated with 4 teams since 2010. The Schools and teams are: UNB – Fredericton Red Bombers UNB – SaintRead More

Mount Allison's new turf, Alumni Field

WOLFE: Why does optimism reign at Mount Allison?

June 18, 2019 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Head Coach Peter Fraser has yet to complete a full year as the head coach at Mount Allison University, mid-July will be his 1 year anniversary, Fraser was hired during the month of July last summer. Despite the very late hiring, Fraser feels that they had a pretty good recruitingRead More

Recruiting Analysis: St. Mary’s sign three game changing CFC100s

Recruiting Analysis: St. Mary’s sign three game changing CFC100s

May 18, 2019 at 7:15 amby 0 comments

We’ve passed the 800 commit barrier for another U Sports recruiting cycle, which means it’s time to fire up the recruiting analysis machine to take a look at the top prospects from the Class of 2019. To avoid any confusion, we’ll be going in order of which program has theRead More

DYK: A former Thunderbird’s journey from Nigeria to potential draft pick, Ottawa’s first ever women’s football program, and more

DYK: A former Thunderbird’s journey from Nigeria to potential draft pick, Ottawa’s first ever women’s football program, and more

May 4, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels.  In this edition: Former UBC Thunderbird’s fascinating journey from Nigeria to CFL draft hopeful Ottawa’s St. Mark Catholic High School creates first-ever women’s tackle football program Saint Mary’s announces jersey retirementRead More

CFC100 DE Justin Stevens sitting on two U Sports offers

CFC100 DE Justin Stevens sitting on two U Sports offers

May 1, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

While the NCAA offers keep piling up, prospects continue to do damage on the U Sports trail as well. CFC100 Justin Stevens out of CFC10 Clarkson Football North is the most recent to make headlines with two offers from the CanWest and AUS. “It was a great experience I loveRead More

Recruiting Analysis: MTA keeping the best at home

Recruiting Analysis: MTA keeping the best at home

April 11, 2019 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

We’ve passed the 700 commit barrier for another U Sports recruiting cycle, which means it’s time to fire up the recruiting analysis machine for another year to take a look at the top prospects from the Class of 2019. To avoid any confusion, we’ll be going in order of whichRead More

Recruiting Wrap (9): Carleton lands CFC100 QB, plus more transfer action

Recruiting Wrap (9): Carleton lands CFC100 QB, plus more transfer action

April 5, 2019 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Commits, commits, commits. CFC will do our best to provide you with a synopsis of all the hustle and bustle of the 2019 recruiting season. The following is a look of each conference’s recent recruiting highlights plus official visits, and other program and coaching changes that may occur. Recruiting highlights:Read More

Recruiting Analysis: St. FX add two CFC100 game changers

Recruiting Analysis: St. FX add two CFC100 game changers

April 4, 2019 at 6:50 amby 0 comments

We’ve passed the 600 commit barrier for another U Sports recruiting cycle, which means it’s time to fire up the recruiting analysis machine for another year to take a look at the top prospects from the Class of 2019. To avoid any confusion, we’ll be going in order of whichRead More

AUS releases 2019 football schedule

AUS releases 2019 football schedule

March 23, 2019 at 9:30 amby 0 comments

(HALIFAX, N.S.) – Atlantic University Sport released the 2019 football schedule today. Each of the conference’s five teams will play eight regular season games over the course of a 10-week schedule. The Bishop’s Gaiters joined the Atlantic conference football league beginning in the 2017 season. This marked the first timeRead More

WOLFE: U Sports best to worst programs

WOLFE: U Sports best to worst programs

March 22, 2019 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

In a recent article, I quoted Champlain College coach JF Joncas who suggested that there are 3 categories of U Sports programs; divided as follows: teams that will challenge every year teams that will challenge periodically – “when it all comes together” those with little if any chance to competeRead More

Recruiting Wrap (8): 3 CFC100s make their choice to future programs

Recruiting Wrap (8): 3 CFC100s make their choice to future programs

March 8, 2019 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Commits, commits, commits. CFC will do our best to provide you with a synopsis of all the hustle and bustle of the 2019 recruiting season. The following is a look of each conference’s recent recruiting highlights plus official visits, and other program and coaching changes that may occur. Recruiting highlights:Read More

Recruiting Wrap (7): No signs of slowing down in all conferences

Recruiting Wrap (7): No signs of slowing down in all conferences

March 1, 2019 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Commits, commits, commits. CFC will do our best to provide you with a synopsis of all the hustle and bustle of the 2019 recruiting season. The following is a look of each conference’s recent recruiting highlights plus official visits, and other program and coaching changes that may occur. Recruiting highlights:Read More

 
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