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Mind of McCabe: With all the rule changes, don’t forget that referees are struggling too

Mind of McCabe: With all the rule changes, don’t forget that referees are struggling too

February 25, 2017 at 8:59 amby 0 comments

Photo courtesy of cfl.ca I don’t like referees, coaches don’t like referees, players don’t like referees. They are essentially the one thing that keeps all fans united across sports. I do, however, have more respect for them now more than ever before in a football landscape that changes like theRead More

Football motivates LB Rosso

Football motivates LB Rosso

February 25, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Joseph Rosso made a name for himself on the defensive side of the ball for the Superior Heights Steelhawks out of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. In his ninth year of football, Russo finished 6th in the OVFL for defensive points with 43 assisted tackles, 32 solo tackles, 1 sack, 2Read More

DE/TE Colter’s height and speed gives him an advantage

DE/TE Colter’s height and speed gives him an advantage

February 24, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

When coaches come across defensive ends who not only excel at their position but can also play offence, they will definitely covet that particular player. Austin Colter fits the aforementioned description and is passionate about playing defensive end. “I love playing DE because I just really like to hit people,”Read More

Southern Ontario Honorable Mentions 2016: “I don’t think there are enough words to describe what football has taught me”

Southern Ontario Honorable Mentions 2016: “I don’t think there are enough words to describe what football has taught me”

February 24, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

High school football season across Canada is something amazing in its own right. Week in and week out, from the beginning of September to the beginning of December (in some provinces), players go out and compete in all kinds of weather and in all kinds of circumstances. Some teams haveRead More

CFCFPC Update: Video, thoughts from tryout in Toronto, Patton commits to Bishop’s

CFCFPC Update: Video, thoughts from tryout in Toronto, Patton commits to Bishop’s

February 23, 2017 at 6:30 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 anyRead More

U Sports 2017 recruiting analysis (RSEQ): The Rouge et Or reload

U Sports 2017 recruiting analysis (RSEQ): The Rouge et Or reload

February 23, 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 (excluding the OUA as they will be reviewed separately). CHAMPIONS! Le #rougeetor ajoute une 9e Coupe Vanier à sa collection record! | https://t.co/lB6Ur7m5zP | #GoLaval #Vanier52 pic.twitter.com/F2Etp2qm1IRead More

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Carleton hoping to cement themselves among the top programs in the country

U Sports 2017 Recruiting Analysis (OUA): Carleton hoping to cement themselves among the top programs in the country

February 22, 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. The rise of the Carleton Ravens has been nothing short of amazing, and with another strong class of recruits ready to hit the field in blackRead More

REC Camplin is tight-lipped about recruitment process

REC Camplin is tight-lipped about recruitment process

February 22, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Jack Camplin has only been playing football for four years, but during his time with the St. Maximilian Kolbe Mustangs and York Region Lions, football has become part of his identity. “Football to me means family, commitment, strong values and to believe that hard work and perseverance will prevail,” heRead More

Path to the draft: Aundrey Webster, triple threat

Path to the draft: Aundrey Webster, triple threat

February 21, 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

CFC100 Adamson: “It’s a great feeling to be wanted”

CFC100 Adamson: “It’s a great feeling to be wanted”

February 21, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

 Cole Adamson of Winnipeg, MB is new to the list for the Final rankings for the Class of 2017. The 6’5 defensive lineman, a position he has only been playing for two years, is thrilled to be mentioned among the top players in the country. “I was quite excited toRead More

Football Canada’s Safe Contact program in full swing, how does it measure up?

Football Canada’s Safe Contact program in full swing, how does it measure up?

February 20, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

As more thorough and detailed science continues to emerge on the link between participation in collision sports and the risk of brain injury, youth football organizations across North America have been walking a delicate line in attempts to make the game safer while not damaging the integrity of the sport.Read More

Uttley’s top prospects: O-line, big boys in the trenches

Uttley’s top prospects: O-line, big boys in the trenches

February 20, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Here are the top offensive linemen that I have had the opportunity to evaluate up to now, who have experience at the provincial and national level. We have purposefully selected prospects ranging from well established cegep players to younger players who are true high school juniors who either showcased outstandingRead More

DID YOU KNOW (23): CFLer returns to school, NFLer-turned-cop fundraises for paediatric care, Predators return to OVFL in 2017

DID YOU KNOW (23): CFLer returns to school, NFLer-turned-cop fundraises for paediatric care, Predators return to OVFL in 2017

February 19, 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 CFL receiver to skip 2017 season Former NFLer founds touch game for sick children Waterloo Predators head back to OVFL forRead More

RB/DB Estabrooks uses olympic lifting to develop “discipline and mental toughness”

RB/DB Estabrooks uses olympic lifting to develop “discipline and mental toughness”

February 19, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Cole Estabrooks started playing football in grade ten at Moncton High School. The ‘Purple Knight’ was green as a  rookie, but by the completion of his senior season had emerged as a battle tested leader.

TE Patton is eager to compete with elite players in U Sports or NCAA

TE Patton is eager to compete with elite players in U Sports or NCAA

February 18, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Athletes have a competitive nature and often look back on memorable moments throughout their playing days and, in Aidan Patton’s case, that experience took place in the YRAA finals in 2015. “We played Huron and the game was decided by a touchdown by Huron with under 20 seconds remaining,” heRead More

 
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