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Mind of McCabe: Summer ends today if you want to be a top prospect

Mind of McCabe: Summer ends today if you want to be a top prospect

July 2, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Well that title sucks doesn’t it? But it’s reality check time if you want to be one of the top players in your league, city, province or country. Whatever your personal goals might be for the upcoming season, none of it’s going to matter if your summer doesn’t end today.Read More

NCAA DI Offers

NCAA DI Offers

July 2, 2020 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Updated: June 28th, 2020 Offer Total: 245 DI Prospect Total: 34 UTTLEY’S Top Prospects CLICK HERE FOR U SPORTS OFFERS CLICK HERE FOR NCAA COMMITS CFC100 2019 NCAA Offers CFC60 2018 NCAA Offers

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

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

Recruiting Tip: Can I attend a development camp at a potential future program?

Recruiting Tip: Can I attend a development camp at a potential future program?

June 18, 2020 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Can I attend a development camp at a potential future program?

Laurence Pontbriand at a football combine (Image obtained from Facebook)

Female football great Laurence Pontbriand an empowering presence in CFL

June 8, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Having played for the Canadian national women’s football team, including the Team MVP nod at the 2017 IFAF Women’s Football Worlds, one of the finest at the wide receiver position in the celebrated lore of the Montreal Blitz, Laurence Pontbriand’s football odyssey has taken an exciting direction. Employed with theRead More

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

WR Sallows wants to be the best at what he does

WR Sallows wants to be the best at what he does

May 30, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Luke Sallows initially wanted to wait a year to play football because he thought he was too small, however, his friends convinced him to join the team when he was in grade nine. Luke also grew up watching his Dad and his friends in a flag football league and heRead More

Local CB pushes WR Forsyth

Local CB pushes WR Forsyth

May 28, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Receiver Dylan Forsyth from Sault Ste. Marie in Ontario was introduced to football by Coach Jim Monico. “Coach Jim is a huge football guy and one day he told me that I should try playing football for his team so I gave it a shot,” he says. “Jim showed me theRead More

CFL 2020 Draft: 43 CFC100s/CFC40s selected

CFL 2020 Draft: 43 CFC100s/CFC40s selected

May 21, 2020 at 4:15 amby 0 comments

ROUND 1 OVERALL TEAM PLAYER POS HT WT CFC100/40 1 BC WILLIAMS, JORDAN EAST CAROLINA LB 6’0 230 USA/CDN via trade with CGY 2 TOR BRISSETT, DEJON VIRGINIA WR 6’2 190 CFC100 3 CGY ADEYEMI-BERGLUND, ISAAC SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA DE 6’2 250 CFC100 via trade with BC 4 EDM JACK-KURDYLA, TOMASRead More

Pandemic forces OL Wiles to become creative

Pandemic forces OL Wiles to become creative

May 13, 2020 at 11:50 amby 0 comments

There was no doubt that one day Coty Wiles would love playing football as he grew up among the sea of green in Regina, Saskatchewan. “I’m a huge Riders fan and just watching them play every weekend makes me want to eventually be there someday, and with this interest fromRead More

CFC27 CLASS RANKINGS (22): War for top spot coming to a close

CFC27 CLASS RANKINGS (22): War for top spot coming to a close

May 9, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

It’s that time of year again when canadafootballchat.com (CFC) ranks all 27 U Sports program’s recruiting classes. Every week, CFC will be updating total points and average points per player. All U Sports teams are fully up to date with the U Sports Commits page. Teams are ranked by twoRead More

RB Keller stays clear of distractions

RB Keller stays clear of distractions

May 4, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Joining a football team was an easy choice for Maximus Keller. “My Dad was a football player (3x All Canadian and first round draft pick in the CFL) at Wilfred Laurier and my Grandfather was a football coach at Laurier as well,” he says. Keller started with flag football andRead More

36 CFC100s end the regular season on CFL rosters

36 CFC100s end the regular season on CFL rosters

April 30, 2020 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

It’s time to do a roll call for the 36 CFC100 prospects who finished the season earning some cash playing football. There was 26 players left to watch across the league come playoff time, including four players from the Grey Cup champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Another bright spot is theRead More

CFC40 Gallimore headlines CFL Scouting Bureau Spring Rankings

CFC40 Gallimore headlines CFL Scouting Bureau Spring Rankings

April 30, 2020 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

TORONTO — The CFL Scouting Bureau has released the final edition of the Top-20 prospects eligible for the 2020 CFL Draft on April 30. The CFL Scouting Bureau – comprising CFL scouts, player personnel directors and general managers from the league’s nine member clubs – releases its rankings three timesRead More

Ambrosie issues statement on behalf of CFL

Ambrosie issues statement on behalf of CFL

April 7, 2020 at 11:57 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – The Canadian Football League issued a statement Tuesday morning regarding the updated measures to help ensure public health and safety, acknowledging that the 2020 season won’t start before the beginning of July. The statement, attributed to Commissioner Randy Ambrosie, reads as follows: Like our fellow Canadians, we inRead More

Academics important for REC Ojutalayo

Academics important for REC Ojutalayo

April 7, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

The teachers at Ojutalayo Jesulayomi’s school asked the Class of 2022 receiver to play football for the team ever since he was in grade nine. In grade 11, Jesuloyami finally gave in and decided to suit up at Robert F. Hall. “I’m happy I joined them team.”  

DT Aird is a better version of himself every day

DT Aird is a better version of himself every day

April 5, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2023 defensive tackle Keynan Aird has always loved football. The young tackle was going to play in a summer league when he was younger but he broke his collar bone. “I really love how physical the game is you get to hit someone as hard as you can,”Read More

Recruiting Tip: Do I qualify as a national in the CFL?

Recruiting Tip: Do I qualify as a national in the CFL?

March 26, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

How long do I have to live in Canada to be considered a National in the CFL? 

CFC Prospect Game Roundup Ep. 13 with CFC100 Nick Lemay (PODCAST)

CFC Prospect Game Roundup Ep. 13 with CFC100 Nick Lemay (PODCAST)

March 21, 2020 at 6:55 amby 0 comments

 Did you hear about the CFC Prospect Game on TSN?  The CFC Prospect Game Roundup features interviews with the top athlete who had a chance to compete at the inaugural CFC Prospect Game on TSN with your host Scott Squires. Today we catch up with CFC100 offensive lineman Nick Lemay outRead More

OL Watt will work harder than anyone

OL Watt will work harder than anyone

March 17, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2022 Kyle Watt’s family sparked his interest in football when they thought it was a good idea for him to join a football team. “It was a great sport for me to be placed in,” he mentions.

LB Malone improving football IQ for the next step

LB Malone improving football IQ for the next step

March 13, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2020 linebacker Xavier Malone out of Mathieu Martin in New Brunswick broke onto the football scene because he wanted to play a sport with his friends, and his closest friend at the time was a big football guy.

Statement from CFL on Coronavirus situation

Statement from CFL on Coronavirus situation

March 12, 2020 at 1:39 pmby 0 comments

TORONTO — CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie released the following statement on Thursday afternoon: “This is a difficult time for so many people in so many countries around the world. And it is certainly a difficult time for the Canadian Football League. At our very core, we are about bringing peopleRead More

 
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