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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.

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

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

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

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

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

Gee-Gees add four commits, including CFC Prospect Game specialist

Gee-Gees add four commits, including CFC Prospect Game specialist

November 23, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The Ottawa Gee-Gees added four more names from the Class of 2020, including a CFC10 kicker and twin defensive backs. REGISTER NOW FOR A CFC TRYOUT & SHOWCASE NEAR YOU CLICK HERE TO GET PROFILED ON CFC TODAY CFC PLAYER RANKINGS DIRECTORY COMMITTED: #GGnation is excited to welcome Zach Copeland!Read More

Lancers attract three homegrown commits, raising their total to eight locals

Lancers attract three homegrown commits, raising their total to eight locals

November 21, 2019 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

The Windsor Lancers add two more local commitments, bringing their total to eight from the Class of 2020. U SPORTS COMMITS U SPORTS OFFERS @TYUS_BROWNING committed to Windsor. ? cannot wait to have this athlete display his skill for our 2020 season! Big things ahead! @chatfootball #lancernation pic.twitter.com/g1SEmXxQZm — LancerFootballRead More

Golden Hawks attract three commits

Golden Hawks attract three commits

November 20, 2019 at 12:00 pmby 0 comments

Laurier is enjoying a successful recruitment period for the 2020 campaign, and have added three more commits to their list. U SPORTS COMMITS U SPORTS OFFERS NEW ON 519 – @St_Marys_Kitch football star Keyon Gratton commits to @MichaelFaulds & @LaurierFootball Check out the story on YouTube brought to you byRead More

OUA 2019 All-Stars include 11 CFC40s and 17 CFC100s

OUA 2019 All-Stars include 11 CFC40s and 17 CFC100s

November 17, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Burlington, Ont. – Outstanding offensive threats, dynamic defensive powerhouses, and shining special teams performers made for an impactful season on the gridiron. These all-around efforts have sparked award-worthy campaigns for 56 individuals, including a league-best 10 honourees from both the Western Mustangs and Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks, who have beenRead More

OUA 2019 Rookie All-Stars include six CFC100s

OUA 2019 Rookie All-Stars include six CFC100s

November 17, 2019 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Burlington, Ont. – It isn’t easy stepping onto a university gridiron for the first time, but 11 newcomers made a quick adjustment to ensure their first impression was a lasting one with their new teams. This year’s rookie standouts showcased big-play talent, steadfast work ethic, and willingness to learn, regardlessRead More

U Sports Commits 2020 – OUA

U Sports Commits 2020 – OUA

September 6, 2019 at 1:43 pmby 0 comments
Recruiting Analysis: Guelph welcome six CFC100s and CFC60 from Quebec

Recruiting Analysis: Guelph welcome six CFC100s and CFC60 from Quebec

August 20, 2019 at 7:00 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 Guelph Gryphons, who signed seven ranked prospects, including a pair ofRead More

Recruiting Analysis: Laurier adds star talent including two CFC100s

Recruiting Analysis: Laurier adds star talent including two CFC100s

August 7, 2019 at 6:45 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 Laurier Golden Hawks, who signed a pair of CFC100s/CFC60s, and threeRead More

Western get the party started with CFC100 commitment

Western get the party started with CFC100 commitment

August 7, 2019 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Without much warning, we’re off to the races for another U Sports recruiting cycle, and Western are looking for an early lead with the commitment of local CFC100 Curtis Fortune out of Glendale. CFC100 Curtis Fortune Stories U Sports Offer Page CFC100/CFC150 CFC60 Rankings Committed! @CurtisFortune5 a top tier localRead More

Recruiting Analysis: Waterloo stock up on defence with two CFC100s

Recruiting Analysis: Waterloo stock up on defence with two CFC100s

August 6, 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 Waterloo Warriors, who signed two CFC100s, and 11 alumni from theRead More

Recruiting Analysis: Lancers add local CFC100, plus two from B.C

Recruiting Analysis: Lancers add local CFC100, plus two from B.C

July 24, 2019 at 7:30 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 Windsor Lancers, who signed three CFC100s, including a pair of athletesRead 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

Recruiting Analysis: U of T sign five ranked prospects across four provinces

Recruiting Analysis: U of T sign five ranked prospects across four provinces

July 8, 2019 at 6:55 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 U of T Varsity Blues, who managed to sign five rankedRead More

CFC100 Magnuson adds first U Sports offer

CFC100 Magnuson adds first U Sports offer

June 19, 2019 at 7:45 amby 0 comments

CFC100 lineman and longsnapper Leif Magnuson out of CFC10 Clarkson Football North is one of the busiest prospects in Canada, but he’s made some time in his schedule to accept his first U Sports offer from the OUA. Usually it happens in reverse order, but the CFC Prospect Game athleteRead More

 
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