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Courtesy of Lliam Wishart.

Standout Okanagan Sun REC now with UBC

February 15, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

UBC welcomes a CJFLer to their team. Lliam Wishart, a receiver from the Okanagan Sun (BCFC) was born and raised surrounded by mountains, but now he will be leaving the interior to fly with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds from their nest on the Pacific coast. “I chose toRead More

UBC bolsters offense and defense with latest commits

UBC bolsters offense and defense with latest commits

January 28, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

UBC brings in five commits to their team. Chris Thelasco, a defensive back from the Valley Huskies (CJFL) and Broden Mar, an offensive lineman from Catholic Central High School, will be crossing provincial lines to reach the shores of the Pacific after signing with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds.Read More

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FS Strachan’s big decision

January 25, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Matt Strachan finished his 12th year of football this spring with the Grant Park Pirates. In his senior year with the Pirates, Strachan registered 5 interceptions, 35 tackles, including 2 special teams tackles, and one sack. The one-on-one competition is what fuels Matt’s fire to play defensive back. He explained,Read More

CFC100 Holy Cross Crusader now a Thunderbird

CFC100 Holy Cross Crusader now a Thunderbird

January 11, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

UBC is bringing in another BC commit to their 2017 class. CFC100 Cole Barron, a linebacker from Holy Cross Regional High, doesn’t have very far to reach his new school, the University of British Columbia. “The sights and sounds of campus, the opportunity to play under one of the mostRead More

CFC100, Husker and Grizzly now members of Thunderbirds

CFC100, Husker and Grizzly now members of Thunderbirds

January 7, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

UBC welcomes 3 more to their team. Keenan Godden, a slot back from W.J. Mouat Secondary, CFC100  Sharique Khan, a running back from Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School and Gabriel Oliveras, a quarterback from G.W. Graham High School, will be spending the next couple years by the ocean after signingRead More

Saeed Hosain-Ali. Courtesy of the CJFL.

Langley Ram now flying with UBC Thunderbirds

December 27, 2016 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

UBC adds size and experience to their defensive line with their newest commit. Football? Four years ago, Saeed Hosain-Ali, a defensive end from the Langley Rams (CJFL), didn’t even know what that was, but now he will be a member of the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. Hosain-Ali grew upRead More

UBC gets first recruit for 2017 season

UBC gets first recruit for 2017 season

September 10, 2016 at 5:48 amby 0 comments

Well entrenched in the 2016 season, the UBC Thunderbirds are already preparing their roster for 2017. On Thursday afternoon UBC Head Coach Blake Nill signed his first “blue-chip” recruit for the 2017 season. Vernon Secondary’s Ben Hladik, a 6’4″ 235 lbs. linebacker, has declared he will be studying at UBCRead More

CIS RECAP [2]: Bragging rights, penalties, and excellent fan turn out

CIS RECAP [2]: Bragging rights, penalties, and excellent fan turn out

September 4, 2016 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Photo : Yves Longpré/SSAP de l’UdeS Source: Bishop’s Gaiters Football Athletics Sherbrooke (38) vs Bishop’s (7)  Sherbrooke quarterback Alex Jacob-Michaud threw three touchdown passes to lead the Sherbrooke Vert & Or to a 38-7 win over the Bishop’s Gaiters in the opening game of 2016 for both teams. With theRead More

Bisons defeat reigning Vanier Champs big in pre-season

Bisons defeat reigning Vanier Champs big in pre-season

August 27, 2016 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Written by: Len Catling – UBC Sports Information Box Score Bisons defeat defending CIS football champion by 50-7 score in 2016 pre-season. Manitoba win over UBC in first-ever CIS game played on Vancouver Island in front of 2,100 fans at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C.. Manitoba finished with 389 passing yardsRead More

Nill says Vancouver’s quality of life can be used to recruit top players (AUDIO)

Nill says Vancouver’s quality of life can be used to recruit top players (AUDIO)

August 26, 2016 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

    UBC Football coach Blake Nill says Vancouver’s quality of life can be used to recruit top players  – TSN 1040 

UBC Thunderbirds preview: The hype is real

UBC Thunderbirds preview: The hype is real

August 25, 2016 at 5:48 amby 0 comments

2015 record (Canada West regular season): 6 W – 2 L 2015 record (CW playoffs): 2 W – 0 L 2015 record (CIS Playoffs): 2 W – 0 L by Aaron Martin The UBC Thunderbirds football team will head into the 2016-17 CIS season as the reigning Vanier Cup champions. PerpetualRead More

Local recruit “happy to be able to be a part of something special” at UBC

Local recruit “happy to be able to be a part of something special” at UBC

July 30, 2016 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

White Rock quarterback joins CWUAA team’s 2016 class. Cole Meyer has been afforded an opportunity to play in front of the hometown crowd at the CIS level. The 5’11, 175 pound quarterback from White Rock has signed with his local CIS team, University of British Columbia (UBC) Thunderbirds. Meyer willRead More

BC Lions standout Paris Jackson joins UBC Thunderbirds

BC Lions standout Paris Jackson joins UBC Thunderbirds

July 24, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Source: Len Catling, UBC Sports Information Former BC Lions star receiver Paris Jackson has been named receivers coach of the reigning Vanier Cup champion UBC Thunderbirds for the 2016 season. Jackson was a member of two Grey Cup winning BC Lions squads and has over 400 career CFL receptions totallingRead More

Local recruit saw opportunities at UBC

Local recruit saw opportunities at UBC

July 17, 2016 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

Salmon Arm lineman joins CWUAA team’s 2016 class. For Brandon Sanford, he is ready to begin the next phase of his gridiron and academic career. Recently, the 6’4, 275 pound two-way lineman from Salmon Arm, British Columbia signed with the University of British Columbia (UBC) Thunderbirds.  Sanford will join theRead More

UBC Thunderbirds 2016 Recruiting Class (VIDEO)

UBC Thunderbirds 2016 Recruiting Class (VIDEO)

June 23, 2016 at 6:27 amby 0 comments

Here is a video slideshow to introduce University of British Columbia (UBC) Thunderbird’s 2016 Recruiting Class that has 24 commitments including 7 #CFC100:

 
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