Articles by: KT Maxwell

#3 Dylan Tabone, HTHS (photo courtesy of Dylan Tabone)

“Dual threat and humble” describes QB Tabone

June 18, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

When all things align, magic can happen. For quarterback, Dylan Tabone, this magic occurred during Homecoming 2016. “For 8 years straight HTHS has lost to Moncton high and from the second I stepped foot on that field that night, there was not one sense of doubt that we had itRead More

“You can never become great chasing other people’s legacies,” says CFC100 Tatsu

“You can never become great chasing other people’s legacies,” says CFC100 Tatsu

June 17, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Born into a family of football players, Brandon Tatsu has no lack of pedigree that has seen him land on the 2nd edition of the 2018 CFC100 top prospects list. “Football is something that runs in my family. From my grandfather to my father. I was born into a familyRead More

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: CFC100 Bart – Heartache and hardship sometimes leads to the best places

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: CFC100 Bart – Heartache and hardship sometimes leads to the best places

June 17, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

2014 was the first year that canadafootballchat.com (CFC) put out a top prospects list; the CFC100. With this upcoming year, many of these players are entering their fourth year of their collegial football career. We thought it would be fun to see where these players are at now and getRead More

“I love playing in the trenches” – Lineman Duguid

“I love playing in the trenches” – Lineman Duguid

June 17, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Playing one sport is challenging enough, lineman Tyler Duguid splits his time between four. A member of the Canadian Rugby U17 team, he also recently won a National Bronze medal in wrestling as well as competed at the provincial level for track and field in Discus. We haven’t even begunRead More

Kinodre Smith - CFCFPC All-Star Game MVP, Varsity Central

CFC100 Smith – “football and I are a package deal”

June 16, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

With Adrion Smith as your father, 3 time grey cup Champion, 6 time CFL all-star, played in the CFL and NFL after attending Southwest Missouri State University, the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree.  6’1, 170-pound receiver/defensive back, Kiondre Smith, has been a force for the last four yearsRead More

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: From IMG Academy to StFX, CFC100 Forde says, “it was a great decision”

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: From IMG Academy to StFX, CFC100 Forde says, “it was a great decision”

June 16, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

2014 was the first year that canadafootballchat.com (CFC) put out a top prospects list; the CFC100. With this upcoming year, many of these players are entering their fourth year of their collegial football career. We thought it would be fun to see where these players are at now and getRead More

CFC100 QB McGriskin says, “this is just the beginning”

CFC100 QB McGriskin says, “this is just the beginning”

June 15, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

61-0! Yes, that was the score in one of the most memorable games that quarterback, CFC100 Mason McGriskin played in and still reminisces about. This championship game was in due a result of a lot of hard work throughout the year and to finish their season like that was “amazing”Read More

Photo courtesy of Jadon Boucetta

QB Boucetta loves the pressure of his position

June 15, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Most people would shy away from pressure of any type. Not quarterback, Jade Boucetta, who says that it is this ‘pressure’ makes him love his position. “You’re the only player who gets the ball every play on offense. If one thing goes wrong, the coaches look immediately at you. ItRead More

Kyle Zakala makes a leaping catch on a Marcus Athans pass in the fourth quarter against Lord Tweedsmuir (Photo Credit: Lorne White/KelownaNow )

“Fun talking to coaches all over the country,” says CFC100 Zakala

June 14, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

It’s not every day when we ask a player what his life aspirations are does he respond that he wants to receive the Walter Payton award for his contributions on and off the field. For tight end, CFC100 Kyle Zakala, this would be a dream come true. “My most influentialRead More

CFC100 Jacob Patten, “every time I lace up to play football, I’m in paradise”

CFC100 Jacob Patten, “every time I lace up to play football, I’m in paradise”

June 12, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Paradise. What does that look like to CFC100 Jacob Patten? “Football to me is almost an escape to happy place. Every time I lace up to play football, I’m in paradise,” the 6’0 and 170-pound speedy receiver says. He can remember helping his team get to the championships through kicking fieldRead More

California agrees with CFC100 Dumais, reaching for NCAA dreams

California agrees with CFC100 Dumais, reaching for NCAA dreams

June 11, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Sometimes you have to leave where you are comfortable in order to pursue your dreams. For this Montreal native, Alexandre Dumais did just that when he transferred to St. Paul’s high school in Santa Fe, California. The move has paid off as he says that the exposure increased once heRead More

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: CFC100 Wilkinson, “I am proud to say I play offensive line”

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: CFC100 Wilkinson, “I am proud to say I play offensive line”

June 8, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

2014 was the first year that canadafootballchat.com (CFC) put out a top prospects list; the CFC100. With this upcoming year, many of these players are entering their fourth year of their collegial football career. We thought it would be fun to see where these players are at now and getRead More

“I go 100 percent, 100 percent of the time” says CFC100 Hergel

“I go 100 percent, 100 percent of the time” says CFC100 Hergel

June 5, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

For offensive lineman, Kyle Hergel, winning his first game with Football North was one of his most memorable moments because the whole team worked hard as a unit for the ‘W’. This wasn’t the only time, though, that Hergel worked his tail off. “I go 100 percent 100 percent ofRead More

#99 Kail Dava - Football North (Photo courtesy of Kail Dava)

CFC100 Kail Dava, the “unknown player”, not anymore

June 1, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

It only takes a some great talent, good work ethic, and a bit of luck and opportunity in order to put yourself on the map. For 6’4, 260-pound defensive tackle, Kail Dava, he has all of those and more. Coach Nick Richards echo’s this. “He is a great kid withRead More

CFC100 Mardner turning heads on both sides of the border

CFC100 Mardner turning heads on both sides of the border

May 25, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Talent. It doesn’t always get noticed. But not in Nick Mardner’s case. The 6’5, 190lbs receiver from Oakville, Ontario is turning heads and landed him on the first edition of the CFC100 top prospects list.

JP Cimankinda; Courtesy of JP Cimankinda

CFC100 Cimankinda is a game breaker

May 17, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

CFC100 running back, JP Cimankinda, can honestly say he’s been surrounded his whole life. Growing up in a family with eleven siblings, it’s amazing that he didn’t get lost in the shuffle. But being the baby of the family, he has been able to learn a lot from his olderRead More

#57 Spencer Nichols

“Surprised” says CFC100 Nichols

May 1, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

This young tight end has come a long way in the four years that he has been playing football. CFC100 Spencer Nichols didn’t always know the sport that has now put him in the limelight. But we don’t foresee that light going out anytime soon. You just might need your shades.

“If you stay ready you won’t have to get ready” says CFC100 Katley Joseph

“If you stay ready you won’t have to get ready” says CFC100 Katley Joseph

April 30, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Motivation comes in all shapes and sizes. For defensive back and CFC100 Katley Joseph, he just needed to see where he was ranked to light a fire in him to be number one in Canada.

Preparation gives CFC100 QB Donnelly his edge

Preparation gives CFC100 QB Donnelly his edge

April 25, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Some say practice makes perfect, but not according to quarterback Josh Donnelly. He believes that preparation is what leads you to be successful. That preparation has paid off as he was recently ranked on the latest edition of the CFC100 top prospects list for 2018.  

#7 Retsen Daley

CFC100 Daley has sights set on D1 schools down south

April 19, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Confidence can take you a long way when you have set goals and dreams. It is confidence and the belief in your own talents and skills that drive you forward towards success. For receiver, Retsen Daley, he believes he’s going places and he’s got the moves, stats, and film toRead More

“football and education” is what CFC100 Goodall is looking for

“football and education” is what CFC100 Goodall is looking for

April 10, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

For lineman, Mathew Goodall, he has only just got a taste of being a champion. Playing for Team Canada in 2016 that went to China and beat Team USA was one of his most memorable moments in his football career. He was also an OFSAA champion in 2015. It is thisRead More