Articles by: Ryan McCabe

CFC60 DB Labrosse announces quick ACC commitment

CFC60 DB Labrosse announces quick ACC commitment

July 29, 2019 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

The NCAA pipeline continues to flood with CFC60 Benjamin Labrosse out of Vanier College announcing his commitment to the Syracuse Orange. CFC60 Benjamin Labrosse Stories NCAA Offers Page NCAA Commitments  CFC100/CFC150 CFC60 Rankings After mostly silence on the trail from Labrosse, the quick commit comes as a bit of aRead More

One of the oldest known photos of the Hamilton Tigers, photo is cited as 1886

Mind of McCabe: Reflecting on 150 Key Historical Dates in Canadian Football History

July 27, 2019 at 6:30 amby 3 comments

Pre-Confederation 1861-1866 1861 – Our journey begins with the first ever known game of rugby football between a group of U of T students at University College, which took place on November 9th, 1861. That means that football predates Canadian Confederation by six years, and by some accounts the rootsRead More

Prospect Watch: 3 Class of 2020 CFC100s who could rise

Prospect Watch: 3 Class of 2020 CFC100s who could rise

July 26, 2019 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

Like everybody else across the country, I’m a spectator when the new CFC100 rankings are published, which means I don’t always agree with the scouts just like you. After going over the new list a couple times, I’ve come up with a list of three prospects with potential to riseRead More

Prospect Watch: 3 CFC100 Class 2020 QBs left on the board

Prospect Watch: 3 CFC100 Class 2020 QBs left on the board

July 26, 2019 at 7:55 amby 0 comments

There’s currently five quarterbacks ranked on the CFC100 Class of 2020 7th Ed, but in reality there’s only three left for the taking. CFC100 Quincy Vaughn already committed to Old Dominion, and CFC100 Eli Hetlinger announced his intentions to play at home for Alberta in U Sports, which leaves threeRead More

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 25, 2019 at 7:00 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

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

Mind of McCabe: Special Teams could be your ticket

Mind of McCabe: Special Teams could be your ticket

July 23, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Usually I go for the low-hanging fruit, but this week I want to talk about a part of the game that’s always overlooked – until it’s too late of course. I’m talking about special teams, and why they could be your ride to the show if you take the jobRead More

Recruiting Analysis: Dinos stock up with four CFC100s, plus FPC receiver

Recruiting Analysis: Dinos stock up with four CFC100s, plus FPC receiver

July 22, 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 Calgary Dinos, who signed three CFC100s from Alberta, and added aRead More

Mind of McCabe: Choose your school wisely

Mind of McCabe: Choose your school wisely

July 20, 2019 at 7:00 amby 1 comment

I was having a discussion with a CFC100 this past week, and we were talking about what schools had contacted him for camp visits or were keen on flying him in to meet in person. A lot of FCS programs have been circling around which is great news, but naturallyRead More

CFC100 Eric Schon announces NCAA commitment

CFC100 Eric Schon announces NCAA commitment

July 19, 2019 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

Just like that, another CFC100 Class of 2020 is off the board with Eric Schon out of St. Francis (N.Y) announcing his intentions to play at Holy Cross. NCAA Offers Page NCAA Scouting Reports  CFC100/CFC150 CFC60 Rankings “I’m buying the building to every door that closed on me” I’M COMMITTED!!!Read More

Recruiting Analysis: Mustangs add four CFC100s, and FPC veteran

Recruiting Analysis: Mustangs add four CFC100s, and FPC veteran

July 17, 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 Western Mustangs, who were busy adding four CFC100s, and a FPCRead More

Recruiting Analysis: Manitoba add five local CFC100s, plus one from B.C

Recruiting Analysis: Manitoba add five local CFC100s, plus one from B.C

July 15, 2019 at 6:35 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 Manitoba Bisons, who kept their provincial borders on lock down signingRead More

Recruiting Analysis: Golden Bears stock up on local CFC100s

Recruiting Analysis: Golden Bears stock up on local CFC100s

July 12, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

We’re pretty much halfway to the finish line for another U Sports recruiting cycle, which means it’s time to fire up the recruiting analysis machine for another year to take a look at the top prospects from the Class of 2019. To avoid any confusion, we’ll be going in orderRead More

Recruiting Analysis: Saskatchewan add 6 CFC100s, including 5 from home

Recruiting Analysis: Saskatchewan add 6 CFC100s, including 5 from home

July 10, 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 Saskatchewan Huskies, who took care of business at home signing fiveRead More

CFC100 DB Kemeni announces NCAA commitment

CFC100 DB Kemeni announces NCAA commitment

July 9, 2019 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

With six NCAA programs making the final turn, CFC100 Peter Kemeni out of CFC10 Clarkson Football North brought an end to his recruiting race by announcing his commitment to the Ohio Bobcats. The 6’2″, 195lbs defensive back was fielding offers from Toledo, Kent State, UMass, Miami (OH) and Indiana State,Read 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

From Quebec to the NCAA guideline

From Quebec to the NCAA guideline

July 6, 2019 at 7:45 amby 0 comments

There aren’t many defensive tackles hanging around at 340+ pounds, and CFC60 Olivier Charles-Pierre was well aware of his scarcity on the trail. Despite garnering attention from all the top U Sports programs in the country, Charles-Pierre had a gut feeling there was a NCAA team willing to take theRead More

NCAA Canadian Commits Breakdown (2010-2018)

NCAA Canadian Commits Breakdown (2010-2018)

July 5, 2019 at 7:15 amby 0 comments

CFC began tracking NCAA Canadian commits back in 2010, and since then we’ve been privileged enough to see 172 prospects sign with Division 1 schools down south. We’ve taken the time to break down all the DI commits to give you a better idea of the rise of Canadian footballRead More

Q&A: CFC100 QB Xavier Tremblay ready for a busy summer

Q&A: CFC100 QB Xavier Tremblay ready for a busy summer

July 5, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

Today we talk to CFC100 quarterback Xavier Tremblay, who threw for 2969 yards and 28 touchdowns in 2017 at Curé-Antoine-Labelle. He’s now ready to take his talent to the NCAA camp circuit this summer, and refuses to let the haters get in the way of his dreams. What has yourRead More

Recruiting Analysis: York bolsters receiving corps with stud CFC100s

Recruiting Analysis: York bolsters receiving corps with stud CFC100s

July 3, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

We’ve passed the 800 commit barrier for 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. To avoid any confusion, we’ll be going in order of which program has theRead More

CFC100 DL Doiron announces NCAA commitment

CFC100 DL Doiron announces NCAA commitment

July 2, 2019 at 7:45 amby 0 comments

COMMITTED… I am a Bull!🤘🏾 pic.twitter.com/LGtkNsSlxH — deondre doiron (@dredoiron) June 29, 2019 There was extra cause for celebration over the long weekend for CFC100 Deondre Doiron, who announced his commitment to Buffalo. The 6’4″, 280lbs offensive and defensive lineman grew up playing for the local Western Jr. Mustangs, andRead More

CFC100 ATH Leif Magnuson announces NCAA commit

CFC100 ATH Leif Magnuson announces NCAA commit

June 28, 2019 at 8:30 amby 0 comments

The parade of Canadian NCAA commits continues with CFC100 ATH Leif Magnuson out of CFC10 Clarkson Football North announcing his intentions to attend South Dakota. The Saskatchewan native was also fielding offers from Utah State and Idaho, but it only took a week for the Coyotes staff to convince himRead More

Offer Report: Waterloo, Guelph and Manitoba offer five

Offer Report: Waterloo, Guelph and Manitoba offer five

June 28, 2019 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

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