Articles by: Ryan McCabe

CFC100 Ballantyne takes official AUS visit

CFC100 Ballantyne takes official AUS visit

January 17, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

After multiple visits, plenty of offers, and countless stories throughout his high school career, the timer is beginning to tick on the commitment of CFC100 Devonte Ballantyne. He’s already revealed his top six programs, and we caught up with CFC50 Catholic Central defensive back to learn more about his official AUS visit.Read More

CFC60 Spotlight: Kwindja taking it one step at a time

CFC60 Spotlight: Kwindja taking it one step at a time

January 17, 2019 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

The CEGEP world is crawling with some of the top talent in Canada, and CFC60 Kenneth Kwindja has scrapped his way to the top of the pile playing for the Vieux Montreal Spartiates. The versatile defensive weapon can lineup at safety, outside linebacker, and shift over to cover slotbacks, makingRead More

CFC100 Jevaun Jacobsen grabs third DI offer

CFC100 Jevaun Jacobsen grabs third DI offer

January 16, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

The good news keeps flowing from the NCAA, and this time it was CFC100 Jevaun Jacobsen out of Clearwater Academy (FL) who stole the spotlight receiving his third NCAA DI offer down in Florida. The Class of 2020 athlete is a legit two-way prospect who flipped between safety and runningRead More

CFC100 Steven Schwartz takes official OUA visit

CFC100 Steven Schwartz takes official OUA visit

January 16, 2019 at 6:55 amby 0 comments

After collecting eight offers spanning two countries, it’s now time for CFC100 Steven Schwartz out of St. James (MD) to get more familiar with his potential future families. Seven of those eight offers land in the U Sports realm, and Schwartz recently took a visit to checkout one of hisRead More

CFC100 Cumarasamy receives two OUA offers

CFC100 Cumarasamy receives two OUA offers

January 14, 2019 at 7:05 amby 0 comments

After earning his way onto the CFC100 Class of 2019 list with a spectacular year at CFC50 Terry Fox, it didn’t take long for U Sports program to start lining up for CFC100 Liam Cumarasamy. The athletic prospect received his first offer from Calgary before the holidays, and opened upRead More

CFC100 Mestidor tops big week with third Power 5 offer

CFC100 Mestidor tops big week with third Power 5 offer

January 14, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

We stopped to take a breather, but that doesn’t mean CFC100 Kenny Mestidor out of St. Thomas More School (CT) was finished just yet. After receiving back-to-back offers from Florida and Tennessee last week, Mestidor added on a third straight Power 5 offer, this time of the ACC variety. ThisRead More

Mind of McCabe: Attitude matters on Showcase Day

Mind of McCabe: Attitude matters on Showcase Day

January 14, 2019 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Showcase Day. It’s exciting, it’s stressful, it’s anxiety ridden, and hopefully you find room for some fun in there too. Not many athletes get an opportunity to display their skills in front of scouts at a showcase environment, but I’m here to tell you your performance on the field isn’t theRead More

CFC100 Theo Johnson hauls in another Power 5 offer

CFC100 Theo Johnson hauls in another Power 5 offer

January 11, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

The flood of big-time offers from down south continues to flow, and CFC100 Theo Johnson out of CFC50 Holy Names currently leads the pack after receiving his 13th NCAA offer. The rangy receiver recently reclassified to the Class of 2020, and will be entering his final year of high schoolRead More

SEC send another offer for CFC100 Kenny Mestidor

SEC send another offer for CFC100 Kenny Mestidor

January 11, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Does the name sound familiar? After receiving his first SEC offer from Florida earlier in the week, it didn’t take long for one of their rivals to jump in line for CFC100 Kenny Mestidor out of St. Thomas More School. This is Mestidor’s fifth Power 5 offer, and his seventh overall.Read More

CFC100 Q&A: Tanner Hawley planning commitment

CFC100 Q&A: Tanner Hawley planning commitment

January 11, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

It’s been a wild year for CFC100 Tanner Hawley, who helped bring home the first OFSAA banner in CFC50 Holy Cross history, and also made the jump onto the CFC100 Class 2019 rankings. Hawley is currently sitting on two different offers from different provinces, and is planning on announcing hisRead More

CFC100 Kenny Mestidor receives SEC offer

CFC100 Kenny Mestidor receives SEC offer

January 10, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

Power 5 programs have been showing a lot of interest in the younger generation of Canadian talent, and CFC100 Kenny Mestidor out of St. Thomas More School (CT) is the latest to make a splash with his fourth Power 5 offer from the SEC. The Class of 2020 defensive linemenRead More

Canadian quarterbacks continue to push the barrier

Canadian quarterbacks continue to push the barrier

January 10, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

It’s been the narrative my entire life. I’ve been blessed to hear stories about the great Russ Jackson, born and bred in the Steel City like myself, who was the last great Canadian quarterback to dominate headlines nationwide. After an illustrious dual-athlete career at McMaster where he also played basketball,Read More

CFC100 Jaxon Hume receives second OUA offer

CFC100 Jaxon Hume receives second OUA offer

January 8, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

After our holiday hiatus, it’s time to get back to the recruiting grind, and who better to restart the action than CFC100 Jaxon Hume out of CFC50 Harry Ainlay. This is the seventh U Sports offer for the speedy track athlete, and the second OUA program who’s delivered an offerRead More

Mind of McCabe: Dual-threat QBs need more love

Mind of McCabe: Dual-threat QBs need more love

January 7, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

Business Insider/Patrick Smith/Getty Welcome back to the Mind of McCabe for another year, and we’re going to kick things off with a topic that’s fresh on my mind after watching the NFL playoffs this weekend. I’ve been a die-hard Ravens fan my whole life, so you can imagine how yesterdayRead More

Tennessee Tech sign second CFC100 Taylor Burns

Tennessee Tech sign second CFC100 Taylor Burns

December 21, 2018 at 5:05 pmby 0 comments

Every prospect takes a unique road to the next level, and CFC100 Taylor Burns followed the trail from New Brunswick to Virginia where he turned into a star offensive linemen for the Episcopal Maroons. Now after weeks of speculation about his final decision, he finally revealed Tennessee Tech as theRead More

Recruiting Headlines: Catch up before the Holidays

Recruiting Headlines: Catch up before the Holidays

December 21, 2018 at 7:15 amby 0 comments

For any old school members, we’re going back to the GRIND format to breakdown all the recruiting news before the Holidays. It’s been a busy week with CFC100s Theo Johnson and Kenny Mestidor hauling in NCAA offers, while U Sports gave us a flurry of action before the break. NCAARead More

CFC100 Dylan Whetter receives second OUA offer

CFC100 Dylan Whetter receives second OUA offer

December 21, 2018 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

With all the NCAA Early Signing Day coverage in the books – minus one later today – we now shift our attention back to U Sports where CFC100 Dylan Whetter out of Clarkson Football North hauled in his second OUA offer. We’ve already seen some CFC100s sign on the dottedRead More

William and Mary sign Evan De Buglio

William and Mary sign Evan De Buglio

December 19, 2018 at 8:55 pmby 0 comments

You’re always going to get a prospect or two who slips the radar, and Evan De Buglio out of the Kent School (CT) fit the bill signing with William and Mary. Wonderful news today! Evan DeBuglio has officially signed his LOI to continue his academics and football life in theRead More

Maine add another Canuck; Sign CFC100 Clark Barnes

Maine add another Canuck; Sign CFC100 Clark Barnes

December 19, 2018 at 8:13 pmby 0 comments

Maine love their Canadian content, and they’ve added another to their arsenal with the signing of CFC100 Clark Barnes out of CFC10 Clarkson Football North. The rangy wide receiver also had offers on the board from Liberty and Stony Brook, but it’s hard to resist the momentum that’s been buildingRead More

CFC100 Arthur Hamlin finally signs with Colgate

CFC100 Arthur Hamlin finally signs with Colgate

December 19, 2018 at 7:28 pmby 0 comments

  It was a big day for CFC100 Arthur Hamlin out of CFC10 St. Joseph’s Football North, who finally tied the knot with Colgate on NCAA Early Signing Day. This will give him a chance to play close to home in the State of New York, and he’ll be joining aRead More

CFC100 Kail Dava officially signs with Tennessee Tech

CFC100 Kail Dava officially signs with Tennessee Tech

December 19, 2018 at 6:53 pmby 0 comments

After years of hard work and dedication behind the scenes, CFC100 Kail Dava out of CFC10 Clarkson Football North finally got his moment in spotlight. He had an interesting trio of offers from Kent State, Delaware State and Tennessee Tech, but apparently he wanted to get as far away fromRead More