Articles by: Zac Bader-Shamai

CFC150 Ethan Shuen is a Swiss Army knife

CFC150 Ethan Shuen is a Swiss Army knife

March 7, 2019 at 5:59 amby 0 comments

If you have seen the movie Friday Night Lights, I want to quickly remind you of the scene when the uncle and guardian of star running back Boobie Miles is talking with college scouts during a training camp practice. The scouts look on to see Miles perform a plethora ofRead More

CFC100 Ty Anderson is a disruptive force in the trenches

CFC100 Ty Anderson is a disruptive force in the trenches

March 6, 2019 at 5:59 amby 0 comments

In the game of football it takes a special type of person to be a lineman. With few exceptions lineman are not celebrated in the same way that the skilled position players are. They work within a unit in which one player’s mistake can be enough to ruin a playRead More

REC Robin Brooks will burn you on the track

REC Robin Brooks will burn you on the track

February 10, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Let’s play a game of 3 truths and a lie. How it works is I am going to list 3 qualities of a wide receiver and you have to identify which one is not essential. Ready? Is it soft hands, agility, or height? Now, having all 3 would by noRead More

Rylan Erdelyan is a natural athlete

Rylan Erdelyan is a natural athlete

February 9, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

It is not uncommon for football players, particularly at the high school level, to play multiple positions. Usually, those positions are in different aspects of the game, that is, you may play one position of offence, one on defense and maybe even one on special teams. And that is, ofRead More

LB Kavanagh follows in brother’s footsteps

LB Kavanagh follows in brother’s footsteps

February 8, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

One of the most versatile positions in Canadian football has to be the Sam linebacker position. This player has to be strong enough to play inside the box, take on lineman, and make sound tackles on the ball carrier. At the same time, they also need to be adequate playingRead More

LB Zak Raymond has all the tools needed to succeed

LB Zak Raymond has all the tools needed to succeed

February 6, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The “Canadafootballchat.com Prospect Game SHOWCASE” is an opportunity to show off your skills in front of the CFC Scouting Bureau & college coaches.  All SHOWCASES are filmed and evaluated for future CFC100 ranking lists and for an invite to the CANADAFOOTBALLCHAT.COM PROSPECT GAME TRYOUTS IN MARCH 2019. Amongst athletes ofRead More

Reading offensive tackles is what James Knibbs does best

Reading offensive tackles is what James Knibbs does best

February 5, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The “Canadafootballchat.com Prospect Game SHOWCASE” is an opportunity to show off your skills in front of the CFC Scouting Bureau & college coaches.  All SHOWCASES are filmed and evaluated for future CFC100 ranking lists and for an invite to the CANADAFOOTBALLCHAT.COM PROSPECT GAME TRYOUTS IN MARCH 2019. For a largeRead More

Lineman Theo Grant has love for the mental game

Lineman Theo Grant has love for the mental game

February 5, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The “Canadafootballchat.com Prospect Game SHOWCASE” is an opportunity to show off your skills in front of the CFC Scouting Bureau & college coaches.  All SHOWCASES are filmed and evaluated for future CFC100 ranking lists and for an invite to the CANADAFOOTBALLCHAT.COM PROSPECT GAME TRYOUTS IN MARCH 2019. For many casualRead More

Hunter Eagles plays his own way

Hunter Eagles plays his own way

February 4, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

When asked to think about the words hunter eagles, most people would probably conjure up the image of an aggressive predator taking down its prey. Not to be out done, when people think about the football player Hunter Eagles, they should think the same things. Hunter eagles, once they haveRead More

ATH Cooper Sinclair leaves no one out

ATH Cooper Sinclair leaves no one out

February 4, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

One of the coolest aspects of football is that there are positions for several different types of athletes. Lineman look different from running backs, who look different from kickers, who look different from defensive backs, etc. But at 6”2 and weighing 215 pounds, Cooper Sinclair is such a versatile athleteRead More

OL Lavoie has many layers

OL Lavoie has many layers

February 2, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

There is an old saying in sports that goes “You can’t teach size”. But if you could teach size, Saskatoon’s Parker Lavoie would have his PhD in it. Despite only being in the 11th grade, Parker is 6 foot 3 and 288 pounds. But football is more than just physicalRead More

Music and dance helped shape Karson Moroz for football

Music and dance helped shape Karson Moroz for football

February 2, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Calgary’s Karson Moroz may only be in the 11th grade, but his fingerprints are all over the Alberta football scene. Having just finished his 4th year of playing football, his accolades would have you think he was a much more seasoned player.

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QB Harnett comes from championship pedigree

February 1, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

If there is one truth that the majority of football fans can agree on it is that the quarterback position is not only the most important position on the field but one of if not the most challenging position to play. You are imbued with being a leader, in controlRead More

CFC100 QB Vaillancourt taking every opportunity to improve

CFC100 QB Vaillancourt taking every opportunity to improve

January 31, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

With all the CFC combines coming up so quickly it can be hard to keep track of all the talented players that will be in attendance. But if there is one player you will want to see, then you will be at the Calgary combine February 1st to watch CFC100Read More

CFC100 Hetlinger looking to outperform all competition at CFC Prospect Game Showcase

CFC100 Hetlinger looking to outperform all competition at CFC Prospect Game Showcase

January 29, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

CFC100 Eli Hetlinger is an absolute pleasure to watch play football. No superlatives, no fancy turns of phrase, just an incredible talent. Playing quarterback for Harry Ainlay High School in Edmonton, Eli put up over 2200 yards passing leading to 27 touchdowns this past season. He has an incredible ability toRead More

CFC100 Lytle, Jokic looking to impress in Winnipeg

CFC100 Lytle, Jokic looking to impress in Winnipeg

January 29, 2019 at 6:14 amby 0 comments

Continuing our look at some of the top players who will be present at the University of Winnipeg for the CFC100 series combine, let us turn our attention to a pair of defensive linemen from St. Paul’s High School, Luka Jokic and Zachary Lytle. Starting with Lytle, who is anRead More