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Getting to grips with Canadian football

Getting to grips with Canadian football

April 18, 2019 at 1:00 pmby 0 comments

Canadian football, not to be confused with soccer, is actually very similar to American football. The sport, football, as a whole is similar to rugby in that it is a free running contact sport with the aim of getting the ball down to the opposition’s half where the team willRead More

Path to the Draft: CFC100 Maleek Irons ready for the show

Path to the Draft: CFC100 Maleek Irons ready for the show

April 17, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

Photo Credit: Yukai Peng/WOUB The CFL Draft in May is quickly approaching, and this is the second year CFC100 ranked prospects are eligible to be selected by professional teams across the country. In the December Edition of the CFL Scouting Bureau’s Top 20 Rankings, 14 of the players were membersRead More

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie on Jan. 10, 2018. Photo by Scott Rowed, Canadian Football League.

WOLFE: Importance of Canadian players in CFL – fake news or alternative facts?

April 16, 2019 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Randy Ambrosie tosses a football as he speaks during a press conference in Toronto, Wednesday July 5, 2017. The CFL says Ambrosie will serve as the 14th commissioner in league history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn It seems to me that the CFL and Randy Ambrosie are sending very mixed messagesRead More

CFL Scouting Bureau RANKINGS (Final): 15 CFC100s make top 20

CFL Scouting Bureau RANKINGS (Final): 15 CFC100s make top 20

April 13, 2019 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO — It appears offensive linemen Zach Wilkinson and Drew Desjarlais have made major strides after last month’s CFL Combine presented by New Era, as revealed by their position in the final CFL Scouting Bureau rankings released Friday. Wilkinson, a product of Northern Colorado, moved 13 spots to become theRead More

Path to the Draft: Manitoba’s finest CFC100 Brady Oliveira

Path to the Draft: Manitoba’s finest CFC100 Brady Oliveira

April 2, 2019 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

The CFL Draft in May is quickly approaching, and this is the second year CFC100 ranked prospects are eligible to be selected by professional teams across the country. In the December Edition of the CFL Scouting Bureau’s Top 20 Rankings, 14 of the players were members of the CFC100 headingRead More

CFL Combine ROSTERS revealed, 41 CFC100s (FINAL RESULTS)

CFL Combine ROSTERS revealed, 41 CFC100s (FINAL RESULTS)

March 29, 2019 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced on Wednesday that the League will once again host three regional combines with the participating players having one final opportunity of earning an invitation to the 2019 National Combine presented by New Era, which will take place in Toronto. The CFL willRead More

Mind of McCabe: Let’s talk CFL ratio

Mind of McCabe: Let’s talk CFL ratio

March 25, 2019 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

I didn’t think I’d be sitting here talking about the CFL ratio rules when the CBA talks were first announced. Throughout my life there’s always been thinly veiled threats of the Canadian ratio being reduced, but this recent wave of news feels different. To be honest I was ready toRead More

2019 CFL Western Regional Combine, 6 CFC100s

2019 CFL Western Regional Combine, 6 CFC100s

March 20, 2019 at 9:00 amby 0 comments

Overall Results NAME # POS SCHOOL HT WT BENCH 40 VERTICAL (IN.) BROAD 3-CONE SHUTTLE CFC100 ANTWI, Jeshrun 5 RB Calgary 5′ 11.2″ 207 16 4.9 30.5 9′ 7.25″ 7.19 4.22 ARCEGA, Rey 125 DL Simon Fraser 5′ 11.9″ 287 28 5.73 20 7′ 8.00″ 8.44 5 BAILEY, Jaryn 3Read More

2019 CFL Eastern Regional Combine, 8 CFC100s

2019 CFL Eastern Regional Combine, 8 CFC100s

March 20, 2019 at 9:00 amby 0 comments

Overall Results NAME # POS SCHOOL HT WT BENCH 40 VERTICAL (IN.) BROAD 3-CONE SHUTTLE CFC100 BEAVER, Kalem 48 WR Ottawa 5′ 9.0″ 185 14 4.55 28.5 9′ 7.25″ 7.31 4.28 BELISLE, Jean-Sebastien 44 DB Montreal 5′ 10.1″ 185 1 4.79 26 8′ 11.88″ 7.62 4.51 CFC100 CORDEIRO, Tyler 117Read More

Path to the Draft: St. FX all-time great CFC100 Julien-Grant

Path to the Draft: St. FX all-time great CFC100 Julien-Grant

March 19, 2019 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

The CFL Draft in May is quickly approaching, and this is the second year CFC100 ranked prospects are eligible to be selected by professional teams across the country. In the December Edition of the CFL Scouting Bureau’s Top 20 Rankings, 14 of the players were members of the CFC100 headingRead More

DYK: Raiders coming to Canada? German QB invited to CFL Intl. combine, and more

DYK: Raiders coming to Canada? German QB invited to CFL Intl. combine, and more

March 18, 2019 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels.  In this edition: Oakland Raiders look to schedule exhibition game in Canada German quarterback competing at CFL’s international combine Former Montreal Blitz player making waves in CFL’s front office Player safetyRead More

Jackson Bennett (05) of the Ottawa Gee Gees. USports football action Panda Game between the Carleton Ravens and the uOttawa Gee Gees at TD Place Stadium, in Ottawa, ON, Canada, (Photographed by Marc Bourget/www.marcbourget.ca)

Mind of McCabe: Football is about personal connections

March 18, 2019 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

There’s a reason that football is so popular in America besides their massive population. I have always been a die-hard football fan at every level, and one of the biggest draws about the American system when I was growing up were the stories on draft day about who these playersRead More

How would the proposed Halifax stadium compare to the rest of the venues in the CFL?

How would the proposed Halifax stadium compare to the rest of the venues in the CFL?

March 17, 2019 at 11:57 amby 0 comments

Major updates regarding the proposed addition of a Halifax-based team in the CFL are due to be announced by the end of March. Towards the end of 2018 it appeared that the project had stalled somewhat, but recent reports suggest that progress has been made. If all goes to plan,Read More

18 ‘Global’ players to participate in CFL National Combine

18 ‘Global’ players to participate in CFL National Combine

March 14, 2019 at 2:11 pmby 0 comments

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) unveiled the list of 18 players from five different nations that will participate in the CFL Combine presented by New Era taking place in Toronto from March 22-24. The 18 players will test alongside the top prospects eligible for the 2019 CFL Draft.Read More

Path to the Draft: Ball hawk specialist CFC100 Jamie Harry

Path to the Draft: Ball hawk specialist CFC100 Jamie Harry

March 6, 2019 at 7:05 amby 0 comments

The CFL Draft in May is quickly approaching, and this is the second year CFC100 ranked prospects are eligible to be selected by professional teams across the country. In the December Edition of the CFL Scouting Bureau’s Top 20 Rankings, 14 of the players were members of the CFC100 headingRead More

University of Toronto Coaches Clinic

University of Toronto Coaches Clinic

March 6, 2019 at 6:07 amby 0 comments

The inaugural University of Toronto Football Coaches Clinic, powered by the CFL, is a one-day speaker series held on Saturday, March 23, 2019. We hope to attract coaches ranging from grassroots football to high performance. Held at the Athletic Centre at the University of Toronto, attendees will hear from someRead More

2019 CFL National Combine, 18 CFC100s

2019 CFL National Combine, 18 CFC100s

February 27, 2019 at 4:09 pmby 0 comments

Overall Results NAME # POS SCHOOL HT WT BENCH 40 VERTICAL (IN.) BROAD 3-CONE SHUTTLE CFC100 ANDERSON, Nathaniel 90 DL Missouri 6′ 2.1″ 253 DNP 31.50 9′ 2.75″ 7.50 4.45 CFC100 ANTWI, Jeshrun 3 RB Calgary 6′ 0.0″ 205 18 4.75 32.50 9′ 6.88″ 7.28 4.56 BELISLE, Jean-Sebastien 26 DBRead More

2019 CFL Ontario Regional Combine, 9 CFC100s

2019 CFL Ontario Regional Combine, 9 CFC100s

February 27, 2019 at 12:16 pmby 0 comments

Overall Results NAME CFC100 POS SCHOOL HT WT BENCH 40 VERTICAL (IN.) BROAD 3-CONE SHUTTLE AMANKWAA, Jesse RB York 5′ 10.9″ 215 10 5.12 25.50 8′ 10.63″ 7.53 4.56 BARTLETT, Bryce DB Tusculum College 5′ 7.9″ 176 8 4.54 32.00 9′ 6.13″ 7.12 4.47 BELYK, Kade CFC100 WR Guelph 5′Read More

(Credit: MATT TWOHIG/CULTIVATOR LAB)

U SPORTS and CFL come together to send four Canadians to the NFL’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum

February 26, 2019 at 5:58 amby 0 comments

(Credit: MATT TWOHIG/CULTIVATOR LAB) The Canadian Football League (CFL) will once again be returning to the NFL Women’s Careers in Football Forum, this year with several rising stars from U SPORTS. The forum will be held on February 26-27 as part of the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, IN. The eventRead More

CFL GREY CUP awarded to Saskatchewan for 2020, Hamilton 2021

CFL GREY CUP awarded to Saskatchewan for 2020, Hamilton 2021

February 22, 2019 at 2:31 pmby 0 comments

Ambrosie praises Montreal’s “first-class” bid, says 2021 wasn’t an option for Alouettes because of expected Olympic Stadium renovations TORONTO  (February 21, 2019) —  The Grey Cup has been awarded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the City of Regina and the Province of Saskatchewan for 2020 and to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, theRead More

Path to the Draft: CFC100 Wilkinson another elite Canadian lineman

Path to the Draft: CFC100 Wilkinson another elite Canadian lineman

February 20, 2019 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

Courtesy/UNC Athletic Department The CFL Draft in May is quickly approaching, and this is the second year CFC100 ranked prospects are eligible to be selected by professional teams across the country. In the December Edition of the CFL Scouting Bureau’s Top 20 Rankings, 14 of the players were members ofRead More