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Recruiting Tip: U Sports official campus visit? What are the rules?

Recruiting Tip: U Sports official campus visit? What are the rules?

September 7, 2018 at 8:45 amby 0 comments

For all your recruiting and player news, we’ve got you covered with the most in-depth analysis and insider information you’ll find in Canada. As a CFC INSIDER member, you will have access to: Exclusive Rankings including CFC100/CFC60, CFC27 Exclusive Recruiting interviews and analysis NCAA & U Sports offers Member-only messageRead More

Recruiting Tip: Athletic scholarships? What is a confirmed recruit?

Recruiting Tip: Athletic scholarships? What is a confirmed recruit?

September 6, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

For all your recruiting and player news, we’ve got you covered with the most in-depth analysis and insider information you’ll find in Canada. As a CFC INSIDER member, you will have access to: Exclusive Rankings including CFC100/CFC60, CFC27 Exclusive Recruiting interviews and analysis NCAA & U Sports offers Member-only messageRead More

Recruiting Tip: What is U Sports football?

Recruiting Tip: What is U Sports football?

September 5, 2018 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

For all your recruiting and player news, we’ve got you covered with the most in-depth analysis and insider information you’ll find in Canada. As a CFC INSIDER member, you will have access to: Exclusive Rankings including CFC100/CFC60, CFC27 Exclusive Recruiting interviews and analysis NCAA & U Sports offers Member-only messageRead More

GEREMIA: Which camp should I go to??

GEREMIA: Which camp should I go to??

April 27, 2018 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Which Camp Should I go to?? It is that time of year when parents and athletes are bombarded with camp offerings near and far! Camps can encourage a positive and motivating experience as well as provide tools and techniques that can make an athlete better. Many athletes reflect back toRead More

GEREMIA: The Recruiting Game, Know the Rules!

GEREMIA: The Recruiting Game, Know the Rules!

October 19, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

A new school year and a new recruiting season is upon us so it is important to keep in mind some rules that will help you stay in front of “the Recruiting Game”. While the rules and added process of seemingly jumping through hoops and over barrels can be frustrating, ultimatelyRead More

UTTLEY: Camps and combines, should I go?

UTTLEY: Camps and combines, should I go?

April 10, 2017 at 6:30 amby 1 comment

This past weekend, I attended the Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (CFCFPC) in British Columbia to do some scouting. Aside from the hundreds of young athletes who attended this camp, there were also a large number of curious parents who were continuously asking questions such as; 1) what camps should I attend,Read More

You are Not a Division 1 Player! …..So what?

You are Not a Division 1 Player! …..So what?

November 22, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER While it is always nice to dream big and shoot for the stars, all players, and more importantly parents, need to know the reality. There are 125 Division 1 schools with 85 scholarships each, for a total of 10,625 football players on a Division 1 scholarship. There areRead More

Big time scholarship offer

Big time scholarship offer

September 19, 2016 at 6:29 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER The beginning of another season and every young football player gets stars in their eyes as they watch the big boys from the NCAA play on Saturdays; Notre Dame, Alabama, Oregon, USC, the list goes on. Every player has visions stepping out of the tunnel at a UniversityRead More

Uttley: Your Highlight Video – What Do Coaches Look For?

Uttley: Your Highlight Video – What Do Coaches Look For?

September 9, 2016 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The best way to get noticed as a football player is to have an outstanding highlight video/tape. Over the years, I have watched thousands of highlight videos. I’ve seen great players with great videos, bad players with great videos, but I must admit, the most frustrating thing is when youRead More

UTTLEY: Don’t skip Leg Day!

UTTLEY: Don’t skip Leg Day!

March 15, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the last few months, I have written articles on recruiting, defense, offense, special teams, coaching, etc. This week’s article will focus on the longest part of the football calendar: off-season strength and conditioning (S&C).        

UTTLEY: CIS Recruiting – If you’re going to call out an institution…put your name on it!

UTTLEY: CIS Recruiting – If you’re going to call out an institution…put your name on it!

December 8, 2015 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the last three months, we have seen the UBC Thunderbirds go on a Cinderella-like run with their highly touted quarterback resulting in a Vanier Cup Championship; a great accomplishment for the whole program. This might be the quickest turnaround in CIS history, which is a great credit to theRead More

UTTLEY: Transitioning from University to High School football

UTTLEY: Transitioning from University to High School football

October 26, 2015 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

For the last 19 years, 5 as a player and 14 as a coach, I have exclusively only known the Canadian football game. Following my resignation from McGill University, I decided to pursue an opportunity at the High School level in BC with the New Westminster Hyacks and was hiredRead More

UTTLEY: What it takes to reach your full potential in university as a student-athlete

UTTLEY: What it takes to reach your full potential in university as a student-athlete

March 12, 2015 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

You’ve gone through the recruiting process. You’ve chosen your university. You’ve been admitted to your faculty and you’ve picked your courses. What is it going to take to reach your full potential for the next 4 to 5 years? You’ll be joining your program of choice where each team will haveRead More

Uttley: 6 things a recruit should do on their official visit

Uttley: 6 things a recruit should do on their official visit

February 11, 2015 at 1:00 amby 0 comments

So you’ve narrowed down your schools of choice and preference. The list might be ten, but preferably three. What should you do on your official visit once you’ve organized the dates?  

Uttley: Inside look at recruiting and scholarships in the CIS

Uttley: Inside look at recruiting and scholarships in the CIS

January 25, 2015 at 7:25 amby 0 comments

There are two old sayings that best describe the importance of recruiting in university football: “There is no such thing as a great college coach, only a great recruiter”, and “It’s not about the x’s and the o’s, it’s about the Jim’s and the Joe’s”; which means it’s not aboutRead More

BLOG:  How to decrease your 40 yard dash in the weightroom (Part 2)

BLOG: How to decrease your 40 yard dash in the weightroom (Part 2)

February 28, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

How to Decrease Your 40 Yard Dash Time in the Weightroom – Part II In Part I of this article readers were introduced to the concept that strength = speed.  Specifically, football players wishing to decrease their 40 yard dash time were told to focus on strengthening their lower back,Read More

BLOG: How to decrease your 40 yard dash time in the weightroom (PART I)

BLOG: How to decrease your 40 yard dash time in the weightroom (PART I)

December 20, 2013 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

If you want to go places in football, then you had better work on your 40 yard dash.  While the forty yard dash is probably the most overrated test, it’s also the test that most coaches rely on when scouting a player.  Given the emphasis that is placed on thisRead More