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Happy Birthday CFC! (year in review & contest winners)

Happy Birthday CFC! (year in review & contest winners)

February 12, 2011 at 8:40 amby 0 comments

On February 12th, 2010, at 12:00 noon www.canadafootballchat.com was launched into the ‘internet world’. Looking back on the first year, a few words and phrases come to mind. Wow. Thanks. Great plays. Great players. We want to thank everyone who has clicked on CFC, given your feedback to CFC, criticizedRead More

Class 2011:  Olivier Daoust Pichette, CEGEP AA defensive MVP (Carabins commit)

Class 2011: Olivier Daoust Pichette, CEGEP AA defensive MVP (Carabins commit)

February 12, 2011 at 8:14 amby 0 comments

Today CFC features class 2011 recruit and holder of the CEGEP record (all divisions) for sacks in a season, Olivier Daoust Pichette. Olivier started playing football when he was 7 years old and has committed to the Montreal Carabins. Olivier Daoust Pichette Defensive End Lionel-Groulx Nordiques #52 Commitment: Montreal CarabinsRead More

NFL assistant coach John Levra to speak at April convention (FCCA)

NFL assistant coach John Levra to speak at April convention (FCCA)

February 11, 2011 at 12:03 pmby 0 comments

The newly formed Football Canada Coaches Association (FCCA) is pleased to announce former NFL coach John Levra as a speaker at the 2011 FCCA CONVENTION being held April 2nd and 3rd in Burlington, Ontario (Corpus Christi High School). Hundreds of coaches from across Canada will congregate in Burlington, Ontario theRead More

Twin City Predators to add junior team led by “Tuffy” Knight

Twin City Predators to add junior team led by “Tuffy” Knight

February 11, 2011 at 6:26 amby 0 comments

At the O.F.C. Annual General Meeting in Toronto last weekend, the conference’s junior division added an eighth team, the Predators from the Kitchener-Waterloo region. The team expects legendary coach Tuffy Knight to lead them into the 2011 season. Kitchener-Waterloo will soon be home to a new Canadian Junior Football (CJFL)Read More

C.F.H.O.F. announces 2011 Inductions: 1st CIS player inducted

C.F.H.O.F. announces 2011 Inductions: 1st CIS player inducted

February 11, 2011 at 5:42 amby 0 comments

CFL.ca Staff TORONTO — The Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum announced its 2011 Induction Class today. This year’s inductees include former CFL stars Danny McManus, Joe Montford, Terry Vaughn and Ken Lehmann in the player category along with Gino Fracas and legendary CFL coach Don Matthews in theRead More

Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) player sanctioned two years for cocaine

Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) player sanctioned two years for cocaine

February 11, 2011 at 5:39 amby 0 comments

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced that Jake Glass, a Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) player, has received a two-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The violation occurred during in-competition doping control on September 11, 2010 and resulted from the athlete’s urine sample returning an adverseRead More

Class 2011: Ben Burley, OL, J.F. Ross (Guelph) D-10 linemen of year

Class 2011: Ben Burley, OL, J.F. Ross (Guelph) D-10 linemen of year

February 10, 2011 at 6:22 amby 0 comments

Today CFC features class 2011 District 10 (Guelph) linemen of the year Ben Burley of J.F. Ross. Ben started playing touch and flag when he was seven years old and started tackle when he enrolled in high school. Ben Burley #70 Offensive / Defensive Line Team: J.F. Ross Commitment: NoneRead More

IFAF makes strides towards establishing the sport in Africa

IFAF makes strides towards establishing the sport in Africa

February 10, 2011 at 6:14 amby 0 comments

IFAF and its members to lay the groundwork for the formation of an African continental federation to oversee American football in Africa PARIS, FRANCE – The International Federation of American Football (IFAF) is taking steps towards establishing a continental federation to govern the game in Africa. The sport of AmericanRead More

50 days until the most anticipated coaches clinic in Canada

50 days until the most anticipated coaches clinic in Canada

February 9, 2011 at 3:47 pmby 0 comments

Hundreds of coaches from across Canada will congregate in Burlington, Ontario the weekend of April 2nd & 3rd to watch and listen to a myriad of great speakers. Video demonstrations, player demonstrations, free training manuals, free DVDs, free lunch, exhibitor prizes and more hilite the Football Canada Coaches Association (FCCA)Read More

Acadia Axemen announce early recruiting class

Acadia Axemen announce early recruiting class

February 9, 2011 at 1:39 pmby 0 comments

(Wolfville, NS) The Acadia Axemen football team is pleased to announce their early list of commitments to the 2011 roster that include seven athletes from Ontario and eastward. Head Coach Jeff Cummins is happy with his start this season. “This is a great start to our 2011 recruiting season withRead More

TEAM USA vs. THE WORLD game to be broadcast on NFL NETWORK on Friday, February 11

TEAM USA vs. THE WORLD game to be broadcast on NFL NETWORK on Friday, February 11

February 9, 2011 at 11:14 amby 0 comments

The second annual Team USA vs. The World football game played on February 2 in Austin, Texas, will be broadcast on NFL Network this Friday, February 11, at 4:30 p.m. ET. Team USA, the 19-and-under roster of 45 college-bound standouts assembled by USA Football, defeated the World Team, selected fromRead More

Class 2011: Tarrence Crawford, RB, Essex Ravens / Catholic Central (Video)

Class 2011: Tarrence Crawford, RB, Essex Ravens / Catholic Central (Video)

February 9, 2011 at 6:43 amby 0 comments

Today CFC features class 2011 running back Tarrence Crawford from Windsor, Ontario. Tarrence has been playing football since grade 8 and hopes to follow his big brother to the NCAA (Tyrone Crawford). Tarrence Crawford Running Back Teams: Essex Ravens Catholic Central Commitment: None Consideration: Open 5’11” 194 lbs. 40 time:Read More

Mounties Add Five More to 2011 Recruiting Class

Mounties Add Five More to 2011 Recruiting Class

February 8, 2011 at 2:12 pmby 0 comments

As the recruiting season continues to heat up around the CIS, the Mount Allison University football program is excited to announce the addition of five more players to their 2011 recruiting class. The new additions feature four defensive players and one offensive player. The addition of these five players bringsRead More

Vieux-Montreal Spartiates announce 2011 coaching staff

Vieux-Montreal Spartiates announce 2011 coaching staff

February 8, 2011 at 11:12 amby 0 comments

NOTE: Translation using ‘google’ therefore will not be perfect. Montreal, February 3, 2011 – Head coach of the Spartans Cégep du Vieux Montréal Cherif Nicolas today announced the coaches that will coach the team for the 2011 campaign. On defense, the coaches of the 2010 are back with the team,Read More

SCOTIABANK TOUCHDOWN ATLANTIC IS BACK!

SCOTIABANK TOUCHDOWN ATLANTIC IS BACK!

February 8, 2011 at 7:29 amby 0 comments

Canadian Football League and City of Moncton to bring Canadian Football League game to Atlantic Canada for second straight year Moncton, N.B. – (February 7, 2010) — Scotiabank Touchdown Atlantic II is coming to Moncton this Fall. “We’re thrilled to be bringing another regular season game to the city ofRead More

Class 2011: Mitchell MacKay, OL, Winnipeg – West Kildonan / Team Manitoba (4x Video)

Class 2011: Mitchell MacKay, OL, Winnipeg – West Kildonan / Team Manitoba (4x Video)

February 8, 2011 at 7:02 amby 0 comments

Today CFC features Class 2011 offensive linemen from Winnipeg Mitchell MacKay. Mitchell started playing football in the summer of grade 6 for the North Winnipeg Nomads. Mitchell MacKay Offensive Line Teams: West Kildonan Wolverines Team Manitoba North Winnipeg Nomads Commitment: Manitoba Mitchell’s first season with the Nomads he played strongRead More

OUA 2010 plays of the year (Video)

OUA 2010 plays of the year (Video)

February 8, 2011 at 6:49 amby 0 comments

“Ouachampionsforlife” has complied a 2 minute hilite package from the 2010 football season. Big catches, big hits, big runs and big cheers. Enjoy.

Windsor Lancer Head Coach job posting (due feb 23)

Windsor Lancer Head Coach job posting (due feb 23)

February 7, 2011 at 4:55 pmby 0 comments

The University of Windsor’s Department of Athletics and Recreational Services invites applications for the position of Head Coach of the Lancer Football program. The Head Football Coach at the University of Windsor is responsible for the organization, administration, fundraising, coaching and recruitment duties for the Men’s Varsity Football program. ARead More

Hawks Bain & Bassi receive invitation to Team BC mini-camp

Hawks Bain & Bassi receive invitation to Team BC mini-camp

February 7, 2011 at 12:49 pmby 0 comments

Of the Hawks’ six members of the bronze-medal winning Team BC at the 2010 Football Canada Cup, only grade 11 player Deion Bain (DB) remains age-eligible for the 2011 team. Congratulations on being one of only three players to receive this exclusive invitation to the upcoming mini-camp! From Football BC:Read More

Ontario Football Conference (OFC) accepts Peterborough Wolverines

Ontario Football Conference (OFC) accepts Peterborough Wolverines

February 7, 2011 at 10:27 amby 0 comments

The Ontario Football Conference has confirmed acceptance of the new Peterborough Wolverines Bantam Football Team for the 2011 season. There are tryouts being setup for the first week of March with confirmed dates and locations to be confirmed shortly. Also confirmed is a media day for the new team onRead More

 
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