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Football Saskatchewan identification camps begin

May 6, 2010 at 5:37 amby 0 comments

Saskatchewan’s future football talent will have a chance to strut their stuff in Saskatoon and Regina this week as Football Saskatchewan hosts identification camps in both cities. These camps, open to athletes in grade 9-11, provide skill instruction to players ranging in talent from nondescript to elite. The intent isRead More

CIS EAST Player roster

CIS EAST Player roster

May 5, 2010 at 4:28 pmby 0 comments

EAST PLAYER ROSTER # First Last Position University Ht. Wt. 1 Bradley Daye CB Mt. Allison 5’10 170 2 Patrick Bourgon DB McGill 5’11 196 4 Thomas Howes WR Queen’s 6’5 220 5 Steve Hughes WR Ottawa 6’1 193 7 Jonathan Laliberte S Laval 5’11 200 8 Olivier Mongeau WRRead More

CIS WEST Player roster

CIS WEST Player roster

May 5, 2010 at 4:20 pmby 0 comments

WEST PLAYER ROSTER # First Last Position University Ht. Wt. 1 Shane Herbert CB Wildrid Laurier 6’2 180 2 Jacob Appiah FB York 5’9 194 3 Dave Boyd RB UBC 5’9 195 4 Hugh O’Neill K Alberta 6’2 190 5 Dustin Zender WR Waterloo 6’0 176 7 Mitch Nicholson SRead More

CIS East West Bowl Coaching Staffs

CIS East West Bowl Coaching Staffs

May 5, 2010 at 4:12 pmby 0 comments

COACHING STAFFS FOR EAST WEST CIS ALL STAR GAME EAST STAFF HEAD COACH PAT SHEAHAN QUEENS Coaching Staff Offensive Coordinator Steve Sumarah Saint Mary’s Defensive Coordinator Glen Constantin Laval Special Teams Coordinator Greg Delaval Toronto Kicking Coach Gerry McGrath Concordia Offensive Line Coach Sonny Wolfe McGill Defensive Line Coach LeroyRead More

Bison Eddie Steele selected 22nd overall in 2010 CFL Canadian Draft

Bison Eddie Steele selected 22nd overall in 2010 CFL Canadian Draft

May 5, 2010 at 6:03 amby 0 comments

The sixth consecutive year at least one Bison selected in CFL Draft Bison Eddie Steele selected 22nd overall in 2010 CFL Canadian Draft One Manitoba Bisons football player was selected in the 2010 Canadian Football League (CFL) Canadian Draft on May 2. Third year defensive tackle Eddie Steele has beenRead More

Gore beat odds only receiver (or 8) to be signed after mini-camp

Gore beat odds only receiver (or 8) to be signed after mini-camp

May 5, 2010 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

WATCH HILITES ON CFC Before he flew into the land of Cheesehead Nation for a tryout with the Green Bay Packers, Shawn Gore bid farewell to Canada on the social network Twitter. His tweet read: “I’ll be sending postcards because I don’t plan on coming back … lol [laugh outRead More

Football Canada survey for Tackle, Touch & Flag participants

Football Canada survey for Tackle, Touch & Flag participants

May 4, 2010 at 4:48 pmby 0 comments

The following survey is focused on gaining information about Football participation, coaching, officiating and volunteer / manager roles. The goal of the survey is to gain a clear perspective on the Football community in Canada, including an understanding of member participation in the areas of Tackle, Touch and Flag football.Read More

Kingston players make an impact in the CFL

Kingston players make an impact in the CFL

May 4, 2010 at 8:18 amby 0 comments

Cory Greenwood, a Regiopolis-Notre Dame graduate and Kingston native, was picked third overall by the Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football League Canadian Draft on Sunday. The flow of fine football players from these parts to the pros was marvellously illustrated at Sunday’s Canadian Football League draft of native sons.Read More

Bishop’s Shawn Gore fait maintenant partie des Packers de Green Bay (NFL)

Bishop’s Shawn Gore fait maintenant partie des Packers de Green Bay (NFL)

May 4, 2010 at 6:23 amby 0 comments

WATCH HILITES ON CFC NOW (SHERBROOKE) Le receveur de passes des Gaiters de l’Université Bishop’s Shawn Gore fait maintenant partie des Packers de Green Bay de la Ligue nationale de football (NFL). Les Packers lui ont offert un contrat à titre de joueur recrue autonome à l’issue du camp d’orientationRead More

MCCRYSTAL LIKED WHAT HE SAW

May 4, 2010 at 6:03 amby 0 comments

The University of Regina Rams’ spring camp may not have featured much spring, but it had plenty in the way of a camp for Frank McCrystal. “It was good,” the Rams’ head coach said after Sunday’s scrimmage at the U of R field, which was pounded by rain, snow andRead More

CFL DRAFTS FORMER CJFL PLAYERS

CFL DRAFTS FORMER CJFL PLAYERS

May 4, 2010 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The Canadian Junior Football League is proud to announce that eight former players have been chosen in the 2010 Canadian Football League draft. – Danny Watkins by Toronto Argonauts with the 4th pick in first round. Danny played for the Okanagan Sun in 2007. – Rob Maver by the CalgaryRead More

Huskies lineman fulfills boyhood dream

May 4, 2010 at 5:42 amby 0 comments

Kyle Kuzek had the scoop and Pat Neufeld’s mother supplied the confirmation. Neufeld, an offensive tackle, was on the field midway through Sunday’s University of Saskatchewan Huskies’ football spring camp when teammate Kuzek told him he’d just been drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Read More: [URL]http://cfl.ca/article/huskies-lineman-fulfills-boyhood-dream “Then I looked aroundRead More

Clan trio taken in CFL draft

May 4, 2010 at 5:39 amby 0 comments

Simon Fraser University continued to stand out amongst its peers following the Canadian Football League draft Sunday. Since 1965, no other university has produced as many grads into the league as the Burnaby Mountain program. Read More: [URL]http://www2.canada.com/burnabynow/news/sports/story.html?id=5ab61ccd-cb8e-4f15-b8e2-56f9e7a72cfd The Clan added three more to its growing list of 189 playersRead More

East West Bowl Participants drafted in 2010 CFL Canadian Draft

East West Bowl Participants drafted in 2010 CFL Canadian Draft

May 3, 2010 at 11:13 amby 0 comments

East West Bowl Participants drafted in 2010 CFL Canadian Draft Rd. Team Player Pos. School 1 Toronto Argonauts Greenwood, Cory LB Concordia 1 Calgary Stampeders Maver, Rob K/P Guelph 1 Montreal Alouettes Matte, Kristian OL Concordia 2 Saskatchewan Roughriders Sisco, Jordan WR Regina 2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Watson, Cory WRRead More

36 CIS players drafted into CFL

36 CIS players drafted into CFL

May 3, 2010 at 7:56 amby 0 comments

OTTAWA (CIS) – Shomari Williams of the reigning Vanier Cup champion Queen’s University Gaels, who can play at both linebacker and defensive end, became the fourth CIS player in as many years – and the eighth in 11 years – to be selected first overall in the CFL Canadian DraftRead More

Elliott, Greaves selected in sixth round of CFL Draft

May 2, 2010 at 8:33 pmby 0 comments

LONDON, Ont. – Linebacker Conor Elliott (London, Ont.) and defensive lineman Chris Greaves (Mississauga, Ont.) were both selected in the sixth round of the 2010 Canadian Football League (CFL) Canadian Draft on May 2. Elliott, 21, was taken by Toronto (via Hamilton) 44th overall, while Greaves was selected 45th overallRead More

Hanson football stars land at Simon Fraser & UBC

May 2, 2010 at 3:17 pmby 0 comments

Over the past two seasons, Greg Bowcott, Mark McCutcheon, Mitch Lesyk and Avi Harry have engineered some thrilling moments playing together on the Rick Hansen Hurricanes senior football team. Those memories will live on thanks to Lesyk, a budding documentarian who put together a nine-minute short film on the Hurricanes’Read More

Riders take CFC blogger Shomari Williams first overall

Riders take CFC blogger Shomari Williams first overall

May 2, 2010 at 3:13 pmby 0 comments

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have made Queen’s University defensive end Shomari Williams the first overall pick in the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft. CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon announced the pick moments ago live on TSN as part of a Canadian Draft special that airs until 2 p.m. ET today. Williams is aRead More

West dominates the East in Ontario Varsity Football League “Prospects Game”

West dominates the East in Ontario Varsity Football League “Prospects Game”

May 2, 2010 at 6:09 amby 0 comments

The first ever Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL) “Prospects Game” took place on Saturday May 1 at Centennial Stadium in Etobicoke (West Toronto). The game consisted of 60 players from each squad representing 22 different OVFL teams (See “NOTES” below) playing a game that was longer than the usual inRead More

Maturity has Watson on brink of CFL dream

May 1, 2010 at 11:04 amby 0 comments

The sheer power, finesse and skill that has made Cory Watson of the Concordia Stingers one of the top receivers eligible for Sunday’s Canadian Football League draft are indisputable — clearly evident in the black-and-white of statistics or the images of highlight-reel tapes. But what formed the man behind theRead More

East beats West in Ottawa High School All Star game

East beats West in Ottawa High School All Star game

May 1, 2010 at 7:21 amby 0 comments

The East all-stars turned a second-half touchdown into a comfortable 10-1 win Thursday in the annual Athletes in Action high school football all-star game. Read More: [url]www.ottawasun.com/sports/football/2010/04/30/13772546.html By The Ottawa Sun Both teams threatened to score numerous times in the game at Minto Stadium, but a series of turnovers keptRead More

3 Calgary natives await draft results

3 Calgary natives await draft results

May 1, 2010 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

WATCH SALEEM BORHOT HILITES NOW It wasn’t long after he finished his collegiate career at Minot State University that Bart Archdekin started thinking about throwing a CFL draft-day party at his home in Minot, N.D. But the Lord Beaverbrook grad, who took over the starting centre position at Minot StateRead More

Draft memories: Shologan and Woldu

May 1, 2010 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

Defensive tackle Keith Shologan and defensive back Paul Woldu share similar sentiments despite different experiences in the 2008 CFL draft. Shologan, a native of Edmonton and graduate of Central Florida, was a first-round pick (fourth overall) by the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Woldu, a Regina product who played with the University ofRead More