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One of the oldest known photos of the Hamilton Tigers, photo is cited as 1886

Mind of McCabe: Reflecting on 150 Key Historical Dates in Canadian Football History

July 27, 2019 at 6:30 amby 3 comments

Pre-Confederation 1861-1866 1861 – Our journey begins with the first ever known game of rugby football between a group of U of T students at University College, which took place on November 9th, 1861. That means that football predates Canadian Confederation by six years, and by some accounts the rootsRead More

Mind of McCabe: Football dying? Or forever evolving?

Mind of McCabe: Football dying? Or forever evolving?

July 15, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

We’re all guilty of getting caught up in hyperbole sometimes. I can be one of the worst offenders, especially when I’m rambling about a topic I’m passionate about – you’re familiar by now if you’re a regular reader. This is usually the case when I get into a discussion aboutRead More

Mind of McCabe: What’s with all the jokes?

Mind of McCabe: What’s with all the jokes?

May 13, 2018 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

I finally understand what getting “triggered” means. I had no warning. I was done dirty by the Steve Dangle Podcast. Like most Canadians, I’ve been wrapped up in watching the NHL playoffs in my spare time, and although my American based team was eliminated in the first round, I alwaysRead More

Mind of McCabe: The scenic route to the NCAA isn’t for everybody, but it’s possible if you’re willing to chase it

Mind of McCabe: The scenic route to the NCAA isn’t for everybody, but it’s possible if you’re willing to chase it

August 5, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

When you grow up as a kid and are trying to sort out what path you’d like to take in life, you generally pick an occupation, maybe ask a parent or google how to get there, then try and follow the same trail that the majority have blazed before you.Read More

2017 U Sports Commits

2017 U Sports Commits

August 4, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

CLICK HERE “CFC 100” player rankings = 88 U Sports commits CENTRAL CANADA / WEST COAST Fox 40 Prospect Challenge Alumni = 106 U Sports commits Patrick Sérre, uOttawa  – Last recruit added TOTAL = 838

U Sports recruiting wrap (13): Windsor announces class, updates from UBC, McMaster bursting at the seams

U Sports recruiting wrap (13): Windsor announces class, updates from UBC, McMaster bursting at the seams

June 23, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC will do our best to provide you with a synopsis of all the hustle and bustle of this busy 2017 recruiting season. The following is a look of each conference’s recent recruiting highlights of the week. Let’s get you caught up….. 2017 U Sports COMMITS PAGE CFC100 CLASS 2017 RANKINGSRead More

Junior Luke - University of Montreal

2017 CFL draft results by round

May 10, 2017 at 1:41 pmby 0 comments

With the 2017 CFL Draft completed, here are the 71 picks by round. Round 1 Overall Team Player POS 1 WPG EKAKITIE, Faith Iowa DL 2 SSK JUDGE, Cameron UCLA LB 3 BC VANDERVOORT, Daniel McMaster WR 4 HAM MCGOUGH, Connor Calgary DL 5 EDM BEHAR, Nathaniel Carleton WR 6Read More

Defensive lineman Alain Pae of Prague Lions walks on the field during the Czech Bowl XXIII, the local American football league final against Prague Black Panthers July 23, 2016.

Mind of McCabe: Influx of international talent provides perspective on how good we’ve got it in Canada

April 8, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Over the past few months as I’ve written about the U Sports recruiting classes, there’ve been a few trends that have caught me off guard and caused me to dig deeper to provide some perspective on the topics. The one that has dominated a lot of my time is theRead More

St. FX football player banned for steroid use

St. FX football player banned for steroid use

December 19, 2016 at 12:00 amby 0 comments

(Ottawa, Ontario – December 19, 2016) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Tristan Grosman, a U Sports football player from St. Francis Xavier University, received a sanction of four years for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during out-of-competition doping controlRead More

Class 2018 Tola receives NCAA University of Missouri offer

Class 2018 Tola receives NCAA University of Missouri offer

August 22, 2016 at 8:06 amby 0 comments

CLICK HERE Ranked by CFCs Clint Uttley as one the top Defensive Linemen in the upcoming class of 2017 Tola Banjoko received his second NCAA offer yesterday, this one from the University of Missouri.  The big defensive linemen from Fort McMurray, Alberta has also received at offer from Rutgers.  TolaRead More

Big plans for power back Amoah

Big plans for power back Amoah

January 30, 2013 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

Today, CFC features Class 2014 running back from Upper Canada College, Christopher Amoah.

 
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