Post Tagged with: "CFL Draft"

Path to the draft: Kay Okafor is a problem

Path to the draft: Kay Okafor is a problem

February 28, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

Path to the draft: Aundrey Webster, triple threat

Path to the draft: Aundrey Webster, triple threat

February 21, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

Path to the draft: Spooner, future star of the trench wars

Path to the draft: Spooner, future star of the trench wars

February 14, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The ongoing discourse in football has been that defense wins championships. Every so often the Superbowl showcases a stellar defensive outing which then, ultimately, makes the notion that defense win championships go unchallenged by those immersed in the football community. Although a team’s defense is a crucial component to aRead More

Path to the draft: Who is Tylor Henry?

Path to the draft: Who is Tylor Henry?

January 31, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

Path to the draft: DL Faith Joseph Ekakitie and the art of adapting

Path to the draft: DL Faith Joseph Ekakitie and the art of adapting

January 24, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Change is inevitable. As it pertains to Faith Joseph Ekakitie, change has been a mainstay in his life. Whether it was moving schools, changing sports and even his friends, Ekakitie has consistently found ways to adapt to change—a skill he credits athletics for.

Path to the draft: Antony Auclair has both the NFL and CFL buzzing

Path to the draft: Antony Auclair has both the NFL and CFL buzzing

January 10, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Since the start of the super bowl era in 1966, 58 Canadian football players have been drafted to the NFL. In the last 6 years, a minimum of one Canadian has been selected in April’s draft. This year, several players will have an opportunity to extend that streak; however, AntonyRead More

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CFL Scouting Bureau Top 20 Rankings (FINAL): Onyemata claims top spot

April 26, 2016 at 11:11 amby 0 comments

Monday, April 25, 2016 — TORONTO (April 26, 2016) – The Canadian Football League Scouting Bureau has released its third and final rankings of the top-20 eligible prospects for the 2016 CFL Canadian Draft that’s taking place on May 10, 2016. Below is the April Scouting Bureau Rankings:   AprilRead More

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Brockville DE Corney shines in University of Virginia’s Pro Day (VIDEO)

April 3, 2016 at 6:27 amby 0 comments

After putting in a stellar performance in February’s NFL Regional Combine in Houston, Texas, Trent Corney once again dazzled while unfazed by the pressure of preforming on a big stage. In last month’s Pro Day held by University of Virginia, the 6’3, 255 pound defensive end from Brockville, Ontario raisedRead More

2015 CFL DRAFT (1ST ROUND): Mateas selected 1st overall, record 6 OL’s chosen, many firsts

2015 CFL DRAFT (1ST ROUND): Mateas selected 1st overall, record 6 OL’s chosen, many firsts

May 13, 2015 at 7:37 amby 0 comments

Toronto (May 12, 2015) — With the first pick in the 2015 CFL Draft, the Ottawa REDBLACKS selected offensive lineman Alex Mateas from the University of Connecticut. CFL Commissioner Jeffrey L. Orridge made each first round selection announcement live on TSN2. Prior to the draft, Hamilton and Montreal completed aRead More

2015 CFL Draft:  Redblacks select Mateas first overall (VIDEO)

2015 CFL Draft: Redblacks select Mateas first overall (VIDEO)

May 12, 2015 at 8:12 pmby 0 comments

In tonight’s CFL Draft, the Ottawa Redblacks used their first overall pick to select offensive lineman Alex Mateas. Mateas, the 6’4, 299 pound offensive lineman from Ottawa, Ontario has suited up for NCAA Division 1 team, UCONN Huskies. He transferred to the Huskies after a stint with Penn State Nittany Lions.Read More

Pair of CFL Draft picks sign with Rams

Pair of CFL Draft picks sign with Rams

July 6, 2014 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

The Langley Rams are pleased to announce that Dylan Roper and Tore Corrado have signed with the CJFL club for the 2014 season. Both players come to the Rams out of Simon Fraser University and both were 6th round selections in the 2014 CFL Draft. Defensive Lineman Dylan Roper isRead More

CFL adjusts eligibility rules for draft

CFL adjusts eligibility rules for draft

September 6, 2013 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – The Canadian Football League announced today that it has adjusted its eligibility rules for players with non-import status in the CFL Draft. For players with non-import status playing in the CIS, they will be eligible to be selected in the CFL Draft three years after completing their firstRead More

Seahawks select Ontario’s Willson in fifth round of NFL Draft

Seahawks select Ontario’s Willson in fifth round of NFL Draft

April 27, 2013 at 5:07 pmby 0 comments

An Ontario gridiron star is one step closer to playing in the NFL.

Hamilton’s D’Aguilar gets invite to NFL Super Regional Combine

Hamilton’s D’Aguilar gets invite to NFL Super Regional Combine

March 21, 2013 at 1:04 pmby 0 comments

Ben D’Aguilar is attracting attention south of the border.