Post Tagged with: "CFL"

Path to the Draft: CFC100 Wilkinson another elite Canadian lineman

Path to the Draft: CFC100 Wilkinson another elite Canadian lineman

February 20, 2019 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

Courtesy/UNC Athletic Department The CFL Draft in May is quickly approaching, and this is the second year CFC100 ranked prospects are eligible to be selected by professional teams across the country. In the December Edition of the CFL Scouting Bureau’s Top 20 Rankings, 14 of the players were members ofRead More

CFL Commissioner begins ‘Randy’s Road Trip’

CFL Commissioner begins ‘Randy’s Road Trip’

February 14, 2019 at 2:53 pmby 0 comments

‘Randy’s Road Trip’ will give thousands of fans the opportunity to ask the CFL Commissioner their questions TORONTO (February 14, 2019) — Throughout the 2019 offseason, Commissioner Randy Ambrosie will travel across Canada to meet with fans in every Canadian Football League (CFL) market in a series of town halls.Read More

Manziel targets improvement, hopes to make impact for alouettes in 2019

Manziel targets improvement, hopes to make impact for alouettes in 2019

February 12, 2019 at 12:57 pmby 0 comments

Photo by Erik Drost / CC BY 2.0 Indeed, the old adage “it’s the journey, not the destination” applies to quarterback Johnny Manziel’s career in football. After a storied college career at Texas A&M that yielded him the Heisman Trophy in 2012 as a freshman, the Cleveland Browns selected ManzielRead More

Path to the Draft: CFC100 QB O’Connor a coach’s dream

Path to the Draft: CFC100 QB O’Connor a coach’s dream

February 12, 2019 at 7:15 amby 0 comments

The CFL Draft in May is quickly approaching, and this is the second year CFC100 ranked prospects are eligible to be selected by professional teams across the country. In the December Edition of the CFL Scouting Bureau’s Top 20 Rankings, 14 of the players were members of the CFC100 headingRead More

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Why Laurent Duvernay-Tardif will be considered one of Canada’s greatest NFL players

February 11, 2019 at 10:54 amby 0 comments

He might not have been able to prevent the Kansas City Chiefs going down 37-31 to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game in 2019 but Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has proven once again to be a crucial player in head coach Andy Reid’s team. Rewarded last year with aRead More

DYK: From South Africa to the gridiron, Women’s football inherits CFL knowledge, and more

DYK: From South Africa to the gridiron, Women’s football inherits CFL knowledge, and more

February 8, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a bi-weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this edition: A South African football prodigy taking minor league football by storm. Former CFL players prepare women’s teams to be players and coachesRead More

Path to the Draft: CFC100 Nate Anderson takes the scenic route

Path to the Draft: CFC100 Nate Anderson takes the scenic route

February 5, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

The CFL Draft in May is quickly approaching, and this is the second year CFC100 ranked prospects are eligible to be selected by professional teams across the country. In the December Edition of the CFL Scouting Bureau’s Top 20 Rankings, 14 of the players were members of the CFC100 headingRead More

the GRIND: Catch up with the weekly headlines

the GRIND: Catch up with the weekly headlines

January 26, 2019 at 6:32 amby 0 comments

#CFCDaily Update brought to by the @CFCProspectGame January 21st | #CFC100 @MatthewHB78 signs with @EWUFootball | #CFC60 @ovoknows commits to @UHCougarFB | @Carabins sign #CFC60 teammates … Plus more 🍁🏈🎥 READ HERE ➡️ https://t.co/TExOR97xOg pic.twitter.com/JibaE6hgbC — CanadaFootballChat (@chatfootball) January 22, 2019 Recruiting Tips Small Town Exposure – Overcoming Severe InjuriesRead More

U Sports issues statement in support of CFL 2.0 initiative

U Sports issues statement in support of CFL 2.0 initiative

January 25, 2019 at 1:06 pmby 0 comments

TORONTO — U SPORTS President and Chief Executive Officer, Graham Brown has released the following statement: On behalf of U SPORTS our 56 Member Institutions and four Conferences we want to publicly endorse the Canadian Football League’s strategy for growth, sometimes described as CFL 2.0. In recent meetings, Commissioner AmbrosieRead More

Why the CFL is better than NFL?

Why the CFL is better than NFL?

January 24, 2019 at 3:08 pmby 0 comments

There are many differences between the Canadian Football League and the National Football League. Still, if they were to be compared with each other, CFL is better than the NFL because of the following reasons. 1- The Fans The NFL may have a huge number of fans, but that doesn’tRead More

Breaking down the best QBs in the CFL

Breaking down the best QBs in the CFL

January 23, 2019 at 2:43 pmby 0 comments

There have been some great CFL QBS throughout history: Russ Jackson, Tracy Ham, Warran Moon and of course, Anthony Calvillo and Doug Flutie. And there are great QBs playing in today’s game as well. Lead by Bo Levi Mitchell, the Calgary Stampeders are at the top of the list (5/2)Read More

Mind of McCabe: NFL needs to adopt CFL challenge rules

Mind of McCabe: NFL needs to adopt CFL challenge rules

January 21, 2019 at 6:55 amby 0 comments

This game is tainted. The New Orleans Saints should be heading to the #SuperBowl right now. pic.twitter.com/DPmZIuK3XJ — Bleacher Preacher / Sports (@BleachrPreachr) January 20, 2019 Usually the narrative always puts the NFL first, and the CFL second, but that’s not always the case. If you’re a New Orleans SaintsRead More

Canadian quarterbacks continue to push the barrier

Canadian quarterbacks continue to push the barrier

January 10, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

It’s been the narrative my entire life. I’ve been blessed to hear stories about the great Russ Jackson, born and bred in the Steel City like myself, who was the last great Canadian quarterback to dominate headlines nationwide. After an illustrious dual-athlete career at McMaster where he also played basketball,Read More

CFL commits more than $4 million to amateur football in 2019

CFL commits more than $4 million to amateur football in 2019

January 9, 2019 at 3:17 pmby 0 comments

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) and its member clubs committed to donating more than $4 million to amateur football in 2019, it was announced on Wednesday. “In 2018 we pledged to invest over $3 million in amateur football and I’m incredibly proud that our member clubs significantly surpassed that.Read More

Mind of McCabe: Dual-threat QBs need more love

Mind of McCabe: Dual-threat QBs need more love

January 7, 2019 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

Business Insider/Patrick Smith/Getty Welcome back to the Mind of McCabe for another year, and we’re going to kick things off with a topic that’s fresh on my mind after watching the NFL playoffs this weekend. I’ve been a die-hard Ravens fan my whole life, so you can imagine how yesterdayRead More

DL Wruck joins first team because of CFL Legend

DL Wruck joins first team because of CFL Legend

January 5, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Matthew Wruck’s football journey began because his great uncle Larry Wruck (CFL Hall of Famer and Grey Cup Champion) wanted him to start playing football. The young defensive lineman wanted to play football for a while, and he was finally old enough to. “I started playing KFL (Kinsmen Football League),Read More

Why you should love the CFL like the Canadians do!

Why you should love the CFL like the Canadians do!

December 18, 2018 at 11:32 amby 0 comments

The CFL is one of the most popular sporting leagues in Canada, find out why it is so popular in Canada right here and why you should care about it too! Without a doubt, the largest sporting institution that waves the Canadian sporting flag high is the Canadian Football LeagueRead More

Everything You Need to Know About Canadian Football

Everything You Need to Know About Canadian Football

December 13, 2018 at 2:12 pmby 0 comments

Football is played in many high schools across Canada and we could say that is the most popular sport among teenagers. It represents a great way of learning a few things about discipline, how to effectively collaborate with your teammates, and can offer you a boost of confidence. Teenagers haveRead More

What Is Canadian Football and Its Difference With American Football

What Is Canadian Football and Its Difference With American Football

December 6, 2018 at 9:44 amby 0 comments

You might think that Canadian football (CFL) is the same with American football (NFL). After all, they look identical at first look, which is especially true to the casual observer. But if you take a closer look, they have some important differences despite sharing a number of the same features.Read More

December CFL Scouting Bureau Top 20 Rankings: 14 CFC100s make the cut

December CFL Scouting Bureau Top 20 Rankings: 14 CFC100s make the cut

December 6, 2018 at 7:45 amby 0 comments

🚨#CFL Central Scouting Bureau (Winter Edition)🚨 Who made the 🔝 2️⃣0️⃣? | https://t.co/oR7Fq5Zr5n pic.twitter.com/0NLrjUD0ik — CFL (@CFL) December 6, 2018 BETTS TOPS DECEMBER EDITION OF SCOUTING BUREAU RANKINGS TORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) Scouting Bureau published its second edition of the top-20 ranked prospects eligible for the 2019 CFLRead More

CFL: 2018 All-Stars announced

CFL: 2018 All-Stars announced

December 4, 2018 at 3:38 pmby 0 comments

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) unveiled the 2018 CFL All-Stars on Tuesday. The All-Stars were selected by the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and the league’s head coaches. This is the 56th year in which the CFL has named an All-Star team in recognition of the season’s best performers. InRead More