Post Tagged with: "Class of 2018"

Regina commits seek academic, athletic opportunities

Regina commits seek academic, athletic opportunities

February 19, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Rams add three CJFLers and one high schooler to their team. It is probably an understatement to say that offensive lineman Brayden Vandermeer from the Calgary Colts (CJFL) and wide receiver Sam Mike from the Saskatoon Hilltops (CJFL) have valued their time in the Canadian Junior Football League, and nowRead More

Courtesy of Pitia Modi.

Commit believes Windsor Lancers young team will turn heads

February 17, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Windsor adds northern Ontario commit to their Class of 2018. Throughout the recruiting process, Pitia Modi, an athlete from St. Ignatius High School, felt the love from the Windsor Lancers coaching staff, and he isn’t shy to give it back. “The coaches really had me sold on the program whileRead More

SMU Huskies offered ‘home away from home’

SMU Huskies offered ‘home away from home’

February 14, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

SMU adds an out-of-province commit to their Class of 2018. For his dad’s birthday, Nicholai Sauer, a long-snapper from the Royal Imperial Collegiate of Canada, got him something quite special, a signed letter of intent to play with the Saint Mary’s Huskies. Sauer will be exchanging the steel mills andRead More

Windsor commits excited to be part of family

Windsor commits excited to be part of family

February 14, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Lancers bring in three Ontario commits to their Class of 2018. No, defensive back Cole Verlinde from Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School and tight end Johnny Pytka from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in London, Ontario, didn’t attend the same high school, but they will be attending theRead More

Courtesy of Scott Klin.

Gee-Gees exploring commit’s potential

February 13, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Gee-Gees add a GTA commit to their Class of 2018. Scott Klin, a defensive lineman from Clarkson Football North, has always had a thing for the nation’s capital, and now he will be calling it home for the next couple years of his career after signing with the University ofRead More

Courtesy of Owen Stewart.

Queen’s Gaels game-day ‘unlike any other’

February 13, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Queen’s brings in an out-of-province commit to their Class of 2018. Owen Stewart, a defensive lineman from Vancouver College, seems to have shown up at the right time for the Queen’s Gaels. “They had just graduated both of their starting defensive ends, so it felt like a great fit,” StewartRead More

UBC Thunderbirds draw local talent, add CFC100

UBC Thunderbirds draw local talent, add CFC100

February 11, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

UBC adds a CFC100 and two other local commits to their Class of 2018. Although it may be the only U Sports team in BC, for CFC100 defensive lineman Gavin Murray from Seaquam Secondary and wide receiver Julien Perri from Windsor Secondary School, there is no better feeling that playing forRead More

Courtesy of Hayden Amis.

McMaster Marauders commit takes unconventional route

February 10, 2018 at 5:50 amby 2 comments

McMaster adds a CJFLer to their team. It took Hayden Amis, a receiver from Southwood High School, some time to find his path, but after putting his heart and soul into the sport he loves, he was rewarded with an offer from the McMaster Marauders. His story begins in 2014.Read More

Bishop’s Gaiters commits have faith in coaches’ plans

Bishop’s Gaiters commits have faith in coaches’ plans

February 9, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Bishop’s adds two provincial commits and two international commits to their Class of 2018. At a relatively young age, defensive back Thomas Paquelet and wide receiver Melvin Palin from Cégep de Victoriaville decided to move to Canada to attend cégep, and, after finding success on the gridiron, they will beRead More

Courtesy of Nicolas Baillargeon.

McGill gives opportunities

February 8, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

McGill adds a Québec commit to their Class of 2018. Drawn in by the allure of future prosperity, Nicolas Baillargeon, a wide receiver from Cégep de Sherbrooke, will be heading north to the city of Montréal after committing to McGill. Touted as one of Canada’s top academic schools, Baillargeon saidRead More

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St.FX commit reuniting with brother

February 6, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

St.FX adds a Nova Scotia commit to their Class of 2018. Jonathan Spilman, a receiver from Charles P. Allen High School, will be reuniting with a special, former teammate of his when he joins the Saint Francis Xavier X-Men. “My brother plays running back at StFX, and getting to playRead More

Bishop’s; different roads, same destination for commits

Bishop’s; different roads, same destination for commits

February 5, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Bishop’s adds one provincial commit and two out-of-province commits to their Class of 2018. Kicker Noah Laursen from Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, wide receiver Nicholas MacKenzie from Auburn Drive High School and fullback Oliver Quinn from John Abbott College have taken different roads to reach the same destination, theRead More

Courtesy of Connor Graham.

Toronto commit believes in coaching changes

February 5, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Toronto adds GTA commit to their Class of 2018. The University of Varsity Blues have had a busy off-season not only recruiting, but changing the face of their front office, and offensive lineman Connor Graham from Nelson High School has nothing but confidence in the team’s new coaches. “I reallyRead More

Courtesy of Ryan Long.

Laurier recruit loves school’s community feel

February 4, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Laurier adds southern Ontario commit to their Class of 2018. In grade ten, defensive back Ryan Long from Parkside Collegiate Institute decided to dedicate more of his time towards football, training three hours a day everyday. His hard work has since paid off with a commitment to the Sir WilfridRead More

Courtesy of Noel Franklin.

Laurier is ‘best place for me’

February 4, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Laurier adds Ontario commit to their Class of 2018. It took Noel Franklin, a wide receiver from Saunders Secondary School, a while to get into football, but when he did, it didn’t take long for him to catch the attention of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks. When Franklin startedRead More

StFX hospitality attracts two to the team

StFX hospitality attracts two to the team

February 3, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

StFX bring in provincial commit and an out-of-province commit to their Class of 2018. It didn’t take long for linebacker Josh Felix from Lockview High School and offensive lineman Matthew Cronin from St. Andrew’s College to feel right at home with the Saint Francis Xavier X-Men. Josh Felix A memberRead More

Varsity Blues coaches want players to succeed, says commit

Varsity Blues coaches want players to succeed, says commit

February 2, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Toronto adds GTA product to their Class of 2018. When Adam Williams, a running back from Canada Prep Academy, looks at the University of Toronto Varsity Blues, he sees one thing in particular, a future. “I feel like personally there’s a lot of opportunity for me to grow and developRead More

University of Sherbrooke Vert & Or commits continuing career together

University of Sherbrooke Vert & Or commits continuing career together

February 1, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Sherbrooke adds three teammates to their Class of 2018. Defensive back Félix-Antoine Dallaire, linebacker Jean-Rémi Champoux and receiver Philip Dupont from Champlain College Lennoxville have seen a lot together in their young careers, and now the trio will be exchanging their blue and white for green and gold when theyRead More

Commits impressed by Saskatchewan Huskies’ coaching experience

Commits impressed by Saskatchewan Huskies’ coaching experience

January 31, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Saskatchewan adds one local, one southern Saskatchewan and one out-of-province commit to their Class of 2018. Carson Schrader from Holy Cross High School, Jordan Maucieri from Centennial High School and Avery Dunster from Esterhazy High School may be virtual strangers now, but they will have plenty of time to getRead More

University of Guelph Gryphons homey feeling draws in three

University of Guelph Gryphons homey feeling draws in three

January 30, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Guelph adds a local commit and two London, Ontario, commits to their Class of 2018. Linebacker Tyler Thompson from London South Collegiate Institute and running back Brandon Ferigo from Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute are from different cities, the latter already familiar with Guelph, but it probably won’t take long forRead More

Courtesy of Harley Burke.

uOttawa Gee-Gees commit excited for U Sports football

January 29, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

uOttawa brings in an out-of-province commit to their Class of 2018. When Harley Burke, a defensive tackle from Leo Hayes High School, joins the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees, he knows he is much more than a piece of the puzzle. “The coaches put the players first and they will consultRead More

Windsor Lancers showed loyalty, says commit

Windsor Lancers showed loyalty, says commit

January 28, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Windsor adds Ontario commit to Class of 2018. Offensive lineman Tyler Lirette from Saunders Secondary School has made it official; he is going to be a Windsor Lancer. But, there is an unsung hero in his life that deserves the spotlight as much as he does. “My mother deserves aRead More

Commits excited to help University of Toronto Varsity Blues succeed

Commits excited to help University of Toronto Varsity Blues succeed

January 27, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Toronto adds four southern Ontario commits to their Class of 2018. When defensive back Mitch Stadnyk from Collingwood Collegiate Institute and linebacker Iain Moffatt from Assumption Catholic Secondary School met with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues, they soon realized that this was the program for them. Offensive lineman MitchellRead More