Post Tagged with: "Class of 2019"

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OL/DL Reid taking it one step at a time

August 29, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Gavin Reid started his football career two years ago with the Vincent Massey Vikings from Brandon, Manitoba. In just his second year of football, Gavin was asked to join Team Manitoba U18 for the Canada Cup last July. Some universities have approached Gavin during the Canada Cup. It was mostlyRead More

OL are ‘secret heroes’ according to OL LeBel

OL are ‘secret heroes’ according to OL LeBel

August 23, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

  Football is a game of intricacy where each player has a designated task, and Jérémy LeBel understands that it takes brains as much as brawn to be an effective player. “Football is my passion. Everyone thinks that the game is about hitting, but there is so much tactics behindRead More

OL Vaccaro getting better

OL Vaccaro getting better

August 21, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Matteo Vaccaro earned a spot on Team Manitoba U18 at this year’s Canada Cup in Nova Scotia. The offensive lineman from St.Paul’s has also suited up for Team Manitoba U16, the Fort Garry Lions, and the Crescentwood Grizzlies over the course of his 9 year football career. “The thing I like mostRead More

For REC Gauthier, football connects him and his father

For REC Gauthier, football connects him and his father

August 21, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

When Youri Gauthier was only nine years old, he was invited to join Les Archers D’Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, a moment in time that would change the course of his life forever. “Since the first day I played football, it has always been a passion of mine,” Gauthier said. “It motivates me everyRead More

DB Lessard plans on being difference maker with Les Lynx du Cégep Édouard Montpetit

DB Lessard plans on being difference maker with Les Lynx du Cégep Édouard Montpetit

August 16, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

A simple invitation from a friend would change the course of Gabriel Lessard’s life forever; he just didn’t know it at the time. With a career five years in the making, Lessard started playing football after his friend suggested he should drop by a practice. “The team spirit and theRead More

DB East excited for upcoming season

DB East excited for upcoming season

August 16, 2017 at 5:42 amby 0 comments

Steph East’s uncle and cousin Marc-Olivier East, former Laval player, encouraged him to play football. A good friend of his also encouraged Steph to play and introduced the head coach of the St. Michael’s Kerry Blues, where he has now played for two seasons. During his three seasons on theRead More

Hitting is the name of the game for LB Kwindja

Hitting is the name of the game for LB Kwindja

August 13, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Football is not for the faint of heart, with its punishing play and speed, but Kenneth Kwindja doesn’t shy away from that physicality; he embraces it. “Football is a real passion for me. I love hitting people,” the linebacker and defensive back said. A linebacker first, Kwindja believes his positionRead More

Football is all about concentration for DB Delisle

Football is all about concentration for DB Delisle

August 6, 2017 at 1:30 amby 0 comments

When Vincent Delisle steps out onto the gridiron, the most pressing matter he faces in that moment is figuring out how to shut down the opposition’s offense. “I have no need to think about anything else (other) than playing when I’m on the football field and I think that’s whyRead More

CB François wants everyone to know his name

CB François wants everyone to know his name

August 4, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The goal is simple, make sure everyone knows who Brendon François is. “My plan is to become the best corner and one day, everyone will know how good I am,” François said. “Football is everything for me.” It wasn’t, however, in the very beginning. When he was first starting out,Read More

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Football encompasses QB Boudreau’s entire world

July 8, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

There is something so compelling about football for Mathieu Boudreau that he was not short of words when conveying his feelings for the sport he loves. “Football means everything to me. It’s a passion. It’s something I look up to everyday,” Boudreau said. “I love everything about my position. IRead More

QB Boulanger wants to balance football, school

QB Boulanger wants to balance football, school

July 7, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Lukas Boulanger dreams of entering medical school, and while a majority of his university career will be studying, his Cégep years will be full of football. Boulanger will be joining the Champlain College Lennoxville Cougars (RSEQ Division 1) in the fall. The recruitment for this young player took off atRead More

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LB Walker will always remember his first game

July 4, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Malachi Walker has been playing football since he first stepped on the field when he was just 10 years old. He knew he was hooked and started playing with the Western Valley Wings Football Club in the Nova Scotia Minor Football League (NSMFL) with his two best friends. “During thatRead More

QB McDonald loves the pressure of crunch time

QB McDonald loves the pressure of crunch time

June 22, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Logan McDonald has been playing Quarterback for the Robert Bateman Timberwolves for the past two years and has already started to develop into a much more confident player. The 5’11, 155-pound quarterback came in second in British Columbia in passing yards with 962, to go along with 17 all-purpose touchdownsRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Titan Del Rizzo on a mission for MVP

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Titan Del Rizzo on a mission for MVP

May 27, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Ethan Del Rizzo began his gridiron career three years ago and it has been a great experience thus far. “I enjoy practicing hard and seeing improvements on the field,” said Ethan. Over the course of his career, he has played with the Oakville Titans in the Ontario Football Conference (OFC)Read More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Lineman DeAcetis crusading to be the best

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Lineman DeAcetis crusading to be the best

May 22, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Giuseppe DeAcetis’ football career began six years ago. “I have a lot of positive experiences working with the coaches and players,” said Giuseppe. The centre/nose tackle first hit the gridiron in house league with the Eskimos before moving on to the Ontario Football Conference (OFC) to play with the BurlingtonRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DE/DT Panther “loves everything about football”

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DE/DT Panther “loves everything about football”

May 21, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Dominik Ostrowski has been playing football for seven years and got his start with the West Edmonton Raiders. The defensive end/defensive tackle then made the move to the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) to play with the Cumberland Panthers. He then switched over to the Ontario Varsity Football LeagueRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Tiger DE hopes football will “open doors to further his education”

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Tiger DE hopes football will “open doors to further his education”

May 21, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Devon Guy started playing football seven years ago with the Orleans Bengals as a tyke in the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA). The defensive end continued to play with the Bengals until 2016, where he won the A-Cup Championship back in 2013 as a mosquito. In 2015, he joinedRead More

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Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): RB/DE Knight’s football career has been “eye opening”

May 20, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Thus far, Carter Harrison’s football experience has been an eye opener, as it has taught him to be aware of what is around him, as well as how to act in stressful game situations. The running back/defensive end is currently playing with his high school team, the St. Mary’s CollegeRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): WR Coleman hoping to attract USports/NCAA attention

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): WR Coleman hoping to attract USports/NCAA attention

May 20, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Nathan Coleman has been on the gridiron for eight years now. The receiver played spring football for six years with the Smith Falls Minor Football Association’s (SMFA) Renegades and wit the Brockville Buccaneers in the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA). After those six years, he felt like he couldRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): FB Pitre dreams of being a GeeGee

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): FB Pitre dreams of being a GeeGee

May 19, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Rookie Brandon Pitre’s football career has been short, but the experience so far has been great. “I loved every minute that I was out on that field whether it was for a practice or for a game,” said Brandon, who made sure to never miss a practice. “I never wantedRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DB Swerhun stuffed with experience

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): DB Swerhun stuffed with experience

May 18, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Chris Swerhun has been playing football for six years, and overall his experience has been amazing. “I have met so many amazing people, coaches and friends from it, and have travelled all over,” said Chris, “as well as become a better person from football.”

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): RB Peskett hoping to get his name out to scouts

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): RB Peskett hoping to get his name out to scouts

May 16, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Logan Peskett started playing football two years ago and his experience thus far has been rocky. “I started off my first season with a season ending injury and then missed my first school season,” said Logan. The running back came back the following season to play with the Smiths FallsRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): QB Paulsen spending off-season learning from CFL players

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): QB Paulsen spending off-season learning from CFL players

May 15, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Elijah Paulsen started playing football in Grade 8 as a wide receiver and a running back for Killbride Flag Football. “We had a lot of fun as kids and got familiar with the game,” said Elijah. Upon starting high school, he tried out as a receiver for the Hayden HuskiesRead More