Post Tagged with: "Free Safety"

Football transformed Kyle Cruz in all areas

Football transformed Kyle Cruz in all areas

February 11, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

For Kyle Patrick Cruz, football was everywhere around him growing up, so it was only a matter of time before he tried it himself. “Growing up I would always watch the older kids play football in the schoolyard and see football everywhere on television wherever I went. This sport hasRead More

Joshua Baba escapes day-to-day with football

Joshua Baba escapes day-to-day with football

February 8, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Joshua Baba got into football because football is a family affair. “I joined football because my uncle coached and I wanted to play for him,” says Joshua Baba.

DB Nick Bruni has a got a “dog” mentality

DB Nick Bruni has a got a “dog” mentality

January 19, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Nick Bruni has played various sports in his life including soccer and hockey, but nothing has ever compared to football. “I began playing minor football at five [years old] and ever since it has been my favorite sport,” says Nick Bruni.

MTA puts faith in three commits

MTA puts faith in three commits

November 20, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Mounties add three out-of-province commits to their 2019 class. The 2019 season couldn’t come fast enough for athlete Dejuan Jackson Williams from St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School, who is itching to show the Mount Allison Mounties what he can do. Chris Costigan, an offensive lineman from Nantyr Shores Secondary School,Read More

Toronto adds local commit to team

Toronto adds local commit to team

June 19, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Toronto adds a GTA commit to their 2018 class. Charlie George, a running back from St. Michael’s College, will be keeping the ‘blues’ in his team name after signing with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. George is from Oakville, Ontario, and has played with the St. Michael’s Kerry BluesRead More

FPC Profile: FS/WR Smith loves to roam

FPC Profile: FS/WR Smith loves to roam

February 19, 2018 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) is a series of elite showcase games that feature the best tackle football players from across Canada aged 12-19 years. Tournaments are played in Central Canada (ON) and the West Coast (BC). For more information CLICK HERE CLICK HERE FOR #FPC FACEBOOK PAGE –Read More

ATH Lewis has a name not easily forgotten

ATH Lewis has a name not easily forgotten

September 9, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

No matter the position Jahnai Lewis is situated in, he will pool all his resources into the task at hand and make sure he succeeds. The versatile athlete didn’t begin his athletic career on the gridiron. Instead, he played soccer at the request of his father. “But, one day, IRead More

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Willy-Pierre Dimbongi looking for back to back OFSAA wins

August 7, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Winning at the OFSAA Bowl is not something that most forget. For receiver/free safety Willy-Pierre Dimbongi it’s one of his most memorable football experiences. If you can recall, the CFC50 ranked St. Matthews Tigers won the Metro Bowl 28-7 versus Michael Power/St. Joseph’s. With the Tigers as Dimbongi’s high schoolRead More

Windsor has strong family values says commit

Windsor has strong family values says commit

June 25, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Windsor brings in a local commit to their Class of 2017. Before settling on a school, Eric Penny, a free safety from Chatham-Kent Secondary School, knew it had to align with his own personal values. He didn’t have to look any further than the Windsor Lancers. “A big reason whyRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Multi-sport, Grizzly, looking into university recruitment

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Multi-sport, Grizzly, looking into university recruitment

May 9, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Joshua Macleod started playing football two years ago in Grade 9 with the David Suzuki Grizzlies in the Region of Peel Secondary School Athletic Association (ROPSSAA). “At first I wasn’t sure how I felt about it because it seemed very complex,” Joshua said about football. “I played quarterback my firstRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (West Coast): REC Stomperud looking to showcase his skills

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (West Coast): REC Stomperud looking to showcase his skills

May 8, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

“My opportunity in football so far has been amazing,” says Haydn Stomperud.  The 5’9 and 130-pounds slotback and free safety has been playing football for nine years now. He has been on multiple teams; the Langley minor football team, White Rock minor football team, North Surrey minor football team, andRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (West Coast): QB Bosa is excited to play at the next level

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (West Coast): QB Bosa is excited to play at the next level

April 10, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

For quarterback, Kaelen Bosa, playing on different teams throughout his short career has been enjoyable for him, but he is ready to go the next level as suits up for the Notre Dame Jugglers in the fall. The Offensive MVP, loves the camaraderie of playing on a team and meetingRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (West Coast): Carteri looking to prove his doubters wrong

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (West Coast): Carteri looking to prove his doubters wrong

March 22, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Runningback and free safety Mateo Carteri has a lot of childhood memories of playing football with his friends and family. He says that he’s made many close friends through the sport and that he’s “grateful for it”. Having played nine years now, the St. Thomas More Knight has a fewRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (West Coast): Belmont Bulldog, Gaede, on path to learn all he can

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (West Coast): Belmont Bulldog, Gaede, on path to learn all he can

March 21, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Belmont Bulldog, Isaiah Gaede, has earned a few accolades in his ten years of playing football. In 2009, he was awarded the Practice Player of the Year (awarded to the player demonstrating outstanding dedication and teamwork through effort and attendance), and in 2011, he won the Heart of the Warrior awardRead More

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FS Lortie joining Sherbrooke to improve skills

March 12, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Sherbrooke welcomes another Québec commit to their Class of 2017. When Dominic Lortie, a free safety from Cégep St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, met with the Sherbrooke Vert & Or, he knew there was something special about the team. “The coaching really connects with (you) and I felt like I was in a bigRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Melo searching for the CFC100

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Melo searching for the CFC100

February 12, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Andy Melo recently took his football talents to a prep school called the Royal Imperial Collegiate of Canada (RICC), where they play a full American football schedule against some of the best high schools in the States. “It was a big change for me leaving all my friends and myRead More

FS O’Brien to stay in Hamilton, joins McMaster

FS O’Brien to stay in Hamilton, joins McMaster

January 26, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Marauders add another local recruit to their 2017 class. The steel-mills and high-rise buildings of Hamilton, Ontario have surrounded Joe O’Brien, a free safety from St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School, during his football career and will continue to do so after he signed with the McMaster Marauders. O’Brien hasRead More

Fox 40 profile (#CFCFPC): Bigras hoping to find his name among the #CFC100

Fox 40 profile (#CFCFPC): Bigras hoping to find his name among the #CFC100

November 12, 2016 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Register now for the 2016-2017 Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (formerly OPC) CENTRAL CANADA…REGISTER NOW  Gabriel Bigras started playing football during the summer of 2015. He played as a defensive end and as corner for the bantam North Bay Bulldogs in the Ontario Minor Football League (OMFL). He then moved on toRead More

Sam Cuciz signing his letter of intent. Courtesy of Sam Cuciz.

St. Albert player commits to Golden Bears

October 22, 2016 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The Golden Bears add another local commit to their team. The University of Alberta has a deep history with the Cuciz family, a narrative that will contain another chapter after Sam Cuciz, a free safety from St. Alberta Catholic Secondary School, signed his letter of intent for the Golden BearsRead More

Xavier Angers-Gauthier after commiting to the Redmen. Courtesy of Ron Hilaire.

McGill Redmen pick up local recruit

October 17, 2016 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Redmed add a player from Laval to their 2017 commitment class. The city of Montréal in la belle province will be home to Xavier Angers-Gauthier, a defensive back from Cégep Vieux-Montréal, for another four years after the young recruit committed to the McGill Redmen. Angers-Gauthier currently plays with the Vieux-MontréalRead More

Prowling Panther

Prowling Panther

June 6, 2014 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Panthers standout on the prowl for CIS suitors. Glenview Park Panthers wide receiver Nick Conran has a knack for intense gridiron moments.