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CFC100 WR/DB Johns wants to explore opportunities away from London

CFC100 WR/DB Johns wants to explore opportunities away from London

November 4, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

#BIGOLDBOARD ? A post shared by Noah (@noah.johns) on Oct 21, 2017 at 4:42pm PDT CFC100 WR/DB Noah Johns has been playing for 10 years, but when he first started at the age of seven, he didn’t think he “would be going this far with football.”

Fantuz Courage Awards: Keyshawn Manning excels in school and football with the support of family

Fantuz Courage Awards: Keyshawn Manning excels in school and football with the support of family

July 25, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

This week’s Fantuz Courage Award nominee is a special young player named Keyshawn Manning. A natural born leader on and off the field, Manning gets good grades in school, shines in the sport of football, and is a great older and younger sibling to his seven brothers and sisters. ManningRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: Jason Preece overcame tragedy with the help of football

Fantuz Courage Awards: Jason Preece overcame tragedy with the help of football

July 15, 2017 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

In both life and football, a person must overcome adversity and tough challenges to succeed and go far. Few stories echo this sentiment more than the journey of young Jason Preece, a London Minor Football player who made it through one of the most difficult times imaginable and is stillRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: David Matias and his Panthers never gave up despite small roster

Fantuz Courage Awards: David Matias and his Panthers never gave up despite small roster

July 1, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The ability to persevere and keep going when things get tough is one of the most useful skills the sport of football can teach you. This attitude is embodied perfectly in the story of young David Matias and his atom Panthers of the London Minor Football Association, a team thatRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: Camden Melrose showed mental toughness during injury comeback

Fantuz Courage Awards: Camden Melrose showed mental toughness during injury comeback

June 25, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

While it is hard to bounce back from a serious injury as a professional football player, it is even more inspiring when a young player successfully returns from their very first serious injury to play the sport again. Camden Melrose accomplished just that, courageously facing his first major injury atRead More

OT Shoebottom: “The part I like most about my position is protecting our quarterback”

OT Shoebottom: “The part I like most about my position is protecting our quarterback”

June 21, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Connor Shoebottom plays in the trenches and enjoys fending off defenders so that the most important player on the field can produce. “The part I like most about my position is protecting our quarterback, knowing when I play my position well the quarterback can successfully complete his job,” Connor said.Read More

Fantuz Courage Awards: Pierce Smith overcame adversity while being a team leader

Fantuz Courage Awards: Pierce Smith overcame adversity while being a team leader

June 19, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Overcoming adversity is something that we all must do at some point in our lives. For young quarterback Pierce Smith, that challenge came very early on in the form of a learning disability that affected his ability to read and write. But with the help of the game he loves,Read More

RB Bell knows the value of education

RB Bell knows the value of education

May 30, 2017 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Taz Bell has been frustrating opposing defences for four years and believes “that a running back is the heart of an offence.” “It helps set the tone for the game, it opens up the passing game, tires the defence and helps control the clock,” he said. “I believe my athleticRead More

SB Kiekens uses his “smarts and heart” to his advantage on the field

SB Kiekens uses his “smarts and heart” to his advantage on the field

April 13, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

When a slotback knows the ball has been snapped, they accelerate like an Olympic sprinter. That’s one of the reasons why Jake Kiekens enjoys playing his position. “I love getting a running start and all of the different routes,” he said. And he thinks his “smarts and heart” give himRead More

DE Forster will bring his “resilience” to Waterloo

DE Forster will bring his “resilience” to Waterloo

March 14, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Last season, Reid Forster compiled 24 tackles, four sacks, nine rushes, three knockdowns and four fumble recoveries as a member of the Clarke Road Trojans, who he’s been representing for the past five years. In 2013 and 2015, Reid won the Defensive MVP award, was named a Defensive All-Star inRead More

Waterloo-based schools have shown interest in LB Patrick

Waterloo-based schools have shown interest in LB Patrick

March 1, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

The linebacker position is physically demanding, which is one of the reasons why Brendan Patrick enjoys it. “I like the physical presence of the position and the smarts needed to play it,” he said. And Brendan believes that his “hard work and commit to going to practice and working out”Read More

CFC100 lineman Spencer Nichols is ready to compete at next level

CFC100 lineman Spencer Nichols is ready to compete at next level

December 20, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Spencer Nichols is a supreme talent at the line of scrimmage. With his perfect blend of size, speed and athleticism, Nichols has excelled as both an offensive and defensive lineman for the CFC50 No. 12 ranked South Lions, and he has claimed his spot as one of the most well-roundedRead More

Western Mustangs 2016 Recruiting Class (VIDEO)

Western Mustangs 2016 Recruiting Class (VIDEO)

July 27, 2016 at 6:27 amby 0 comments

Here is a video montage of the Western Mustangs 2016 Recruiting Class, including 8 #CFC100 and 2 #CFCOPC recruits: (twitter: http://twitter.com/vohra_ameeta)

#CFCOPC: OL Adams hasn’t tested the recruitment waters (VIDEO)

#CFCOPC: OL Adams hasn’t tested the recruitment waters (VIDEO)

July 24, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Lions standout on mission to get exposure London South Lions lineman Matt Adams has set goals for himself for next season. Matt Adams Positions: Offensive Line (Centre, Guard, Tackle) Height/Weight: 6’2, 285 lbs Teams: London South Lions (high school: TVRAA) London Jr. Mustangs (OVFL) Forest City Thunderbirds (OFC) Commitment: NoneRead More

RB Crittenden cut teeth into the sport at an early age

RB Crittenden cut teeth into the sport at an early age

July 18, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Multiple OUA schools on the radar for Crusaders standout This past spring, Catholic Central Crusaders linebacker Graeme Crittenden seized a major opportunity on a big gridiron stage. Graeme Crittenden Positions: Linebacker, Running Back Height/Weight: 5’10, 175 lbs Teams: Catholic Central Crusaders (high school: TVRAA) Burlington Stampeders (OFC) Forest City ThunderbirdsRead More

Western’s “winning culture” selling point for local recruit (VIDEO)

Western’s “winning culture” selling point for local recruit (VIDEO)

July 11, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

London wide receiver/punter joins OUA team’s 2016 class Tyler Cejvan will be suiting up for his hometown CIS school. Recently, the 6’3, 190 pound wide receiver/punter from London, Ontario signed with the Western Mustangs.  Cejvan will join the team for the 2016 season. Overall, there were a few specific reasonsRead More

#CFCOPC: Self-motivation has been beneficial for RB Brooks (VIDEO)

#CFCOPC: Self-motivation has been beneficial for RB Brooks (VIDEO)

July 10, 2016 at 4:28 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Vikings standout’s recruitment process kickstarted by participation in #CFCOPC AB Lucas Vikings fullback Nathan Brooks is appreciative of the doors that opened as a result of his participation in a big spring gridiron event. Nathan Brooks Positions: Fullback, Tight End, Linebacker, Defensive End Height/Weight: 6’1, 225 lbs Teams:Read More

#CFC50 high school preview (ONT – WEST): St. Thomas Aquinas Flames

#CFC50 high school preview (ONT – WEST): St. Thomas Aquinas Flames

July 6, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Canadafootballchat.com is previewing high school teams from across the nation throughout the summer.  As the previews are announced, you can find them here on CFC. What is #HSpreviewCFC? #HSpreviewCFC is the Twitter hashtag to use if you want to get involved in the discussion or just follow along.Read More

Team atmosphere prompted London recruit to opt for McMaster (VIDEO)

Team atmosphere prompted London recruit to opt for McMaster (VIDEO)

June 26, 2016 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

London defensive back joins OUA team’s 2016 class. From the moment Noah Hallett step foot onto one CIS campus, he knew it was the place where he wanted to extend his gridiron and academic career. Recently, the 5’11, 178 pound defensive back from London, Ontario signed with McMaster Marauders.  HallettRead More

DE Veilleux never settles for mediocrity

DE Veilleux never settles for mediocrity

June 25, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER OUA & AUS options already in the mix for Flames standout. St. Thomas Aquinas Flames lineman Alex Veilleux is always aiming higher when it comes to his career. Alex Veilleux Positions: Defensive Line (End), Offensive Line (Guard) Height/Weight: 6’1, 235 lbs Teams: Saint Thomas Aquinas Flames (high school:TVRAA)Read More

WR Ferguson on continual improvement path

WR Ferguson on continual improvement path

June 19, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Multiple OUA schools in play for Vikings standout A.B Lucas Vikings wide receiver Devon Ferguson recently had an opportunity on the big stage to stack up the competition.  

OVFL SEASON PREVIEW: “We look forward to competing for an OVFL Championship”

OVFL SEASON PREVIEW: “We look forward to competing for an OVFL Championship”

May 19, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Kickoff is only days away! With the Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL) and the Ontario Football Conference (OFC) set to begin soon, CanadaFootballChat.com (CFC) is previewing some of the teams that will be competing this season. In this instalment, CFC Editor Ameeta Vohra previews the varsity London Jr. Mustangs.

Western makes late recruiting splash with NCAA transfer QB (VIDEO)

Western makes late recruiting splash with NCAA transfer QB (VIDEO)

May 9, 2016 at 6:40 amby 0 comments

Calgary quarterback comes back to Canada, stengthens OUA team’s 2016 class #CFC100 CLASS 2014 ranked Chris Merchant is returning back north of the border simply for an opportunity he could not pass up. The Western Mustangs have confirmed the addition of Merchant to their football program. Merchant, who is aRead More