Post Tagged with: "NFL Draft"

WOLFE: Pro drafts & what has happened to the running game?

WOLFE: Pro drafts & what has happened to the running game?

May 7, 2018 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

I found the lead up to the NFL draft to be very interesting on many levels. Almost any football event is exciting to me; especially during the offseason, and the NFL do a great job with hype. They are as good as it gets with promotions, and have created aRead More

Jun 16, 2016; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive end David Onyemata (93) during the final day of minicamp at the New Orleans Saints Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Mind of McCabe: Why sticking around Canada isn’t as bad as you’d believe

March 25, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

 Tyrell Richards The NCAA. Those four letters alone hold more weight in the minds of high school athletes than the curriculum they’re taught on a daily basis, and to be honest, I can’t blame them. There’s a lot of prestige that goes along with attending a major NCAA program, andRead More

Path to the draft: Kay Okafor is a problem

Path to the draft: Kay Okafor is a problem

February 28, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

Path to the draft: Spooner, future star of the trench wars

Path to the draft: Spooner, future star of the trench wars

February 14, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The ongoing discourse in football has been that defense wins championships. Every so often the Superbowl showcases a stellar defensive outing which then, ultimately, makes the notion that defense win championships go unchallenged by those immersed in the football community. Although a team’s defense is a crucial component to aRead More

Path to the draft: DL Faith Joseph Ekakitie and the art of adapting

Path to the draft: DL Faith Joseph Ekakitie and the art of adapting

January 24, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Change is inevitable. As it pertains to Faith Joseph Ekakitie, change has been a mainstay in his life. Whether it was moving schools, changing sports and even his friends, Ekakitie has consistently found ways to adapt to change—a skill he credits athletics for.

Path to the draft: Antony Auclair has both the NFL and CFL buzzing

Path to the draft: Antony Auclair has both the NFL and CFL buzzing

January 10, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Since the start of the super bowl era in 1966, 58 Canadian football players have been drafted to the NFL. In the last 6 years, a minimum of one Canadian has been selected in April’s draft. This year, several players will have an opportunity to extend that streak; however, AntonyRead More

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Brockville DE Corney shines in University of Virginia’s Pro Day (VIDEO)

April 3, 2016 at 6:27 amby 0 comments

After putting in a stellar performance in February’s NFL Regional Combine in Houston, Texas, Trent Corney once again dazzled while unfazed by the pressure of preforming on a big stage. In last month’s Pro Day held by University of Virginia, the 6’3, 255 pound defensive end from Brockville, Ontario raisedRead More