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Makayeo Hall plays with a chip on his shoulder

Makayeo Hall plays with a chip on his shoulder

April 20, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele Words that athlete, Makayeo Hall, lives by.

Lineman Ali Rahbaran; “nothing beats finishing your block with a pancake”

Lineman Ali Rahbaran; “nothing beats finishing your block with a pancake”

April 14, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Class of 2019 prospect, Ali Rahbaran is relatively new to the game, but he’s playing like a proven veteran. “In grade 8, I heard about football and I liked what I heard. However, I was contemplating whether I should play or not. I talked to my mom about it andRead More

LB Blue fell “in love” with football because of brother

LB Blue fell “in love” with football because of brother

March 25, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

  Donald Blue fell “in love” with football when his brother started playing and he watched from the sidelines. He was eight years old at that point. “My older brother was the probably biggest factor in the decision for me to play football,” he said. Donald’s brother also happens toRead More

Aura of the Riders drew CFC100 Akaffou to football

Aura of the Riders drew CFC100 Akaffou to football

March 21, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Larauche Akaffou, who is originally from France, “wasn’t familiar with football” when he first came to Canada. But the 5’9”, 172-lb RB/LB gravitated towards the gridiron in Grade 10 after watching the Roughriders play and seeing “the energy that comes out of the province every football season.”

“Stronger, faster, and smarter” gives Price his edge

“Stronger, faster, and smarter” gives Price his edge

March 18, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

  Dominic Price’s football journey began when he was in 4th grade and had weight issues. “I wanted to actually do something about it and get more fit and use my weight for something and then I found football,” he said. “Football to me is a way to escape theRead More

DT Pawlik: “I believe we can win this year”

DT Pawlik: “I believe we can win this year”

March 11, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Football piqued DT Keegan Pawlik’s interest when his uncle started taking him to Edmonton Eskimos’ games when he was a kid. But it wasn’t until he started playing that he “fell in love with the sport.” “Football allows me to escape from all the stress of the real world,” heRead More

LB Zannis’ goal is to play D1

LB Zannis’ goal is to play D1

February 15, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

LB Kosta Zannis “played a variety of sports over the years,” but football stood out above the rest. “Team sports have always been a big thing in my life and have taught me a lot of life lessons,” he said. “My dad always had season tickets to the Stampeders andRead More

LB/FB McBride used football to ‘fill void’ at home

LB/FB McBride used football to ‘fill void’ at home

February 11, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

LB/FB Darien McBride first got into to football as a way of channelling all the “aggression” that he had built up as a result of coming from “a little bit of a rough upbringing at home.” “I looked to coaches and players to fill a lot of empty spaces inRead More

CFC100 Tyson Philpot following Dad’s footsteps

CFC100 Tyson Philpot following Dad’s footsteps

January 14, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Many kids start playing football at a young age, which was the case for #CFC100 WR/S Tyson Philpot who’s been competing on the gridiron for 11 years.

Laval beats out top programs for CFC60 DB Lavallee

Laval beats out top programs for CFC60 DB Lavallee

January 4, 2018 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

CFC60 DB Maxym Lavallee’s football journey began when he decided to follow his brother’s footsteps. “My brother started to play and I loved it, so I asked my parents to try it,” Lavallee said. “I made the team and won Best 8-Year-Old Player for the Gatineau Vikings.”

CFC100 LB White’s preference is to play in home province at next level

CFC100 LB White’s preference is to play in home province at next level

December 14, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC100 Josh White entered the realm of football when he was in Grade 6. “All my friends around me started playing and I instantly got sucked in,” he said.  

CFC100 RB/OLB Maclean enjoys “competitive, physical side of the game”

CFC100 RB/OLB Maclean enjoys “competitive, physical side of the game”

December 12, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC100 RB/OLB Ian Maclean has been battling on the football field for two years, and the “competitive, physical side of the game” drew him to the sport. “I’ve always liked watching the NFL and it helped that I played a lot of rugby before I got into football,” he said.

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.”

Coaches and family members have guided DB/S McNabb in right direction

Coaches and family members have guided DB/S McNabb in right direction

October 14, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Sheldon McNabb has been playing football for three years and is heading into his first year of high school ball, but back when he first considered playing football, his mom was opposed to the idea because of the injury risks, which would have prevented him from playing the other sportsRead More

Playing in Canada Cup tournament increased LB/REC/S Rachel’s stock

Playing in Canada Cup tournament increased LB/REC/S Rachel’s stock

September 23, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Dylan Rachel has been competing on the football field for seven years and he loves the “intensity on the defensive side of the ball.” “You get to play physical and you are able to make an impact on almost every play,” he said. During his time on the gridiron, heRead More

Football impacts every facet of QB Tufts’ life

Football impacts every facet of QB Tufts’ life

September 14, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Mitchell Tufts initially became interested in football at the age of four when he and his dad were throwing footballs. He’s played for a bunch of different teams during his nine years on the gridiron: the Dartmouth Destroyers, Auburn Eagles, Team NS Flag Team and Team NS Tackle Team. MitchellRead More

OL/OT Giffen’s “body frame and athletic ability” gives him an advantage

OL/OT Giffen’s “body frame and athletic ability” gives him an advantage

September 9, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Nick Giffen had an interest in football when he was a kid, and when he headed into high school he decided to give it a try. During his time on the gridiron, he has become passionate about playing on the offensive line. “I enjoy the chance to go out andRead More

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REC/LB Jameson: “My brother was the reason I started to play football”

September 3, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Douglas Jameson has been suiting up for football games for 10 years and a family member’s influence led him to the gridiron. “My brother was the reason I started to play football because I wanted to be exactly like him,” Douglas said. He has a slew of significant accomplishments duringRead More

Former BC Lion inspires DE Kraft

Former BC Lion inspires DE Kraft

August 23, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Here comes the boom #AirKraft A post shared by Andrew Kraft (@kraft.andrew) on Nov 21, 2016 at 7:55pm PST Andrew Kraft has been playing football for eight years and one of the positions he plays also happens to be the same as one of his role models. “My favourite DERead More

SS Carteri: “Football isn’t a sport, it’s a passion”

SS Carteri: “Football isn’t a sport, it’s a passion”

August 22, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Mateo Carteri has been playing football for 10 years and he loves his position because he can “make big hits and big plays.” He possesses one character trait that gives him an advantage over his opponents. “What gives me an edge as a football player is my mentality of wantingRead More

 
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