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East-West Shrine Game boasts 4 Canadians, 3 CFC100s

East-West Shrine Game boasts 4 Canadians, 3 CFC100s

January 18, 2019 at 12:12 pmby 0 comments

Concordia’s Maurice Simba, Laval’s (CFC100s) Alexandre Savard and Mathieu Betts, and Calgary’s (CFC100) Joel Van Pelt will represent U SPORTS football in a pair of university all-star games in the United States on Saturday. Simba and Savard are the first-ever U SPORTS invitees to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at the Rose Bowl in PasadenaRead More

Ryan Sheahan heads to Guelph as next head coach

Ryan Sheahan heads to Guelph as next head coach

January 10, 2019 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

GUELPH, Ont. – Following an extensive national search, the University of Guelph’s Department of Athletics has named Ryan Sheahan Head Coach of the Guelph Gryphons football program. Sheahan, a 38-year-old native of Montreal, joins the Gryphons after having spent the previous four seasons at the University of Calgary where he servedRead More

U Sports recruiting blackout period [December DATES]

U Sports recruiting blackout period [December DATES]

December 20, 2018 at 5:38 amby 0 comments

As the end of the fall recruiting season is quickly upon us, U Sports programs are accelerating their efforts to secure recruits before the December recruiting blackout period begins. December 21st, at midnight, until January 3rd, programs cannot contact any recruits by any means, including in-person, phone, text, AND socialRead More

Tracking U Sport coaching changes

Tracking U Sport coaching changes

November 26, 2018 at 7:05 amby 0 comments

Take a look at the U Sport schools that will have changed head coaches: 2018-19 U Sport Coaching Changes School 2018 Head Coach Replacement Concordia Brad Collinson (interim) Brad Collinson Windsor Joe D’Amore TBD Guelph Todd Galloway (interim) TBD McMaster Greg Knox Stefan Ptaszek Queen’s Pat Sheahan Steven Snyder  

Sheahan stepping down as Gaels Head Coach

Sheahan stepping down as Gaels Head Coach

November 20, 2018 at 1:14 pmby 0 comments

Happy retirement to Pat Sheahan stepping down as Queen's Head Coach after 30 years of running programs in Kingston and Concordia. https://t.co/sBboRIVnyd — Jim Mullin (@Jim_Mullin) November 20, 2018 After leading the Gaels football program to innumerable successes, highlighted by a 2009 Vanier Cup win, head coach Pat Sheahan willRead More

UBC’s Orazietti moving on

UBC’s Orazietti moving on

November 20, 2018 at 12:38 pmby 0 comments

According to Paul Oraziettis’ social media, he has announced that he will be stepping down from his role as Assistant Head Coach at the University of British Columbia (Thunderbirds). Orazietti has accepted a new position as Athletic Director at the Sault College for 2019. Bio A Vanier Cup champion asRead More

Collinson agrees to multi-year contract as head coach of Stingers

Collinson agrees to multi-year contract as head coach of Stingers

November 20, 2018 at 12:27 pmby 0 comments

Director of Recreation and Athletics D’Arcy Ryan is pleased to announce Brad Collinson has agreed to a multi-year contract to stay on as head coach of the Concordia Stingers football program. “Bringing stability, maturity and leadership to our football program is a priority,” Ryan said. “Brad brings all this andRead More

U Sports recap: Western, Laval set to meet once again at Vanier

U Sports recap: Western, Laval set to meet once again at Vanier

November 18, 2018 at 10:16 amby 0 comments

Saturday, Nov. 17 Utek Bowl StFx (6-2) 0, Laval (8-0) 63 With files from: Laval Rouge et Or Box Score The Rouge et Or easily defeated the X-Men of St. Francis Xavier University 63-0 on Saturday afternoon at the TELUS-Laval University Stadium in Quebec City, to win a fifth UteckRead More

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U Sports: Uteck, Mitchell Bowls head-to-head look

November 16, 2018 at 4:43 pmby 0 comments

The stage is set for the U SPORTS football national semifinals on Saturday, when the last four teams still standing will battle for a berth in the 54th Vanier Cup, presented by Promutuel Insurance, on Nov. 24 at TELUS-Université Laval Stadium in Quebec City. The AUS conference champion St. FrancisRead More

WOLFE: U Sports competitiveness and playoffs

WOLFE: U Sports competitiveness and playoffs

November 14, 2018 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

When will those who lead U Sports finally get around to fixing what is wrong with university football? There exists a great expression – “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it”. Unfortunately, U Sports football needs fixing, it is broke. The biggest issue is the lack of competitiveness.

U Sports (RSEQ): CFC100 Hugo Richard chosen Athlete of the Year, plus 5 other CFC100s award winners

U Sports (RSEQ): CFC100 Hugo Richard chosen Athlete of the Year, plus 5 other CFC100s award winners

November 9, 2018 at 5:05 pmby 0 comments

Montreal, Friday, November 9, 2018 – The RSEQ (Quebec Student Sport Network) today unveiled the recipients of individual honors for the 2018 season in university football at the Dunsmore Cup press conference at the PEPS Laval University. Hugo Richard of Laval University’s Rouge et Or won the honors by beingRead More

Fired McMaster head coach, Greg Knox, breaks silence

Fired McMaster head coach, Greg Knox, breaks silence

November 9, 2018 at 2:01 pmby 0 comments

Former McMaster head coach, Greg Knox, has finally broken his silence regarding his firing that occurred the week of October 22, 2018. Knox was involved in an altercation on September 22, 2018 with the member of the sideline crew. He received a one game suspension following the incident. According toRead More

U Sports Weekend watch (Semis): Conference finals set for Saturday

U Sports Weekend watch (Semis): Conference finals set for Saturday

November 9, 2018 at 12:19 pmby 0 comments

Only eight teams are still in contention for the 54th Vanier Cup, presented by Promutuel Insurance, as the U SPORTS football schedule has now reached the conference final stage. 2018 U SPORTS Football Schedule & Results 2018 U SPORTS Football Standings 54th Vanier Cup presented by Promutuel Insurance The reigningRead More

U Sports (AUS): 2018 All-stars announced, including 8 CFC100s

U Sports (AUS): 2018 All-stars announced, including 8 CFC100s

November 8, 2018 at 5:58 pmby 0 comments

OUTSTANDING PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kaion Julien-Grant, StFX X-Men (Chris Flynn Trophy) Receiver Kaion Julien-Grant of the StFX X-Men has been selected as the Atlantic University Sport outstanding player of the year. A fourth-year human kinetics student from Toronto, Ont., Julien-Grant led the AUS conference this season in receptions withRead More

U Sports players of the week (11): Socholotiuk, Ferguson, Basilis named

U Sports players of the week (11): Socholotiuk, Ferguson, Basilis named

November 7, 2018 at 5:58 amby 0 comments

StFX running back Jordan Socholotiuk, Western defensive back Mackenzie Ferguson, and Calgary receiver Alex Basilis are the U SPORTS Football Players of the Week, for the period ending Nov. 4, 2018. A 24-242 day leading the X-Men to a 33-10 semi-final win over Acadia earns Jordan Socholotiuk Subway Player ofRead More

U Sports top 10 (FINAL): Reigning Vanier Cup champ Western tops final rankings of 2018

U Sports top 10 (FINAL): Reigning Vanier Cup champ Western tops final rankings of 2018

November 6, 2018 at 12:07 pmby 0 comments

For the first time since 2013, the Western Mustangs top the final national rankings of the U SPORTS football season. 2018 U SPORTS Football Schedule & Results 2018 U SPORTS Football Standings Join the conversation: #UAgree? Seeded No. 1 since the first poll of the campaign back on Aug 28, theRead More

U Sports playoffs RECAP (10): Huskies clip Tbirds wings

U Sports playoffs RECAP (10): Huskies clip Tbirds wings

November 4, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Saturday, Nov. 3 Acadia (5-3) 10, StFX (6-2) 33 Game recap: StFX Sports Information    Box Score Antigonish, NS – The StFX X-Men are moving on the AUS championship after a 32-10 victory over the Acadia Axemen in the Subway AUS semifinal playoff game in a wet and windy Saturday afternoonRead More

U Sports top 10 (9): Western still No. 1 heading into playoffs

U Sports top 10 (9): Western still No. 1 heading into playoffs

October 30, 2018 at 5:18 pmby 0 comments

Top 🔟🏈: 1⃣ @WesternMustangs 2⃣ @rougeetor 3⃣ @UCDinos 4⃣ @Carabins 5⃣ @uOttawaGeeGees 6⃣ @guelph_gryphons 7⃣ @HuskieAthletics 8⃣ @CURavens 9⃣ @ubctbirds 🔟 @AcadiaAthletics 🔗 EN: https://t.co/SN89chs2jL // 🔗 FR: https://t.co/EyGtkG0x0b pic.twitter.com/njfZGnolY6 — U SPORTS (@USPORTSca) October 30, 2018 Riding a remarkable 20-game overall winning streak heading into the playoffs, the reigningRead More

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U Sports recap (10): Dinos remain undefeated, Acadia hands SMU first loss

October 28, 2018 at 11:31 amby 0 comments

For all your recruiting and player news, we’ve got you covered with the most in-depth analysis and insider information you’ll find in Canada. As a CFC INSIDER member, you will have access to: Exclusive Rankings including CFC100/CFC60, CFC27 Exclusive Recruiting interviews and analysis NCAA & U Sports offers Member-only messageRead More

OBIT: Laurier, Waterloo mourn loss of Chris Triantafilou

OBIT: Laurier, Waterloo mourn loss of Chris Triantafilou

October 28, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Former Golden Hawks defensive back passes away after brief battle with cancer; scholarship established in his name WATERLOO, Ont. (October 26, 2018) – The Department of Athletics and Recreation at the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier are deeply saddened by the loss of Chris Triantafilou. Triantafilou passed away onRead More

U Sports player of the week (9): CFC100 Pinto, Taylor, DiFonte honoured

U Sports player of the week (9): CFC100 Pinto, Taylor, DiFonte honoured

October 24, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

UBC receiver Trivel Pinto, Calgary defensive back Sterling Taylor and Calgary kicker Niko DiFonte are the U SPORTS Football Players of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 21, 2018. ? FB | 294-all purpose yards gets Trivel Pinto a second straight @CanadaWest honour as he is named offensive playerRead More