CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks kickoff training camp; stories to tune in to for the 2022 season

After three tough years for the Ottawa Redblacks and their fan base, quarterback Jeremiah Masoli and his teammates are focused on flipping the script in the nation’s capital. Over the past three years, going 3-15, missing out on a full season and going 3-11, the entire CFL has lost any hope they had in theContinue reading “CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks kickoff training camp; stories to tune in to for the 2022 season”

“It went way better than expected.” first ever Sherrod Baltimore Family and Friends day was a success

On Sunday May 8th, Ottawa REDBLACKS fan favourite defensive back opened up the doors of TD Place to the city of Ottawa for his first ever Sherrod Baltimore Family and Friends Day. It was a free football camp for kids 6 to 18 years old, and it was an all around great day for anybodyContinue reading ““It went way better than expected.” first ever Sherrod Baltimore Family and Friends day was a success”

“I want to show-out for Canada.” Toronto’s Shanya Murape commits to Kansas Wesleyan for Flag Football

There has been a lot of talk as of recently regarding the growth in talent for football in Canada. With multiple Canadians getting drafted into the NFL each and every year it is clear that football has gotten bigger in Canada, and the football has gotten better, but when we talk about football, for theContinue reading ““I want to show-out for Canada.” Toronto’s Shanya Murape commits to Kansas Wesleyan for Flag Football”

“Its time to lock in.” Ottawa football player Justin Rowe lands opportunity at Asheville School in North Carolina

Over the recent years, there has been a clear growth of talent in the city of Ottawa when it comes to the game of football. With Ottawa’s Very Own, Jesse Luketa getting drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2022 NFL Draft and Luiji Vilain signing with the Minnesota Vikings, joining Neville Gallimore, and EliContinue reading ““Its time to lock in.” Ottawa football player Justin Rowe lands opportunity at Asheville School in North Carolina”

Newly drafted Edmonton Elks’ running back J.P Cimankinda ready for new opportunity “I’m excited to get to work.”

On Tuesday night, Jean-Paul Cimankinda was drafted into the CFL by the Edmonton Elks, and with that draft pick, in the 7th round, Cimankinda not only joined his brother in the CFL who got drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders last year but a number of athletes from Ottawa as well. Jean-Paul grew up playing footballContinue reading “Newly drafted Edmonton Elks’ running back J.P Cimankinda ready for new opportunity “I’m excited to get to work.””

Ottawa is a football city. Four from the capital latch onto NFL opportunities

On Saturday, April 30th, Ottawa’s Very Own: Jesse Luketa became the fourth football player from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to get drafted by an NFL team. Selected with the 256th pick in the 2022 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals, Luketa was joined by other Ottawa football players who were signed following the draft to NFLContinue reading “Ottawa is a football city. Four from the capital latch onto NFL opportunities”

Ottawa’s Very Own: Jesse Luketa gets name called in 2022 NFL Draft

Since he was young, as a young boy growing up in Ottawa, Jesse Luketa always had dreams of playing in the NFL. He played football with the South Ottawa Mustangs, and Cumberland Panthers in club football as well as the St. Patrick’s Irish in High School while in Ottawa before he followed in the footstepsContinue reading “Ottawa’s Very Own: Jesse Luketa gets name called in 2022 NFL Draft”

“It means the world to me.” Redblacks’ RJ Harris on helping the next generation of athletes

In 2015 R.J Harris became a professional athlete. The 6-foot, 195 pound Maryland raised receiver had a tremendous collegiate career at University of New Hampshire, racking up over 5,000 all purpose yards and 40 touchdowns in 49 games played, including 1,551 receiving yards and 15 receiving touchdowns as a senior in 2014 which gathered aContinue reading ““It means the world to me.” Redblacks’ RJ Harris on helping the next generation of athletes”

“I feel the best I’ve ever felt.” CFL Draft prospect Jonathan Edouard trains with Ryan Clark’s DB Precision

This year’s CFL Draft seems to be filled with great Canadian talent. It is truly a testament to the growth in football across the country, and most importantly the growth of talent, coaching and interest in football in Canada. Two sets of brothers in both Tre and Tyrell Ford as well as Tyson and JalenContinue reading ““I feel the best I’ve ever felt.” CFL Draft prospect Jonathan Edouard trains with Ryan Clark’s DB Precision”

“This is where we are supposed to be.” Patrice Rene and Luiji Vilain of Ottawa take next step to the NFL

Since they were in middle school they have been working hard to get to this point in their football careers and most importantly their lives. Now, Ottawa-raised football players Patrice Rene and Luiji Vilain get the chance to hear their names called into the NFL this week. Many people ask both of them what itContinue reading ““This is where we are supposed to be.” Patrice Rene and Luiji Vilain of Ottawa take next step to the NFL”