Canadian receiver James Tyrrell scores special teams touchdown in The Spring League as he continues to strive for a CFL opportunity

In the week 5 matchup of The Spring League’s 2021 season between the Generals and Sea Lions Canadian wide receiver James Tyrrell scored his very first professional football touchdown. Tyrrell, a Concordia University product caught 61 passes for 903 yards, averaging nearly 15 yards per reception in his final season of his collegiate career. HeContinue reading “Canadian receiver James Tyrrell scores special teams touchdown in The Spring League as he continues to strive for a CFL opportunity”

Carleton Ravens receiver Tristan Ready makes name for himself as “Receiver Teacher”

Tristan Ready signed to play football for the Carleton University Ravens in early 2020. The Ravens were getting a hometown, 6-foot-1, 195 pound receiver who has proven himself on the field at all levels including at football north, becoming the 4th ranked receiver in all of Canada and running a 4.50 40 yard dash, showcasingContinue reading “Carleton Ravens receiver Tristan Ready makes name for himself as “Receiver Teacher””

The Alain B. Cimankinda Story Part Two: Trusting the Process

Watch Alain B. Cimankinda, a 2021 CFL Draft pick of the Saskatchewan Roughriders talk about his long recruiting process where he eventually came just two sacks shy of breaking the Guelph Gryphons’ sack record. His coaches, teammates and mentors all have a large amount of respect for all that he’s over come over the spanContinue reading “The Alain B. Cimankinda Story Part Two: Trusting the Process”

Running back LaDarius Galloway continues to tear it up in The Spring League, could he sign in the CFL?

LaDarius Galloway spent the 2019 CFL pre-season with the Calgary Stampeders. He was battling with other running backs Terry Williams, KaDeem Carey and Don Jackson who all ended up making the Stampeders final roster and as a committee rushed for 943 yards and 5 touchdowns on 186 carries and caught a total 46 passes forContinue reading “Running back LaDarius Galloway continues to tear it up in The Spring League, could he sign in the CFL?”

Nathan Rourke signs 3 year contract with CFL’s B.C Lions, has potential to be the next big name Canadian quarterback

In the CFL there are 21 Canadians on every team’s game day roster. On each of every 9 team’s roster throughout the CFL season 7 of 24 offensive/defensive starters are Canadian, and the rest are typically American. The majority of Canadian starters and players in the CFL are found at offensive line, full back/tight end,Continue reading “Nathan Rourke signs 3 year contract with CFL’s B.C Lions, has potential to be the next big name Canadian quarterback”

The Alain B. Cimankinda Story Part 1: Started From The Bottom now available on YouTube

On Tuesday May 4th at approximately 10:00 PM EDT in the nation’s capital Alain Cimankinda got a call from his agent Fred Weinrauch informing him that he’d been drafted by the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders with the 35th overall selection in the 2021 CFL Draft. Cimankinda soaked in draft night with a group of family andContinue reading “The Alain B. Cimankinda Story Part 1: Started From The Bottom now available on YouTube”

29 Canadians in the NFL, a positional breakdown

This 2021 NFL off-season we have been able to see 8 Canadian athletes sign contracts in the NFL. Prior to Friday, April 30th 2021 there were 21 Canadians set to play in the NFL in the 2021 NFL season but with eight players either drafted or signed following the draft now entering the NFL fromContinue reading “29 Canadians in the NFL, a positional breakdown”

Over one week past the 2021 NFL Draft, a look in at the eight Canadians introduced and a full list of Canadians in the NFL

After the 2021 NFL Draft last weekend which went from April 29th through May 1st there had been 8 Canadians introduced into the NFL. Four of which were drafted in the draft, Chuba Hubbard, Benjamin St Juste, Joshua Palmer and Jevon Holland tied a record of four Canadians drafted into the NFL Draft, set inContinue reading “Over one week past the 2021 NFL Draft, a look in at the eight Canadians introduced and a full list of Canadians in the NFL”

The call: Watch Alain Cimankinda receive the call and get drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the 2021 CFL Draft

On Tuesday night at approximately 10:00 PM EDT Alain Cimankinda, a Congo-born, Ottawa-raised football player got a phone call from the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders that changed his life. From a very young age, Cimankinda has been working hard to become a professional football player and now at 25 years old the established pass rusher hasContinue reading “The call: Watch Alain Cimankinda receive the call and get drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the 2021 CFL Draft”

“His impact was significant.” newly drafted pass rusher Deshawn Stevens remembers Redblacks teammate Sherrod Baltimore coaching him during his freshman season at Maine

In the 2021 CFL Draft the Ottawa Redblacks front office led by general manager Marcel Desjardins selected with their six draft picks pass rusher Deshawn Stevens, West Virginia defensive back Alonzo Addae, Connor Berglof, an offensive lineman of Saskatchewan who pairs with Matthew Derks on the offensive line from Delaware State and special teamers JakeContinue reading ““His impact was significant.” newly drafted pass rusher Deshawn Stevens remembers Redblacks teammate Sherrod Baltimore coaching him during his freshman season at Maine”