Sump Did It; West Virginia punter Tyler Sumpter is making a name for himself beyond the football field

In 2021, during his last year of NCAA eligibility Tyler Sumpter punted for West Virginia University 52 times, including one that went 72 yards, averaging 43.5 yards per punt. He was looked at to be one of the best punters in the Big 12, but punting isn’t all he was known for during the 2021Continue reading “Sump Did It; West Virginia punter Tyler Sumpter is making a name for himself beyond the football field”

“Its never been done before,” USports football player Stephane Tshishimbi goes into detail about being more than an athlete, “I want to change the narrative”

For the longest time, football, and all sports have been seen as a form of entertainment. People sit down with a snack and watch the games. Either on television or in person. There’s a reason why they watch it, and why it is looked at to be entertainment. It’s exciting. Football is a very fastContinue reading ““Its never been done before,” USports football player Stephane Tshishimbi goes into detail about being more than an athlete, “I want to change the narrative””

Eli Ankou, Neville Gallimore to represent the 613 in NFL Playoffs; is Ottawa becoming a football city?

NFL playoffs are here! On Saturday January 15th the 2022 Super Bowl playoffs will kickoff in Cincinnati with the Las Vegas Raiders taking on the Bengals. The 4:30 eastern game on Saturday will be one of six over the course of the weekend. We will watch the New England Patriots at the Buffalo Bills, PhiladelphiaContinue reading “Eli Ankou, Neville Gallimore to represent the 613 in NFL Playoffs; is Ottawa becoming a football city?”

NCAA bowl season coming to an end, looking at Canadians that shined in their games

On Friday December 17th the 2021-2022 NCAA bowl season kicked off with Coastal Carolina and Northern Illinois in the Tailgreeter Cure Bowl in Orlando, Florida at Exploria Stadium. The game was just one of forty four scheduled through the National Championship on Monday January 10th. Each of the bowl games signify excellence and reward theContinue reading “NCAA bowl season coming to an end, looking at Canadians that shined in their games”

Newly hired General Manager Shawn Burke “excited to be a part of this community” with Ottawa Redblacks

Just before Christmas, the Ottawa Redblacks made a move that leaves a large impact on the entire CFL. Yes, they signed a couple of free agents including Canadians Will Corby and Shaiheem Charles-Brown, but the big move was hiring general manager Shawn Burke. Burke will be the second general manager in franchise history, after theContinue reading “Newly hired General Manager Shawn Burke “excited to be a part of this community” with Ottawa Redblacks”

CFL, Ottawa Redblacks reveal 10 names on negotiation list

On Tuesday, the CFL revealed 10 names on each of the 9 teams negotiation lists, a list that could go up to 45 names long of players that the team would have rights to. Some are current free agents, and some are student athletes waiting on their opportunity to enter the professional level. One player,Continue reading “CFL, Ottawa Redblacks reveal 10 names on negotiation list”

Ottawa twins Joshua and Jeremie Catulusi look to bring “The Strong Side” to the next level

As of recently, there has been a lot more athletes making it to the next level in football from Ottawa. You can see Ottawa-raised athletes at every single level of football, from high school all the way through the NFL, the capital of Canada is represented extremely well in the game of football, and willContinue reading “Ottawa twins Joshua and Jeremie Catulusi look to bring “The Strong Side” to the next level”

The start of a new era; Montreal’s Edwin Wilson Tara-Kolenge puts on Boston College Eagles jersey for first time

On Saturday, during his official visit at Boston College, after committing to play for the Eagles back in June, 7 months later Edwin Wilson Tara-Kolenge put on a Boston College football jersey for the first time. Tara-Kolenge, who is a Montreal, Quebec-raised linebacker has spent the past two years in the United States, 2020 inContinue reading “The start of a new era; Montreal’s Edwin Wilson Tara-Kolenge puts on Boston College Eagles jersey for first time”

Ottawa brothers Alex and Luiji Vilain set to play in championship games across the border on Saturday

In today’s day and age, you can turn on the television on Sunday to watch your weekly dose of NFL football and do so seeing Canadian players playing regularly. During the 2021-22 NFL season we have already seen Canadians Chase Claypool, Chuba Hubbard, Jevon Holland, Benjamin St Juste, Christian Covington, Tevaughn Campbell and Joshua PalmerContinue reading “Ottawa brothers Alex and Luiji Vilain set to play in championship games across the border on Saturday”

John Metchie headlines group of Canadians making plays down south with game winning catch in Iron Bowl

Prior to the 2021 NCAA Football season, ESPN’s Mel Kiper named Alabama Crimson Tide receiver John Metchie, who is originally from Brampton, Ontario the 21st best player in the 2022 NFL Draft class and with the regular season officially wrapped up for the NCAA, Metchie was able to live up tp the hype. Over theContinue reading “John Metchie headlines group of Canadians making plays down south with game winning catch in Iron Bowl”