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””

Will Arndt, Paul Charbonneau join Ottawa Redblacks coaching staff for 2022 CFL season

On Thursday the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks announced their 2022 coaching staff. Staying on the staff from the 2021 CFL season is head coach Paul LaPolice, defensive coordinator Mike Benevides, special teams coordinator Bob Dyce, receivers coach Alex Suber, defensive backs coach Greg Knox, defensive line coach Carey Bailey and linebackers coach Patrick Bourgon. New toContinue reading “Will Arndt, Paul Charbonneau join Ottawa Redblacks coaching staff for 2022 CFL season”

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?”

Canadian offensive lineman Jacob Ruby signs with Ottawa Redblacks

When Ottawa Redblacks fans, or CFL fans in general think about this year’s off-season transactions, and moves they’d like to see made by their team, they likely think first about the players that are to become free agents on their own team. They would circle some names that they’d like to see back with them,Continue reading “Canadian offensive lineman Jacob Ruby signs with Ottawa Redblacks”

One month until free agency; what do the Redblacks need to do before February 8th?

In just one month, the CFL’s annual free agency period will open up. It will be the first time that the league’s Ottawa Redblacks will enter a free agency without their former general manager Marcel Desjardins. Outside of the 2015 CFL free agency period, in which the team signed a number of CFL stars likeContinue reading “One month until free agency; what do the Redblacks need to do before February 8th?”

Jean-Marc Edme and Pier-Yves Lavergne added to Alouettes front office from the Ottawa Redblacks

As the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks brought in their new front office, led by general manager Shawn Burke, now the second GM in franchise history, there have been a few members of the old front office that have received new opportunities outside of Ottawa. Alongside Marcel Desjardins, who was the Redblacks’ general manager, OSEG also partedContinue reading “Jean-Marc Edme and Pier-Yves Lavergne added to Alouettes front office from the Ottawa Redblacks”

Ottawa Redblacks announce front office staff for 2022 CFL season

On October 25th 2021 the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks and long time general manager Marcel Desjardins parted ways. Desjardins, who was with the Redblacks since day one in 2013 was the only general manager and the only man in charge that the franchise knew until Shawn Burke was brought in. Burke was hired by the RedblacksContinue reading “Ottawa Redblacks announce front office staff for 2022 CFL season”

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”