Merton Theagene and Khalid Campbell to follow in Stanford’s Brendon Barrow’s footsteps as impactful Canadian running backs at CAI

Over recent years we have seen a consistent growth in Canadian talent in the game of football. A large number of Canadian athletes have been able to go across the border, stateside and have tremendous careers in both the NCAA and the NFL. In the 2020 NFL Draft it was showcased with Canadians going inContinue reading “Merton Theagene and Khalid Campbell to follow in Stanford’s Brendon Barrow’s footsteps as impactful Canadian running backs at CAI”

JZ’s Scouting Reports; “Dreams keep coming true” for Canadian receiver Dylan Djete

When Chase Claypool was drafted in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers dreams became reachable for many Canadian football players. For years the only Canadian athletes showcased on the big stage were offensive and defensive linemen. Players like Tyrone Crawford, David Onyemata and Laurent Duvernay Tardif were often marketedContinue reading “JZ’s Scouting Reports; “Dreams keep coming true” for Canadian receiver Dylan Djete”

“I’ve done so much to get to this point, I can’t stop now.” more than five Canadians projected to be drafted in the 2021 NFL Draft

This year, north of the USA-Canada border history will be made. For the first time in the history of the NFL more than 4 Canadians will be drafted into the NFL, 6 are expected to be drafted from Thursday April 29th through Saturday May 1st, breaking the record for the 4 Canadians drafted in bothContinue reading ““I’ve done so much to get to this point, I can’t stop now.” more than five Canadians projected to be drafted in the 2021 NFL Draft”

Ottawa Redblacks linebacker Micah Awe launches groundbreaking fitness app “PurpleShift” that can have a large impact on football’s recruiting system

For years there has been a misconception that Canadian athletes aren’t as good as American athletes in many sports. It has seemed like Canada is only good for hockey for a number of years but in 2021 only 43% of the NHL is Canadian, so is hockey really Canada’s sport? Sure Canada has been aContinue reading “Ottawa Redblacks linebacker Micah Awe launches groundbreaking fitness app “PurpleShift” that can have a large impact on football’s recruiting system”

JZ’s Scouting Reports; Ottawa’s Alex Vilain wants to “beat the odds” moving forward with football career

Since 1997 when Kanata’s Pat Woodcock was signed to play for the Syracuse Orange in the NCAA, there hasn’t been a wide receiver from the Ottawa area to play at the division one. Canada in general has just recently been getting more attention from its skill position players with players like Chase Claypool, Joshua Palmer,Continue reading “JZ’s Scouting Reports; Ottawa’s Alex Vilain wants to “beat the odds” moving forward with football career”

Is 7 on 7 the next big thing for Canadian football? A look into what Philip Edworthy and former CFLer Keon Raymond have started in Canada

Over recent years we have seen a larger than expected growth from the game of football in Canada. With over 20 Canadians now on rosters in the NFL and over one hundred at the NCAA division one level, it is fantastic to see Canadian athletes getting opportunities around the world, at the highest of stagesContinue reading “Is 7 on 7 the next big thing for Canadian football? A look into what Philip Edworthy and former CFLer Keon Raymond have started in Canada”

2021 NFL Draft full of Canadian talent; future of Canadian football “extremely bright”

On the opening day of the 2020 NFL season, on Sunday September 13th, 2020 there were 1316 players that suited up and wore an NFL jersey. Adding on top of that number, with both of the games from Thursday night football between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans as well as the Monday nightContinue reading “2021 NFL Draft full of Canadian talent; future of Canadian football “extremely bright””

JZ’s Scouting Reports defensive stars from January series, previewing Ottawa’s offensive talent

In January, to kickstart the number one football platform for all levels in Ottawa, JZ Media wrote a new article for every week day of the month regarding the best defensive players in the nation’s capital. Adding to the mix of CFL and NFL related content already posted on jzmedia.ca as well as lilzbigr.blog, JordanContinue reading “JZ’s Scouting Reports defensive stars from January series, previewing Ottawa’s offensive talent”

Number one High School Football player in Canada, Edwin Tara Kolenge announces his Top 8 schools

Over recent years we have seen an enormous growth in Canada through the game of football. Going into the 2000s very few people had the opportunity to play division one football coming from Canada and now being in a point in time in 2021 where it seems normal for kids to go to the statesContinue reading “Number one High School Football player in Canada, Edwin Tara Kolenge announces his Top 8 schools”

University of Ottawa Quarterback Wesley Tshimanga looks to “bring all of Canada together” with his platform “Weezy Football”

In Canada within the game of football there aren’t too many people that have really spent time on building a community. Often when you hear of a success story of a Canadian athlete you hear of the help they got from a coach throughout their process but for the most part you as an outsiderContinue reading “University of Ottawa Quarterback Wesley Tshimanga looks to “bring all of Canada together” with his platform “Weezy Football””