31 U SPORTS players selected in CFL Draft

Vancouver, BC- In a draft year like no other, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats looked to the NCAA for the first overall selection in the CFL Draft. The Ticats selected former Boston College tight-end Jake Burt with the top pick, one of their two first-round selections.  The first U SPORTS player to hear his name called was just one pick after, as the Saskatchewan Roughriders stayed close … Continue reading 31 U SPORTS players selected in CFL Draft

U SPORTS FB: Frustration Over Age Cap Decision

Vancouver, BC– Imagine you’re a 24-year-old U SPORTS football player, a pandemic hits, sports are cancelled and you’re told you’re not charged eligibility- but without knowing, you’ve already stepped off the university field for the last time. When U SPORTS cancelled the Vanier Cup on June 8, the organization said that athletes who had their championships cancelled would not be charged a year of eligibility. … Continue reading U SPORTS FB: Frustration Over Age Cap Decision

FOOTBALL: A Look At the First Round of the 2020 CFL Draft

Toronto,ON- Thursday night was a big night for the Canadian Football League, as the organization that asked the Canadian government for $150 million went ahead with its annual collegiate draft. The league’s nine teams selected their 2020 draft class, and the players they hope will lead them to future Grey Cup glory. The first round selections saw a mix of Canadian NCAA’ers, as well as … Continue reading FOOTBALL: A Look At the First Round of the 2020 CFL Draft

FOOTBALL: Who are the top U SPORTS players in the CFL Draft?

Toronto, ON- With the annual CFL draft fast approaching, we look at five U SPORTS athletes that you need to keep an eye on during the Thursday evening draft. Cameron Lawson- Queens  Considered to be one of the best pass rushers in all of U SPORTS this season, Queen’s defensive lineman Cameron Lawson has been a force on the line with the Gaels. He was … Continue reading FOOTBALL: Who are the top U SPORTS players in the CFL Draft?

FOOTBALL: U SPORTS Duo Heads to the NFL

Vancouver,BC- Little by little, U SPORTS football is having its effect on the National Football League. Less than six months after Laurent Duvernay-Tarif, formerly of McGill won the Superbowl with the Kansas City Chiefs, two more U SPORTS players have joined NFL organizations.  Marc-Antoine Dequoy and Carter O’Donell were both overlooked through every round of the NFL draft, but the two U SPORTS athletes have … Continue reading FOOTBALL: U SPORTS Duo Heads to the NFL

Football: Which NCAA prospects could go number 1 in the NFL Draft?

The college football season came to an end a couple of weeks ago as the Louisiana State Tigers defeated the University of Clemson Tigers in the big CFB Championship Final by a blowout score of 42-35. Now with the season over, all eyes are going to be on the NFL draft and Draft combine. Trevor Lawerence still has one year left of eligibility and is … Continue reading Football: Which NCAA prospects could go number 1 in the NFL Draft?

55th Vanier Cup Recap: Calgary Dinos vs. Montreal Carabins

The 55th edition of the Vanier Cup was hosted on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 and featured the Calgary Dinos (winners of the Mitchell Bowl) take on the Montreal Carabins (winners of the Uteck Bowl) in a high-scoring, electrifying affair for Canadian U Sports Football supremacy. The game began with a strong 1st drive for the Carabins, capped off with a missed field goal attempt by … Continue reading 55th Vanier Cup Recap: Calgary Dinos vs. Montreal Carabins