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  1. The fact that they're touching on free cars in...

    The fact that they're touching on free cars in this article; along with free or subsidized housing, or any support for transportation such as a free car. That reference had to be there for a reason...
  2. This is quite peculiar: so we have the three...

    This is quite peculiar: so we have the three coaches who have the most money to play with, led this - who helped craft the new rules???? What are they proposing to regulate this?? :)





    Ahh,...
  3. No, My mistake. I missed the word free. I have...

    No, My mistake. I missed the word free. I have always been about assisting students - but in the right way. Legally. You want to teach them and encourage them to do what's right.
    I have no...
  4. http://www.oua.ca/student_athletes/student_financi...

    http://www.oua.ca/student_athletes/student_financial_awards

    As far as the jobs, if the coaches, etc know companies that are hiring, why not refer them to these companies. They're not employing...
  5. I agree, Coach P was a great hire for UBC. And...

    I agree, Coach P was a great hire for UBC. And yes, a great coach, coordinator, and player can do wonders for the team. So can money to recruit, or aid where needed.

    Hey what's wrong with the...
  6. Well, it looks like UBC has some big money to...

    Well, it looks like UBC has some big money to throw around along with big names



    http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/Whisper+campaign+tackles+football+recruiting/11564186/story.html

    Whisper...
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    Ok, not sure if this article will offer any more...

    Ok, not sure if this article will offer any more answers on the location of the Vanier for next year and the coming years, but it certainly provides some insights and is interesting.

    How U Sports...
  8. Snyder's right up there

    Snyder's right up there
  9. Good for Coach P, and UBC, although, you would...

    Good for Coach P, and UBC, although, you would think that long term that the distance and travel would get to him so maybe he might find his way back to the OUA after a year unless UBC makes it...
  10. Thank you for this, it is excellent, lot of hard...

    Thank you for this, it is excellent, lot of hard work
    and I have updated the list to reflect that. :)
  11. I couldn't see Coach P as the HC of U of T. It...

    I couldn't see Coach P as the HC of U of T. It would have been far too stressful, challenging to get that team off the ground and running, and not sure he would have wanted the headache associated...
  12. Would it kill you to send some top talent out...

    Would it kill you to send some top talent out Mac's way. :). How about sharing a player or two.
  13. Quoting it does not mean I agree with it, I maybe...

    Quoting it does not mean I agree with it, I maybe raising a different point of view, or a possibility, asking a question, or making a comment in passing.

    I've quoted comments from all kinds of...
  14. Very positive news. Thanks for posting this Maple

    Very positive news. Thanks for posting this Maple
  15. Firstly Marton and Wildtype, I didn't write that...

    Firstly Marton and Wildtype, I didn't write that piece of information. It came from the Globe and Mail. Written by DAVID NAYLOR
    Sorry for your confusion with facts.

    I simply posted the link and...
  16. That's not accurate, the information comes from...

    That's not accurate, the information comes from many sources,

    I pretty much got all the Q from Sylven who referred me to: A very Special thanks to Sylven...
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    http://athletics.sfu.ca/news/2017/11/30/sfu-begins...

    http://athletics.sfu.ca/news/2017/11/30/sfu-begins-search-for-new-head-coach-of-clan-football.aspx

    Wonder what will happen to this team
  18. Corrected it, meant to say more money for...

    Corrected it, meant to say more money for scholarships.



    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/athletic-scholarship-issue-divides-canadian-schools/article25574921/

    Investors give Laval...
  19. Merci beaucoup!!

    Merci beaucoup!!
  20. Just updated, thanks. If you know who the high...

    Just updated, thanks. If you know who the high school guys - or of any other players not listed on Morris twitter let me know.
    I've updated the list above. Thanks
  21. Recruiting for 2018 - Any Updates Welcomed

    Some teams are off to an early start recruiting. Some maybe staying quiet not showing their hand - or just in the analysis, decision making, negotiation stage....
    Some don't release their...
  22. I don't see him considering the NCAA, he'd be up...

    I don't see him considering the NCAA, he'd be up against a lot of very stiff competition at a whole entirely different level, and again, wouldn't have the benefit of recruiting that Quebec has, where...
  23. He has pretty much done it all at the USports...

    He has pretty much done it all at the USports level....and he's treated quite well at Laval, not to mention there's that bonus of having tuition a lot less in Quebec than in most other conferences,...
  24. Everyone doubted our choice:Western's Quebec players rejoice after Vanier Cup victory

    Nice article....perhaps more will move west....or east.
    It will be an opportunity to showcase their talents and help turn other programs around.
    Good for them!


    ...
  25. Does CFL want Constantin & would Constantin want to gamble on the CFL?

    Top university coach Glen Constantin could be on Alouettes' radar

    Doesn't really sound like there's much of an incentive for him to leave. And the other question is, how would he do in the Pros? ...
  26. No, my analysis is not that simplistic. It is a...

    No, my analysis is not that simplistic. It is a lot more involved than simply changing coaches, and recruiting better, but that is a good start. Fundraising, finding ways to recruit and support...
  27. Vanier Cup: Western Mustangs already focused on repeat

    Great article. More in the link below including some awesome stats by the writer: :evil:

    http://www.lfpress.com/2017/11/26/vanier-cup-western-mustangs-already-talking-repeat
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    I seldom post stats now..... While they are not...

    I seldom post stats now..... While they are not the be all to end all, I do feel they are very important

    They are important analytics...
  29. Agreed he got to witness many things in Buffalo,...

    Agreed he got to witness many things in Buffalo, but didn't get to play them out in game situations, he spent time, sitting on their bench for his time there. He only played in one game and he was...
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    I just want to say how deeply moved I am by this...

    I just want to say how deeply moved I am by this post and want to say thank you and how much I appreciate you all and being here. :)
    A special shout out to D Squared for Starting this thread &...
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    Huge O-line providing highways for their RB ...I...

    Huge O-line providing highways for their RB ...I like that.....I'll have to use that line perhaps next year with Mac.....when they play in the Vanier against Laval... :)
    Please tell me, what is...
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    I see that.... I'm quite impressed... humbled...

    I see that....
    I'm quite impressed...
    humbled actually
    Put a smile on my face.

    Does that call for some stats?
    Is there any you would like to see?
    Western vs Laval?
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    Why I am flattered DSquared. And honoured. You...

    Why I am flattered DSquared. And honoured. You make it fun and you're definitely creative.

    And the AUS has it's good points and strengths....they also have their weaknesses

    I am trying to...
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    I am thanks. How effective do you think it...

    I am thanks.

    How effective do you think it will be? :evil:
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    How'd ya know. And yes....SMU did beat Acadia...

    How'd ya know. And yes....SMU did beat Acadia twice.....lost one game with injuries at QB, and of course the bowl after they were taking a lot of heat, had to be down, and coming into unfriendly...
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    It was from a post that was in The Press Box.

    It was from a post that was in The Press Box.
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    Yes, they had an incredible Oline, and ran at...

    Yes, they had an incredible Oline, and ran at will against all teams. No one was stopping them, strong defence or not.
    Those were the serious play makers in most games. While their QB,...
  38. He certainly is humorous, and gives something of...

    He certainly is humorous, and gives something of himself. While the stats and specific details weren't there breaking down key plays, he gave a flavour of the game, and very important raised the talk...
  39. Tell that to Laval who has dominated the scene...

    Tell that to Laval who has dominated the scene for how many years. One blowout loss at the Vanier ought to motivate them for the next 20. :evil:
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    That was pass interference at the end, against...

    That was pass interference at the end, against the Argos near the end zone , but since the Stamps had no challenges left, that was it for them. and it was the game.
    Nice come back though, during a...
  41. Well, good to hear that Snyder was able to add...

    Well, good to hear that Snyder was able to add some positives to the game plan and made Marshalls' job easier. Marshall had been spread a bit too thin and two heads are sometimes better than one. ...
  42. No he is not inexperienced overall, but was in...

    No he is not inexperienced overall, but was in the CIS in his 2nd year. Also, the comment about him I was getting was, he needed to be a senior QB in his 4th or 5th year - with an excellent passing...
  43. Yes, agreed that will make a significant...

    Yes, agreed that will make a significant difference, in being able to do more things with the program, like bringing in good coaches, players, getting more investors to support the program as it...
  44. Greg Marshall

    Greg Marshall
  45. Except this wasn't Calgary crushing Western. This...

    Except this wasn't Calgary crushing Western. This was Western crushing Laval.
    That beating by Calgary in 95, was pre Constantin - Laval and when did Calgary ever beat Laval or win the Vanier...
  46. Not sure we're reading too much into this game. ...

    Not sure we're reading too much into this game.
    This wasn't simply a win. It was a very convincing win with Western who may have gotten close a few times, but couldn't get there, vs a team who...
  47. 2017 Vanier Cup good for OUA and other Conferences

    It was an exciting weekend. And for many unexpected.

    And while it must have been a tough loss for Laval, as they weren't accustomed to a Vanier loss - let alone vs Western yesterday, how many...
  48. Western dominates Laval to win Vanier Cup

    More in the link below


    https://www.thestar.com/sports/football/2017/11/25/western-dominates-laval-to-win-vanier-cup.html
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    Apology

    I do apologize about the post I made about the Acadia player.
    It was wrong. There were consequences. And rightfully so.
    I took the moral high ground and defended teams including SMU when rumours...
  50. He certainly did!!

    He certainly did!!
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