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  1. I agree that the two kids mentioned are blue chip...

    I agree that the two kids mentioned are blue chip recruits. Janusas was headed to Western but liked what he saw the Circelli group was doing with the Lancers so decided to stay home—same with...
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    More than just disappointing to note the empty...

    More than just disappointing to note the empty stands on the east side of TD Stadium. A devastating comment on the relevance of college football in Canada. One of the top teams in the country...
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    Appreciate this update Purple. Notwithstanding...

    Appreciate this update Purple. Notwithstanding that Guelph is a fine team, Western just didn’t seem to be Western. I was thinking that Western appeared to struggle more than expected as a result of...
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    Yup—re feed.

    Yup—re feed.
  5. Thread: UW @ U of W

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    Maybe, maybe not—OK but the Lancer defense is a...

    Maybe, maybe not—OK but the Lancer defense is a huge problem and that is on the scheme as much as on the players.
  6. Thread: UW @ U of W

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    His head to head match is good, no question, but...

    His head to head match is good, no question, but I’ll take Ford at this point based upon both this year and last. Without Ford, Waterloo doesn’t win today. Toronto, while QB play was a large...
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    Ford has got to be the best QB in the OUA. Very...

    Ford has got to be the best QB in the OUA. Very weak defensive scheme didn’t help the Lancers whose offense played extremely well.
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    Very interested to see how Ed Philion impacts the...

    Very interested to see how Ed Philion impacts the Stinger’s defence. Solid background as a player in both the NFL and CFL and a decent run as a D-line coach in the CFL. Hopefully an upgrade for...
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    The future of football in Canada is in the...

    The future of football in Canada is in the grassroots. Growing the game at the minor and high school levels in the way to develop ownership among players, coaches, administrators, and most of all,...
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    Maybe the teams listed could play in the...

    Maybe the teams listed could play in the respective leagues suggested but the Colonial is an FCS conference where 63 scholarships are offered. Perhaps Laval and Montreal could pony up that kind of...
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    Drew Desjarlais, former Windsor Lancer who is...

    Drew Desjarlais, former Windsor Lancer who is projected as a high round pick in the CFL draft has been invited to the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giant rookie camps. The odds are not likely in...
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    Thanks—was a good listen. Things could not have...

    Thanks—was a good listen. Things could not have gotten much worse in Lancerland and Circelli’s biggest job will be to change the (inbred) culture. Talent upgrades, better (much) strength program,...
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    Sorry ‘bout the double post—accidentally hit it...

    Sorry ‘bout the double post—accidentally hit it again.
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    I agree with you that it’s an award which is most...

    I agree with you that it’s an award which is most often won by a player on the offence so your point is well taken. Almost always a QB or an RB.
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    I agree with you that it’s an award which is most...

    I agree with you that it’s an award which is most often won by a player on the offence so your point is well taken. Almost always a QB or an RB.
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    Charles Woodson of Michigan was a defensive back...

    Charles Woodson of Michigan was a defensive back who won the 1997 Heisman and parlayed that into an all-pro career in the NFL as a DB. He took a very few snaps at WR and was also an excellent punt...
  17. Passable but, despite his heritage, not...

    Passable but, despite his heritage, not completely fluent. Philion can carry on a conversation in French but he sprinkles a number of English idioms in the conversation. Actually, he is very proud...
  18. Philion was an NCAA DII All-American, played over...

    Philion was an NCAA DII All-American, played over four years for the Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, and Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL and spent 8 years with the Alouettes as a DL appearing in...
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    Windsor hired, I believe, two or three new...

    Windsor hired, I believe, two or three new assistant coaches last year. Will the newly minted HC at Windsor be compelled to keep those three hires on his staff? If so, that is a handicap under...
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    Yup

    Yup
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    Yeah, and the Captain of the Titanic kept speed...

    Yeah, and the Captain of the Titanic kept speed up in a field of icebergs.
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    ATTEMPTED TO DELETE THE DAMN REPLICATION BUT...

    ATTEMPTED TO DELETE THE DAMN REPLICATION BUT COULD NOT FIND A DELETE POST OPTION—MY APOLOGIES.
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    Do not disagree with you at all but tiering,...

    Do not disagree with you at all but tiering, while truly the better option, could be cost prohibitive. Windsor, Toronto, and York could slide into a tier 2 grouping but travel costs alone make it...
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    Do not disagree with you at all but tiering,...

    Do not disagree with you at all but tiering, while truly the better option, could be cost prohibitive. Windsor, Toronto, and York could slide into a tier 2 grouping but travel costs alone make it...
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    Do not disagree with you at all but tiering,...

    Do not disagree with you at all but tiering, while truly the better option, could be cost prohibitive. Windsor, Toronto, and York could slide into a tier 2 grouping but travel costs alone make it...
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    Texas A&M earned US$148 million last year, Texas...

    Texas A&M earned US$148 million last year, Texas US$133 million and Michigan US$127 million. The Big Ten Network paid each conference team US$51 million. I have no idea what Laval and Montreal earn...
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    Very sad news indeed. Chris (or Greek) did a...

    Very sad news indeed. Chris (or Greek) did a fine job as the DC under Coach Tuffy Knight and continued that excellence when Coach Knight retired. Chris was a good guy and my condolences go out to...
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    It will be difficult to recruit after another 1-7...

    It will be difficult to recruit after another 1-7 season—at least to get the top 100 kids and the necessary three or four CECEP kids. Windsor has some good players, mostly local, but Joe D’Amore...
  29. Thread: LANCERS @ LIONS

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    Notwithstanding their best efforts not to do so. ...

    Notwithstanding their best efforts not to do so. But, good for the Lions. Looks like the Lancers are going to go 0for this season.
  30. Thread: LANCERS @ LIONS

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    I know nothing about York and a little more about...

    I know nothing about York and a little more about Windsor but the Lancers are very fortunate to be playing a team coached by Santa Claus with Christmas gifts abounding. Three seconds left in the...
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    Arruda, on the short throws is very capable and...

    Arruda, on the short throws is very capable and he has a rocket arm. But he has no touch on the ball and when it comes to long throws, the old saying, “he couldn’t hit water if he fell out of a...
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    Arruda, on the short throws is very capable and...

    Arruda, on the short throws is very capable and he has a rocket arm. But he has no touch on the ball and when it comes to long throws, the old saying, “he couldn’t hit water if he fell out of a...
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    Any word on how MAC looked today vs Windsor?

    Any word on how MAC looked today vs Windsor?
  34. IS it open and what time?

    IS it open and what time?
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    Talked with a former Mustang who was a member of...

    Talked with a former Mustang who was a member of the ‘49 Yates Cup Champions. He told me that:1. 17 on the 33 man roster were in medical school—don’t know if present medical students are on the team...
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    I was talking about the scholarships—what you...

    I was talking about the scholarships—what you have written apart from those is absolutely correct. The top Power Five Schools such as Texas, Ohio State, Michigan et al have resources which dwarf...
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    Not sure if you think that I’m suggesting that...

    Not sure if you think that I’m suggesting that the programs be “dumbed down” because I’m not. Just stating that when programs have outside sources of funding that the others do not suggests an...
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    Some schools have a great deal of money—others...

    Some schools have a great deal of money—others virtually none in comparison. From where do the funds for the schollies come? Not very likely that the model provided by Laval, Montreal, and Carleton...
  39. After the game I called a friend who both played...

    After the game I called a friend who both played at Windsor (in the ‘70’s) and who has been involved in attempting to raise money for the program. He told me that the OUA permits 32 scholarships—I...
  40. Thread: Arrrrrrrrrrgh!

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    Not the whole country-wide fan base. Most of the...

    Not the whole country-wide fan base. Most of the southwestern Ontario fan base was watching the Lions beat the Bears.
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    How can the third and fourth string go into the...

    How can the third and fourth string go into the game when they’re sitting in the stands? Tough not to run the score when only the first and second strings are dressed. Dumb, dumb, dumb not to be...
  42. Thread: Loney Bowl

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    Horrible call

    Horrible call
  43. Thread: What a shame ...

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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
  44. Thread: What a shame ...

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    SIAP—Is the game today between Acadia and SMU...

    SIAP—Is the game today between Acadia and SMU either on television or being streamed. I live in midwestern ON and hope to view the game. Thanks to anyone who can let me know.
  45. Darrell Royal—Texas Longhorns.

    Darrell Royal—Texas Longhorns.
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    Joe D’Amore has, I believe, two years left on his...

    Joe D’Amore has, I believe, two years left on his contract—at least one. The AD at Windsor will not make a change even if the Lancers don’t win a game again under D’Amore. His athletic department...
  47. Just read where the BTN payout to each Big Ten...

    Just read where the BTN payout to each Big Ten school is more than $43 million for 2017-18. An incredible amount when other monies (tickets, other networks, bowl games, licensed apparel, etc.) are...
  48. Yeah, I’ll agree with that. Not a hockey guy but...

    Yeah, I’ll agree with that. Not a hockey guy but I think that USport hockey teams often have former Jr.A players on them which makes them competitive with the scholarship NCAA players. I’ve seen...
  49. I’ll believe that the NCAA and USport are on an...

    I’ll believe that the NCAA and USport are on an equal footing when the top football coaches in Canada are making $11million (Saban at ‘Bama) and $9million (Harbaugh at Michigan). Oh yeah, Michigan...
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    Far too many unnecessary flags—I am convinced...

    Far too many unnecessary flags—I am convinced that most OUA deep officials have little or no idea of what constitutes a P.I. They appear to throw flags when they THINK it’s an infraction—they should...
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