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    Some Canadian players have had that US training,...

    Some Canadian players have had that US training, and "high level US coaching" and when they came back here, still didn't make it far in the CFL...due to the Non import rule.



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    They obviously haven't been working hard enough...

    They obviously haven't been working hard enough to do that. Unfortunate for our Cdn Qb's. They deserve better from the CFL.
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    Hmmm, well if you check out the comments and...

    Hmmm, well if you check out the comments and rating for them on Facebook
    It gives...... a Rating of: 2.7 - with ‎9 votes
    What could go wrong.... LOL
    Most if not all of those votes are most...
  4. Noticed that U of T, has brought in about 50 or...

    Noticed that U of T, has brought in about 50 or so recruits. Quite the class for them this year. Western and Guelph look to be recruiting quite well. Queens has added 2 QBs to their class along...
  5. Absolutely locker rooms aren't prim and proper....

    Absolutely locker rooms aren't prim and proper. :p
    But that doesn't look like what he was referring to. It appears his use of the word toxic, was in specific reference to the team's talk in...
  6. Agree. I see the CBC just followed up on this....

    Agree.
    I see the CBC just followed up on this. Well done.

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/donovan-hillary-gay-football-player-acceptance-winnipeg-rifles-1.4713828
  7. Brian Towriss honoured by Huskie Football Alumni Club

    http://thestarphoenix.com/sports/local-sports/u-of-s-huskies/brian-towriss-honoured-by-huskie-football-alumni-club
  8. Sure does sound like - society and Univ sports...

    Sure does sound like - society and Univ sports have a long way to go, especially considering the OUA - CIS are a group of educated people. I was surprised that the coaches, and administration...
  9. Nice article on him here. Making an impact on...

    Nice article on him here.

    Making an impact on the d-line


    https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/sports/Making-an-impact-on-the-d-line-444684503.html
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  10. A Gay Football Students Struggle at an OUA University

    https://www.outsports.com/2018/6/18/17466554/gay-college-football-player-donovan-hillary-queens-winnipeg

    He certainly has a lot of courage. Unfortunate he didn't get the help or support he needed...
  11. The Stingers certainly did very well here. This...

    The Stingers certainly did very well here. This is big. Certainly injected some life into the program and a positive for years to come.
  12. Wrong, I stick to the facts. The sky is blue and...

    Wrong, I stick to the facts. The sky is blue and it is blue because... Blue light is scattered in all directions by the tiny molecules of air in Earth's atmosphere. Blue is scattered more than other...
  13. Firstly you are wrong on the time line. ...

    Firstly you are wrong on the time line.








    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Da%27shawn_Thomas
  14. Except that Jack probably didn't realize he was...

    Except that Jack probably didn't realize he was doing anything wrong, as the rules were vague. And it was public knowledge he had been in the CFL. No one was hiding anything....That's why the rule...
  15. Well that's what should happen ....all teams...

    Well that's what should happen ....all teams should report the very first game especially when something is suspected or called into question. Not hold off to the last minute - end of season. The...
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    ‏ https://twitter.com/hashtag/RSEQ?src=hash




    https://twitter.com/hashtag/RSEQ?src=hash
  17. That is true, that coulee happen, but there are...

    That is true, that coulee happen, but there are more US QB's who have adapted well.
    That said, he won't have it easy as he has some big obstacles to overcome, not just adapting to the difference...
  18. Except that U sports signed a legal binding...

    Except that U sports signed a legal binding agreement with SMU
    And it's not like no one knew about A Jack, it was public knowledge all along he had been in the CFL, no one was hiding that.
    If the...
  19. Exactly, and even Chris Stapleton, Director of...

    Exactly, and even Chris Stapleton, Director of Sport and Recreation Services for Western U, tends to feel that changes to the rules were necessary, and now that they were made....this should be put...
  20. Yes, I agree it is time to let this go, and let...

    Yes, I agree it is time to let this go, and let us get on with 2018 Football.
  21. Agreed, no issue about Western.....because it...

    Agreed, no issue about Western.....because it didn't impact them...would have no bearing on their # of wins, or chance of playing in the playoffs or further into the playoffs.
    Additionally, SMU had...
  22. The AUS Pres, FX AD took it upon himself to stop...

    The AUS Pres, FX AD took it upon himself to stop the game, while preparing his own team to play, even though U sports and the Supreme Court judge in Ontario ruled in favour of SMU

    In the end, 2...
  23. This is very interesting news. A Heisman trophy...

    This is very interesting news. A Heisman trophy winner, He has the talent for sure. And would certainly boost viewership and fan support to Hamilton.
    Here's hoping he can stay on the right path,...
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    I had posted this story - on the forum but in...

    I had posted this story - on the forum but in Other Leagues, as it was about CFL
    Didn't know we could post CFL stories here. ...
  25. The courts didn't support the move. They are the...

    The courts didn't support the move. They are the ones who have final say. They made that perfectly clear.

    The AUS took it upon themselves to challenge the U Sports jurisdiction. Obviously AD at...
  26. Johnny Manziel has first practice with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    For certain, this will spike interest in the team



    https://www.sportsnet.ca/football/cfl/johnny-manziel-first-practice-hamilton-tiger-cats/

    Big day for the Cats
  27. First of all, there was a similar issue with...

    First of all, there was a similar issue with Western U several years back, and no one made a fuss or took it to court. He played.

    If Jack is ineligible, why was Da'Shawn Thomas ELIGIBLE in 2009?...
  28. No doubt....:mad: With this kind of money...

    No doubt....:mad:
    With this kind of money they're all throwing around, the AUS should have the best players, coaches, money can buy. Certainly SMU.
    Obviously the AUS have kept fighting this,...
  29. I can see that if the fight continues, it could...

    I can see that if the fight continues, it could spell the decline and possible end to AUS football.
    It's not what AUS football teams want...
    Not sure if Currie realizes how much damage he is doing...
  30. All that minister Labi Kousoulis is doing is...

    All that minister Labi Kousoulis is doing is encouraging this. I get that SMU mis interpreted the eligibility rule, but U Sports signed a legal binding agreement with them, which allowed Jack to...
  31. It's incredible they continue to fight this - it...

    It's incredible they continue to fight this - it was pretty much settled by the courts.. Since Currie has changed the wording to make things very clear, why pursue more court battles...If they're...
  32. Yep, that was a weird scenario last year. ...

    Yep, that was a weird scenario last year. Possible conflicts of interest.
    That sure is a lot of money. It will be interesting to see who ends up paying, as well to see if there will be any changes...
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    Who do you think will be in the running?

    Who do you think will be in the running?
  34. ^^^^^^^^ Added the recruits, thanks LBF

    ^^^^^^^^
    Added the recruits, thanks LBF
  35. Thank you one again Ottawafan!! ; )

    Thank you one again Ottawafan!! ; )
  36. ^^^^^^^^^^^^ Thanks Shootmaster44, added to the...

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Thanks Shootmaster44, added to the list. :)
  37. You are certainly right, that is a major...

    You are certainly right, that is a major development
  38. Sounds like a lot of positives - all around for...

    Sounds like a lot of positives - all around for this team which could take them to another level. Looks like recruiting is off to a good start also.
    Also, I've update the recruiting for Ottawa on...
  39. They have dropped a ranking since she's been...

    They have dropped a ranking since she's been hired on.
    In August of 2016, Sue Hylland was brought in as director of the University of Ottawa’s Sports Services. Recruiting had already been done prior...
  40. In updating the recruits on page 1, looks like...

    In updating the recruits on page 1, looks like this could be an exciting year ahead
    Just when I thought that UBC was bringing in some top talent - I saw that Calgary's just loaded up with talent, ...
  41. While they may hold him in high regard, and he...

    While they may hold him in high regard, and he has connections at Ottawa, I don't really feel he's going to be the guy who will design the plays at Queens. He will most likely be running Sheahan's...
  42. I agree, and I can't see either Bellefeuille nor...

    I agree, and I can't see either Bellefeuille nor Bechmanis being Sheahan's successor.
    Queens tends to recruit well, so that is their strength and will save them, but I don't see either of the two...
  43. I am back at updating the 2018 recruits list on...

    I am back at updating the 2018 recruits list on page 1 - first post, there's a lot of notes and updates to pour over in this thread, it will take a bit of time to catch up and enter updates for 2018...
  44. Here's some interesting information on the...

    Here's some interesting information on the court's decision for last year. If you click on the link, everything is there.

    While SMU won the court decision, the situation looks to have had a...
  45. They're taking the fun out of everything.

    They're taking the fun out of everything.
  46. So far for recruiting in the AUS, FX looks to be...

    So far for recruiting in the AUS, FX looks to be in the lead with recruits, followed by Bishops, then Mt. A & Acadia.
    The team that seems to be falling behind this year from what I can see...
  47. I agree.. Hopefully this is what gives Queens a...

    I agree.. Hopefully this is what gives Queens a boost.

    That said, Marcel Bellefeuille's coaching record wasn't really that great from what I recall.

    However the Gee Gee's did do well when he...
  48. 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...
  49. 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,...
  50. 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...
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