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  1. THE CFL ELIGIBILITY RULE DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY...

    THE CFL ELIGIBILITY RULE DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY SPORT EXCEPT FOOTBALL!!

    AUS hockey absolutely does not follow any rule like that with respect to professional players. AUS teams bring in pro hockey...
  2. Leo MacPherson, Phil Currie and everyone else in...

    Leo MacPherson, Phil Currie and everyone else in the AUS [and all of U Sports] had 8 years to clarify the rule if they thought that Greg Marshall and Western had cheated in 2009.

    Funny how it was...
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    South of England? Wow! I assumed you would be...

    South of England?

    Wow! I assumed you would be in Korea (and Singapore) acting as advisor/translator/emissary for President Trump. :evil:
  4. http://3downnation.com/2018/05/15/no-contract-offe...

    http://3downnation.com/2018/05/15/no-contract-offers-for-canadian-players-invited-to-nfl-rookie-mini-camps/
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    Congratulations and thank you to Laval [and...

    Congratulations and thank you to Laval [and Youtube] for an excellent broadcast. Truly first rate.

    Impressive that they brought in quality talent behind the cameras and microphones.

    Any chance...
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    Understood. But the online feed, is it still...

    Understood.

    But the online feed, is it still better via Youtube than the typical streamed OUA game with frequent buffering, freezing, sound problems, etc.?

    Is it possible to say that Youtube is...
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    A follow-up question: Is the streaming of...

    A follow-up question:

    Is the streaming of other Laval events via Youtube of the same quality as the E-W game?
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    The E-W Bowl feed & broadcast were excellent

    Saturday's broadcast was the best U Sports broadcast I've watched streamed online. As I watched the game on a 55" HD TV I forgot at times that it was actually an internet broadcast.

    Who was...
  9. I have the same problem using Chrome.

    I have the same problem using Chrome.
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    Anyone know where I can find more "informative"...

    Anyone know where I can find more "informative" stats for the game than these - http://presto-en.usports.ca/eastwestbowl/2018/teams?sort=ppg&r=0&pos=sco :eek:
  11. No question about it ... a calendar year is 365...

    No question about it ... a calendar year is 365 days.

    How many days in an academic year?

    How many days were in "a year" back in 2008 and 2009?
    Quick reminder: Those are the years DaShawn...
  12. Wow! Did he not get drafted? I thought he had a...

    Wow! Did he not get drafted? I thought he had a skill set more conducive to the CFL than most U Sports RBs.
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    Will you be casting an absentee ballot in...

    Will you be casting an absentee ballot in Ontario's most important election in decades?

    Mail it to me and I'll take care of it for you. :evil:
  14. CTV - On the Sidelines: Lancers Football

    "After 3 straight losing seasons new coaches have been hired."

    https://windsor.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1381008
  15. I'm not familiar with the location but I hope...

    I'm not familiar with the location but I hope there is room to expand the stadium seating.
  16. UOIT upgrading their field facilities

    http://uoitridgebacks.com/news/2018/4/24/general-new-turf-field-coming-to-uoit.aspx
  17. Stalin and Mao Zedong too. What was the body...

    Stalin and Mao Zedong too. What was the body count on those? 50 million? 100 million?
  18. Whoops

    Whoops
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    Guelph has already named an interim guy - Todd...

    Guelph has already named an interim guy - Todd Galloway. Does that mean he is in charge until the end of the 2018 season? It might. I doubt they are looking to hire a permanent HC before the 2018...
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    Of course it wasn't your main point. It was a...

    Of course it wasn't your main point. It was a completely unnecessary and biased personal opinion. It didn't contribute anything to the point you were making.

    I don't even read the Toronto Sun,...
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    Isn't one of the biggest issues driver training? ...

    Isn't one of the biggest issues driver training?

    Legitimate driver training costs $3-5,000. Shabby outfits will give out AZ certificates for $500-1,000 with minimal classroom training or in-truck...
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    I doubt very much that working class folks in...

    I doubt very much that working class folks in Toronto give a rat's ass about what you think of their paper. Especially since you're an elitist, rich kid at Queen's. :cool:
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    I disagree with your assessment of Lang's...

    I disagree with your assessment of Lang's coaching ability. He frequently won games against teams with superior talent and experience. He was 4-1 against Marshall and the purple ponies. He beat a...
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    Good for Coach Bryce and what he has done with...

    Good for Coach Bryce and what he has done with the Rams! He seems to have taken the final steps necessary to move the UofR program from a Junior team to a college program.

    I have limited contacts...
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    Can you verify that your kicker recruit is really...

    Can you verify that your kicker recruit is really 6-foot 1-inch and 270 pounds? Or, is there a typo in there?

    Definitely not your prototypical sized kicker.
  26. I think Vieira is a good bet to make it in the...

    I think Vieira is a good bet to make it in the CFL. Probably moves to slot receiver like Andre Durie, Anthony Coombs, etc..
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    Western Regional Combine numbers -...

    Western Regional Combine numbers - https://www.cfl.ca/combine/2018-cfl-western-regional-combine/

    The thing that jumps out at me ... fastest time in the 40 = 4.71 seconds. A slow crop in CanWest...
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    UBC has had significant success in Ontario this...

    UBC has had significant success in Ontario this year while losing a surprising number of top prospects from their own backyard. It has been long enough now to say that Calgary hasn't seen a drop-off...
  29. Sounds like he has a 1-year deal. Makes me wonder...

    Sounds like he has a 1-year deal. Makes me wonder if he is ready to come back to U Sports as a head coach in the not too distant future.

    BTW, I didn't see this thread here in the Press Box before...
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    Queen's hires Marcel Bellefeuille as OC

    This seems like a great hire for the Golden Gaels. Bringing in a former U Sports HC who won a Vanier, then became a CFL OC and HC, can't hurt the credibility of a program that has been "struggling"...
  31. It could become part of western Quebec for U...

    It could become part of western Quebec for U Sports purposes. :evil:
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    He has and he probably will. The problem is ......

    He has and he probably will. The problem is ... that will lead to offers of better jobs and Ford Jr. doesn't seem like the type who would hesitate to move up the coaching ladder.
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    Marshall Ferguson's take on the changing CFL...

    Marshall Ferguson's take on the changing CFL Combine stats over the past 10 years - https://www.cfl.ca/2018/03/16/ferguson-drive-become-bigger-faster-stronger/
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    And another Clan running back transferring to U...

    And another Clan running back transferring to U Sports ...

    Markham ON native Nathan Kyeame is heading to McMaster for his Junior season. FWIW he also announced he was transferring in 2017 but...
  35. What innovative ideas have come out of other OUA...

    What innovative ideas have come out of other OUA programs?

    If you accept that you can't outspend Laval/Guelph/UBC, what are your options? Legislate against every big $ advantage?

    Did the...
  36. All the focus is on Florida but there are other...

    All the focus is on Florida but there are other options. And I'm not necessarily thinking about California or Arizona.

    There are cheaper options closer to the border. Teams could receive a lot of...
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    Here's a suggestion that wouldn't cost the UofS...

    Here's a suggestion that wouldn't cost the UofS anything. Get the fans to jump up and down during Enter the Sandman like they do at VaTech. Everyone in the stadium jumps.
    ...
  38. I don't see anything "half-baked" or "semi-pro"...

    I don't see anything "half-baked" or "semi-pro" about Laval. I haven't been to PEPS yet [Aug 18 is coming quickly!] but from every thing else I see and hear about the way that Tanguay, Constantin, et...
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    And as soon as I post that, I see Guelph has...

    And as soon as I post that, I see Guelph has received a commitment from Champlain-Lennoxville DT Afram Jolak.
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    Updated breakdown of CEGEP recruits by OUA...

    Updated breakdown of CEGEP recruits by OUA school:


    Carleton 13 [previously 14;not sure who decommitted]
    Guelph 8
    Ottawa 5
    Western 2
    McMaster 1
    York 2
  41. Without the avatar people may wonder which shade...

    Without the avatar people may wonder which shade of purple you prefer. :confused:

    Bishops, Laurier and Western all wear purple.
  42. A compromise would make sense. Come up with...

    A compromise would make sense.

    Come up with something like the NCAA rule that allows basketball teams to make an international trip once every four years.

    I think Guelph would be okay with...
  43. That's never a widely held position at least...

    That's never a widely held position at least since I arrived here in 2009. I never understood it.

    I did have to use a Mac avatar of DSquared's choosing for a few months in settlement of a lost...
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    This ^^^ is too stupid to respond to other than...

    This ^^^ is too stupid to respond to other than to say that you become an OUA all star based on performance in the OUA while you get drafted in the CFL based on your potential to succeed at the next...
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    I came across something interesting ... In...

    I came across something interesting ...

    In 2014, Nicolas Coutu was listed at 6'2" 296 pounds when he was among 54 jouers invited to Team Q U18 training camp.
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    I think it is pretty easy to understand that the...

    I think it is pretty easy to understand that the criteria for an OUA all star and for a top CFL prospect are different.
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    I was thinking he was 6'1"-6'2" and 260-270. ...

    I was thinking he was 6'1"-6'2" and 260-270.

    Still, if he has been in a Div 1 CEGEP program four years and reached 270 pounds, what are the chances he can play at 280, 290 or 300 pounds for the...
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    I followed CEGEP football more closely than ever...

    I followed CEGEP football more closely than ever before this year and what I recall is Coutu is undersized for U Sports. Isn't he in the 260 pound range? And not particularly tall. It's not like he...
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    Brown was injured in the Vanier. Needs knee...

    Brown was injured in the Vanier. Needs knee surgery if I'm not mistaken.

    DE J-B Glaou (Montreal) - isn't he the guy who announced he was retiring from football?
  50. A few suggestions ... I hope they are removing...

    A few suggestions ...

    I hope they are removing some of aluminum bleachers and replacing them with permanent stadium seating.

    It is also time to replace that turf. If they do that, then please...
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