NOVEMBER 13, 2017 GEORGE JOHNSON YOUR STAMPS AUTHORITY The 41-year-old rookie found himself drifting in and out, somewhere between sleep and waking, keyed up but flagging, when the moment they all anticipate, are all forced to confront, arrived. “Actual fires,’’ reports Randy ... More

Where Are They Now?: Roughriders days were ‘best years’ of Kory Sheets’ life

September 19, 2017 Rob Vanstone, Regina Leader-Post Former Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Kory Sheets still plays a key role in successful drives. He is an Uber driver. “It’s such a great business model — get people where they need to be safely,” Sheets says from Land O’ Lakes, Fla. “And they ... More

Inside the CFL: Geroy Simon learns front office ropes from a master

September 8, 2017 Herb Zurkowsky, Montreal Gazette "I always had plans for (Simon)" said Wally Buono, the Lions' GM and head coach who traded Simon to Saskatchewan in 2013, his final season as a player. B.C. Lions' Geroy Simon catches a pass for a first down as Calgary Stampeders' Quincy Butler looks on ... More

Former Riders QB Marcus Crandell making impact as coach in Saskatchewan

September 7, 2017 Justin Dunk -3Down Nation Marcus Crandell was selling insurance in St. Albert, Alberta when Scott Flory linked up on LinkedIn. A former Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback, Crandell joined the Riders coaching staff under Ken Miller in 2009, then moved onto stints with the Edmonton Eskimos and ... More

Ex-Alouette Marc-Olivier Brouillette makes transition to career in law

September 5, 2017 Herb Zurkowsky - Montreal Gazette Former all-star safety quits CFL at age 31 to join Morrone Avocats, a small firm in east-central Montreal. With a summer of freedom suddenly at his disposal — probably for the first time in at least a decade — Marc-Olivier Brouillette spent more time at his ... More

Lifelong relationships forged on and off the field

September 01, 2017 By Angye Morrison Connect Statesboro Tracy Ham is a former Georgia Southern University quarterback, and a Georgia Sports Hall of Fame member. He is the first player in college history to run for more than 3,000 yards and throw for more than 5,000 yards in a career. Ham was the first All-American for ... More

Gizmo Williams takes on high school coaching position

August 29, 2017 By John Short Edmonton Sun About 30 young athletes were tossing a football, exchanging jokes in familiar and enjoyable ways, moments before the start of a Jasper Place Rebels senior football practice. All of a sudden, the picture changed. The good nature remained, but the concentration and ... More

Meet the former CFL player turned Halifax police officer

August 27th, 2017 Richard Woodbury · CBC News Justin Palardy played for 6 seasons in the CFL, now he's moved on to his other dream job Being a police officer is no easy job, but for Halifax Regional Police Const. Justin Palardy, it may be less stressful than his former career as a professional football player. Pal... More

Former ODU quarterback Thomas DeMarco returns to campus as an athletic fund raiser

  By Ed Miller The Virginian-Pilot Aug 16, 2017   Old Dominion’s first quarterback is returning to campus. Thomas DeMarco, who played for the Monarchs from 2009-2011 and for four years in the Canadian Football League, has been hired as a development officer for the Old Dominion Athletic Foundati... More

The Waggle’s Davis Sanchez making strides in newly-found broadcast career

May 17, 2017 By Staff MONTREAL — Starting cornerback in the CFL and NFL, three-time Grey Cup champion, three-time all-star and now you can add budding broadcaster to the resume of Davis Sanchez. Sanchez, who spent the majority of his career with the Alouettes, Lions and San Diego Chargers (NFL) was added ... More