36 Results for tag: BC Lions

REMEMBER TO THANK YOUR PARENTS

  November 1st, 2017 By Angus Reid   With my parents after winning the 2011 Grey Cup So much credit gets given to athletes for their passion, dedication, and commitment to their sport. What is often forgotten are the parents behind the pro. No one ever does anything alone, and a closer look at most athletes’ life will usually ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 13

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — TORONTO (September 20, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Following a disciplinary hearing, BC Lions linebacker Micah Awe received a maximum fine for leading with the crown of his helmet on high hits to Calgary Stampeders running backs Jerome Messam and Roy Finch. BC Lions running back ... 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 during the first half of the CFL ... More

BC Lions and Alumni Golf Tournament 2017

Sign up for an action packed celebrity golf tournament as the BC Lions Football Club join the Alumni in their 13th annual golf event. The tournament promises to be very entertaining and will host present and past football greats in a day of competition, camaraderie and on-course events. Sponsors… take advantage of the exclusive opportunity to ... More

The Brent Johnson Story

August 15, 2017 Matt Baker BC Lions He helped the Ohio State Buckeyes win the Rose Bowl in 1997 and Sugar Bowl two years later. Perhaps that is what helped give Brent Johnson that “big game player” prowess that almost instantly made him a fan favourite during his eleven-year career with the BC Lions. Playing at an elite program like The Ohio ... More

Carl Kidd | From Pine Bluff To Wall of Fame

August 10th, 2017 BC Lions Matt Baker The legend of Carl Kidd in a BC Lions uniform may have never taken place, if not for his rough play in practice while trying out for the Minnesota Vikings. Kidd spent two seasons with the Oakland Raiders and bounced around a few more NFL camps before finding himself in purple in the summer of 2000. After a ... 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 Foundation, focusing on bringing in major ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 7

Thursday, August 10, 2017 — TORONTO (August 10, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Edmonton Eskimos receiver Vidal Hazelton was fined for a tourist hit on Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Don Unamba. BC Lions linebacker Micah Awe was fined for a reckless and dangerous tackle on Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 7

Medlock, Leggett and Burnham named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, August 9, 2017 — TORONTO (August 9th, 2017) – Justin Medlock, Maurice Leggett and Bryan Burnham were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 7 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their selecti... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 6

Four players fined following Week 6 Thursday, August 3, 2017 — TORONTO (August 3, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Montreal Alouettes defensive back Chris Ackie was fined for a high hit on Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols. Montreal Alouettes running back Stefan Logan was fined for comments that were ... More