33 Results for tag: BC Lions

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

BC Lions To Add Carl Kidd and Brent Johnson To Wall Of Fame

August 1, 2017 Jamie Cartmell The BC Lions Football Club is pleased to announce that former defensive lineman Brent Johnson and linebacker Carl Kidd will be inducted onto the BC Lions Wall of Fame during halftime on Friday, August 18 when the Leos host the Calgary Stampeders. “Brent and Carl are very worthy recipients of this honour ... More

After a 25-year career, Passaglia still misses the little things

June 27th, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL.ca Seventeen years into retirement, it’s the little things that Lui Passaglia misses. The faces changed over the years, but it was seeing those guys, the coaches, his teammates, the equipment managers, every day for six months out of the year through a 25-year career. What people outside of ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Ian Sinclair

Ian Sinclair has found success both on and off the football field.  On field, Sinclair started winning championships at an early age. Sinclair and his Laurier Secondary School teammates were City Champions in 1978. The talented Sinclair earned a scholarship to the University of Miami where he was the starting center for the 1983 National Champions Hurric... More