7 Results for tag: CFL Ottawa Alumni Association

CFLAA Legends Luncheon

Fans are invited to meet, greet and share a meal with some of the CFL’s greatest legends of all time while honouring the beloved history of the Canadian Football League. At this unique Festival event, guests will be seated among the CFL alumni, giving them the opportunity to dine with former players and hear their tales from the line of scrimmage ... More

Rough Rider great Jerry “Soupy” Campbell passes away

August 9th, 2017 Ottawa REDBLACKS The Ottawa REDBLACKS and the CFL Ottawa Alumni Association are mourning the loss of Ottawa Rough Rider great Jerry “Soupy” Campbell, he was 73. After joining the Rough Riders from Calgary during the 1968 season, Soupy went on to win his first of three Grey Cup with Ottawa that season. He would ... More

Jeff Avery and Russ Jackson named recipients of CFL 2017 Alumni Man of the Year Award

August 4, 2017 Ottawa REDBLACKS OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Ottawa Rough Rider Alumni members Jeff Avery and Russ Jackson have been named co-winners of the CFL 2017 Alumni Man of the Year Award, Leo Ezerins, Executive Director of the CFL Alumni Association (CFLAA), announced Friday. The CFLAA will present this prestigious award to these ... More

CFL Ottawa Alumni Association Golf Tournament

The CFL Ottawa Alumni Association Golf Tournament will take place at the Hylands Golf Club (http://hylandsgc.com/en/) on Friday, August 4th, 2017 8:00 AM Shotgun Start with lunch to follow More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Jim Cain

Jim Cain was a versatile member of the Ottawa Rough Riders line for nine years from 1961 to 1969 finishing with two consecutive Grey Cup victories in 1968 and 1969. How Jim got to Ottawa is an interesting story. After graduating from high school in Toronto he attended a ‘high school/ junior football’ tryout camp in Ottawa along with 45 others. He ... More

Hatanaka: Inclusiveness, diversity make CFL great

 June 27, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL.ca Once the ball went up, Bill Hatanaka took a breath and surveyed it all. There were 12 men in the green of the Saskatchewan Roughriders galloping down the field, playing in the 1976 Grey Cup at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, their eyes all zeroing in on him. In front of him were 11 of ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Tom Clements

Prior to joining the CFL’s Ottawa Rough Riders, Tom Clements was the starting quarterback for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish from 1972 to 1974. Clements led Notre Dame to a national championship in 1973 and a 24-23 Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama. To round out his college career Clements finished fourth in the 1974 Heisman Trophy voting and was named a ... More