11 Results for tag: Edmonton Eskimos Alumnni Association

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

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – JULY

Reilly, Ellingson and Butler named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, August 2, 2017 — TORONTO (August 2nd, 2017) – Mike Reilly, Greg Ellingson and Victor Butler were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Month for July of the CFL’s 2017 season. Performer of the Month for July includes all appearances from Week 1 to Week ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Hector Pothier

Hector Pothier was an outstanding offensive lineman who played his entire 12-year CFL career with the Edmonton Eskimos.  Between 1978 and 1989, Pothier was a key component of the Eskimos offensive line that constantly dominated defensive lineman. During his time with the Green and Gold, Pothier won six Grey Cup championships, including five-in-a-row ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 5

  Messam, Reilly and Hughes named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, July 26, 2017 — TORONTO (July 26th, 2017) – Jerome Messam, Mike Reilly and Charleston Hughes were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 5 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More

Chatham Sports Hall of Fame to add five inductees

By Mark Malone, Chatham Daily News Friday, July 7, 2017  Brothers Dan and John Comiskey played one season together on the Edmonton Eskimos' offensive line. They'll be reunited in the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame after both former CFLers were named to the Class of 2017 in the athlete-modern category Thursday. Hockey player Brian Hind ... More

Randy Chevrier retires as a Stampeder

June 27, 2017 Stampeders.com Staff Longtime long-snapper Randy Chevrier is announcing his retirement from the Canadian Football League as a member of the Calgary Stampeders. The Montreal native’s career started with 23 games over the 2002 and 2003 seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos and he finished his playing days with three games for the Saskat... More

Kwong, Getty part of a peak moment in Canadian talent

June 27th, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL.ca As time passes, it gets increasingly difficult to gauge the impact of players from the Edmonton Eskimos’ first Grey Cup-winning teams. With a couple of generations of fans that haven’t seen those three-in-a-row Eskimos teams of the 1950s play, many of us are left to rely on name ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Hank Ilesic

Known as one of the all-time great punters in league history, Hank Ilesic used his booming kicks to carve out a very successful 19 year CFL career. What makes this story unique is that the 6 foot 1 inch IIesic, joined his hometown Eskimos right after graduating from St. Joseph's High School in Edmonton at the age of 17 IIesic went on to be a two time CFL ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Ron Estay

Ron Estay Ron Estay, the man affectionately known as “Swampdog”, is considered by many to be one of the greatest players to ever wear an Edmonton Eskimo jersey The Louisiana State product was originally drafted by the Denver Broncos is the 8th round of the 1982 NFL Draft. Estay decided his best football opportunity was to play in the CFL and ... More

Toronto Argonaut Alumni Darrell K. Smith passes at the age of 55

February 14th, 2016 Article and Photo by: Friends of the Argonauts Fan Club It is with great sadness we report that former Argonaut, Darrell K. Smith passed away from cancer last night at his home in Atlanta at the age of 55. Long time Argos fans will remember the tremendously charismatic #1 as an incredible slotback, playing 7 years with the ... More