12 Results for tag: Grey Cup Champion
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 Georgia Southern, and the school ...
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 ...
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 ...
June 18th, 2017
Long-time Montreal Alouettes offensive lineman Josh Bourke is retiring after 10 seasons in the CFL, according to TSN 690's Joey Alfieri.
Bourke was released by the Toronto Argonauts this off-season after just one season with the team.
Bourke spent the first nine seasons of his CFL career with the Alouettes, where he ...
June 13, 2017
By Adam Bisby
As any dad who’s done it knows, tripping over a kid’s bike or scooter is usually followed by a face-plant into the geraniums. Frustrating moments like these may make you yearn for the kids’ bedtime (if not their graduation).
But four years after retiring from the CFL, Étienne Boulay, the three-time Grey Cup ...
While no official word has come from the Toronto Argonauts, RB Chad Kackert took to Instagram on Friday evening to seemingly announce his retirement from football. Stating he now, “used to play football”.
Kackert is most known for his performance in the 100th Grey Cup where he earned Grey Cup MVP.
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 ...
May 17, 2017
By CFL.ca 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 to the Montreal Alouettes official ...
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 ...