6 Results for tag: Ottawa RedBlacks Alumni

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

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 – 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

Former Rough Rider has surgery to treat pancreatic cancer

February 28, 2017 Ottawa REDBLACKS VIA: http://www.ottawaredblacks.com/2017/02/28/former-rough-rider-surgery-treat-pancreatic-cancer/ Photo courtesy of Scott Grant Photography Former Ottawa Rough Rider Rick Sowieta is recovering in hospital after a procedure to treat aggressive pancreatic cancer. After going public with his battle, ... More

Tiger-Cats Mourn the Loss of Bernie Custis

February 23, 2017 Press Release By Ticats Staff Photo Courtesy of Hamilton Tiger-Cats VIA: http://ticats.ca/tiger-cats-mourn-the-loss-of-hall-of-famer-and-football-pioneer-bernie-custis/ Former Ticat was first black starting quarterback in pro football history It is with deep sadness that the Hamilton Tiger-Cats learned of the ... More

Leonard Myers dies from cancer complications at 38

Feb 17, 2017 Article by Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer VIA: http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/18706063/leonard-myers-former-miami-hurricanes-new-england-patriots-cornerback-dies-age-38 Photo Courtesy of New England Patriots Former Miami Hurricanes and New England Patriots cornerback Leonard Myers died Friday morning, the Patriots ... More