27 Results for tag: Ottawa REDBLACKS

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

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

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

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 5

Four players fined following Week 5 Wednesday, July 26, 2017 — TORONTO (July 26, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Montreal Alouettes linebacker Chip Cox was fined for grabbing Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Brad Sinopoli’s facemask in a reckless and unsafe manner. Montreal Alouettes defensive back Daryl Townsend was ... 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

TSN Announces Exclusive Live Coverage of Four CFL ON TSN Pre-Season Games, Beginning June 8

CFL ON TSN primes fans for the new season starting with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as they visit the defending GREY CUP champions the Ottawa REDBLACKS, Thursday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN and TSN4K Monday, May 29, 2017 — TORONTO (May 29, 2017) – The road to the 105th Grey Cup presented by Shaw is set to begin as CFL ON TSN primes fans for ... 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

105th Grey Cup nearing sellout, REDBLACKS announce

May 10, 2017 CFL.ca Staff OTTAWA – Fewer than 6,000 tickets remain for the 105th Grey Cup presented by Shaw, the Ottawa REDBLACKS announced Wednesday. “We’re humbled by the excitement for the Grey Cup in Ottawa, not just in our region but across Canada,” said Jeff Hunt, President of the REDBLACKS parent company, OSEG Sports. ... More