35 Results for tag: Ottawa REDBLACKS

Avery, Calcutt to be inducted into Canadian Football Hall of Fame

November 15, 2017 Ottawa REDBLACKS The Football Reporters of Canada have announced their 2017 inductees into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Well-known Ottawa radio broadcasters Jeff Avery and Ernie Calcutt will be inducted during an FRC ceremony before the 105th Grey Cup game in the nation’s capital. Avery, a former Ottawa ... More

November 2017 Edition – CFL Ottawa Alumni Association Newsletter

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SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 16

Zylstra, Harris and Masoli named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, October 11, 2017 — TORONTO (October 11th, 2017) – Brandon Zylstra, Trevor Harris and Jeremiah Masoli were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 16 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 14

Thursday, September 28, 2017 — TORONTO (September 28, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Ottawa REDBLACKS defensive lineman Zack Evans was fined for a high hit on Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols. Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver Duron Carter was fined for violating the League’s social media policy. ... More

For CFL legend Tony Gabriel, The Catch leads to The Crutch

September 18th, 2017 Scott Radley - Hamilton Spectator Decades later his winning catch is still one of the most famous plays in league history. He'd caught this pass before. The touchdown grab he made in the final seconds of the 1976 Grey Cup game won his Ottawa Rough Riders the title, and cemented his reputation as one of the legends of Canadian ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 13

Wilder Jr., Singleton and Spencer named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, September 19, 2017 — TORONTO (September 19th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Alex Singleton and Diontae Spencer were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 13 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 10

Daniels, Lewis and Spencer named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, August 29, 2017 — TORONTO (August 29, 2017) – DaVaris Daniels, Nik Lewis and Diontae Spencer were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 10 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their selections ... More

CFL Alumni Rick Sowieta Passes Away

August 26th, 2017 CFL Alumni  Rick Sowieta fought a courageous battle against cancer but succumbed to this insidious disease today. He played 10 years in the CFL with the Toronto Argonauts and the Ottawa Rough Riders.  Rick was a three time CFL Eastern All Star (1980, 1983, and 1985) playing linebacker.   Rick and his wife Jenny have made the ... More

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