10 Results for tag: Ottawa Rough Riders
August 4, 2017
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 ...
June 27, 2017
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 ...
June 16th, 2017
by Tony Playter
Brett MacNeil, the current CFL Alumni Association (CFLAA) president, played 12 seasons in the CFL. Originally drafted in the first round (7th overall) of the 1991 CFL Draft by the Ottawa Rough Riders
, MacNeil was traded to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers prior to the 1992 campaign.
After the trade to the Manitoba capital, ...
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 ...
February 28, 2017
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, ...
February 23, 2017
By Ticats Staff
Photo Courtesy of Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Former Ticat was first black starting quarterback in pro football history
It is with deep sadness that the Hamilton Tiger-Cats learned of the ...
By Sowieta Family
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In February 2016 Rick and his family’s worlds were turned upside down when he was diagnosed with stage 3 inoperable pancreatic cancer. ...
November 28th, 2016
by Paul Palmeter · Reporter · CBC News
Wayne Smith played for the Ottawa Rough Riders
. He died this weekend at age 66. (Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame)
Wayne Smith, a CFL defensive all-star in ...
November 26, 2016 by:Robbie Abrahamson
Via The Snap: http://www.thesnap.ca/tony-gabriel-sends-special-message-redblacks-ahead-greycup/
CFL PHOTO - Patrick Doyle
Not a bad way to inspire a team…
The #REDBLACKS went through their final walk-through at BMO Field today prior to Sunday’s #GreyCup.
Just as the walk-through was concluding, ...
Gord Holder, Postmedia Network
Oct 17, 2016
Photo Courtesy Tony Caldwell, Ottawa Sun
The Golden Boy of Canadian football has died. Tony Golab was 97 when he passed away Sunday in Ottawa.
Golab starred for the Ottawa Rough Riders
for nine seasons over two stints between 1939 and 1950, separated by military service in the Second World ...