15 Results for tag: Toronto Argonauts Alumni

How to Get Motivated by Your Better Half

By Adam Bisby on November 8, 2017 Have you ever trash-talked while playing Monopoly? Revved your engine at a red light? If so, you may have something in common with Orlando Bowen. As a linebacker with the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Orlando was renowned for his competitive fire. Thirteen years after retiring from the CFL, little has ... More

FLUTIE BROTHERS BAND HEADLINES GREY CUP VIP TAILGATE PARTY PRESENTED BY CASINO LAC-LEAMY

NOVEMBER 7, 2017 OTTAWA REDBLACKS The 105th Grey Cup Festival organizing committee today announced that the Flutie Brothers Band, featuring Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductees Doug and Darren Flutie, will perform at the Grey Cup VIP Tailgate Party, presented by Casino Lac-Leamy, on the afternoon of November 26. “I’m ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 20

Wilder, Okpalaugo and Ray named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — TORONTO (November 7th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Tristan Okpalaugo and Ricky Ray were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 20 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More

Gene Mack’s Jaw-Dropping Story We Can All Learn From

By Roberta Staley on November 1, 2017 Like many guys, former CFL linebacker Gene Mack has learned to dial back the excesses of his younger days. He still has the occasional light beer and a double scotch once a month. “Just take care of yourself,” says Mack, 67. “Do your excesses in moderation.” The thing is, living healthy can be really ... More

CFL Alumni Robert Bronk assumes top OCS position

Oct 17, 2017 by Don Wall The new CEO of the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) Robert Bronk comes to the job with five years of experience as a stakeholder in the organization and says he knows full well its strengths, the value of programs it runs and its respected portfolio of research studies. Robert Bronk But there are flaws he ... More

Cauz: Argos short-lived dynasty of the 90s was one for the ages

July 18, 2017 Matthew Cauz/CFL.ca The next time we humans will be able to see Halley’s Comet is in 2061 as it only comes around Earth every 75-76 years. When trying to come up with how I feel about or remember the 1996 and 1997 Toronto Argonauts the first image that leaps to my mind is Halley’s Comet. No one saw it coming, it was a glorious specta... More

Pinball: Representing Canada ‘sentimentally sacred’

June 27, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL.ca Seventeen years after retiring as a player, the accolades continue to pile up for Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons. That doesn’t mean he gets used to them. Upon learning that the Toronto Argonauts had selected him as the player they’d honour Canada Day weekend with a t-shirt, Clemons said he felt ... More

19th Annual Argo Alumni Association Golf Fun Day

Mon., June 5, 2017 – 12:30 pm shotgun Eagle Ridge Golf Course, Georgetown Is there anything better in these dreary days of winter than to think of the dawning of spring and the 19th Annual Argo Alumni Association Golf Fun Day!!! 11 :00 am - Registration & BBQ Lunch 12:15 pm - To Designated Holes 12:30 - Shotgun Start 6:00 pm ... More

Chad Kackert Announces Retirement From Football on Instagram

Max Rosenberg @maxmillien 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. Here ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Hank Ilesic

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 ... More