25 Results for tag: Calgary Stampeders Alumni Association

LIFE AFTER FOOTBALL – RANDY CHEVRIER

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 GEORGE JOHNSON YOUR STAMPS AUTHORITY The 41-year-old rookie found himself drifting in and out, somewhere between sleep and waking, keyed up but flagging, when the moment they all anticipate, are all forced to confront, arrived. “Actual fires,’’ reports Randy Chevrier, “are down the list in terms ... 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

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: BRUCE COVERNTON

NOVEMBER 3, 2017 STAMPEDERS.COM STAFF Even before setting foot in the home locker room at McMahon Stadium, Bruce Covernton was the answer to a Stampeders trivia question. “I think I was Wally Buono’s first-ever draft pick,” notes Covernton. Sure enough, 1992 was the year Buono added the general manager’s portfolio to his head-coaching ... More

Alumni Spotlight: Randy Chevrier

Stampeders.com Staff A position with the Calgary Fire Department is just the latest vocational pursuit for Randy Chevrier. During his 15-year professional football career – including 11 seasons with the Stampeders – Chevrier’s off-field work included stints as a substitute teacher, the operator of a boot camp for weekend athletes, a ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 14

Wilder Jr., Adams and Davis named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — TORONTO (September 26th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Darvin Adams and Ja’Gared Davis were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 14 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... 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

Former Riders QB Marcus Crandell making impact as coach in Saskatchewan

September 7, 2017 Justin Dunk -3Down Nation Marcus Crandell was selling insurance in St. Albert, Alberta when Scott Flory linked up on LinkedIn. A former Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback, Crandell joined the Riders coaching staff under Ken Miller in 2009, then moved onto stints with the Edmonton Eskimos and Ottawa Redblacks. But for the last two ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 11

Glenn, Singleton and Richardson named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, September 6, 2017 — TORONTO (September 6th, 2017) – Kevin Glenn, Alex Singleton and Shaquille Richardson were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 11 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send ... More

Alumni Spotlight: Dave Heasman

August 26, 2017 Stampeders.com Staff Dave Heasman lived out his dream by playing for his hometown team. The offensive lineman started his CFL career up north with the Edmonton Eskimos but he joined the Stamps as a free agent in 2000 and wound up playing four years with the Red and White and was a member of Calgary’s Grey Cup-winning ... More

BC Lions Alumni Jerry Janes Passes Away

Jerry Janes  passed away at the age of 82.  He played for the BC Lions, Calgary Stampeders and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. At six foot five and 240 plus pounds, Jerry Janes was the kind of big target that quarterbacks like to throw to. Janes was an End out of Louisiana State where he was drafted in the 21st round of the 1957 NFL draft by the Chicago ... More