8 Results for tag: Montreal Alouettes Alumni Association

Never Miss an Opportunity to be Mentored

December 8th, 2017 by Angus Reid " Colleagues are a wonderful thing. But mentors, that’s where the real work gets done. " - Junot Diaz My pro football career did not exactly have a smooth start. I was a first-round draft pick of the Toronto Argonauts, who ended up cutting me at the end of training camp. That ... More

CFL Alumni John Stuart Trainor Passes Away

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of John Stuart Trainor, on December 20, 2017 with his love Rita by his side. He fought a brave and short battle with lung cancer. He was 70 years old, born March 18, 1947. He was born in Bangor, Ireland and at the age of 6 came with his parents John and Elizabeth to Toronto. Raised in the beach ... More

REDBLACKS HIRE WINSTON OCTOBER AS RECEIVERS COACH

December 18, 2017 OTTAWA REDBLACKS The Ottawa REDBLACKS have hired Winston October as the team’s new receivers coach, the club announced on Monday. “Winston is an experienced player and coach and we’re happy he chose to join the REDBLACKS,” said REDBLACKS GM Marcel Desjardins. October, who as a player suited up for ... More

Inside the CFL: Ex-Alouette Dahrran Diedrick winning battle of his life

September 29, 2017 by Herb Zurkowsky, Montreal Gazette After receiving a diagnosis of cancer in 2014, "I was told to prepare for the worst time of my life," says former Alouette Dahrran Diedrick, speaking with teammates in the team's locker room at Olympic Stadium in 2012. Dario Ayala / The Gazette Share Adjust ... More

Crockett native, SFA two-sport athlete Andy Hopkins dead at 67

October 2nd 2017 Article by 9KTRE NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Former Stephen F. Austin football and track & field star Andy Hopkins passed away Saturday morning at the Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital in Sugar Land, Texas. Hopkins, who was born in Crockett, Texas, was inducted into the SFA Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999 and was 67 years old. J... More

Ex-Alouette Marc-Olivier Brouillette makes transition to career in law

September 5, 2017 Herb Zurkowsky - Montreal Gazette Former all-star safety quits CFL at age 31 to join Morrone Avocats, a small firm in east-central Montreal. With a summer of freedom suddenly at his disposal — probably for the first time in at least a decade — Marc-Olivier Brouillette spent more time at his cottage, the one by the lake of ... More

Lifelong relationships forged on and off the field

September 01, 2017 By Angye Morrison Connect Statesboro Tracy Ham is a former Georgia Southern University quarterback, and a Georgia Sports Hall of Fame member. He is the first player in college history to run for more than 3,000 yards and throw for more than 5,000 yards in a career. Ham was the first All-American for Georgia Southern, and the school ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 6

Four players fined following Week 6 Thursday, August 3, 2017 — TORONTO (August 3, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Montreal Alouettes defensive back Chris Ackie was fined for a high hit on Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols. Montreal Alouettes running back Stefan Logan was fined for comments that were ... More