27 Results for tag: Montreal Alouettes

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

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

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

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

LEWIS SETS CFL CAREER RECEPTIONS RECORD

Nik Lewis surpasses Geroy Simon with his 1,030th career reception Thursday, August 24, 2017 — MONTREAL (August 24, 2017) – Montreal Alouettes receiver Nik Lewis became the CFL's all-time career receptions leader tonight by surpassing CFL great and member of the 2017 Canadian Football Hall of Fame class Geroy Simon. Lewis caught his record-b... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 8

Kyries Hebert handed a maximum fine following Week 8 Tuesday, August 15, 2017 — TORONTO (August 15, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Following a disciplinary hearing, Montreal Alouettes linebacker Kyries Hebert was handed a maximum fine for a high hit on Toronto Argonauts quarterback Cody Fajardo. Toronto ... 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

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 5

Four players fined following Week 5 Wednesday, July 26, 2017 — TORONTO (July 26, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Montreal Alouettes linebacker Chip Cox was fined for grabbing Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Brad Sinopoli’s facemask in a reckless and unsafe manner. Montreal Alouettes defensive back Daryl Townsend was ... More