11 Results for tag: Saskatchewan Roughrider Alumni Association
January 5, 2018
By Rob Vanstone, Regina Leader-Post
Dan Rashovich’s hands stick out like a sore thumb.
(Click on the link for a video http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/saskatchewan-roughriders/rashovich-turns-back-the-hands-of-time)
Damaged digits are a lasting reminder of 16 years as a linebacker and ...
September 19, 2017
Rob Vanstone, Regina Leader-Post
Former Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Kory Sheets still plays a key role in successful drives.
He is an Uber driver.
“It’s such a great business model — get people where they need to be safely,” Sheets says from Land O’ Lakes, Fla. “And they do it for a fair price, instead of ...
September 8, 2017
Herb Zurkowsky, Montreal Gazette
"I always had plans for (Simon)" said Wally Buono, the Lions' GM and head coach who traded Simon to Saskatchewan in 2013, his final season as a player.
B.C. Lions' Geroy Simon catches a pass for a first down as Calgary Stampeders' Quincy Butler looks on during the first half of the CFL ...
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 ...
Local product Rob Bresciani has become a very accomplished businessman since leaving the CFL. Bresciani has owned and operated a variety of successful businesses including Applause Dinner Theater (20 years), Sommerville Safe and Lock (10 years) and Winchester Management (15 years)
“I have slowed down a little do some commercial real estate develo...
By Mark Malone, Chatham Daily News
Friday, July 7, 2017
Brothers Dan and John Comiskey played one season together on the Edmonton Eskimos' offensive line.
They'll be reunited in the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame after both former CFLers were named to the Class of 2017 in the athlete-modern category Thursday.
Hockey player Brian Hind ...
June 27th, 2017
They call him royalty.
If you ever need to gauge just how much George Reed means to the province of Saskatchewan and the army of fans that follow the Saskatchewan Roughriders across the country, think about how often you’ve read or heard the word ‘royalty’ attached to his name.
Reed, a ...
George Reed is one of the all-time great running backs to ever play in the CFL. After starring at Washington State, Reed ventured north to the Saskatchewan Roughriders with college teammate Hugh Campbell.
Reed played his entire 13-year professional football career for the Roughriders and his #34 jersey has been retired by the club.
In 203 regular ...
Ian Hamilton- Senior Reporter
May 3, 2017
When Wes Cates began his CFL career in 2006, he never thought he one day would be inducted into the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ Plaza of Honour.
That’s because he never thought he’d ever be a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
“When I was with the Stamps, I had some vets ...
His CFL career was nothing short of sensational. As many CFL fans will attest, it was a pleasure to watch Geroy Simon make his Superman pose in the end zone after scoring a touchdown.
Following a stellar college career at the University of Maryland where he finished second in all-time receiving for catches and (185) and receiving yards (2,059), ...