11 Results for tag: Saskatchewan Roughrider Alumni Association

Rashovich turns back the hands of time

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 ... More

Where Are They Now?: Roughriders days were ‘best years’ of Kory Sheets’ life

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 ... More

Inside the CFL: Geroy Simon learns front office ropes from a master

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 ... 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

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Rob Bresciani

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... More

Chatham Sports Hall of Fame to add five inductees

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 ... More

‘Royalty’ attached to George Reed’s name in Riderville

June 27th, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL,ca 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 ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – George Reed

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 ... More

Wes Cates, Roger Brandvold comprise the Class of 2017

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 ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Geroy Simon

  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), ... More