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Canadian Super League?

A long-awaited plan for inter-conference play between elite Canadian University football programs appears to be gaining traction.

“CIS football is a highly entertaining product when the better teams in the country play head to head, but there have been far too many blowouts in games between the haves and the have-nots,” wrote Canadian football analyst and radio host Mike Hogan in a recent article on TSN.ca. 498 more words


Saskatoon entrepreneur wants to help change culture of university football

Kevin Jesus is a producer of the Global Edmonton News Hour and provides colour commentary for the University of Alberta Golden Bears Football team. 

EDMONTON — David Dube has teamed up with long-time CIS Football broadcaster Jim Mullin to… 442 more words


Penn State QB O'Connor leaves Happy Valley huddle, transfer marks start of Nill's UBC grid era

VANCOUVER — Blake Nill is wasting no time in his attempt to turn the UBC Thunderbirds into a CIS football powerhouse.

The recently-hired Nill made a blockbuster signing on Thursday, announcing that the ‘Birds had successfully recruited one of the top quarterbacks in the entire 2014 NCAA Div. 475 more words

Ubc Thunderbirds

Blake Nill brings old-school mentality and patient plan to new post as UBC's new head football coach

By Marc Weber — The Province

VANCOUVER — Twelve years on, the UBC Thunderbirds got their man.

Blake Nill, one of the most successful football coaches in CIS history, was unveiled Tuesday on the Point Grey campus. 828 more words

Howard Tsumura

Dinos' Blake Nill will be named new head coach of UBC football at Tuesday presser

VANCOUVER — The UBC Thunderbirds are set to name their new head football coach Tuesday, and it will be Calgary Dinos head coach Blake Nill. 126 more words

Howard Tsumura

Le duo dynamique

One year after playing against each other in Quebec University football, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and David Foucault find themselves in the NFL.

Sun Media’s John Kryk recently caught up with both players, who he calls ‘le due dynamique’ (full piece available here) … 536 more words



Let me just begin by saying that I don’t follow a lot of sports. I’ll watch the NHL Stanley Cup game (even if the team I’m cheering for isn’t playing), the Olympics, CFL Grey Cup, and CIS Vanier Cup games. 261 more words