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Sprinting Into Draft Discussions

It took just 4.35 seconds for Toronto’s Tevaughn Campbell to enter NFL Draft discussions.

Despite not participating in any NFL regional combines, his record-setting 40-yard dash performance at the 2015 CFL combine resulted in expressions of interest from several NFL teams as they prepare for the 2015 NFL Draft, which begins April 30 (photo Troy Fleece, CP). 473 more words

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Urban Hits "Reset"

Baltimore Ravens defensive end Brent Urban didn’t get the chance to show fans what he was capable of last season.

A native of Mississauga who played high school football with the Lorne Park Spartans, Urban was drafted by the Ravens out of the University of Virginia in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. 471 more words

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Canadians Advance

Several Canadians attended recently NFL regional combines in Miami, Houston, Denver, Baltimore and two in Chicago, but only two received invitations to the league’s Super Regional Combine in Arizona. 418 more words

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Franklin joins Chargers

Orlando Franklin moved to Toronto from Jamaica at the age of three, and played football in the Scarborough Minor Football Association (and OVFL Scarborough Thunder) before moving to Florida to receive college recruiting attention. 486 more words

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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

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Big Impression

Of the four Canadians who attended the Combine, Mississauga’s Brandon Bridge made the biggest impact.

While the former St. Marcellinus High School star’s 40-yard dash time (4.72 seconds) wasn’t jaw-dropping, he did impress with his arm. 1,013 more words

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Settling In

After a shift to the inside, Windsor-born defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford has become a big part of the Cowboys future plans.

The subtle shift in position – from the end of the defensive line to an interior position the Cowboys call “Three Technique”, came partway through the 2014 season. 634 more words

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