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  • 03/23/2020, 9:00am PDT , By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)
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  • A New Era

  • 02/26/2020, 9:15am PST , By Mary Caton - Windsor Star
  • A new partnership for the Fratmen
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VOTE Now

03/23/2020, 9:00am PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

Vote for the CJFL All-Decade Team

With the calendar turned to 2020 the CJFL looks back at the last 10 seasons and needs your help to select the CJFL All-Decade Team determined by a VOTE.  Each position has multiple names for you to choose from, vote for more than one in most categories.   The nominees have been selected based on their stats from 2010 forward and their individual performances and not based on team success.

As you practice social distancing, VOTE NOW for your favourite players and those you think are most deserving.   The polls are open now until April 10th 2020.

The nominees for each position are below.  Click HERE to vote for the CJFL All-Decade Team.

Quarterback (select 3)

Jared Andreychuk – Saskatoon Hilltops (3 seasons) – 5,209 yards, 51 touchdowns

Jacob Laberge – VI Raiders (4 seasons) – 6,860 yards, 54 touchdowns

Brad Launhardt – Edmonton Huskies (3 seasons) – 5,343 yards, 39 touchdowns - 2x All-Canadian

Jake Marquette – Hamilton Hurricanes (2 seasons) – 3,280 yards, 44 touchdowns - All-Canadian and Offensive Player of the Year

Jordan Yantz – VI Raiders (3 seasons) – 8,881 yards, 101 touchdowns -2x All-Canadian and 2x Offensive Player of the Year

Running Back (select 3)

Jordan Botel – VI Raiders (2 seasons) – 266 carries, 2,486 yards, 22 touchdowns - 2x All-Canadian

Logan Fischer – Saskatoon Hilltops (4 seasons) – 349 carries, 2,439 yards, 28 touchdowns - All-Canadian

Ryan Kotar – Hamilton Hurricanes (2 seasons) – 221 carries, 1,552 yards, 16 touchdowns

Andre Lalonde – Saskatoon Hilltops (4 seasons) – 324 carries, 2,438 yards, 14 touchdowns - All-Canadian and Offensive Player of the Year

Greg Morris – Westshore Rebels (2 seasons) – 278 carries, 2,591 yards, 22 touchdowns - All-Canadian

Victor St. Pierre-Laviolette – Regina Thunder (4 seasons) – 357 carries, 2,742 yards, 23 touchdowns - All-Canadian

Receiver (select 4)

Kurt Goodrich – Winnipeg Rifles (3 seasons) – 124 receptions, 2,234 yards, 22 touchdowns - 2x All-Canadian

Khalik Johnson – Langley Rams (4 seasons) – 153 receptions, 2,365 yards, 20 touchdowns

Keyshaun Jordan – Hamilton Hurricanes (2 seasons) – 55 receptions, 1,216 yards, 24 touchdowns - All-Canadian and Rookie of the Year

Eric Letourneau – Ottawa Sooners (2 seasons) – 51 receptions, 995 yards, 10 touchdowns - 2x All-Canadian and Rookie of the Year

Jason Price – Saskatoon Hilltops (3 seasons) – 78 receptions, 1,918 yards, 15 touchdowns - All-Canadian

Brad Quartel – Edmonton Wildcats (3 seasons) – 124 receptions, 1,974 yards, 9 touchdowns - All-Canadian

Whitman Tomusiak – VI Raiders (4 seasons) – 137 receptions, 2,875 yards, 30 touchdowns - 2x All-Canadian

Derek Yachison – Kamloops Broncos (4 seasons) – 185 receptions, 2,654 yards, 27 touchdowns - 2x All-Canadian and Offensive Player of the Year

Offensive Lineman (select 5)

Matt Bettencourt – London Beefeaters
Anthony Daley – Langley Rams – 2x All-Canadian
Logan Ferland – Regina Thunder – 3x All-Canadian
Christian Krause – Westshore Rebels – 2x All-Canadian
Kyle Maertans – Hamilton Hurricanes – All-Canadian
Mason Ochs – Saskatoon Hilltops – 3x All-Canadian
Kirk Simonsen – Saskatoon Hilltops – 2x All-Canadian
Terry Thesen – Saskatoon Hilltops – 2x All-Canadian
Michele Vecchio – Okanagan Sun – 2x All-Canadian
Derek Walde – Kamloops Broncos – All-Canadian

Defensive Lineman (select 3)

Steven Doege – Okanagan Sun (3 seasons) – 73 tackles, 34.5 sacks - 3x All-Canadian and Defensive Player of the Year

Evan Foster – Langley Rams (3 seasons) – 53 tackles, 28 sacks, 1 interception, 1 touchdown - 2x All-Canadian

Matt Kozun – Saskatoon Hilltops (3 seasons) – 24 tackles, 5 sacks - 2x All-Canadian

Brett Pisio – Saskatoon Hilltops (4 seasons) – 40 tackles, 10.5 sacks - 2x All-Canadian

Adam Slikboer – Windsor AKO Fratmen (3 seasons) – 36 tackles, 11 sacks - All-Canadian

Tom Zarafonitis – Hamilton Hurricanes (2 seasons) – 19 tackles, 11.5 sacks - 2x All-Canadian

Linebacker (select 3)

Jassen Brown – Edmonton Huskies (5 seasons) – 170 tackles, 9 sacks, 2 interceptions - All-Canadian and Defensive Player of the Year

Dylan Chapdelaine – VI Raiders (4 seasons) – 124 tackles, 8 sacks, 6 interceptions - 2x All-Canadian

Aram Eisho – Hamilton Hurricanes (1 season) – 44 tackles, 3 interceptions - All-Canadian and Defensive Player of the Year (also won in 2008 and 2009)

Justin Filteau – Saskatoon Hilltops (4 seasons) – 102 tackles, 2 interceptions - All-Canadian

Jakub Jakoubek – Calgary Colts (3 seasons) – 90 tackles, 1 sack, 2 interceptions - 2x All-Canadian and Defensive Player of the Year

Conor Richard – Okanagan Sun (4 seasons) – 81 tackles, 8 sacks, 10 blocked kicks, 4 interceptions, 1 touchdown - 2x All-Canadian

Defensive Backs (select 5)

Kyle Clarot – Langley Rams (3 seasons) – 70 tackles, 6.5 sacks, 8 interceptions, 2 touchdowns - 2x All-Canadian

Jayden Dalke – Edmonton Wildcats (4 seasons) – 171 tackles, 8 interceptions, 1 sack - 2x All-Canadian

Justin Hodinsky – Edmonton Huskies (5 seasons) – 102 tackles, 12 interceptions, 2 touchdowns, 1 blocked kick - 2x All-Canadian

Colton Holmes – Saskatoon Hilltops (3 seasons) – 51 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 interceptions - 2x All-Canadian

Adam Laurensse – VI Raiders/Edmonton Wildcats (2 seasons) – 33 tackles, 14 interceptions - 2x All-Canadian

Jordan Linnen – Langley Rams (3 seasons) – 52 tackles, 5 interceptions, 1 touchdown

Gevhahn McNalley-Hardisty – VI Raiders (4 seasons) – 79 tackles, 16 interceptions, 1 touchdown - All-Canadian

Alex Saretsky – Calgary Colts (2 seasons) – 39 tackles, 9 interceptions, 1 touchdown, 1 blocked kick - 2x All-Canadian

Brennan Van Nistelrooy – Okanagan Sun (4 seasons) – 79 tackles, 15 interceptions, 1 touchdown, 5 blocked kicks - 3x All-Canadian

Cole Virtanen – VI Raiders (2 seasons) – 56 tackles, 8 interceptions, 1 touchdown - 2x All-Canadian

Return Specialist; includes punt, kick-off and missed field goal returns (select 1)

Nick Downey – Langley Rams (4 seasons) – 129 returns, 2,873 yards, 14 touchdowns - 3x All-Canadian

Brycen Mayoh – VI Raiders/Westshore Rebels – 120 returns, 2, 068 yards, 2 touchdowns - All-Canadian

Brandon Poulin – Valley Huskers (2 seasons) – 131 returns, 1,964 yards, 4 touchdowns - 2x All-Canadian

Place Kicker (select 1)

Tiernan Docherty – Langley Rams (1 season) – 24 made field goals, 30-30 converts - All-Canadian

Cole Sabourin – Edmonton Huskies (4 seasons) – 54 made field goals - 2x All-Canadian

Steven Shott – Okanagan Sun (1 season) – 21 made field goals, 43-44 converts - All-Canadian

Punter (select 1)

Gagan Bains – GTA Grizzlies (2 seasons) - 95 punts, 36.8 average, 1 single - All-Canadian

Brad Mikoluff – Winnipeg Rifles (5 seasons) – 279 punts, 39.6 average, 10 singles - 2x All-Canadian

Quinn Van Glyswyk – Westshore Rebels (3 seasons) – 197 punts, 39.4 average, 3 singles - All-Canadian

VOTE NOW for your favourite players, the polls are open until April 10th 2020.

CFL Regional Combine Rosters

03/11/2020, 3:30pm PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

A total of 30 CJFL players will compete

With the time change and weather starting to warm up, football season appears to be here this week as the CFL holds two of their three Regional Combines and the third set for next week.  These three Combines are a lead-up to the National event scheduled March 26-28th in Toronto.

A total of 30 current/former CJFL players have been invited to one of the four Combines this month all hoping to raise their draft stock heading into the April 30th CFL Draft.

The first CFL Combine is the “Ontario Regional Combine” held in Toronto on Thursday and five players with CJFL experience will compete:

Tanner Gaskill-Cadwallader - London Beefeaters
Mitchell Lyons – Okanagan Sun
Conor Richard – Okanagan Sun
Xander Tachinski – Winnipeg Rifles
Tom Zarafonitis – Hamilton Hurricanes

Then this Friday the “Eastern Regional Combine” will take place in Baie-D’Urfe, Quebec with three former CJFL players taking part:

Brody Bernier-Lawson – Kamloops Broncos
Brian Hope – Langley Rams
Julian Wytinck – Valley Huskers

The final Regional Combine is in the west hosted by the city of Edmonton on March 20th which has the biggest CJFL representation as 17 players have been invited:

Trey Campbell – Westshore Rebels
Aaron Chabaylo – Edmonton Huskies
Theran Churchill – Edmonton Huskies
Saeed Hosain – Langley Rams
Josiah Joseph – Okanagan Sun
Skye King – Langley Rams
Colton Klassen – Regina Thunder
Greg Lamb – Regina Thunder
Brad Launhardt – Edmonton Huskies
Tunda Lumeka – Langley Rams
Byron Mackinnon – Westshore Rebels
Matt McConnell – Okanagan Sun
Robbie Rodrigues – Okanagan Sun
Tom Schnitzler – Saskatoon Hilltops
Nicholas Summach – Saskatoon Hilltops
Ryan Wengelinski – Okanagan Sun
Mike West – VI Raiders

Following these three Regional Combines, a select few will be invited to the National Combine held in Toronto March 26-28th where five former CJFL players have already been invited:

Mathias Bockru – Winnipeg Rifles
Nicholas Dheilly – Okanagan Sun
Brock Gowanlock – Langley Rams
Liam O’Brien – VI Raiders
Shaydon Philip – Edmonton Huskies

The CJFL is proud to have so many former/current players heading to these four CFL Combines and wish them all the best as they pursue the CFL Draft at the end of April.  

 

Colts Hire New Head Coach

03/03/2020, 11:00pm PST
By Supplied by Colts

Dennis Holowaychuk will lead the Colts in 2020

Dennis Holowaychuk, a 30-year coaching veteran, has been named the Head Coach of the Calgary Colts. He was the team's offensive coordinator last season. Coach Holowaychuk has a strong reputation as an intense and dynamic coach and we're excited to have him bring that energy to the head coaching role. Leading our football program on the field and in their development as student athletes is no small task and we are confident he is the right person for the job.

“Coach Holowaychuk brings over 20 years of Canadian University coaching experience and a championship pedigree to the Calgary Colts Football program," says General Manager Anton Joseph. "With his impressive list of credentials and connections to the Southern Alberta football community, he will be an impactful recruiter for our program. Coach Holowaychuk is a leader of our young men in terms of development of life skills both on and off of the football field. His energetic personality will pay dividends in connecting with our student-athletes who are wanting to continue their football pursuits after graduating from our program."