2014-15 Football News

  • Rosters announced for 13th annual East West Bowl
    April 13, 2015
    Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced Monday the rosters for the 13th annual East West Bowl. The 2015 CIS football prospects game is set for Saturday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at McGill University’s Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal.
  • CFL/Football Canada Amateur FB Survey: Working together to strengthen Canadian Football
    March 30, 2015
    The Canadian Football League and Football Canada are doing a "deep dive" on the state of amateur football in the country.
    March 30, 2015
    Huskie Athletics is pleased to announce a new five-year radio broadcast deal with Saskatoon Media Group for University of Saskatchewan Huskies’ football games.
    March 23, 2015
    With conference award winning seasons in University of Saskatchewan uniforms, Annie Monteith and Mark Ingram have been named Huskie Athletics’ female and male athletes of the year.
  • Dinos QB Buckley hauls in Calgary athlete of the year award
    March 18, 2015
    The fourth-year University of Calgary Dinos quarterback was named the City of Calgary male athlete of the year Wednesday, becoming the first Dinos male athlete since Curtis Myden in 1997 to capture the Scott-Mamini Memorial Trophy. Presented annually by the Calgary Booster Club, the award recognizes excellence in athletics from across the spectrum.
  • Nine Bisons are heading to CFL Combines
    March 18, 2015
    SB Nic Demski, RB Kienan LaFrance and QB Jordan Yantz invited to 2015 National CFL Combine while DBs Tremaine Apperley, Jordan Linnen; LBs Mitchell Harrison, Jonathan Jones; OL Rob Smith and WR Matt Sawyer attending regional combine in Edmonton
  • Champion Bisons host first-ever CIS pre-season game at Investors Group Field versus Guelph Gryphons
    March 18, 2015
    This is the first of a back-to-back seasons of both teams playing in pre-season action as Manitoba will play at Guelph to start the 2016 season
  • Rams announce commitment of four for 2015
    March 18, 2015
    University of Regina Rams head coach Mike Gibson announced Wednesday the first four members of his first recruiting class, including quarterback Ellis Richards, offensive lineman Liam Jensen, and defensive linemen Ajai Washington and Matthew Moore.
  • Eight Dinos invited to CFL Combines
    February 25, 2015
    Led by reigning Hec Crighton trophy winner Andrew Buckley at quarterback, the Dinos will send five players directly to the national combine in Toronto at Varsity Stadium March 27-29: linebacker Adam Konar, offensive linemen Sukh Chungh and Sean McEwen, and receiver Jake Harty. All five are eligible for the upcoming CFL Canadian Draft, and both McEwen and Chungh have been consistently ranked among the top prospects in 2015 and are expected to go in the first round.
  • Tsoumpas signs on as Dinos’ OL coach
    February 25, 2015
    University of Calgary Dinos football head coach Wayne Harris announced Wednesday that three-time Canadian Football League all-star Dimitri Tsoumpas will join the program as offensive line coach.
  • Gibson announces Rams coaching staff hires
    February 19, 2015
    University of Regina Rams head coach Mike Gibson announced Thursday the addition of eight assistant coaches to his staff, including longtime defensive coordinator Paul Dawson returning in that same role.
  • Former BC Lions head coach Steve Buratto joins UBC Thunderbirds staff
    February 17, 2015
    Former BC Lions head coach and Grey Cup Champion, Steve Buratto, will join the UBC Thunderbirds football team as the program's offensive coordinator and associate head coach.
  • Dinos hand coaching reins to Wayne Harris, Jr.
    February 12, 2015
    The University of Calgary Dinos didn’t have to go far to find their next head football coach. Athletic Director Ron Wuotila announced Thursday that Wayne Harris, Jr. will become the sixth head coach in University of Calgary history, bringing full circle a career and a life that has been associated with Dinos Football.
  • Former Penn State quarterback Michael O'Connor commits to UBC
    February 12, 2015
    In just over a month on the job, new UBC head football coach Blake Nill is wasting little time putting together his team for the 2015 season. His biggest coup no doubt is the commitment of O'Connor who was ranked the No. 6 quarterback by ESPN in the entire 2014 recruiting class.
  • Bernie Schmidt won’t return as Rams offensive coordinator in 2015
    January 30, 2015
    The University of Regina Rams announced Friday that offensive coordinator Bernie Schmidt will not return for the 2015 season.
  • Ryan to become first CIS grad to play in two Super Bowls
    January 30, 2015
    Seattle punter Jon Ryan, a former standout at the University of Regina, will become Sunday the first CIS graduate to play in two Super Bowls when his Seahawks face the New England Patriots in the NFL championship game at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
  • Regina’s Richards to play in prestigious Shrine Game on Saturday
    January 16, 2015
    Addison Richards, a wide receiver from the University of Regina, will represent CIS football in the 90th edition of the prestigious East-West Shrine Game on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • Three Rams to play for Canada Under-19 at International Bowl
    January 12, 2015
    Football Canada announced Saturday night the first wave of players who will compete for Canada’s Under-19 National Team at the 2015 International Bowl, including University of Regina Rams linebacker Danny Nesbitt and defensive linemen Grey McKen and Eric Wicijowski.
  • Harris replaces Buratto as Interim Head Coach
    January 09, 2015
    Longtime assistant coach Wayne Harris, Jr. will take over as interim head coach of the Dinos football team following the resignation of Steve Buratto, the University of Calgary announced Friday.
  • Mike Gibson named Rams head coach
    December 30, 2014
    The University of Regina announced Monday that Mike Gibson, a coach with extensive experience at both the professional and collegiate levels, has been named the head coach of the Rams football program.
  • Buckley one of Sports Illustrated’s ‘Faces in the Crowd’
    December 18, 2014
    After an incredible season, University of Calgary Dinos quarterback Andrew Buckley is getting some face time in North America’s leading sports publication.
  • Steve Buratto named Interim Head Coach
    December 16, 2014
    Veteran Canadian Football League coach Steve Buratto has been pegged as the interim leader of the Dinos football program, the University of Calgary announced Friday.
  • CFL Scouting Bureau: Six Canada West standouts on second Top-20 prospect list
    December 10, 2014
    Bisons' Nic Demski and Dinos' Sean McEwen are top conference prospects.
  • Blake Nill named UBC Football Head Coach
    December 09, 2014
    The UBC Department of Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce Blake Nill as the 18th head coach of the UBC Thunderbirds football program.
  • Nill resigns after nine seasons
    December 08, 2014
    The University of Calgary Dinos announced Monday the resignation of football head coach Blake Nill. Nill leaves the Dinos after nine seasons at the helm, compiling a 53-19 regular season record, a 16-8 mark in the postseason, and a record-setting six consecutive Canada West championships from 2008-13.
  • Top 10 Plays of the Season
    December 05, 2014
    Counting down the best of the 2014 Canada West football season. At #1, the Manitoba Bisons pull out all the tricks in the bag to clinch a berth in the Hardy Cup!
    December 01, 2014
    The Capital One Academic All-America® College Division football team includes student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Six Dinos battle for Grey Cup Sunday in Vancouver
    November 28, 2014
    A total of six former University of Calgary Dinos are members of teams competing in Sunday’s 102nd Grey Cup in Vancouver, and five are expected to suit up in the game as the Calgary Stampeders take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for the Canadian Football League championship.
  • Buckley pulls off historic CIS awards double
    November 27, 2014
    Fourth-year University of Calgary quarterback Andrew Buckley made history Thursday night, becoming the first player to win both the Hec Crighton Trophy and the Russ Jackson Award.
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