CFL draft has CIS athletes’ best interest in mind

n co-operation with the CIS, the CFL Draft offers a sort of security blanket for its Canadian college draftees. It’s a safeguard, so to speak, which allows for CFL-drafted Canadian collegiate athletes to return to university even after being drafted, if they so choose, and continue playing football at the CIS level.

Keeping up with the Lumsdens

Of the many names that have been associated with the 1975 Gee-Gees football team, one stands out above the rest. Without a 169-yard performance by running back Neil Lumsden, it’s possible that the Vanier Cup may have never made its way to Ottawa that special season.

Former Gee-Gees in the CFL

As football season approaches and the Gee-Gees gear up to hit the field once again, let’s take a look at some former Gees that are now suited up for CFL squads.

RedBlacks cheerleaders ready for kickoff

Three-Gee-Gee cheerleaders on going pro with the RedBlacks Photo credit: Spencer Murdock University of Ottawa cheerleaders Alex Juneau, Jenny Laviolette, and Stephanie Constantinidis have just made the jump...
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Dreaming of going pro

Earlier this month, Gee-Gees fourth-year running back Brendan Gillanders and fourth-year wide receiver Simon Le Marquand participated in the Canadian Football League (CFL) Combine, the top training camp for football prospects.