Baines' great numbers and awards earned him some recognition professionally, since he was recently signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders and will attend training camp in May.
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.
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.