Monthly Archives: July 2011

Five players who need to have breakout seasons

In college football there is a significant turnover on the roster every season.  Each year a team needs new players to step up and fill the voids left by graduating players.  If Guelph is going to improve on last season’s … Continue reading

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Updated timelines

The annual Friends of Gryphon Football golf tournament tees it up Friday August 12, that’s only 13 days from today.  You need to pre-register on-line at FoGF Golf tournament registration.  If you can’t make it for the golf but still want … Continue reading

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Gryphons preview from

Gryphons looking to soar in 2011 Ring Ring Ring Click “Hello this is Stu Lang the head coach of the 2011 Yates cup Champions. Please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can.” … Continue reading

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Medicine Hat News writes about recruit TJ Ross

From the July 22 edition Darren Steinke writes about our OT recruit: Relative newcomer Ross rises through the ranks   When Taylor Ross came to Medicine Hat High School half way through his Grade 10 year, it wouldn’t be an understatement … Continue reading

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Gryphons & Bears

It only makes sense that there would be strong connections between the Gryphon football program and the Guelph Bears of the OVFL.  I would think in the past decade there may have been more than a dozen players from the OVFL Guelph … Continue reading

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Newly raised funds already at work

The money recently raised by Friends of Gryphon Football was earmarked for a clear purpose – to support Gryphon recruiting and scholarships.  Our coaches are already putting it to good use. The premier national event for scouting and recruiting elite future prospects is … Continue reading

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Gryphon people, news & links – July 12

♦ Team Canada has won their opening two games at the IFAF World Championships in Austria with Nick FitzGibbon and Jedd Gardner contributing in the victories.  Canada won the opener 45-10 over France.  In game 2 Canada defeated the host Austrian … Continue reading

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Season kicks off eight weeks today

Labour Day afternoon – 56 days from this very day – the Gryphon’s will kick-off their regular season schedule against the Ottawa GeeGees.  Even better news, its only 47 days ’til the Gryphons face the Concordia Stingers in an exhibition game at … Continue reading

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Former CFLer Marcello Simmons new DBs coach

The Gryphon’s new defensive backs coach brings a considerable amount of professional experience with him.  Not only did Marcello Simmons coach six seasons with the Toronto Argonauts but he had an extensive professional playing career in the CFL and NFL.  Simmons … Continue reading

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