Monthly Archives: December 2011

From Guelph to the NFL and back

Hat tip to for sharing this link from the NFL Canada blog: Thomas Dimitroff, a former DB with the University of Guelph Gryphons, is now one of the most successful general managers in the NFL. Awarded The Sporting News Executive of … Continue reading

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A roster question answered, sort of

[This post began as an answer to a question in the comments section regarding the future of fifth year players Kevin Campbell, David Honig, Matt Richardson and Mark Durigon.  They each have eligibility remaining.] I imagine they would all like … Continue reading

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Preliminary thoughts on 2012 Recruiting

I have started writing posts on recruiting more than a few times in the past six weeks.  I haven’t finished any of them.  There are lots of things to write about.  And a few things I can’t share yet.  I’ve … Continue reading

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An historical perspective

Guelph is not a team that has gone through long periods without success.   If Guelph has ever gone winless in a season it must have been 50+ years ago.  Many of our OUA rivals  – McMaster, UofT, Waterloo & York – have experienced that in recent … Continue reading

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2012 OUA Schedule Released

The 2012 football schedule was released today by Ontario University Athletics.  See the full schedule here. It’s not ideal.  But there’s also nothing to really complain about.  Though I don’t like a home game on Thanksgiving Weekend. We begin the season with two consecutive … Continue reading

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Former Gryphon interviews for CFL head coach

Hamilton radio station 900 CHML reported this afternoon that former Gryphon Mike O’Shea was in Hamilton today to interview for the Tiger-Cats’ vacant head coaching position.  He has also recently interviewed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.  On Saturday Sun sports columnist Steve Simmons … Continue reading

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Gryphon Cheerleaders 2nd at PCA Nationals

Congratulations to the Guelph Gryphon Cheerleading squad for placing 2nd at this weekends PCA National Cheerleading competition.  Last year, in their very first season of competition, the Gryphon squad placed 3rd.  There will be a February competition in Guelph where you … Continue reading

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Kevin Campbell highlights

The short version of Kevin Campbell’s highlights are now on youtube.  While Campbell is a 5th year player, he does have some eligibility left so there remains a chance he could return.  Regardless, he’s had a lot of highlights in … Continue reading

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