Monthly Archives: April 2014

Gala prep in the books

Just like a big game, hours and hours of work have gone into the preparations for the 4th Annual Gryphon Football Gala Dinner. Now we are really just waiting for the “kickoff” on Saturday. The doors open and the cocktails start being served at … Continue reading

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Guelph great Gerry Organ still kicking

Gerry Organ had a Hall of Fame career as a Gryphon. A punter, kicker and wide receiver while at Guelph, Organ was an All-Canadian in 1969. He joined the Ottawa Rough Riders in 1971 and was inducted into the Gryphon Hall … Continue reading

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Gryphons introduce 2014 recruiting class

As they have done since 2009, the University of Guelph football program had a formal introduction of their 2014 recruiting class yesterday. For the fifth straight year that has included a Recruit Family Luncheon at the Cutten Club. That luncheon … Continue reading

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More on Gryphon/CFL connections

For the third time this week … more on former Gryphon players working in the CFL. This time Justin Dunk did the writing. You can find his latest story – Bombers in good hands heading into the draft – over … Continue reading

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Update on Gryphons in the CFL

No sooner do I write a post noting the involvement, or prospective involvement, of eight Gryphons in the CFL this year than the Toronto Argonauts make an announcement I hadn’t figured on. But it’s all good. Very good news in fact for … Continue reading

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CFL prospects of Gryphon players

Spring football is over for the Gryphons. Our student-athletes are in the midst of their final exams. But things are just heating up on several other Canadian football fronts. The OVFL held their annual Prospects Game yesterday. This week Team … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on winter/spring season (video)

The Gryphons wrapped up their Winter/Spring practices with the combined practice/scrimmage Saturday. Every OUA team is allowed to hold 20 off-season practices. Guelph took full advantage of that. Not every team does. It’s demanding on the players and coaching staff, but exemptions … Continue reading

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The Mercury’s take on spring camp

I saw the Mercury’s Rob Massey was on the field taking in the combined practice and scrimmage with Laurier yesterday. This afternoon his story has gone up on – Gryphon football hopefuls look for spots on dress roster. Massey rightly … Continue reading

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Report on scrimmage with WLU – Apr 5/14

The day wasn’t what you would have hoped for to close out the spring football season. While it didn’t rain it wasn’t pleasant for an April afternoon. A steady north wind turned 2C into -4C with the wind chill. The … Continue reading

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Friday afternoon thoughts – April 4/14

I have seen lots of positive feedback to the news that Guelph will take on the Montreal Carabins in Montreal on August 24. I’ve received messages or read comments from Halifax, Quebec City and Montreal right thru to Vancouver. CIS fans … Continue reading

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