Monthly Archives: March 2016

Gryphon Family suffers a loss

I received the sad news today that Anne Brown, the widow of former Gryphon Football Head Coach Dick Brown, and mother of Gryphon Hall-of-Famer Mark Brown, has passed away.  Mrs. Brown was in her 92nd year. Her family will receive friends … Continue reading

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More news on the reshaped coaching staff

This off season the Gryphon coaching staff has gone through some little noticed changes in addition to the resignation of Coach Lang and the promotion of coaches MacNeill and Grandy. Remember, RBs Coach Neil Lumsden also left the staff for … Continue reading

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FoGF holds successful reception in London

  The Friends of Gryphon Football brought their regional receptions to London for the first time. This year the events are also known as the #YatesCupVictoryTour and the London tour stop went about as well as last November’s Yates Cup game. … Continue reading

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Patience pays off for new Defensive Coordinator

There are not a lot of full-time job opportunities for football coaches in Canada. So, when Adam Grandy turned down the offer of a full-time defensive coordinator’s position at a rival OUA school a year ago, he was taking quite … Continue reading

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CFL National Combine complete

The CFL National Combine finished up in Toronto today. Guelph’s two participants were LB Curtis Newton [#42] and DT Donnie Egerter [#94]. You can find the complete testing results here. Thanks to Jeff Chan for the following photos of action … Continue reading

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Gryphons shine at CFL Regional Combine

Guelph defensive tackle Donnie Egerter may have made the headlines – story Great Eight: Egerter among prospects moving on from Toronto – but it was a pretty good day all round for Gryphons at the CFL’s Toronto regional combine. … Continue reading

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Yates Cup Victory Tour Stop #3

It was another great evening on Stop #3 of the Yates Cup Victory Tour, aka the Friends of Gryphon Football’s regional receptions. More than 50 alumni, coaches, players and family members came together for a Gryphon family evening. Wellington Brewery … Continue reading

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Tour Stop #2 in the books, #3 two days away

As always, I enjoyed the Friends of Gryphon Football regional reception in Toronto a week ago Thursday. It was great to have 3 current players – Shaq Munroe, Brandon Gordon and Gabe Ferraro – and young alumni like Curtis Rukavina … Continue reading

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