Category Archives: Gryphon Alumni

Welcome back Jacob & other CFL transactions – July 31/17

From Ticats.ca … The Tiger-Cats also announced the release of wide receiver Jacob Scarfone so he can return to Guelph University for the 2017 U Sports season. Scarfone was selected by Hamilton in the sixth round, 47th overall, in the … Continue reading

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Bombers extend Walters & O’Shea

Congratulations to former Gryphons Kyle Walters and Mike O’Shea! The pair were supposedly on the hot-seat with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in their roles as General Manager and Head Coach heading into the 2016 season. A solid 11-7 record, the … Continue reading

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Stamps extend Maver

Another former Gryphon in the CFL receives a contract extension. And, once again, Justin Dunk breaks the news on the 3-Down Nation blog – Punter Rob Maver agrees to extension with Stamps Canadian punter Rob Maver and the Stampeders have come … Continue reading

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Gryphons gather in Orillia to support Jeff Hale

Last weekend more than a dozen Gryphons gathered in Orillia to support a teammate. They came from all directions to be there – Calgary, Ottawa, London, Oakville, Burlington, Toronto, Guelph, Brampton and hometown Orillia. They were there to encourage, support … Continue reading

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Thomas Dimitroff Jr. signs 3-yr extension w. NFL Falcons

Former Gryphon player and UofG alumnus Thomas Dimitroff Jr. received some good news today as the Atlanta Falcons announced they have resigned the 1989 Ted Wildman Memorial Trophy winner. Dimitroff has also been a two time winner of the NFL … Continue reading

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Congrats to Dan MacDonald

Congratulations to Daniel MacDonald on realizing his dream of playing in the CFL! This past week MacDonald was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He made his CFL debut in yesterday’s Labour Day Classic with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Picked by … Continue reading

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Gary Jeffries coming back to where it all started

For a few weeks now, Kevin MacNeill has been wanting to bust out and share some good news. I’ve talked to him a couple of times and you could tell that he could hardly wait to be able to go … Continue reading

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More on Maver’s “perfect” punt

More on the 49-yard Rob Maver punt I mentioned yesterday from Scott Cruikshank of the Calgary Herald – Stamps veteran gets kick out of pinning enemies deep in their own zone Perhaps, he suggests, golf is the best comparison. Which makes … Continue reading

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CFL training camps are underway – part 2

I’m finally getting back to a post I hoped to finish six days ago. What’s new? In the interim, CFL Rookie Camps are complete and regular training camps got underway yesterday. There is some good news on that front as … Continue reading

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CFL training camps get underway this week

Is it June yet? No. But CFL training camps are getting underway this week. Maybe there are exceptions, but from what I’ve seen, CFL draft picks, other CFL rookies and QBs are reporting today and begin practicing tomorrow – May … Continue reading

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