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Two more Gryphons crack CFL rosters

Congratulations to John Rush and Jacob Scarfone on making CFL rosters for the first time! Linebacker-turned-fullback Rush made the active roster of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in his second training camp with the team. The Bombers have a Week 1 … Continue reading

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Latest from Winnipeg

From the Winnipeg Free Press – Eager Canadian driving offensively in Rush-hour gridlock at Bomber camp Canadian linebacker gets offensive ‘Tough and crafty’ Rush taking reps at fullback as team gears up for season By Jeff Hamilton John Rush doesn’t … Continue reading

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One CFL Gryphon announces his retirement

Early this evening former Gryphon offensive lineman Jake Piotrowski announced his retirement from the Montreal Alouettes. Piotrowski shared that news via his Facebook page. Today with my family and friends support entering what would have been my fifth training camp as … Continue reading

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16 Gryphons in CFL camps this week

CFL training camps got underway across the league today. By my count there will be 19 Gryphons in CFL training camps. That includes three in coaching and management – Kyle Walters, Mike O’Shea and Jarryd Baines – in addition to 16 … Continue reading

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Another Gryphon to the NFL

Congratulations to former Gryphon linebacker Curtis Rukavina on being hired by the Buffalo Bills! Rukavina is the third Gryphon to land an NFL job, joining Thomas Dimitroff Jr. [General Manager, Atlanta Falcons] and Chris Rossetti [Pro Scout,  Miami Dolphins]. From … Continue reading

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Augustine signs with Esks as a free agent

The failure of any CFL team to select Johnny Augustine was one of the bigger surprises of this past Sunday’s draft. This #CFLDraft was so unpredictable. Many suprises occurred for example @guelph_gryphons RB, Johnny Augustine wasn't picked . — Casey … Continue reading

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Random Tidbits on CFL & NFL drafts

Counting down the days – @CFL Draft May 7 – 🏈#HardestWorkingManIKnow @Jaugustin27 👊🏽 pic.twitter.com/STw0ee5Fl3 — Gryphon Football (@GryphonFootball) May 3, 2017 ♦ The name of Johnny Augustine appeared on everyone’s list to players who most impressed at the CFL’s National … Continue reading

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Rush embraces a change of position

John Rush talks with Winnipeg media after the first day of the Bombers mini camp about his transition from linebacker to fullback. Rush opens up on how he has transitioned his game and the advice he has received from friends around … Continue reading

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Former Gryphon Mike O’Shea to be inducted into Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Back on March 23, The Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum (CFHOF) announced its class of 2017. Former University of Guelph All Canadian linebacker and long-snapper Mike O’Shea was named a part of the stellar class. There is not really … Continue reading

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FoGF regional receptions kick off in Niagara

Last week saw the first of 2017’s Friends of Gryphon Football regional receptions take place in Niagara. Almost 50 people turned out to the St. Catharines Golf & Country Club. The crowd included former Gryphons and family members, a half dozen … Continue reading

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