Les Maruo left his home in Japan when he was nine, grew up playing football in the U.S., then returned to play in Japan’s X League. On Thursday at the CFL’s Global Draft, the hard-hitting linebacker would like to add a CFL team to his pro resume.
Canadian linebacker and special-teamer Riley Jones, who spent four years with the Stampeders and was a member of Calgary’s 2018 Grey Cup-championship team, has announced his retirement from the Canadian Football League.
On the latest episode of The Waggle presented by Sport Clips, Donnovan Benett is joined by CFL chief financial officer and head of football operations Greg Dick, who breaks down the upcoming global draft and scouting talent from around the world.
Johnny Augustine was admittedly emotional when he went undrafted in 2017, however, he’s managed to make the most of his opportunities, as he helped the Winnipeg Blue Bombers win the 107th Grey Cup in 2019.
In our Global prospect profile series, we get analysis from a CFL official that has seen our prospects in-person or that has reviewed their film extensively over the past year. Today we start with Swedish DB William James.
As teams continue to prepare for the CFL Global Draft on April 15, CFL.ca’s Jim Morris spoke with Hamilton co-GM Shawn Burke and Edmonton GM Brock Sunderland, whose teams chose well in the 2019 Draft, finding impact players from abroad.
In the 1955 Grey Cup, Sam Etcheverry threw for 508 yards, posting numbers that were far ahead of their time. CFL.ca’s Marshall Ferguson takes a deep dive into how it happened and how remarkable that record is.