Three minutes into the game, the final outcome was already clear. On their first three possessions, the Laval Rouge et Or (4-1) scored a touchdown and picked off the McGill Redmen (2-3) twice, leading to three scores in two and a half minutes.
Rapoport, a McGill alumni, is the NFL Director of Football Development, a position tasked with developing the game in order to connect qualified people with NFL jobs. Born in Vancouver, Rapoport isn’t a typical candidate for a high ranking position within the league. Her position was previously occupied by former Baltimore Raven Matt Birk.
McGill Redmen football’s (2-2) offence stalled in a 20-11 defeat to the Sherbrooke Vert et Or (2-2), on a blustery Sept. 24 day at McGill’s Molson Stadium. It was a disappointing loss for the Redmen, who led the Vert et Or for the first three quarters of the game. Sherbrooke, however, capitalized on McGill’s inability to find the endzone after the first quarter, stringing together some impressive fourth-quarter drives to put the game out of reach for the home team.
The first two weeks of the NFL season have been confusing for NFL players. The opening game of the season saw the league return to the 1970s when big hits and headshots were commonplace. Specifically, in week one, Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton, one of the biggest quarterbacks in the […]
A packed Molson Stadium roared as the McGill Redmen (2-1) took the field against the Bishop’s Gaiters (0-3) on Friday Sept 16. The fervour of the spectators was matched only by the intensity of the gameplay, which ended in a decisive 43-to-9 victory for the Redmen.
Allen Robinson A breakout star in 2015, Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson is once again primed for a tremendous season. Though his 14-touchdown accomplishment last year will be tough to match, his reception total should experience a spike with an improving Blake Bortles at the helm. Robinson’s 6-foot-3, 220-pound […]
NFC North Green Bay Packers The Packers are looking to bounce back after an underwhelming 2015-16 campaign. With receiver Jordy Nelson back from a season-ending ACL surgery and a leaner Eddie Lacy in the backfield, Green Bay’s offence should return to top form. As long as quarterback Aaron Rodgers is […]
On Saturday, May 14, McGill hosted the 14th annual East-West Bowl, an all-star game and showcase featuring the season’s top football prospects from Canadian universities. Four McGill players entering their senior year played with and against rival CIS talent from around the league. Offensive lineman Qadr Spooner, defensive back Charles-William […]
It’s official: Baylor University is the master of subterfuge. At a time when sports media is ever more scrutinous of allegations of sexual assault and misconduct by high-profile players, Baylor managed to keep its case of sexual assault away from the headlines. One of the best college football programs in the […]
1. It’s all about the gadgets The adage goes it’s not the camera that takes great photos, it’s the person behind it. Not so true for sports. A photographer at the Olympics may carry on him two Canon 5Ds ($6000), a wide angle zoom lens such as a 24-70mm f/2.8 […]