VANCOUVER — In those on-field moments, when he breaks contain and puts his feet to work, UBC Thunderbirds’ quarterback Michael O’Connor is a guy that can make you miss.
BURNABY — Simon Fraser University may not have won a football game this past season, but Canadian Football League scouts saw plenty of talent atop Burnaby Mountain, its teams selecting a total of four Clan players Sunday in the CFL draft.
It’s May 4, and the countdown to kickoff and the start of the 2017 Great Northwest Athletic Conference football season for the Simon Fraser Clan is exactly 120 days.
VANCOUVER — While gaining an invitation to the New York Giants rookie mini-camp offers UBC Thunderbirds’ receiver Alex Morrison no guarantee of an NFL future, recent history has shown that his particular destination packs a ton of karma in the pursuit of a professional football career.
VANCOUVER — Parker Simson came to UBC hoping to get his foot in the door with both the football and basketball programs.
BURNABY — Jordan Herdman was hoping to see his name flash across the screen Saturday during the final four rounds of the NFL draft.
VANCOUVER — Paul Orazietti came back with a lot of memories from his stint in China this past summer as an assistant coach for Canada at the World Under-19 football championships.
VANCOUVER — The visits, both those to living rooms across the country and around the sprawling Point Grey campus, are complete.
If you’re a passionate believer in the importance of B.C.’s annual crosstown university football rivalry, you’re no doubt thirsty for the return of the Shrum Bowl.
BURNABY — It’s actually going to happen.A covered athletic field house to stage football games at Simon Fraser University first reached the stage of artist renderings in the early 1990s.