Simon Fraser running back Bo Palmer was part of the program's wave of early success in the GNAC. (Photo by Ron Hole property of Simon Fraser athletics 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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The VL Podcast welcomes Bo Palmer: Simon Fraser’s record-setting running back looks back on Shrum Bowl and the school’s early days in the NCAA!

BURNABY — It’s Wednesday and time to wrap up our two-part series of Shrum Bowl memories by chatting with Simon Fraser University running back Bo Palmer. A man of many talents, Palmer not only left his mark on the NCAA-era of football at SFU, he enjoyed a little-known career as a child actor. Originally a […]

Former SFU running back Bo Palmer (left) and former UBC quarterback Billy Greene (right) will not only talk about their best football memories and their lives after the game during a two-part Varsity Letters-The Podcast series set to begin Monday, each will also reflect on playing in the last contested Shrum Bowl back in 2010, and how much the rivalry game needs to come back following the pandemic. (Photos by SFU and UBC athletics 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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VL Podcast series debuts Monday: UBC’s Billy Greene, SFU’s Bo Palmer on Shrum Bowl’s 10-year absence and their own lives in and out of football!

LANGLEY — Plans for the resumption of the best football rivalry game in the province of B.C. were not actively underway when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March.Put it all together, and the fall of 2020 marks the 10th straight season that the Shrum Bowl, that formerly annual crosstown clash between Simon Fraser and UBC, […]

SFU starting quarterback Justin Seiber says his comfort level in standing in to deliver down field is enhanced this season by the team's exciting blend of veterans and rookies along its offensive line. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Simon Fraser Clan athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Leave it to Seiber? SFU’s super-soph quarterback summered atop Burnaby Mountain, now he’s ready to make starving fan base true Seiber Believers

BURNABY — The newspaper headline said it all: Leave It To Seiber.That was back in early October of 2017, Justin Seiber’s senior year at Kentwood High, located about a half hour’s drive southeast of Seattle.In a wild and crazy North Puget Sound 4A clash, quarterback Seiber went 35-of-48 for 526 yards and four touchdowns as […]

Simon Fraser senior defensive lineman Rey Arcega, a Calgary native, will suit up for the fourth Clan head coach of his career Sept. 1 when the team opens its season at home to Oregon's Willamette Bearcats. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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SFU Football: Six seasons on, senior red-shirt walk-on Rey Arcega toils to recapture the feeling of victory as Clan opens the Ford era

BURNABY — Have you only sipped the current flavour of Kool-Aid that is part-and-parcel of the new gridiron regime atop Burnaby Mountain?

Ready to make CFL impact, Simon Fraser's Justin Buren said Friday he's ready to start the grind with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. (Photo by Dom Gagne property of SFU athletics)
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Justin Buren: Battle for wins sparks a fire in SFU’s indefatigable receiver whose next challenge is a CFL career in Hamilton

BURNABY — Justin Buren was feeling a lot of satisfaction on Friday morning for closing a chapter of his football career with every ounce of effort he could muster.Now, he’s ready to head off to Hamilton to try to start his next chapter with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.Buren, 22, was selected in the fifth round (37th […]