McGill football player and coach headed to IFAF world championship in Texas
MONTREAL - Dallon Kuprowski, a native of Kanata, Ont., and a quarterback with the McGill Redmen, is among 35 players named to the Canadian junior national squad that will compete at the International Federation of American Football's under-19 world championship in Austin, Texas, June 28 to July 8.
The team also features Patrick Boies, McGill's new offensive coordinator, who will be part of head coach Noel Thorpe's staff.
Kuprowski, a 5-foot-9, 170-pound arts freshman, completed 51.8 per cent of his passing attempts in eight games last fall (58 of 112) for 628 yards, one touchdown and six interceptions. He also rushed 27 times for 155 yards and one TD.
Canada is looking to improve upon a silver medal finish at the 2009 IFAF world championship in Canton, Ohio.
Other members of the coaching staff include, Warren Craney (defensive coordinator), Gilles Lezi (special teams & running backs), Michael Faulds (quarterbacks), Brian Guebert (defensive line), Kamau Peterson (receivers), Devin Murphy (defensive backs), Alain Mainguy (offensive line) and Elliott Richardson (strength & conditioning.
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