The McGill Redmen football team had an inauspicious debut in their 132nd season-opener at Kingston, Sunday, dropping a 23-9 decision at Queen's in preseason play at Richardson Stadium.
The Canadian national junior team jumped out to a 10-0 first half lead and went on to stun top-seeded Team USA 23-17 to capture gold at the International Federation of American Football Under-19 championship in Burger Stadium in Austin, Texas on Saturday night. The Canadian squad featured McGill sophomore quarterback Dallon Kuprowski of Kanata, Ont., and Redmen offensive coordinator Patrick Boies.
The 1962 McGill Redmen football team, which will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their magical Yates Cup league championship this fall, is among five new additions announced recently for induction to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame.
Football player Mark Joncas is among five new additions announced recently for induction to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame.
The late Air Vice-Marshall Frank McGill is among five new additions announced recently for induction to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame. Once referred to by The Canadian Press as "a hazel-eyed superman", McGill was also inducted to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1959 and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1965.
Randy Chevrier, a McGill grad playing with the Calgary Stampeders, is among a record total of 145 players from CIS institutions that are listed on Canadian Football League rosters going into the 2012 CFL season, which is set to get under way Friday night.