Ravens football players prepared for CFL draft

The Canadian Football League (CFL) Combine is the signature event leading up to the CFL Draft for the nation’s best prospects to show what they can bring to any of the league’s nine teams. Five Carleton Ravens football players were invited to compete at this year’s CFL Combine held from March 23-25 in Regina, Sask., while the 2017 CFL Draft will be held on May 7. The competing Ravens were wide receivers Nate Behar and Malcolm Carter, offensive lineman Kwabena Asare, and defensive backs Nathaniel Hamlin and Tunde Adeleke. Behar is widely viewed as the top prospect at Carleton, based on the previous CFL Draft rankings, and could become the first Raven drafted into the CFL since 1995. “I am […]

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Local football recruit has eyes on first win

The Carleton Ravens football team will have more local talent on the field next season as Dimitri Vaillancourt, a wide receiver from St. Francis Xavier Catholic High School, has committed to the program. “I’ve always kind of looked up to Carleton . . . I’m really familiar with the area and my family won’t have to travel far to see me play,” Vaillancourt said. “They also have a growing football program and I know a lot of the guys on the team. I feel a part of it already.” Ravens head coach Steve Sumarah said his coaching staff has emphasized the importance of getting elite local recruits. “Our goal year in and year out is to get the top recruits […]

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