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Chris Hofley

Communications Manager

REDBLACKS seek best available prospect in CFL Draft

May 3, 2022 | Chris Hofley
On the Friday before the CFL Draft, Shawn Burke is a man with a plan. The first-year Ottawa REDBLACKS General Manager, along with his football operations staff and the team’s coaches, have been ...

Former REDBLACKS picks reflect on their CFL Draft experiences

May 2, 2022 | Chris Hofley
For a Canadian football player, every CFL Draft Day experience is a little different. But like any potentially life-changing experience, there is one common factor. Emotion. Lots of emotion. ...

Shaq Johnson finds new football family in Ottawa

April 8, 2022 | Chris Hofley
Shaq Johnson is looking forward to joining his new football family. Family, after all, is a big part of what drew the new REDBLACKS receiver to football in the first place. A welcoming refuge ...

Receiver Darvin Adams’ long football journey brings him to Ottawa

March 23, 2022 | Chris Hofley
Darvin Adams always knew he could ball. As a kid growing up in Canton, Mississippi, Adams regularly squared off against a selection of cousins and buddies outside of his grandmother’s house. He ...

Unfinished business brings Will Arndt back to where it all started

January 21, 2022 | Chris Hofley
Will Arndt has some unfinished business to attend to. More than two years since he last put on his No. 8 Ottawa REDBLACKS jersey, the many happy memories the retired quarterback has of his time ...

Not ducking around: Hodges to dress for first CFL game Saturday

October 22, 2021 | Chris Hofley
A new face will Duck into the lineup on Saturday in Hamilton. Other than providing an outlet for cheesy wordplay, Devlin “Duck” Hodges will dress for his first career CFL game against the ...

On and off the field, REDBLACKS original Nigel Romick doing things the right way

October 17, 2021 | Chris Hofley
Nigel Romick is a really nice guy. Sure, he and his 6-foot-5, 241-pound body will crush you if you happen to be wearing shoulder pads and an opposition jersey, but otherwise, the 30-year-old from ...

Antoine Pruneau: The Player

March 2, 2020 | Chris Hofley
Antoine Pruneau has been a huge piece of the Ottawa REDBLACKS since Day 1, both off and on the field. This month, we’ll look at what his presence has meant to the team and the city in this ...

2017 REDBLACKS: Best of the best

December 21, 2017 | Chris Hofley
After 19 games over four months and some 5,500 passing yards and 450-plus points scored, the REDBLACKS season came to an end. And while the campaign to defend last year’s Grey Cup title ended ...

The Kids Are Alright | REDBLACKS roster youngest in CFL

November 11, 2017 | Chris Hofley
The kids are alright. Or maybe even better than just alright, at least in Ottawa, where the playoff-bound REDBLACKS are tied for the lowest average age in the nine-team CFL. With a team average ...