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Fri Dec 21 2007

Ed Tait

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The story is about about Winnipeg but
this below may be more interesting,

Ed Tait's ninth annual
CFL Fans Guide to the Bowls

The meat of the season gets underway
this Saturday with three games

-- the Papajohns.com Bowl (TSN, noon),

the New Mexico Bowl (The Score, 3:30 p.m.)

and the Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl (ESPN, 7 p.m.)

Future stars

A peek at the QB prospects
playing in U.S. college bowls

whose rights are held by CFL teams:

B.C. Lions

  • Riley Skinner, Wake Forest:
    Meineke Car Care Bowl,
    Dec. 29, noon,

The Score/ESPN.

Calgary Stampeders

  • Dennis Dixon (injured),
    Oregon: Brut Sun Bowl,
    Dec. 31, 1 p.m.,

CBS

Edmonton Eskimos

  • Nate Davis, Ball State:
    International Bowl,
    Jan. 5, 11 a.m.,
    Sportsnet/ESPN2

  • Tyler Donovan, Wisconsin:
    Outback Bowl,
    Jan. 1, 10 a.m.,
    The Score/ESPN.

Toronto Argonauts

  • Colt Brennan, Hawaii:
    AllState Sugar Bowl,
    Jan. 1, 7:30 p.m., FOX.

  • Rudy Carpenter, Arizona State:
    Pacific Life Holiday Bowl,

Dec. 27, 7 p.m., The Score/ESPN.

  • Andre Woodson, Kentucky:
    Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl,
    Dec. 31, 3 p.m., TSN/ESPN.

Saskatchewan Roughriders

  • Chase Daniel, Missouri:
    Cotton Bowl, Jan. 1,
    10:30 a.m., FOX.

  • Matt Flynn, LSU:
    AllState BCS National
    Championship Game,
    Jan. 7, 7 p.m. FOX.

  • Brian Johnston, Utah:
    San Diego County Credit Union
    Poinsettia Bowl, Dec. 20, 8 p.m.,
    The Score/ESPN

  • Kellen Lewis, Indiana:
    Insight Bowl, Dec. 31,
    4:30 p.m., NFL Network.

  • Ben Mauk, Cincinnati:
    Papajohns.com Bowl,
    Dec. 22, noon, TSN/ESPN2.

  • Todd Ressing, Kansas:
    Orange Bowl, Jan. 3,
    7 p.m., FOX.

  • Jeremy Young, Southern Miss.:
    Papajohns.com Bowl, Dec. 22,
    noon, TSN/ESPN2

The homegrowns

A look at the Canadians expected
to be on rosters in the bowl games:

  • Andrew Woodruff (Victoria), OL, junior, Boise State: Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.

  • Jon Gott (Lethbridge, Alta.), OL, junior, Boise State: Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.

  • Josh Bean (Calgary), LB, senior, Boise State: Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.

  • Eric Fraser (Burnaby, B.C.), DB, sophomore, Central Michigan: Motor City Bowl.

  • Greg Wojt (Mississauga, Ont.), OL, junior, Central Michigan: Motor City Bowl.

  • Kito Poblah (Montreal), WR, redshirt freshman, Central Michigan: Motor City Bowl.

  • Kevin Challenger (Montreal; already drafted by Calgary in '07), WR, senior, Boston College: Champs Sports Bowl.

  • J'Michael Dean (Toronto), DL redshirt freshman, Michigan State: Champs Sports Bowl.

  • Mike Gyetvai (Old Castle; already drafted by Calgary in '07), OL,

  • Tom Kaczmarek (London, Ont.), OL, sophomore (not dressing due to injury), Michigan State: Champs Sports Bowl.

  • Shomari Williams (Brampton, Ont.), LB, sophomore, Houston: Texas Bowl.

  • Martin Bedard (Laval), TE/long-snapper, junior, UConn: Meineke Car Care Bowl.

  • Muhammad Petrus (St. Laurent, Que.), OL, freshman, UConn: Meineke Car Care Bowl.

  • Keith Shologan (Edmonton), DT, senior, Central Florida: AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

  • Francis Claude (Laval, Que.), TE, sophomore, Penn State: Valero Alamo Bowl.

  • Tang Bacheiye (Windsor, Ont.), DB, junior, Kansas: FedEx Orange Bowl.

  • Jamaal Westerman (Brampton, Ont.), DE, senior, Rutgers: International Bowl.

  • Jawann Westerman (Brampton, Ont.), WR, freshman, Rutgers: International Bowl.

  • Jonathan Pierre-Etienne (Montreal), DE, junior, Rutgers: International Bowl.

  • Tyler Homes (Ottawa), OL, freshman, Tulsa: GMAC Bowl.

  • Jadon Wagner (Lethbridge, Alta.) LB, freshman, BYU: Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl.

  • Lucas Garby (London, Ont.) QB, junior, Arizona State: Pacific Life Holiday Bowl.

  • Michael Carter (Windsor, Ont.) DB, senior, Maryland: Emerald Bowl.

  • Michael Kachmer (Montreal) WR, sophomore, Colorado: PetroSun Independence Bowl.

  • Jordan Willetts (Surrey, B.C.) DB, freshman, Oregon: Brut Sun Bowl.

  • Renaldo Segasse (Montreal) DL, freshman, Michigan: Capital One Bowl.

  • Trey Henderson (Vancouver) DE, freshman, USC: Rose Bowl.

  • Joseph Malabuyoc (Vancouver ) DB, freshman, Hawaii: Allstate Sugar Bowl.

  • Jason Dumas (Abbotsford, B.C.) K, redshirt freshman, New Mexico: New Mexico Bowl.

  • John Bender (Cochrane, Alta.) OL, redshirt freshman, Nevada: New Mexico Bowl

  • Peter Carriere (Laval, Que.) DB, redshirt freshman, Cincinnati: Papajohns.com Bowl.

  • Ed Tait
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