Now that is a counter play. On the whole, Atlantic University Sport football has struggled over the last half-decade to earn respect on a national level across CIS. But that is not the be-all, end-all of the university football experience; the Uteck and Mitchell Bowl national semifinals and Vanier Cup comprise but two weeks of a three-month season.
No AUS team was ranked in the first CIS football top 10 poll of the season and no league member has competed in the Vanier since 2007. So that was obviously hot-button during the league's preseason news conference on Wednesday, but you have to love the way Acadia Axemen coach Jeff Cummins turned it around.
From Chris Cochrane:
“The reality at the end of the day is Calgary is going to win, Laval is going to win and Western is going to win,” Cummins said at the news conference.
“They’ve got more money than anybody knows what to do with and they are going to continue to be getting more money than they know what to do with. There is aRead More »from 'Here, there’s parity': Acadia Axemen coach Jeff Cummins calls out other CIS football conferences for lack of competitiveness