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Former Hawk Kwaku Boateng signs massive extension with Edmonton Eskimos

Ranked as the number one national free agent by the Canadian Football League (CFL) as their free agency opening approaches on Tuesday, Feb. 12, Laurier alumni Kwaku Boateng received a contract extension by his current team, the Edmonton Eskimos, on Friday, Feb. 1. Boateng was given a contract extension through 2020 with a $50,000 signing bonus as well as $175,000 […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Sports ·
Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

The expectations will be at an all time high for the Laurier men’s football team next season. Anything less than a playoff appearance will be considered a failure for the defending OUA champions. With key players like Kwaku Boateng, Nakas Onyeka and Jalen Price potentially moving on to the CFL, things will only get harder for the Hawks. However, every […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, Sports ·
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Three hawks compete to get drafted into the CFL

It’s that time of the year again. The CFL combine is here and this year three Hawks will be competing to get drafted. Defensive lineman Kwaku Boateng, linebacker Nakas Onyeka and defensive lineman Jalen Price will be representing Laurier at the national event. It’s no surprise to see three Hawks being touted as potential future CFL stars, as Laurier had […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, Sports ·
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Boateng and Onyeka anticipate CFL draft

The Laurier men’s football season was capped off in phenomenal fashion, as the Hawks came back against the Western Mustangs to lift the Yates Cup. Two key players behind the Hawks’ title winning campaign were defensive lineman Kwaku Boateng and linebacker Nakas Onyeka. Boateng led the team in a number of defensive categories, including sacks, forced fumbles and knockdowns, while […]

by Pranav Desai· · Football, Sports ·
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The end of the road: Laval defeats Laurier in Uteck Bowl

Telus Stadium at the University of Laval was the venue as the Laval Rouge et Or and the Laurier Golden Hawks were ready to square off in the national semi-final Uteck Bowl. The stadium was lively early on, with more than 13,000 fans in attendance and almost all of them wearing the Laval red and gold. The introductions were finished, the […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
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Boateng No. 1 CIS prospect

Last Thursday, the official prospect rankings published by the CFL scouting bureau were released. To no one’s surprise, Laurier’s star defensive lineman, Kwaku Boateng was ranked No. 2 overall and the No. 1 ranked CIS prospect available in the upcoming 2017 CFL draft. Boateng and the Golden Hawks have kicked off the 2016-17 season 3-0, defeating Queens, York and most […]

by Rob Fifield· · Football, Sports ·
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Hawks to play in East West Bowl this Saturday

Once again, the 2016 East West Bowl will be hosted by McGill University running through May 10-14. The five-day event will allow the top Canadian Interuniversity Sport players to showcase their talents to scouts prior to heading into their final year of post-secondary football. The experience includes three days of practices, a combine for participating players, a CFL free-agent camp, […]

by Arman Aryapour· · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier’s top 10 2015-16 moments

The Cord Sports team counts down the top moments in Laurier sports

by Drew Yates· · More Sports, Sports ·