This past Tuesday, nine young men of Canadian origin got that phone call from the 514 that turns them from hopeful boys into professional football players. The voice on the other end would be uttering the words, “Welcome to the Montreal Alouettes!” and just like that, lives are changed forever. The 2022 CFL Draft took … More The ALSternative – 2022 CFL Draft Recap
The Montreal Alouettes drafted some new football players this past Tuesday. With any luck, they will get a chance to step onto the field and show that they belong in the professional ranks. This 2021 CFL Draft was a challenging one for all involved, as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the traditional way of … More The ALSternative – 2021 CFL Draft Recap
It’s been a rough go of it since March 2020, but we get a little semblance of normalcy this Tuesday evening when the CFL Draft takes place on TSN and on CFL.ca Once again, the stars of tomorrow will find out where they will hopefully start their professional careers as all nine teams will select … More The ALSternative — 2021 CFL Draft Preview
The Montreal Alouettes drafted some new football players this past Thursday. Will we actually get to see them in action? Here’s hoping so. The draft is usually the unofficial start of the CFL football season. But with this world in the grips of a global pandemic, there is so much uncertainty as to whether or … More The ALSternative – 2020 CFL Draft Recap
It’s CFL Draft time!! After months of preparation, the best and the brightest football talent that this great nation has to offer will take center stage Thursday night starting at 8pm ET on TSN and on CFL.ca. As has been the case the past few years, some of this nation’s best football talent got noticed … More The ALSternative — 2020 CFL Draft Preview
When it comes to the on-field product, it’s safe to say that the dumpster fire that was the Montreal Alouettes has been extinguished. With a convincing 36-19 win on the road over the Ottawa RedBlacks, the Alouettes really made the rest of the league sit up and take notice. The Alouettes are now on a … More Alouettes go streaking in the nation’s capital
While not containing nearly as much fanfare as its NFL counterpart, the Canadian Football League draft is still an event that will draw plenty of interest for football fans in this great nation of ours. It’s where you will see the end result of the hard work that many Canadians have put into forging a … More The ALSternative — 2016 CFL Draft Preview Edition
Last night, 58 young men managed to turn years of hard work and sacrifice into a fulfillment of a dream; to have a chance to play professional football. The 2014 CFL Draft was held last night and fans were invited to watch the first round live on TSN, then the remaining rounds would be streamed … More The ALSternative — 2014 CFL Draft….BUST!