1 | My university jersey
I had a tumultuous football career at Queen’s. I tore my hamstring in second year, and it took me a while to get back to form. This jersey is from my last year, when I went All-Canadian. It symbolizes everything university was to me—a process of self-discovery in athletics and in life.
2 | My first catch
In my first game playing for the Argos—my first game in the CFL—I was lucky enough to catch a pass from Damon Allen, one of the best quarterbacks in the history of the league. It was a great feeling, something I’d dreamed about since I was 12 years old. And I got to keep the ball.
3 | My other sport
I don’t watch football now that I’m not playing, but I never miss a Montreal Canadiens game. I would give anything—my five years in the CFL—to play just one shift in the NHL.
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I was sucked in by the infomercial, and it’s the toughest thing I’ve ever done in my life. I throw up after every workout. Because it’s all cardio, it helps me stay lean. I don’t want to turn 30 and be at my football weight, hulking and with bad knees.
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