May 8, 2014, LONDON, Ont. (ISN) – The 12th annual East West Bowl, presented by Under Armour, will be televised on Rogers TV, Cable 13 in the London area and broadcast and across Ontario on Rogers TV Sports+ live from TD Waterhouse Stadium in London, Ont., on Saturday.
Rogers customers will also be able to stream the game live via Rogers Anyplace TV.
The prospects game, which features over 80 CIS football players who will be eligible for the 2015 CFL Canadian draft, is set to kick off at 1 p.m. on the campus of Western University.
The East team is comprised of student-athletes representing schools from the Atlantic and Quebec conferences, as well as Queen’s, Ottawa and Toronto. The West squad is made up of players from Canada West and the remaining OUA universities.
“We’re proud of our continuing partnership with Western University and excited to bring coverage of this premier football game to our Rogers TV viewers,” says Bob Smith, Rogers TV Station Manager. “It provides an opportunity for viewers to see the talent of these outstanding CIS athletes.”
Saturday’s game will feature 11 2013 CIS All-Canadians and nearly 30 conference all-stars from across the country. The East squad will be lead by Acadia head coach Jeff Cummins, while Calgary Dinos bench boss Blake Nill will guide the West team.
In addition to personnel from CIS schools, nine CFL guest coaches have been assisting during practices throughout the week. The list includes Dan Dorazio from the BC Lions (offensive line), Corey Grant (receivers), Dennis McPhee (defensive line) and Jeff Reinebold (special teams) from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Brent Monson from the Calgary Stampeders (running backs), Buck Pierce (running backs) and Kyle Walters (defensive backs) from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Brad Miller from the Saskatchewan Roughriders (linebackers), as well as former Winnipeg head coach Paul LaPolice (quarterbacks).