VANCOUVER – It’s always special when great student athletes decideto play their university football at UBC.
It’s even better when the student athletes are born and raised right here in Metro Vancouver.UBC Athletics and Recreation is proud to announce both Jagroop Sandhu (OL, Vancouver College) and Ryan Von Ende (OL/DL, South Delta Secondary) will sign letters of intent to join the UBC Thunderbirds football program as they look to defend their Vanier Cup championship in 2016. “The signing of Von Ende and Sandhu is very big for UBC. It’s important we are able to protect our back yard in terms of recruiting,”says Thunderbirds Football Head Coach Blake Nill.“Having two young, national prominent student athletes stay at home says a lot about the future of UBC football and the direction of which it’s travelling.”Both players will sign their letter of intents in the new, state of the art UBC Football Academic Centre on the grounds of the newly renovated Thunderbird Stadium. Both players will have their parents present when they sign. Come join us in celebrating the new era of UBC football.