A linebacker gatinois made his place at the Gee Gees

Un secondeur gatinois fait sa place chez les Gee Gees

The homecoming of Kyle Rodger goes well.

The linebacker gatinois leads the defensive with the Gee Gees of Ottawa with 16 tackles in three parts this season. After having been mainly used in special units in the first game against Laurier, it has been mutated in the alignment based defensive in view of the following two parts against McMaster and Guelph.

One of his teammates in the tertiary ? One of his childhood friends Thomas Cartier.

“We played in the Vikings Gatineau “, stressed Rodger, whose father Barry was one of the founders of minor football program in 2006.

Son has played three seasons for the Griffons of Cégep de l’outaouais, then being recruited by the Carabins of the Université de Montréal. Injuries were limited to a single game during his rookie year in 2016.

A concussion suffered during a summer camp and has been forced to draw a line under last season.

“I ran out of the school, told the young man, aged 23 years. I had dizziness and memory loss. I happened to put my things in my kitchen and a few minutes later, I remembered more. It took me a month and a half for me to recover. “

Result, Rodger decided to go home.

It allowed him to be closer to her family.

The health came back, his taste for playing football, the sport he had practiced since the age of six years, also.

“I saw my friends play. In the meantime, I coachais a bit here and there. “

The athlete 5’11’ and 200 pounds, has communicated with the head coach of the Gee Gees, Jamie Barresi. The latter had tried at the time of the Griffons to attract to the University of Ottawa.

“The coach remembered me,” said Kyle Rodger.

The latter was preparing Friday for the next part of his own. The Gee Gees (2-1) will receive the visit of the Lions of York university (1-3). The following week, it will be up to the 50th edition of the game Panda vs. Carleton Place TD.

“Nobody thinks of that game. We just head our next party this Saturday. You can’t take any team lightly. Anyone can beat anyone. Look at the last week. Waterloo beat Laurier, ” said Rodger.

The Gee Gees will have to fend for themselves, however, without a Carrier. The captain of the defensive has been suspended for a game by the leaders of the conference of ontario a gesture during the victory of his own against Guelph.


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