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June 14, 2017

2017 TRAINING CAMP DIARY

Football is back as the BC Lions endure three weeks of grueling camp in preparation to kick off the season & capture a seventh Grey Cup title in 2017! Check back daily as our digital team updates you with the latest news, video & photos from Kamloops.

BC Lions Training Camp starts on Sunday, May 28th at Hillside Stadium adjacent to the campus of Thompson Rivers University. A three-day mini camp for first-year Lions will take place from Thursday, May 25 – Saturday, May 27. 

For the daily schedule, transactions, updated roster & training camp guide, click here 

 

 📝 Camp Breaks: One Goal Down
🎥 Jennings: “The main thing has been improving every day.”
🎥 Yell: “I’m excited to show the world what they missed.”

 

📝 Baker’s Dozen: First Year Standouts In Kamloops
🎥 Brooks: “It’s gotten pretty heated. We’re ready to win.”
🎥 Buono: “We created a challenge of gladiators.”

 


📝 Day 16 Report: Homecoming Of Sorts
📝 Marquis Jackson: The D-Lineman On Top Of The Cake
🎥 DeQuin Evans: I’m super hungry to win 🎥
🎥 Shaq Johnson: “It’s great to be back on the field with my brothers.”

📝 Alex Ross: The Long Road To BC 
🎥 Best Moments of Fan Fest 2017!

📝 Receivers Shine In Saturday’s Live Scrimmage
📝 Fanfest! Tonight in Kamloops!
📝 BC Lions Release 12 Players From Roster

📝 Training Camp Day 13 Report: Never Stop Improving
🎥 Best In The League: Fastest Player
🎥 Travis Lulay: “We know it’s a clean slate, a brand new season.”
🎥 Buddy Jackson: “I came here to win a job. I don’t fear change.”

📝 Day 12 Report| Back To The Drawing Board
🎥 Buono: “Remaining practices will help us make decisions.”
 📝 Micah Awe| Man of Many Talents
🎥 Maxx Forde: “We saw some good things. We’re going to get after it.”
🎥 David Foucault: This is a tough camp and we’re working hard.”
📝 Breaking Down The Receivers

📝Roar Report: Lions Rally Late, But Fall In Calgary 
🎥 Buono Post-Game: “There is lots of work to be done.”
🎥 Alex Ross Post-Game: “I always bounce back.”
🎥 Josh Harris: “I’m just happy to be back on the field.”

 

📝 Lions Invade Calgary For Pre-Season Clash
🎥 Buono: “I’m anxious to see these guys perform.”
🎥Micah Awe: “Competition is the process of getting what you want.”
🎥 Corey Jones Excited For Game Action

📝 Training Camp Day 8 Report: Intensity
🎥 Arceneaux: “Everyone’s temper and patience grows thin.”
🎥 TJ Lee: “It’s not easy coming back, but I am progressing.”
📸 Training Camp Night Practice Photo Gallery 

 📝 McDonald: The Next Generation.
🎥 Williams: “I am looking forward to ramping it up.”

📝 Breaking Down The Special Teams
📸 Day 5 and 6 Photo Gallery
🎥 Husband: “Hard to believe I am in my seventh camp.”

🎥 Lumbala:”It’s time to get back to championship football.”
🎥 Deon Long: “You have to be detailed or they’ll be all over you.”
📝 Breaking Down The Running Backs

📝 Breaking Down The Defensive Line
📝 Training Camp Day 5 Report: Momentum
📝 A Visit From A Legend
🎥 Jeremiah Johnson: “The aggression is coming. Right when we need it.”
🎥 Buono: I think they opened a lot of people’s eyes.”
🎥 Khari Jones: “We’re going a bit faster than we normally would.”

 

📝 Training Camp Day 4 Report: Learning The Ropes 
🎥 Anthony Gaitor On Start of Training Camp And Return to Lions
🎥 Buono: “The QB’s have been very solid.”
🎥 Washington: “The competition has been stiff.”
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 Day 3 & 4 Photo Gallery

 

📝 Training Camp Report Day 3: Pads and Trash Talk
🎥 Buono: “It’s going to be very competitive.”
📝 Breaking Down The Defensive Backs
🎥 Parker: “It’s surreal to think  about how long i’ve been here.”

 📝Breaking Down The Offensive Line 
📝Lions Bring Back Anthony Gaitor
📝 “Papa Smurf” Yell Takes On New Role
🎥 Vaillancourt: “I will be more ready in every aspect.”  🎥 Elimimian: “It doesn’t start in October. It starts now.”

📝 Training Camp Day 1 Recap: Calm Before Storm 
📸 Training Camp Day 1 Photo Gallery
📝 Breaking Down The Linebackers
🎥 Jennings: “If we’re content about last year, we won’t get better.”
🎥 Buono: “You don’t replace Adam Bighill. You find the next great player.”
📝 2017 Training Camp Preview: Buckle Up

📝 2017 Training Camp Preview: Buckle Up
📸 Best Photos From Day Three
🎥 Buono recaps mini-camp: You see growth and potential.” 
🎥 Keith Price: “Man, these guys are flying.”
🎥 Alex Ross: “The goal is to improve every day.”

📸 Best Photos From Day Two
📝 Mini-Camp Recap: Day Two
📝 Deon Long: The Redemption
🎥 Herdman: “This is pretty much a second home.”
🎥 Hamlin: “The extra pressure is always good.”

 📸 Best Photos From Day One
📝 Mini-Camp Recap: Day One 
🎥 Luke: “I’m confident I can learn and play fast.”
🎥 Vandervoort: “It’s exciting. Already lots of learning.”
📝 Hokie Adds Intrigue To Defensive Line

 

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🎥 Buono On Mini-Camp: “The athletes fill our needs.”
📝 Matt Baker: 3 Things To Watch At Mini-Camp
📝 Quotables: The Best Parts About Kamloops
📝 Quotables: Vets Remember First Training Camp

 

 

Training Camp Guide & Rosters

 

Mini-Camp Roster & Depth Chart

Training Camp Roster

Training Camp Depth Chart

 

 

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