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2023 BC Lions Training Camp kicks off this week in Kamloops. Catch the latest interviews, recaps, and news right here.
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🎥 TC Day 12 | Rick Campbell
Coach Rick on what he expects from a couple of key position groups for Saturday’s pre-season tilt in Saskatchewan.
🎥 TC Day 12 | Jonathan Kongbo
Newly signed defensive end Jonathan Kongbo on how he sees himself fitting in with this impressive Lions defence.
🎥 TC Day 12 | Dom Davis
Quarterback Dom Davis on the camp life in Kamloops and goals ahead of pre-season game in Saskatchewan.
Belgian Freight Train Debaillie Turning Heads In Kamloops
Written by Evan Tate- Lions’ defensive lineman Tibo Debaillie took advantage of the opportunity the team gave him last season in what was his second CFL campaign. The 6’2” Belgian has quickly become one of the best Global players the Lions have ever seen, suiting up in all 18 games for BC in 2022, recording an impressive 20 tackles and three sacks. “It was the best thing that could have happened for me, for my career. Just getting the trust from Coach Bowman and Coach [Ryan Phillips] and ...
🎥 TC Day 10 Recap | Newer Vets Settling In
Matt Baker breaks down a few tidbits from day ten, including a new-look offensive line and an update on one of the newer additions in the secondary.
🎥 TC Day 9 Recap | Hitting The Reset Button
The Lions were back on the field for a back-to-back following Sunday’s off-day. How is Ben Hladik looking with the starters? Plus, hear from a young receiver hopeful.
Lions Sign National DL Kongbo, Release Lemon & Herdman-Reed
(Kamloops)- The BC Lions announced today they have signed National defensive lineman Jonathan Kongbo. Kongbo (6’5, 266 lbs)- most recently suited up in three regular season contests with the Denver Broncos in 2022 after signing a reserve/futures deal in January. Selected in round one (fifth overall) by Winnipeg in the 2019 CFL Draft, Kongbo recovered from a serious injury suffered in his final college game by making his pro debut in August of that year. He would record ten tackles and a ...
Nobody Outworks Terry Williams, Except Likely His Mother
Written by Evan Tate- Terry Williams enjoyed his breakout CFL season last year, submitting himself as a premier kick returner in this league. Starting the season with the REDBLACKS, the 5’9” speedster was traded to the Lions in Week 12 and continued to perform at the highest level, ending the season as the CFL leader in kick return yards, and fourth on punt returns. Although he didn’t receive any college offers coming out of high school, Williams always had his eyes set on pro football and ...
🎥 TC Day 6 | Justin McInnis
New Lions’ receiver Justin McInnis on how he sees himself fitting in with a good receiving corps.
🎥 TC Day 5 | Shawn Lemon
Shawn Lemon on his first Kamloops camp experience and the overall competition amongst the defensive line through five days.
🎥 TC Day 5 | Michael Couture
Michael Couture on early reviews of his first Lions camp and how the offensive line has gelled right away.
🎥 TC Day 4 | Rick Campbell
Head coach Rick Campbell on moving Wednesday’s workout indoors and what he sees from youngsters and veterans so far this camp.
🎥 TC Day 4 Recap | Movin' Inside
The smoke moved activity indoors on Wednesday but it didn’t prevent us from catching up with Dane Evans and Ryan Phillips.
🎥TC Day 2 Recap | Defence Responding
Matt Baker checks in following a single morning practice in Kamloops where a couple of defensive veterans stepped up and a new-look offensive line is taking shape.
News And Notes | Training Camp Day 1
The sun arose early over the Kamloops mountains while the temperature was already flirting with 30 degrees Celsius as practice broke around 11:45 am. That’s all you need to know about how right it felt for the 2023 BC Lions to have all hands on deck for the first time this season. Main camp at Hillside Stadium kicked off with a ‘back-to-back’ power session on Sunday morning. The first practice was only in helmets while pads came out for the second portion. As is always the ...
🎥 TC Day 1 Report | Pace Was On Point
Matt Baker checks in from day one of training camp in Kamloops where highlights included some acrobatic catches and defensive leaders stepping up.
🎥 TC Day 1 | Dom Rhymes
Receiving leader Dominique Rhymes on his highlight reel catch and being back out on the Kamloops turf with all of his Lion teammates.
🎥 Rick Campbell Recaps Rookie Camp In Kamloops
Coach Rick discusses a productive three days of work with the rookies and says the evaluation process will be tough with several good players at key positions.
Varga Ready For Rookie Opportunity With Lions
Written by Evan Tate- After a productive rookie camp in Kamloops, the Lions’ 2022 third-round draft pick has begun the next chapter of his life. Linebacker Ryder Varga was selected 29th overall last May before opting to return to the University of Regina to finish his degree. Varga then inked his first pro contract with the Lions this past winter. “Before the draft happened, I told the teams that I was going back to school no matter what, just to finish my degree, I had just three ...
Hollins Processes Meat, Extra Reps In Year Two
As his second CFL season kicks into high gear in Kamloops, Alexander Hollins has been focused on adding some more meat. Yes, the 6’0 target has worked hard in the gym to ensure the grind of another camp will come more naturally. One of the off-field jobs he took pride in this winter back in Mississippi involved real meat. “I helped my stepdad process dear meat, wild hogs, cleaning fish,” begins Hollins on this gorgeous day in Kamloops. “We also processed moose one ...
🎥 Mini-Camp | Siriman Bagayogo
Second-round draft pick Siriman Bagayogo on getting the call from Lions, attending Kansas City Chiefs mini-camp and fitting in with fellow rookies in Kamloops.
🎥 Mini-Camp | Judd Erickson
Quarterback Judd Erickson on a productive morning session in Kamloops and the luxury of learning from Lions veteran pivots early in camp.
Neil McEvoy On Legacy Of Joe Kapp, 2023 Training Camp & More
Co-GM Neil McEvoy on the death of Joe Kapp and what the quarterback meant to this franchise. Neil also tees up 2023 training camp.
🎥 Vernon Adams Jr. Media Availability | May 9
Vernon Adams Jr. on beginning this season as number one QB, benefits of off-season workouts and overall excitement for camp.