brandon smith

Getting The Job Done

July 24, 2018 | Laura Bates
Some say he’s making big plays. But Brandon Smith believes he’s just doing his job. The defensive back is now tied for the Stamps lead in interceptions at two, after forcing a red zone turnover ...


June 4, 2018 | George Johnson
There was no irresistible impulse to drop a shoulder and wallpaper the kid canvassing the press box peddling 50-50 tickets. No involuntary muscle twitches when the ball was in the air down below ...

Veteran Smith staying put

December 20, 2017 | Staff
The Stampeders have signed veteran international defensive back Brandon Smith. The native of Oakland, Calif., had been eligible to become a free agent in February. Smith has played 142 contests ...


November 24, 2017 | George Johnson
OTTAWA – Outside the conference room/holding pen, as the Stampeders began spilling out to fulfill their obligation on Grey Cup media-availability Thursday afternoon, a familiar face was ...


November 22, 2017 | George Johnson
OTTAWA – The first one, back on Nov. 28, 2008, with 66,308 onlookers congregated inside Montreal’s Big O, hurtled by like China’s Shanghai Maglev express train, which whistles along at ...

Simply D-ominating

September 16, 2017 | George Johnson
Hunted. Harassed. Harried. Hassled. Poked and prodded. Bullied and bedevilled. Tracked and tormented. Stressed and surrounded. Sacked four times. Picked off three more. Whacked around like human ...

Smitty brings security

August 22, 2017 | George Johnson
He is their safe-house. Their linchpin. A reassuring constant in a traditionally turbulent sea of change. The pass-defending equivalent of that blue security blanket Linus clings to so tightly in ...

Stamps set to once again kickoff Every Yard Counts program, presented by Shane Homes

June 27, 2017 | Max Campbell
Player representative Brandon Smith and a group of his teammates as well as members of the Outriders cheer team and Ralph the Dog will be at the Alberta Children’s Hospital on Wednesday to ...

Milestones to watch

May 27, 2017 | Staff
Bo Levi Mitchell Needs 351 passing yards for 15,000 in his career Needs eight touchdown passes for 100 in his career Needs 1,801 passing yards to move past Jeff Garcia (16,449) and into fourth ...

Players awed by visit to troops

May 2, 2017 | George Johnson
Even standing on deck in dock, taking in the Mediterranean Sea view from the Old Port of Marseilles, feeling the underlying power and sheer scope of the Canadian Royal Navy’s 4.8-tonne, 440-foot ...