Langley Rams Head Coach Howie Zaron is pleased to announce that Carlo DeCoste, a 2016 BC High School Football AAA All Star, has committed to play for the Canadian Junior Football League club for the 2019 season.
The 6’1″ 280lb defensive lineman is a product of the Notre Dame Jugglers high school football program.
Welcome to the Rams Family Carlo!
The BC Lions announced the signing of 22 year old Langley Rams receiver Jevon Cottoy to a multi year contract today, the 6’5″ 230lb Calgary native joined the Rams this season and was quickly regarded as the most dominating receiver in the Canadian Junior Football League.
Cottoy finished the BCFC regular season with 39 receptions for 657 yards and 8 touchdowns in 8 games played… he then took it to another level with one of the most dominating performances in Junior Football playoff history, notching 25 receptions for 645 yards and 8 touchdowns in four post season games played.
The former Calgary Colt had 7 receptions for 246 yards and 4 touchdowns in the Rams BCFC Semi-Final win over the VI Raiders, 4 for 110 yards in the BCFC Cullen Cup win over the Okanagan Sun, 9 for 180 yards and 3 touchdowns in the CJFL National Semi-Final win over the Hamilton Hurricanes and 5 for 109 yards and a touchdown in their Canadian Bowl National Championship loss to Saskatoon.
Langley Rams Junior Football Club President Dana Matheson is pleased to announce that Derek Henneberry has accepted the position of team General Manager.
Derek was a member of Howie Zaron’s 2018 coaching staff, his receiving corps were an integral part of a Rams season that included a Cullen Cup BCFC Championship victory, Baron Trophy CJFL Semi-Final win over Hamilton and a National Championship appearance vs Saskatoon.
Matheson is quick to praise Derek for his organizational skills and sees him as a natural fit as GM “We’ve identified Derek as someone that we feel has a very bright future in this role, he is intelligent, forward thinking, well prepared in all facets and has a great football IQ” Matheson said
Henneberry is a Rams Alumnus and was a reliable receiver for the club in 2003, 04 and the Cullen Cup winning 2005 season, the Surrey native played his final year of Junior eligibility in Kelowna in 2006.
Derek is a graduate of Surrey’s Queen Elizabeth Secondary and grew up on the football fields of Bear Creek Park, where he played at every level, from Atom to Midget, for the North Surrey Minor Football Organization.
Derek was a member of Zaron’s Chilliwack Huskers coaching staff in 2007 and 2008 and coached with the North Surrey Bears Midget program from 2012 to 2017, he spent the first four seasons as the Bears offensive coordinator and the final two as Head Coach.
During his time coaching the Bears they appeared in three Provincial Midget Championship games and they took home the top prize in 2014.
Henneberry is a Commercial Account Manager at Westland Insurance in White Rock and Matheson likes what he brings to the club “Derek’s business experience will be an asset to our organization, not only as GM but as a working member of our team of volunteers, having him in this role helps us as a club in many areas” Matheson added.
Derek, who resides in Langley with his wife Lauren and their toddler son Maddox, has hit the ground running and is already working hard in preparation for the 2019 season “I am happy to take on this role and there is a lot of work to do, I am looking forward to building on the clubs successes of 2018 and expect big things for this group in 2019” he stated.
The Langley Rams Annual Awards Dinner took place on December 3rd at the Redwoods Golf Course.
Awards were presented to the following players for their outstanding play during the 2018 season.
MVP: Jevon Cottoy
Offensive Player of the Year: Duncan Little
Offensive Rookie of the Year: Ross Baykey
Defensive Player of the Year: Anthony Blackwell
Defensive Rookie of the Year: Kairo Hassan
Coaches Award: Stephen Legare
Lineman of the Year: Charles Nwoye
Most Improved Player: Liam Stewart
Special Teams Player of the Year: Jaden Sheilan