RedBlacks' Medeiros a diamond in the rough

The Ottawa RedBlacks practiced at their new stadium Friday June 27, 2014. The media as well as the...

The Ottawa RedBlacks practiced at their new stadium Friday June 27, 2014. The media as well as the players got to see all the work that is being done at to get the field ready for the opening night, July 18. Robin Medeiros is shown here during practice. (Tony Caldwell/QMI Agency)

DON BRENNAN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:16 PM ET

The RedBlacks showed last weekend the open tryouts they held were not a waste of time.

From them emerged Robin Medeiros, a 26-year old wide receiver who upon leaving Bishop's after the 2007 season tried to catch the CFL's attention by playing junior football.

That didn't work, and neither did previous plans to make it to the professional ranks as a walk-on, for one reason or another.


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