Canada hasn’t had more than two players drafted in any of the previous 20 years, and from 2001 to 2010, not a single Canadian was selected. Leo Rautins, Canada’s former national coach who was picked by the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 1983 draft, said that kind of drought likely won’t happen again because a strong system is finally in place to develop talent. Colleges..
Williams, R3, a starting strong safety (Vonn Bell, R2, and two starting defensive tackles (Tyeler Davison, R5, Sheldon Rankins, R1, 16). Oh yeah, they also last spring drafted contedners for NFL offensive (Alvin Kamara, who is already over 1,000 yards from scrimmage) and defensive (Marshon Lattimore, who grades as the No. 1 shutdown corner in the NFL) rookies of the year, too.
In a nearby dressing room, three young black boys are horsing around on some couches. These are not New Kids either. They are Perfect Gentlemen, the Generals version of an old Motown group, the Delfonics. Analyst Christopher Brown also raised his price target on Gran Tierra shares to $5 from $4, with the expectation that the company new management team will fulfill their promises to shareholders.West Face Capital successful shake up of Gran Tierra board and the appointment of Gary Guidry as chief executive means the company will once again focus on its core Colombian properties, after failing to find growth in other parts of South America.At Gran Tierra AGM on Wednesday, Guidry said his only goal is to generate returns for shareholders whether that takes three years, five years or the rest of his career.our view, this team has a history of providing exceptional returns to shareholders; moreover, based on our past experience with the team, we expect this trend to continue, Canaccord Brown told clients. A strategic standpoint, the company emphasized its focus on Colombia, indicating that it intends to remain open minded in its pursuit of growth but not by taking on high risk projects. Of Gran Tierra immediate plans for its Colombian portfolio include looking at accretive acquisitions and farm in opportunities to take advantage of recent market weakness, as well as maximize the value of its assets in Peru and Brazil as it reduces spending in both countries.It also wants to be positioned for a potential long term development strategy in Mexico by evaluating 26 onshore conventional opportunities in addition to some lower risk exploration options.Gran Tierra plans to boost its spending in Colombia from $60 million to $115 million, as part of the increase in its broader capital program from $140 million to $185 million.Based on current strip pricing, the company estimates that the additional capital it is putting to work will generated internal rates of return above 30 per cent..