Blast Scores
         

CFL SCOUT DAVID PAINE

INTERVIEW WITH FORMER MEMPHIS BLAST DL /CURRENT CFL SCOUT DAVID PAINE

Versatility is an admirable quality in most individuals that most do not possess. For David Paine, it’s a way of life. His credentials speak volumes. (Parade and USA Today HS All-American) When adversity struck, Paine rose above. After a distinguished career with the Memphis Blast, the former defensive lineman found his calling. The Saskatchewan Roughriders hired the standout Blast as a scout. Paine provided intriguing answers that every aspiring player needs to know.

Q: What did the GDFL experience teach you?

DP: Coach Thompson taught me how to be a professional, how to conduct myself on and off the field. I look fondly upon those times as they were formative. The structure and camaraderie shaped my life. My game evolved to a point where I could take it to new heights. Being a Memphis Blast made me feel a part of something larger than myself. Anyone who has an interest and talent to play this game needs to play in a top-tier league, like the GDFL. (Read More)

You must be logged in to post a comment Login