Today Jeffrey Orridge was introduced as the new Commissioner of the Canadian Football League at a press conference in downtown Toronto.
Coming over to join the league following his post as the Executive Director of Sports and General Manager, Olympics for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Orridge’s announcement was met with great excitement from across the CFL community. Here is a snapshot of some of the best Twitter reactions.
First, teams from across the CFL congratulated Jeffrey…
— Toronto Argonauts (@TorontoArgos) March 17, 2015
— Edmonton Eskimos (@EdmontonEsks) March 17, 2015
The Riders even welcomed him in style, preparing a gift for him for a visit later this year…
After the teams, members of the media and fans in the CFL Social Community sent out their congratulations…
— Stephen Harper (@pmharper) March 17, 2015
— Melissa Grelo (@melissagrelo) March 17, 2015
Congrats to Jeff Orridge on his new appointment as @CFL commissioner.
— Gerry Dee (@gerrydee) March 17, 2015
— John Tory (@JohnTory) March 17, 2015
— Sandy Annunziata (@SandyAnnunziata) March 17, 2015
— CFLPA (@CFLPA) March 17, 2015
— Sarah (@MediaBzz) March 17, 2015
— Blue Bomber Alumni (@BomberAlumni) March 17, 2015
Welcome to the @CFL Jeffrey Orridge !
— REDBLACKS Cheer Team (@REDBLACKSCheer) March 17, 2015
— Derek Williams (@DerekWilliams82) March 17, 2015
— Matt Carey (@_MattCarey) March 17, 2015
— Christy Clark (@christyclarkbc) March 17, 2015