It’s not often that a defence can turn over four starters, including both linebackers and the starting rover, and expect to be better than the previous season. I think improvement across the board is something the Huskies’ defence will deliver this year. Just like on offence, the Huskies have a lot of room to improve. They gave up 300 points during the season, good for fourth in the conference, while surrendering an average of 547 yards per game, which placed them fifth out of the six-team Canada West conference. While statistics are a good indicator of overall performance, they don’t show the complete picture. There were several bright spots on | Full Article
After a few seasons of play that entrenched the Huskie offence in the bottom half of the conference, the team would like nothing more than to put the recent past behind them and vault to the top half of the offensive statistics column. The Huskies’ offensive output was good for an average of 496.0 yards per game last season, which was placed them fourth in the conference. They showed flashes of brilliance and signs of their dominant teams of the late 2000’s in the first half, notably in two weeks in September that saw them beat Regina 33-18 at home and UBC 45-29 on the road. Then, they played a | Full Article
The 2016 Canada West Football season begins in 22 days. If you’re like me, realizing the Huskie football season is so close is exciting but also a little sad, as it means summer will soon be over. I can always use a couple more weeks of summer, especially when the weather has been as wet and dreary as the last two weeks have. Training camp snuck up on me this year, as I have been busy with work and family obligations. What is usually an excruciatingly long offseason seemed much shorter this year, due to, in my case, both the warmer winter and my attention and devotion to a new | Full Article
The 2016 season is just around the corner. The Huskies kick-off training camp this Saturday at Griffiths Stadium. Please see the post from Huskie Athletics below for more information. The University of Saskatchewan Huskie football team’s quest for the 2016 Vanier Cup begins this weekend as the team opens fall camp at Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park. All fans, supporters and alumni are invited to attend any of the practices during the camp that runs August 13 to August 26. The camp will feature more than 90 returning Huskies, new recruits and walk-on players. The Huskies will travel to Edmonton for a controlled scrimmage with the Alberta | Full Article
Tom and I discuss the Huskies’ come-from-behind victory over the Regina Rams and the playoff game next week against the Calgary Dinos. We also discuss the Rams’ third 0-8 season and their 17 years of CIS mediocrity. Enjoy!
In this episode, Tom and I provide an epilogue to the latest Huskie game and preview the final week of the Canada West season. I have now added an RSS feed for the podcast. Please let me know if it doesn’t work as expected.
Tom and I discuss the Huskies’ 59-19 loss to the Calgary Dinos.
Tom and I discuss the Huskies’ 45-29 win against UBC.
Tom and I break down the Huskies first win of the season, a win against the Regina Rams.