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University of Saskatchewan football head coach Scott Flory announced his special teams staff for the 2017 season Tuesday morning highlighted by veteran coach Jerry Friesen. A member of the University of Saskatchewan Athletic Wall of Fame and the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame, Friesen joins the Huskies with 25 years coaching experience in both U SPORTS and the Canadian Football League. “Jerry coming back to Saskatoon is a huge win for the city, our program and our athletes,” said Flory.  ”His experience and knowledge is second to none.  With Jerry having been a head coach, he will be a great resource for me as a new head coach.  I am thrilled he’s decided | Full Article

University of Saskatchewan football head coach Scott Flory announced his offensive coaching staff for the 2017 season Monday afternoon highlighted by coordinator Marcus Crandell. Cross posted from huskies.usask.ca Crandell joins the Huskies as offensive coordinator after a 11-year career as a quarterback in professional football and a five year coaching career. Crandell played in the Canadian Football League for the Edmonton Eskimos, Calgary Stampeders and Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1997 to 2008, he also spent time in NFL Europe and the XFL. He was named the 2001 Grey Cup Most Valuable Player in 2001 with the Stampeders, and also added another championship in 2007 with the Roughriders. “Marcus Crandell’s experience as | Full Article

Huddle Up with BT continues its fourth season run this Friday as the Huskies launch their CanadaWest season. They host the Manitoba Bisons in a playoff rematch Homecoming Game (yes, it’s Toga Time!!). Before the #SASKvsMAN kickoff at 7:00, join Head Coach Brian Towriss and guests for Huddle Up with BT at noon at the Saskatoon Club. Everyone is invited to attend, ticket information is below. Huskies Head Coach Brian Towriss will give you an inside look into the game and talk about some of the Huskies key players. The Huskies are expected to go deep into the playoffs this season, and their are a lot of new looks that | Full Article

Huddle Up with BT returns for it fourth season this Friday as the Huskies being their drive to the Vanier Cup. They host the Laurier Golden Hawks in a Vanier Cup rematch. Before the #SASKvsLAU kickoff at 7:00, join BT and guests for the kick-off to Huddle Up with BT at noon at the Saskatoon Club. Everyone is invited to attend, ticket information is below. Huskies Head Coach Brian Towriss, along with Laurier Head Coach Michael Faulds will give you an inside look into the game, talk about some of their key players and they may even show some plays that they will run later in the day. The teams | Full Article

Please join the Huskies Football Foundation Thursday, April 30th for Dogs’ Breakfast XV. We are thrilled to have former NFL Defensive Back, Ronnie Lott as this year’s guest speaker. Ronnie was a cornerback, free safety, and strong safety in the NFL for fifteen seasons during the 1980’s and 1990’s. Lott played college football for the University of Southern California, and was honoured as a consensus All-American. A first-round pick in the 1981 NFL draft, he played for the San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Raiders, New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs. Lott was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000, appeared in 10 Pro Bowls and is | Full Article

The Huskies host the Manitoba Bisons and look to revenge their playoff loss in Winnipeg last year. Join Coach Towriss and other football legends for a special Playoff Huddle Up With BT Luncheon this Friday November 7th Join Head Coach Brian Towriss at the Saskatoon Club as the Huskies prepare to host their first playoff game since 2010 on November 7th. Sponsored by the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the New Mosaic Stadium this extended Huddle Up luncheon will get things fired up with scheduled guests Luc Mullinder (former Saskatchewan Roughrider), Dan Plaster (Saskatchewan Roughriders), Jim Mullin (CIS on Shaw TV), Jesse Lumsden (CIS on Shaw TV), Kim Thue (Global Saskatoon), John Fraser (CJWW Radio) and more. Don’t miss the Coach’s Clicker | Full Article

The Vanier Cup will be making a special appearance at Friday’s Huddle Up with BT. Making only two stops in Western Canada, the Vanier Cup – one of the most prestigious and historic trophies in Canadian sport is traveling to campuses across the country on a 50th anniversary tour before heading the championship game in Montreal on November 29th. This will be a great opportunity to get your photo taken with the Cup. With last Saturday’s win against the Regina Rams, the Huskies (3-1) are heading into this week super-charged to take on UBC Thunderbirds (1-3) at Saturday night’s crowd favorite Blackout game. Sponsored by Houghton Boston, this Friday’s Huddle Up with | Full Article

This Friday at noon you’ll have insider’s access to Coach Towriss and the game plan as the Huskies prepare to take on the Calgary Dinos. Special guest is Miles Gorrell one of the greatest offensive lineman ever to play in the CFL and currently a scout for the Ottawa REDBLACKS. Sponsored by Saskatchewan Blue Cross, this Friday’s Huddle Up with BT Lunch at the Saskatoon Club will get you exclusive access to everything on the inside including a Q&A with Huskies Head Coach Brian Towriss, the Media Panel, and Coaches Clicker with Laurence Nixon and Scott Flory. 2014 Huddle Up Luncheon Dates: 2. Friday September 19th (vs Calgary) – Sponsored | Full Article

Huddle Up with BT at the Saskatoon Club is a great way to kick off game days with exclusive access to Coach Towriss and the Huskies’ huddle including special guests, the sports media panel, great locker room stories and the insider scoop. The event is now in its fourth year and has raised close to $20,000 for the team. Huddle Up with BT is open to anyone; you do not need to be a member of the Saskatoon Club. This year, former Huskies Safety, Bryce McCall takes over MC duties from Laurence Nixon. Nixon, who is now a Huskies coach, will participate in a new segment called “Coaches Clicker” where | Full Article

Preparation for the 2014 Huskie football season reached a fever pitch this morning as the team began training camp. About 100 players are taking part in this year’s training camp which will last until the team scrimmage next Friday. The Huskies open the CanadaWest season at home against the Manitoba Bisons on Sept 5. It was a cool, overcast day with a strong breeze to begin training camp. The Huskies have had a few changes to the coaching staff and you could really see a difference in this practice when comparing to the past few years. As with any first practice of the season, the timing was off a bit | Full Article