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Jesse Gordon is a DB recruit from St. Joseph’s high school in Saskatoon. Gordon is making a position switch from middle linebacker, which he played for the Guardians; he does have some experience at DB from his time with Team Saskatchewan in 2012. Jesse was asked about training camp, which is just over 2 weeks away. “I can’t wait,” he expressed. “I’m a little nervous.” Jesse’s experience in spring camp opened his eyes to the level of football played by the Huskies. “The gameplay is a lot faster, and obviously there is a size difference – it’s quite a step up. There’s a bigger age gap as well.” In preparation | Full Article

Kieran Johnston is a 6′-1″ receiver from Saskatoon’s Evan Hardy Collegiate. Johnson, who is preparing to compete in the 400 metres in the upcoming Canada Summer Games, will also be a member of the UofS track and field team. Huskie Outsider recently caught up with Kieran at Griffiths Stadium after he had completed a workout with several members of his new team. “Spring camp was pretty awesome,” Johnston stated. “Now I’ve started to take advantage of the chance to come out and catch some balls with the guys – I’m already getting excited for the season.” Kieran told Huskie Outsider what receivers’ coach, Jason Sulz told him, at the conclusion | Full Article

Mike Waldron is a halfback who joins the Huskies following five successful seasons with the Saskatoon Hilltops. “Spring camp with the Huskies was something new and different,” Mike explained to Huskie Outsider following the conclusion of spring scrimmage. “I really liked it – I’m looking forward to coming out again in the fall and working hard.” One of the new experiences that Mike referred to was the Dogs’ Breakfast. “That event was next to none – it was unbelievable and nothing compares to it.” Mike was asked for his assessment of what he needs to do in order to be ready to compete for a starting spot in training camp. | Full Article

Clayton Sarich is a defensive tackle who joins the Huskies from the Saskatoon Hilltops. Sarich’s performance in spring camp was highly praised by both defensive line coach, Aaron Moser and defensive coordinator, Ed Carleton; each were quoted as saying that Sarich “does as good a job of eating double teams as David Rybinski (the former All-Canadian, and now graduated, Huskie).” Moser went on to say “We haven’t played a game yet, but he did an awesome job in camp.” For his part, Sarich hopes that the championship experience that he, along with his former Hilltop teammates who also joined the Huskies this spring, brings to the table will help the | Full Article

Chase Quewezance, one of the top high school OLinemen in western Canada, joins the Huskies from Ross Sheppard Collegiate in Edmonton. “It was unreal,” is how Chase described spring camp. “It had such high intensity – it makes me excited to come back in the fall.” Unfortunately, Quewezance had to watch from the sidelines during the 4 day camp. “I suffered a knee injury during Senior Bowl tryouts,” he told Huskie Outsider. Quewezance was a very sought after lineman on the recruiting trail, and he spoke with Huskie Outsider about his decision to become a Huskie. “When I made my visit to the UofS, I met all of the coaches | Full Article

Preston McIntyre is a defensive end from Saskatoon’s Evan Hardy Collegiate, and a former member of Team Saskatchewan’s U18 team. With Levi Steinhauer making the Roughriders’ roster, and both Joel Seutter and Ben Rush entering their fifth years, there is going to be lots of opportunity for defensive ends to earn playing time during these next couple of years. Preston is a promising lineman who the coaching staff were able to have a good look at during last summer’s high school camp. “There’s lots to learn,” he said, following spring camp, about the jump from high school to university football, “but I thought I adjusted pretty well.” The coaches worked | Full Article

Cass Follensbee is an offensive line recruit from Moose Jaw’s Vanier Collegiate. Follensbee caught the eye of U of S coaches when he turned in an impressive performance in last summer’s Huskie high school football camp. Cass was limited to only a couple of practices during spring camp, due to a hamstring injury suffered during Senior Bowl tryouts, but he was on the field enough to get a sense of what to expect with CIS football. “This is a totally different environment compared to high school football,” he told Huskie Outsider during the third day of camp. “The biggest change I’ve noticed is the intensity level.” The 6′-3″, 280 pound | Full Article

Eric Verity is a linebacker who joins the Huskies from Aden Bowman Collegiate in Saskatoon. A former member of Team Saskatchewan, Verity impressed the linebacker coaches with his effort and attitude during spring camp. “Spring camp was a learning experience, trying to pick up as much as I could from the veterans; it’s definitely a step up to be on the field with players at this level. The coaches have taught me a ton of things as well. It was hard to set goals for myself for this camp because I didn’t really know what to expect – I just took things day by day and gave my best effort.” | Full Article

Jordan Tarasoff is a QB recruit who spent 2012 with the Saskatoon Hilltops. Tarasoff completed the only TD pass of the spring scrimmage. “I was bit nervous going into camp, but overall things went well – I exceeded my expectations.” Jordan’s goal for the 2013 season is to wrestle away the backup QB role. “Me and Matt (Bonaca) have been competing for the second string spot.” Offensive coordinator, and QB coach, Brent Schneider was looking for more competition in the battle for the #2 QB spot. “We’re looking to fill the backup role and Jordan had a fairly good winter and pretty good spring camp. Jordan is going to be | Full Article

Mat Leung is an offensive line recruit who joins the Huskies after a stellar career with the CJFL champion Saskatoon Hilltops. “Camp went well – I’m just looking to get better,” Mat told Huskie Outsider after the spring scrimmage concluded. Leung attended the Huskies’ winter workouts, and he saw this a big plus. “Those three months kind of put me ahead of the other new guys; I learned the system and was able to apply it in camp.” Leung was asked for his mindset as he entered the four day camp. “I just wanted to compete, get some good playing time, take some solid reps, and just kind of work | Full Article