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The two latest Huskies to make the jump to the CFL made their pre-season debuts yesterday. Grant Shaw, who was drafted eleventh overall by the Toronto Argonauts in this spring’s CFL Draft, split time as the punter/place kicker. He finished the day two-for-two on fields goals and with a 39.4 yard average on seven punts, the longest of which went for 49 yards. Kicker Grant Shaw “It was a pretty amazing playing at the Rogers Center,” said Shaw of his first CFL game. “It is a really nice facility. I was pretty nervous at the start of the game, especially for my first couple of punts.” Another Huskie, Patrick Neufeld, | Full Article

A recent article on CFL.ca profiled Huskie’s left tackle Patrick Neufeld and his relationship with former Huskie Kelly Bates, who coached the Huskies last season while on the injury list with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Bates recently signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, while Neufeld will be available in the upcoming CFL draft. When the Winnipeg Blue Bombers placed veteran offensive lineman Kelly Bates on the nine-game injured list last season, their loss quickly became the gain of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies’ lineman Patrick Neufeld. Bates, who won a Vanier Cup with the Huskies back in 1998, returned to his alma mater last season to help coach the offensive linemen. | Full Article