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First down: who gets the offensive game ball? Dallas: With four touchdowns and 424 yards passing, plus another 20 yards on five carries, quarterback Laurence Nixon deserves to be named offensive player of the game. Tom: There are several possibilities for the offensive game ball: Dathan Thomas had 3 TD’s and went over the century mark, and Paddy Neufeld was awesome at left tackle. There were two performances that stood out, however, and they were both so exemplary that I can’t choose between the two, so game balls both go to Laurence Nixon and Jade Etienne. Larry completed over 70% of his passes, for over 400 yards, and 4 TD’s. | Full Article

Steve Kovach and David Rybinski had a very strong game, at defensive tackle, in the Huskies’ victory over the Calgary Dinosaurs. It was a performance that didn’t escape the eyes of DLine coach, Aaron Moser, either. “They were both dominant, on the inside, against Calgary, who have a very good offensive line,” stated Moser. Said Rybinski about Friday’s performance: “Steve and I knew that we had a big test against Calgary, a team that likes to run inside. We’re going to see a lot more of that over the next two weeks as well.”     Rybinski and Kovach have played along the DLine for three years now, and have | Full Article

Dog Whisperer: Burton Haig. When you’re on your fourth center 6 games into the season any reasonable observer would expect that the team is in DEEP trouble. Apparently not. In what can only be described as a pressure cooker of a game, a critical game which might very well dictate the balance of the season, Haig stepped in and delivered. Hero’s are those that deliver, against the odds, in a critical situation. Burton did that. Well done. Tom: Peter Thiel had 6 tackles, including an sack, which justified my decision to have #31 put on the black jersey that I purchased. He really is a strong presence on the defence. | Full Article

Tom: I discussed this topic with the fans sitting near me, in section 11. The consensus was that Braeden George is most deserving of this acknowledgment. He had five receptions and a TD, but the feeling was that he deserves the award for the help he provided in pass protection, particularly against the blitz. It’s the type of performance that won’t show up on a stat sheet. Dallas: I have to go with the starting offensive line, who provided ample protection for Nixon and opened huge holes for Coakwell and Andrew. Darcy Hinds, Dale Furber, Ben Heenan, Paddy Neufeld and Cam Redl are my unsung heroes of the night. Jon: | Full Article

Defensive line coach, Aaron Moser, is pleased with the number of Huskies who are ready to play along the line. “We have a lot of competition along the defensive line,” he noted. “We have extra depth that we haven’t had in the past. After winter workouts and spring camp, we felt that we would have 8 or 9 guys that we would be comfortable having play for us. Throughout the course of a season you are going to need that depth.” Moser also mentioned that the starting group is playing really well. Among those starters is Joel Seutter, the defensive end from Sherwood Park, Alberta. “We look good,” Seutter commented | Full Article

We did this after every game last year and we wanted to provide more insight into the spring scrimmage. So, here it is, our first of two Q & A sessions from the spring scrimmage. This morning, we will focus on the veterans. Check back tonight to read more about the young guys. Offensive Game Ball: Tom. First off, I’d like to mention that I enlisted an extra set of eyes to help me out with this Q & A. There were many players to watch, so I got some help from Stan, a long time Huskies fan, Football Foundation member, and “Huskies Football Outsider” follower, who I’ve watched camps | Full Article

The Huskies held their annual Green and White scrimmage earlier today. Dallas will be breaking down the scrimmage and should have some video up later tonight or tomorrow. In the meantime we’ve got a few notes from the game. The first team offense was able to move the ball effectively on the defense, however the defense was able to stop the second and third team offense. “Our first unit offense is really solid,” said Huskies Head Coach Brian Towriss. “We’ve got some depth and running back and receiver. Defensively, we’ve got more depth on the second team than we do on offense, but that is not uncommon at this time | Full Article

The Football Saskatchewan Senior Bowl takes place in Saskatoon on May 24th. The intent of the Ed Henick Senior Bowl game is to showcase the best high school football players who have used their last year of eligibility in a North, South all-star game. Each year during the end of March a selection camp is held in Regina and Saskatoon where over 150 athletes attend each camp to display their athletic abilities. Yesterday, many current and former Huskies helped out in Saskatoon as the Team North coaches prepared to reduce their roster for the next camp. Coaching for the Huskies were Peter Thiel, Parker Siemens, Mitch Friesen, Zach Hart, Paddy | Full Article

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies Football team began their off-season training program last week. The purpose of the workouts is to have every player report to the 2010 fall training camp in peak football condition. Every year, the players aim to be stronger, faster, more explosive and ultimately more effective football players. The sessions are led by strength and conditioning coach Bart Arnold. “There are two mandatory training sessions each week on Monday and Thursday mornings at 6:30,” said Arnold. “There is also a Wednesday afternoon speed training session and a Friday afternoon agility training session.” The Wednesday and Friday sessions are not mandatory but there are over 30 players | Full Article

Saturday, October 17, 11:00 a.m. University Stadium, Winnipeg Broadcast available at www.ck750.com (pregame show at 10:30 p.m.) Broadcast also available on Shaw (Channel 10) in Saskatoon Records coming in: Manitoba 2-3; Saskatchewan 4-1 Head to head history: Saskatchewan has 5 regular season wins to Manitoba’s 9 since 1999 (Saskatchewan is 3-0 in the playoffs vs. Manitoba during the same period). What’s on the line: A playoff spot for the Huskies. Win and they’re in, and they will need to win to keep pace with the Calgary Dinos (the Huskies would move into sole possession of first with a win, as the Dinos have the bye this week). For the Bisons, | Full Article