No. 8 Football Visits Bisons

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Game Information

Date Saturday, Sept. 24
Time 1 p.m.
Location Winnipeg, Man.
Venue Investors Group Field
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Series ('72) MAN leads 42-41
@ MAN Man leads 22-20
Current Streak MAN - 4 W
Last Meeting Sept. 4, 2015
MAN 34 @ SSK 28

5 Things

  1. Huskie running back Tyler Chow leads the conference in rushing with 419 yards this season. His 139.7 yards per game is second in the CIS.
  2. The last seven meetings between the two teams have been decided by just a one possession difference on the scoreboard.
  3. Satruday's contest will be the third home game in four weeks for the Bisons.
  4. Bisons QB Theo Deezar was named the CIS Offensive Player of the Week after a 345 yard 4 TD performance. Returner Shai Ross was named the Canada West Special Teams Player of the Week.
  5. The Huskies have a chance to separate themselves from the Bisons and hold a tiebreaker advantage as their Week 4 meeting will be the only time the two teams square off in the regular season.

By The Numbers

7.4 - The Huskies average just 8.3 penalties per game while the Bisons draw an average of 15.7 flags. A difference of 7.4 penalties.

8 - The Huskies are up two spots in the CIS Top 10 now at No. 8. The Huskies, Calgary Dinos (No. 2) and Regina Rams (No. 9) represent the conference in the lastest poll.

84 - Saturday is the 84th meeting between the two schools. The Bisons hold a one-game advanatage in the all-time series.

419 - Tyler Chow is the Canada West rushing leader after amassing 419 yards on the ground in three games. 

Scouting The Bisons

  • The Bisons enter Week 4 with a 1-2 record after earning their first victory of the year last week at home 42-12 over Alberta. 
  • Manitoba played the No. 9 Regina Rams tough, falling 41-38 on the road in Week 2. In Week 1, the No. 2 ranked Calgary Dinos left town with a 23-14 win.
  • The Bisons are led by one of the nation's leading passers in Theo 
  • Dezaar. Deezar has already surpassed the 1000 yard mark (1080) and was named the CIS Offensive Player of the Week last week after throwing for 345 yards and a pair of TD's.
  • Defensively, the Bisons are led by DJ Lalama's conference best 28 tackles.