Football hosts Golden Bears in Homecoming

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Game Information

Date Friday, September 8
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, Sask.
Venue Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park
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Series ('72) SSK Leads 50-32-1
   @ SSK SSK leads 26-16-1
   Current Streak SSK - 2 W
   Last Meeting Oct. 28, 2016   
            ALB 9 @ SSK 48

5 Things

  1. Scott Flory earned his first win as the Huskies head coach after a 44-23 Week 1 victory over the Manitoba Bisons.
  2. Friday night's is the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association Homecoming Game. It's Homecoming with a Country twist!
  3. CCMA nominee Brock Andrews will be performing in Wyant Group Rally Alley, while fellow CCMA nominees Dan Davidson, Petric and Jojo Mason will be signing autographs.
  4. The President's Coin Toss will feature UofS President Peter Stoicheff, the USSU President, Alumni Association President and GSA President. The annual toga run will also happen at halftime.
  5. It's the first of two meetings between the Golden Bears and Huskies in 2017. The two will also square off in Edmonton in Week 7 - October 21.

By The Numbers

4 - Quarterback Kyle Siemens threw 4 touchdown passes in Friday's win over Manitoba. He added a rushing touchdown.

8 - The Huskies jumped into the U SPORTS Top 10 in Week 2 at No. 8

77 - The Huskies scored 77 points in 2016 in two games against the Golden Bears.

563 - The Huskies tallied 563 total yards in the 44-23 win over Manitoba in Week 1.

Scouting The Golden Bears

  • The Golden Bears fell 55-26 at home against the defending Hardy Cup Champion Calgary Dinos in Week 1.
  • Calgary pulled away scoring 23 unanswered points in the second quarter. Alberta recorded 324 passing yards and 107 rushing yards in the game.
  • First-year receiver Nathan Rowe made an immediate impact in his Golden Bears debut in Week 1, hauling in seven catches for 208 yards, including a 109-yard touchdown bomb late in the fourth quarter. The reception not only broke the Golden Bears program record for longest reception, but also tied the Canada West and U SPORTS record for longest-ever catch.