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Thursday, May 21, 2015

RIDER NOTES

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today that national long snapper Jorgen Hus has signed with the team. As per club policy, details of the contract were not released.

Hus (6’1 – 230) was originally selected by the Eskimos in the fourth round (31st overall) of the 2013 CFL Draft. Over the last two seasons the Saskatoon native and University of Regina product has spent time with the NFL’s St. Louis Rams, Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs.

The Riders acquired Hus’ CFL playing rights on May 11 along with a third round selection in the 2016 CFL Draft from Edmonton. In exchange the Riders sent national wide receiver Cory Watson and a second round selection in the 2016 CFL Draft to the Eskimos.    

· The Riders also announced they have added four territorial junior players to their training camp roster. Receiver Preston Bews and offensive lineman Matthew Halbgewachs  of the Regina Thunder and receiver Evan Turkington and defensive lineman Matt Kozun of the Saskatoon Hilltops will join the team at the University of Saskatchewan.

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RIDER TRAINING CAMP PRESENTED BY COORS LIGHT

The Saskatchewan Roughriders will open their 2015 training camp at the University of Saskatchewan next week. Two-a-day workouts will start on Sunday, May 31st on the turf at Griffiths Stadium.

The Riders have teamed with Coors Light on a presenting partnership for what will be known as the Riders Training Camp presented by Coors Light.  

The team is scheduled to return to Regina for a walk through in the afternoon of June 18th. They play their final preseason game on June 19th, versus the Calgary Stampeders at Mosaic Stadium.

IMPORTANT TRAINING CAMP DATES

Saturday, May 30:
·         Players report and team travel to Saskatoon.

Sunday, May 31:      
First day of training camp at the University of Saskatchewan’s Griffiths Stadium.
Walk through: 9:45AM – 10:45AM. Practice: 3:00PM – 4:45PM

Thursday, June 4:
·         Walk through at Alfred Jenkins Field House in Prince Albert: 2:30PM – 3:40PM
-       30-minute on field autograph session to follow

Saturday, June 6:
·         Green and White Fan Day
-       Warmup: 3:15PM – 3:55PM. Mock Game: 4:00PM – 5:00PM.

Monday, June 8 & Wednesday, June 10:
·         Morning practices at SMF Field at Gordie Howe Park: 8:30AM – 10:40AM

Saturday, June 13: Pre-Season Game ‘B’
Saskatchewan at Edmonton – 8:00 pm – Fort McMurray

Thursday, June 18
·         Walk through at Mosaic Stadium in Regina

Friday, June 19: Pre-Season Game ‘C’
Saskatchewan vs. Calgary – 7:30 pm – Mosaic Stadium

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Are the players still looking for bikes to get back and forth from the field to where they are staying?

Anonymous said...

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Dave in the Hat