Ronnie Lott to speak at Dogs’ Breakfast 15

February 10, 2015 Leave a comment

Please join the Huskies Football Foundation Thursday, April 30th for Dogs’ Breakfast XV. We are thrilled to have former NFL Defensive Back, Ronnie Lott as this year’s guest speaker. Ronnie was a cornerback, free safety, and strong safety in the NFL for fifteen seasons during the 1980’s and 1990’s. Lott played college football for the University of Southern California, and was honoured as a consensus All-American. A first-round pick in the 1981 NFL draft, he played for the San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Raiders, New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs. Lott was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000, appeared in 10 Pro Bowls and is widely considered one of the best defensive backs in NFL history. We welcome Ronnie Lott to the 15th anniversary of The Dogs’ Breakfast. Thanks to Prairie Mobile Communications, our guest speaker sponsor for their ongoing commitment to the team.

We look forward to seeing you at Dogs’ Breakfast XV and thank you for your continued support.

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Dogs’ Breakfast XV

January 15, 2015 Leave a comment

Dogs’s Breakfast XV will be held on Thursday April 30, 2015 at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon. The formal event starts at 7:30am, with the doors opening at 6:45am. Order your tickets for Dogs’ Breakfast 15 online by clicking here.

Guest speakers for the Breakfast will be announced shortly.

“The scholarship funds raised at the Dogs’ Breakfast are the lifeline of our football program,” said Huskies Head Coach Brian Towriss. “Without the amazing support of the community, we would not be a competitive football team. We thank you for your support in the past and hope to see you at Dogs’ Breakfast XV.”

All of the proceeds from the breakfast go towards the education of Huskie Football student athletes. Order your tickets for Dogs’ Breakfast 15 online by clicking here.

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Durant and Simon Headline “Breakfast of Champions”

January 30, 2014 Leave a comment

The Huskies Football Foundation is proud to announce that this year’s Dogs’ Breakfast Guest Speakers will be non other than Saskatchewan Roughriders and Grey Cup Champions Darian Durant and Geroy Simon.

“The scholarship funds raised at the Dogs’ Breakfast are the lifeline of our football program,” said Huskies Head Coach Brian Towriss. “Without the amazing support of the community, we would not be a competitive football team. We thank you for your support in the past and hope to see you at Dogs’ Breakfast XIV.”

Dogs’ Breakfast XIV will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon. The formal event starts at 7:30am, with the doors opening at 6:45am.Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here.

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Dogs’ Breakfast XIV

January 17, 2014 Leave a comment

The 2014 Dogs’ Breakfast takes place on Thursday, May 1,2014. The guest speaker will be announced at the end of January. In the meantime, tickets have gone on sale! Order your tickets online by clicking here. Or download the printable form to fax or mail in here.

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Dogs Breakfast 13 guest speaker: Rueben Mayes

January 15, 2013 Leave a comment

The Huskies Football Foundation today announced Rueben Mayes will be the guest speaker. The Breakfast will be held on Thursday May 2 and tickets can be purchased by downloading this form or by ordering online.

Mayes first gained notoriety as a running back at North Battleford Comprehensive High School in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. In 1980 Mayes led the NBCHS Vikings to an undefeated season and the SHSAA 3A Provincial Football championship.

In 1981 he set a provincial record in the 100 metre race at the SHSAA provincial track and field championship that still stands.

Mayes played for the Washington State University Cougars, where he became All-American and finished tenth in the Heisman Trophy race. Mayes set single-season and career-rushing records (1,632; 3,519 yards) with the Cougars, and established an NCAA record for most rushing yards in one game (357 vs. Oregon in 1984). That record remains the Pacific-10 Conference record.
He was drafted in the third round of the 1986 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. He proceeded to win the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award that year. Although his NFL career was hampered by injuries, he was named to the Pro Bowl twice. Mayes played five seasons with the Saints before being traded to the Seattle Seahawks for the final two years of his career.

On May 1, 2008, Rueben was elected to the US College Football Hall of Fame.

“It will be great to have Rueben speak at the 13th Dogs’ Breakfast,” said Huskies Head Coach Brian Towriss. “He had a great career in high school in Saskatchewan and played at the highest level of football in the NFL. He is an inspiration to many kids in the province.”

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Dogs’ Breakfast 13 media conference scheduled

January 14, 2013 Leave a comment

Just a quick note to say that the Huskies Football Foundation will be announcing the Dogs’ Breakfast guest speaker on Tuesday Jan 15th. If you would like to purchase tickets to the breakfast, you can download the ticket purchase form here.

The breakfast will be held on Thursday May 2.

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Garcia Quarterbacks Breakfast

February 1, 2012 Leave a comment

The Huskies Football Foundation announced today that CFL All Star and NFL Pro Bowl Quarterback Jeff Garcia will be the keynote speaker at the twelfth edition of the Dogs Breakfast.

Jeff Garcia is an American football quarterback for the Houston Texans. A four-time CFL All-Star and four-time NFL Pro Bowl selection, Garcia began his professional football career with the Calgary Stampeders as an un-drafted free agent in 1994. Garcia took over as starter in 1995 when Doug Flutie was sidelined midway through the season. In his second start filling in for Flutie, Garcia set a team record with 546 passing yards and six touchdown passes in the Labour Day game against Edmonton. In 1997, Garcia won the Jeff Nicklin Trophy, an award to the Most Outstanding Player in the CFL Western Division. Garcia led the Stampeders to the Western Final in 1996 and to the Western Semi-Final in 1997. In 1998, he led the Stampeders to a Grey Cup Victory over the Hamilton Tiger Cats. In 1999, Garcia debuted with the San Francisco 49ers. Since 2003, he has also played for the Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Oakland Raiders. In 2010, Garcia played for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League.

Garcia is the sixth legendary quarterback to speak at the Dogs Breakfast since the football scholarship fundraiser began twelve years ago. He joins quarterbacks Ron Lancaster, Russ Jackson, Warren Moon, Matt Dunigan, and Damon Allen among others on the list of outstanding key note speakers featured at past Breakfasts.

Moira Sheridan, Chair of the 12th Annual Dogs Breakfast, commented: “As a result of the hard work of a diverse group of individuals committed to the ongoing success of the Huskies Football program, I am proud to be the Chairperson of one of Canada’s premier University Football fundraising events.  It is always an exciting morning for football fans to hear gridiron legends speak and see the new recruits.  This year’s edition of the Breakfast will be no exception.”

The Dogs Breakfast takes place at Prairieland Park on Thursday May 3rd. As in the past, a huge crowd is expected and guests are reminded to arrive early to catch the “Pre-Game Interviews” and be seated prior to the Official Program at 7:30 AM. Doors will open at 6:45 AM. $100 tickets and $800 tables may be purchased online at www.huskiesfootballfoundation.com. For more information contact Huskie Athletics at 966-1002.

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