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U of S president apologizes for handling of Huskies football coach resignation

The president of the University of Saskatchewan has issued a public apology for its handling of the announcement that Huskies football coach Brian Towriss was stepping down.

On Dec. 19, the university announced Towriss was ending his 33-year career as the head coach of the Saskatchewan Huskies football team.

U of S president Peter Stoicheff released a statement on Tuesday apologizing for the way it shared the news, saying it had raised questions from the community.

University of Saskatchewan Huskies head coach Brian Towriss. (Peter Mills/CBC)

“I want to apologize publicly for the handling of that announcement,” said Stoicheff in a statement published on the Huskies’ website.

“Huskie supporters and alumni, our current student athletes and coaching staff deserved a far better communication and celebration of BT’s longstanding commitment to excellence here.”

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