Roughriders start the season 1-0 and looked good for 3.5 quarters, but they will take the win. With 4 fumbles in the redzone and over 200 yards in penalties, there's definitely room for improvement. The Roughriders also had a 34-13 lead with only 6 minutes left in the 4th quarter and gave up two scores. They were able to recover an onside kick with 22 seconds left in the game. The West Central Broncos showed that there was quit in there team.
On to the positives: The Roughriders were lead by the QB Karl Hoffmann (2014 1st team All NEFL) going 9 of 21 for 168 yards and 2 td's. The Roughriders also had a first, 1st year player Jerricho Braun also also saw some time at QB. Not only did he rush for 45 on 4 carries, but his first pass as a Roughriders was a touchdown to his brother Jake Braun.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Roughriders were led by Tim Madison and Willie McCalebb with 6 tackles apiece, Marvin Hooker with 3 tackles and 1 QB sack and Kevin "Soup" Suber with a 20 yard fumble recovery for a touchdown.
Next for the Roughriders will be the Fighting Orioles out of Minnesota. Game time is at 5:30 April 25th at Paul Giel Field.