- Saskatchewan Roughriders' players Brett Lauther, Brayden Lenius, and Jake Wieneke were recognized with character-based awards leading up to the Grey Cup.
- Lauther received the Tom Pate Memorial Award, Lenius received the Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Trophy, and Wieneke received Athletes in Action’s Gord Barwell Award.
- The Roughriders' commitment to the community and their impact on both a local and national level is highlighted through these awards.
Roughriders’ character shines as three players receive prestigious awards in recognition of their commitment to the community. Placekicker Brett Lauther and teammates Brayden Lenius and Jake Wieneke were honored with character-based awards ahead of the Grey Cup game. The trio’s involvement with the Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation led to their recognition. The Foundation aims to positively impact young people in the province through education, health, and amateur football. The players’ dedication and impact on the community have been celebrated, showcasing the team’s commitment to making a difference.