FOOTBALL: Connell golden against Vert et Or

Before Matt Connell, no McGill quarterback had ever thrown for 400 yards in a game. On Saturday, the senior pivot surpassed the quadruple-century mark for the fourth time in his career and the second time this season. Connell powered the offence to 410 yards through the air and four touchdowns, as the Redmen took two crucial points from Sherbrooke with a 33-14 win.

FOOTBALL: Redmen stung by Concordia in Shrine Bowl

The Redmen have struggled to put together a full 60 minutes of football this season, in recent weeks having held the lead at halftime against top-ranked Laval and keeping the score close at the break against Université de Montréal. Last Saturday, the story was no different.

FOOTBALL: Redmen conquer Mount Allison

To say the Redmen were slumping heading into this weekend’s contest with Mount Allison University would be a gross understatement. Going into Saturday’s clash with the Mounties, McGill hadn’t tasted victory since Sept. 24, 2005, a whole 364 days earlier. Despite rainy conditions at Molson Stadium, quarterback Matt Connell led the charge, tossing five touchdown passes in front of just 1,441 fans, defeating Mt.

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