Saskatchewan

'I love the cold': Zack Evans ready for chilly western semi-final in his hometown

Get to know Regina-born defensive tackle Zack Evans ahead of today's western semi-final at Mosaic Stadium.

Regina-born defensive tackle Zack Evans played in the Roughriders' last home playoff games in 2013

Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Zack Evans (92) celebrates a fumble recovery touchdown during second half CFL action against the B.C. Lions at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Saturday, Oct. 27. The team went on to win 35-16. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

This season CBC Saskatchewan has been get to know some of the Saskatchewan Roughrider before home games. We ask them not only about what they do on the field, but also who they are outside of the game. 

Today, the Roughriders take on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Mosaic Stadium for their first home playoff game since 2013. Regina-born defensive tackle Zack Evans was with the Riders for the 2013 Grey Cup win in Regina. He then went on to play for the Ottawa Redblacks before returning to the green and white this season. 

We sat down with Zack Evans to chat about how it feels to play in front of his hometown crowd.

Watch here:

Meet your Riders - Defensive tackle Zack Evans 4:48

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