Roughriders QB intercepts Sask. family’s grill bill

A family of Roughriders super fans have some-more reasons to hearten after a possibility run-in with Brandon Bridge during a Regina restaurant.

“I was still shaking, we was so nervous,” 10-year-old fan Carter Allan-Kuntz recalled.


The Kuntz family had collected Tuesday night to applaud a lapse of a cousin from Bali. When Bridge, his girlfriend, and descent lineman Josiah St. John entered a grill to place a take-out order, heads started to turn.

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“Me and (my cousin) Dylan were all like ‘should we go get an designation or stay here?’” Carter recalled.

“We kept articulate about it,” seven-year-old Dylan Allan added.

“We unequivocally wanted an designation and picture.”

The boys eventually mustered some bravery and got their wish, while their grandma, Marney, common a intense review with a quarterback famous as ‘Air Canada’.

“He’s only such a friendly guy,” Marney Kuntz pronounced with a smile. “I pronounced ‘I consider you’re doing awesome! Please don’t leave a Riders!’”

In scarcely 50 years of following a immature and white, Marney Kuntz had never had such a personal communication with a player. She suspicion a pleasing difference would be a finish of a interaction.

But a shocker came when a check didn’t.

As it incited out, Bridge picked adult a add-on for a whole family- scarcely 30 people.

The Kuntz family was celebrating a lapse of a cousin from training in Bali.

The Kuntz family was celebrating a lapse of a cousin from training in Bali.

Kuntz family / Contributed

“He walked out and we were only kind of station there with a mouth open since we were in shock,” Kuntz combined with a laugh. “We didn’t design that!”

A day later, a organisation is still a small starstruck. Dylan and Carter flow over a photos, marveling during Bridge’s height, and devise how they’ll showcase their sealed napkins.

Most importantly, they devise to compensate it forward.

“The Kuntz family is doing a collection and we’re going to present it to a food bank in Brandon’s name,” Marney Kuntz announced. “We unequivocally conclude what he did.”

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