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HAMILTON, Ont. Ilkay Gundogan Germany Jersey . -- Zach Collaros couldnt have picked a bigger game to mark his return to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats lineup. The third-year quarterback will play today when Hamilton hosts the Toronto Argonauts. Not only will Collaros make his first regular-season start against his former team but also lead the Ticats into their first-ever game at Tim Hortons Field on Labour Day. Watch live coverage on TSN1, TSN3, TSN4, TSN5 and TSN GO NOW. Listeners in the Toronto region can catch the game on TSN Radio 1050. Collaros has been out since suffering a concussion in a 28-24 loss to Edmonton on July 4. Hes been symptom-free for roughly three weeks and is glad to finally be playing again. "I wouldnt say Im nervous, Im excited to get back on the field," Collaros said Sunday. "You cant play the game nervous or you wont do very well. "Ive got some good friends over there but its a big rivalry for us. I think theyd say the same thing, were not going to be friends for a few hours come gametime." Toronto knows first-hand how effective Collaros can be. He was 5-3 as the starter last year when incumbent Ricky Ray was hurt, leading the Argos to four crucial road wins. "Zachs my kind of guy," Toronto head coach Scott Milanovich said. "Hes just a strong-minded, confident player. "He can run, he can throw but to me his strongest attribute is his competitiveness and the fact hes a winner." The City of Hamilton issued an occupancy permit for Tim Hortons Field Sunday night, though the facility will seat around 18,000 fans, 6,000 short of capacity. The stadium was originally slated for completion June 30 but construction delays forced the Ticats to play their first three regular-season games at McMaster University. The game is an important one for both teams. Its the first of three head-to-head meetings with Toronto (3-6) sitting atop the East Division and Hamilton (1-6) just four points behind. Ray, 34, needs just 90 yards to become the youngest player in CFL history to reach the 50,000-yard plateau. Hed achieve the milestone 10 days ahead of Anthony Calvillo, pro footballs all-time passing leader with 79,816 yards, and become just the sixth player to do so. "Hes one of the greats to play up here," Collaros said of his former mentor. "Im very fortunate to have played behind him for a couple of years. "I learned a lot from him." Ray said Toronto doesnt have a 91-yard TD pass play drawn up that would allow him to quickly record the milestone. But when he does register the achievement, Rays not expecting a rousing ovation from the Hamilton faithful. "I hope they save the ball for me," he chuckled. "This is like one of the best games to play in the CFL and to do it on (Labour Day) would give it an extra special feeling. "This is kind of when the second half of the season kicks off and teams are fighting for their playoff position and its starting to get real important." Hamilton and Toronto have met 43 times on Labour Day, with the Ticats holding a 29-13-1 edge. For many Steeltown fans, its the most important game of the year but defensive back Jalil Carter said the Argos want to spoil the party at Tim Hortons Field. "We cant let them make their name on us in their new place, thats what its all about," he said. "We hate to ruin it, but we have to say good luck to them." On Sunday, Ticats players and coaches gathered at midfield at Tim Hortons Field and watched a video presentation about the importance of the Labour Day game in Hamilton. "Labour Day is a unique competition between rival teams and rivalries in sports make sport special," said Hamilton coach/GM Kent Austin. "We want rivalries, our fans want a good, tough rivalry. "Without rivalries sports wouldnt be as meaningful and thats what makes it fun." This will be Milanovichs second Labour Day contest with Toronto. He said many players dont fully understand the tradition and history of the contest. "I know I didnt," said Milanovich. "When I was a coach in Calgary I was part of the one with Edmonton but that was a down year for both teams so I didnt get the full taste of it. "In 2012 we had played here prior to the Labour Day Classic and it was significantly different so I dont know if you can explain it. Plus with the opening of the new stadium and all the things that are going to be into play (Monday), it should be a great atmosphere, a great day." Safety Matt Black (arm) and running back Steve Slaton (stinger) are among eight players Toronto added to its 46-man roster. However, after testing his shoulder in the pre-game, slotback Andre Durie will not play. Also activated were receivers Trent Guy and LaVon Brazil, who was released by the Indianapolis Colts after being suspended indefinitely for a second violation of the NFLs substance policy. Slotback Chad Owens (knee) wont play. He was injured in last weekends 41-27 road loss to Edmonton, his first game after missing four starts with a foot ailment. Although the game will be Collaross first against Toronto, Austin said its not a showdown between Collaros and Ray. "Were not playing tennis so Zach doesnt play Ricky but I understand the questions," he said. "Zachs job is to execute the offence as weve constructed it and play one play at a time. "He hasnt played in a while, we understand that. We ask our players to let the game come to them." But Austin said thats sometimes easier said than done with competitive players like Collaros. "He has a very strong desire to excel and play well with his teammates," Austin said. "Hes pretty hard on himself at times, all competitors are. "You dont want to eliminate that because thats part of who he is. But you dont want to seep into where his execution might be hampered." Sebastian Rudy Jersey . -- Jerry Rice Jr. Sebastian Rudy Germany Jersey . When a game is in the balance, however, they still have the personnel and the experience to end up with the two points.In mid-October, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish were ranked fifth in College Football with a perfect 6-0 record headed to Tallahassee to take on fellow-unbeaten Florida State. Following a narrow 31-27 loss to the Seminoles, in which they had a game-winning touchdown negated by a pass-interference penalty, Notre Dame’s season fell apart. Notre Dame will try to salvage their disappointing season against their first SEC opponent since the 2013 BCS Championship in LSU when the two vie for the Music City Bowl on December 30. Notre Dame rebounded from their Florida State loss with a 49-39 victory over Navy the next week, but then dropped four consecutive games to an end their season at a lackluster 7-5. As Notre Dame’s season fell to pieces, so did the play of starting quarterback Everett Golson. Golson, who started the season with seven touchdowns and no interceptions in his first three games, has turned the ball over at least once in every game since – including a four interception day against Arizona State in the first of the team’s four consecutive losses. Searching for answers heading in to the Music City Bowl, head coach Brian Kelly has yet to name his starting quarterback against LSU’s opportunistic defence. Kelly’s other option at quarterback is sophomore Malik Zaire, who took over for Golson in the team’s final game of the season against USC. Zaire led a touchdown drive upon entering the game, putting Notre Dame on the scoreboard but down 35-7 at the half. Zaire finished the game 9-of-20 for 170 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions. Moving to Zaire could be a look at the future for Notre Dame as Golson is a redshirt junior (and NFL draft eligible), but the sophomore Zaire lacks experience, having never seen truly competitive game action. There’s no quarterback controversy for LSU and Anthony Jennings, but there’s not much expectation either. Jennings topped 200 yards passing just once this season as LSU averaged just 164 passing yards a game – fourth lowest in the FBS. Instead, the Tigers attack this season has been based on running the ball and playing defence. Led by freshman standout Leonard Fournette, LSU averaged 219 yards on the ground per game, 29th in Division 1. Fournette needs 111 yards rushing to break the LSU freshman running record. He will have to chance to reach that record in the Music City Bowl, as Notre Dame allowed at least 170 yards rushing in each of their final four games and an average of 151 yards on the season. The strength of LSU iss in their defence, which only allowed more than 30 points once and allowed no more than 20 points in their final five games. Manuel Neuer Jersey. LSU’s average of 16.4 points against per game ranks third in the FBS, while their average of 162 yards allowed through the air ranks fourth. The Tigers defence also forced 19 turnovers over the course of the season. However, it was not the defence that dropped LSU to an 8-4 record. The Tigers entered the most pivotal part of their season ranked 16th, at 7-2, with SEC games against Alabama, Arkansas and Texas A&M remaining. Following an overtime 20-13 loss to Alabama, the LSU offence was completely shut down by Arkansas, 17-0. The Tigers then closed their season with a 23-17 over the Aggies to regain a top-25 ranking. Notre Dame will need an improved defensive effort to top the Tigers, though. The Fighting Irish defence averaged 29 points allowed in the regular season, more than LSU averaged scoring (28). For Notre Dame, this game offers coach Brian Kelly and the veterans of his team a small chance for revenge against the SEC. The Fighting Irish haven’t played a team from the conference since the 2013 BCS Championship game, in which their perfect season was derailed by an embarrassing 42-14 loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide. Not surprisingly, LSU enters this contest as seven-point favourites and, given Notre Dame’s quarterback situation and history against the SEC, should be able claim their second consecutive bowl win. Eye on Sunday LT Ronnie Stanley, Notre Dame Stanley is widely projected to be a top-10 pick in April’s NFL Draft should the redshirt sophomore declare himself. Having played right tackle in his first season and left tackle this year, Stanley is a versatile pass protector who can shut down opponents. It’s hard to spend a game watching the left tackle, but don’t expect to see a blindside hit on the Notre Dame quarterback, whoever that may be. LT La’el Collins, LSU Collins is also projected to be first-round pick and is often largely involved in LSU’s dominant running attack. If Fournette has a big game and breaks LSU’s freshman record, Collins will likely be a major reason why. DE Danielle Hunter, LSU Hunter is viewed as a fringe first-round pick in many NFL circles, and his value could be put to the test if he lines up against Stanley. At six-foot-six, Hunter hasn’t registered high sack numbers this season, but disrupts the passing game through batted passes and quarterback hurries. Cheap Jerseys 2020 Discount Jerseys NFL Jerseys CheapDiscount NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale Throwback Jerseys Discount NFL Jerseys ' ' '