Academic dedication helps Solis earn spot with Griz


Dax Solis will be the firs to admit that he did not take the academic portion of playing college football seriously his first few years of high school. After making a few mistakes and falling behind in the classroom, Solis realized if he wanted to achieve his dreams at the next level, he would need to buckle down.

That’s exactly what the senior at North Kitsap High in Western Washington did.

The 6-foot-1, 220-pound running back sent his impressive prep highlight tape to Montana recruiting coordinator and running backs coach Justin Green following his junior year.

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About Colter Nuanez

Colter Nuanez is the co-founder and senior writer for Skyline Sports. After spending six years in the newspaper industry with stops at the Missoulian, the Ellensburg Daily Record and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the former Washington Newspaper Association Sportswriter of the Year and University of Montana Journalism School graduate ('09) has cultivated a deep passion for sports journalism during his 13-year career covering the Big Sky Conference. In August of 2014, Colter and brother Brooks merged their passions of writing and art to found Skyline Sports.

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