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Arizona transfer safety Robertson commits to Griz

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MISSOULA — The Griz have fortified one of their thinnest positions with a Pac 12 transfer. Gavin Robertson is coming to Montana.

Montana’s safeties’ group has become depleted through graduation and a change in head coach over the last two seasons. Two years ago, the group lost former Arizona transfer Yamen Sanders to graduation. In 2017, Montana’s roster featured three more senior safeties — Justin Strong, Mick Delaney and Korey Alexander — who all exhausted their eligibility following Montana’s 7-4 campaign.

With the non-renewal of Bob Stitt’s contract after three seasons at the helm, more attrition proceeded across the roster, including with prized former 3-star recruit Isiahia Banks leaving the UM program.

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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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