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Bingham leading tight end reintroduction for Griz

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MISSOULA — Even though he grew up in the Garden City, Colin Bingham is finally back home.

The Missoula native was a Class AA first-team All-State selection as a senior tight end at Big Sky High in 2014. But the son of Griz Hall of Fame offensive lineman Guy Bingham spent his first three years at Montana playing inside receiver in Bob Stitt’s pass-heavy spread offense.

Now Bingham is back to playing tight end. The fourth-year junior “has gained probably 20 to 25 pounds since the end of the season and he looks the part,” according to new Montana head coach Bobby Hauck. It remains to be seen how offensive coordinator Timm Rosenbach uses the reinstituted position in his offense. But the 6-foot-3, 250-pounder in enjoying being back at the spot he feels most comfortable in.

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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 12 year career covering the Big Sky Conference. In August of 2014, Colter and brother Brooks merged their passions of writing and art to founded Skyline Sports.

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