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Bobcat cornerbacks will be tested right away at Idaho

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From incumbents to graduate transfers to athletes playing the position for the first time, the praise for Gerald Alexander’s coaching ability was unwavering during Montana State’s recently completed fall camp.

Alexander, a former All-America Boise State safety who spent five seasons in the NFL, has been Montana State’s secondary coach for all of nine months. But his detail-oriented, direct coaching style has resonated with Montana State’s secondary, particularly among a collection of cornerbacks who have spent the last three weeks in a fierce competition for starting spots on the back end of the Bobcat defense.

From incumbents to graduate transfers to athletes playing the position for the first time, the praise for Gerald Alexander’s coaching ability was unwavering during Montana State’s recently completed fall camp.

Alexander, a former All-America Boise State safety who spent five seasons in the NFL, has been Montana State’s secondary coach for all of nine months. But his detail-oriented, direct coaching style has resonated with Montana State’s secondary, particularly among a collection of cornerbacks who have spent the last three weeks in a fierce competition for starting spots on the back end of the Bobcat defense.

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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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