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Despite slew of late suitors, Anderson signs with the Griz

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Montana landed on Sean Anderson’s radar last spring well before any other school started lobbying for the massive offensive tackle’s services.

The Buckeye, Arizona native senior received an offer from the Griz in May of 2017. The Verrado High senior committed to UM after making his official visit to watch Montana against Big Sky rival Eastern Washington in September despite UM’s 48-41 loss. When Bob Stitt and a portion of his staff were not retained following Montana missing the FCS Playoffs for the second straight season, the feeding frenzy began.

Montana landed on Sean Anderson’s radar last spring well before any other school started lobbying for the massive offensive tackle’s services.

The Buckeye, Arizona native senior received an offer from the Griz in May of 2017. The Verrado High senior committed to UM after making his official visit to watch Montana against Big Sky rival Eastern Washington in September despite UM’s 48-41 loss. When Bob Stitt and a portion of his staff were not retained following Montana missing the FCS Playoffs for the second straight season, the feeding frenzy began.

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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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