Big Sky Conference

Hauck not surprised by Olson’s hot start


MISSOULA — For most of the modern generation of Griz football, Montana has lost headlining linebackers only to replace them with players of equal or superior talent.

With the loss of prolific tackler James Banks and hard-hitting hammer Connor Strahm, this year’s Grizzlies faced the question once again. Who would flank All-American Josh Buss in new defensive coordinator Kent Baer’s defense?

Two weeks into the season, the answer has been resounding. Dante Olson has announced his presence on the Big Sky Conference and FCS scene with a pair of prolific games in his first two contests as a starter.

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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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