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Valier’s Curry hopes to enrich family legacy with Griz

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The shadow looms large for Colten Curry but if the intriguing prospect continues packing on pounds, he might outgrow his father, both literally and figuratively.

The 6-foot-7, 210-pound son of former Montana standout offensive lineman Scott Curry is already taller than his former NFL Draft pick father. Colten has a long way to catch his dad in terms of mass — Scott played at 6-foot-5, 290 pounds during his stellar career for the Grizzlies — but the potential for a massive man is already there.

His athletic bloodlines and gifted frame were enough to catch the eye of Montana head coach Bob Stitt and his staff. The Valier senior-to-be attended the Griz individual camp in Missoula in June. Less than a week later, Stitt and his staff offered the 6-man stud a partial scholarship to sign with Montana in February of 2018. Curry wasted no time committing to the program he’s grown up loving for most of his life.

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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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