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Odds and Ends – 7/28/09


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I have some miscellaneous pieces of info that I thought I would share again. Before I begin though I need to point out something that I do not think is clear as I thought it was, I tend to try to link these “Odds and ends” post to either the source material when I can or to previous posts in my Blogs. The links are not that obvious I guess but look for the underlined words. The neither font nor color is all that different from non linked text. I hope that helps.

  • Troy Huff of Brookfield Academy in Wisconsin, who was offered by the Griz coaching staff when he attended the Griz basketball camp in early July, has received his second and third scholarship offers from North Dakota and North Dakota State the past week. Huff is a 6-4 combo guard who has been having a great July playing for the Playground Elite AAU team.

  • It was recently confirmed in the Las Vegas Review-Journal that Justin Omogun from Spring Valley high school in Nevada that Montana State has offered him. I believe Montana State was his first offer but I also hear Weber State is VERY interested and is close to offering.

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  • Zane Clampett from Aztec High School, New Mexico, who I did a post on a month or so ago is getting more attention from Montana State. Zane recently completed the Elite 100 Football Camp for the State of New Mexico. It is for the top 100 players in the state, and is strictly an invite only, during the one day camp which consisted of 40, max rep at 185, vertical jump and 20 yard shuttle, finishing up with one on one drills. Zane measured 6’3″ and weighed in at 303. He impressed the camp staff with his agility and speed. From what I have heard he really has an interest in playing ball in Montana. I have heard both Montana schools are looking at him but Montana State seems to be the most interested currently.
  • VikingsUpdate.com (part of the Scout.com network) had an article on former Grizzly Colt Anderson and his prospects for making the Vikings team. Here is what they figure are his positives and negatives:

Positives: Good all-around football player. Very smart, heady and instinctive. Reads and reacts quickly. Good hands and ballhawk skills. Solid open-field tackler. Physical hitter. Good upfield burst to the ball. Quick to provide run support. Takes on and eludes blocks. Should be a standout on special teams. Instinctive runner with the ball in his hands after an interception and can also return punts.

Negatives: Marginal size for safety at the NFL level. Does not possess good man-to-man coverage skills and is best if protected in more of a zone-coverage scheme. A little late getting to the deep third in coverage. Will overpursue or take poor angles at times.

Summary: Despite his size-speed limitations, he will be a difficult player to cut by the Vikings, especially if he makes an impact on special teams. Anderson is a good football player who could surprise some folks. See Anderson work out on the field in this draft video profile.

  • RivalsHIGH reported that Cut Bank high school coach Mike Reynolds was named National Coach of the Year for girls’ cross country by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association.
  • Finally I would like to finish this odds and ends post with an open letter to Rob Ash and Bobby Huack. It was announced that Joe Montana’s son Nate will be transferring from Notre Dame. While Montana was a walk-on at Notre Dame, still how cool would it be if Joe Montana son played for Montana or Montana State. I realize that Notre Dame is no Oregon school but common it’s a natural. Go get him.
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1 Response to “Odds and Ends – 7/28/09”


  1. July 29, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    Maybe Ismay will change its name to Nate for a few years to seal the deal?


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