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Cat-Griz Game Day: Everything #37 is supposed to be

Malta proud, Tucker Schye waited his turn to be a star for the Grizzlies


November 17, 2017

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Former Malta standout Tucker Schye has spent his senior season at the University of Montana wearing the No. 37 legacy jersey. Schye has also become one of the most feared defensive players in the Big Sky Conference, and, he's hoping he's not done yet, as a win Saturday in the Cat-Griz game would launch Montana into the FCS playoffs.

To guys like Tucker Schye, the Cat-Griz game isn't any old football game. It's not the next game on the schedule, or any other cliché' generally reserved for down-playing hype and excitement.

No, to Schye, who grew up on the Montana Grizzlies, and the Brawl of the Wild down the Hi-Line in Malta, the Cat-Griz game is something more, it's special, it's the opportunity of a lifetime.

"It's really special," Schye said of the rivalry. "It's something you have an appreciation for from day one and I'd say something that me and Josh (Horner) definitely have had an appreciation our whole life of....

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