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Jett again poised to be in the Lights' backfield

He waited two years behind the greatest running back in Northern history, and another because of an injury. But, Jett Robertson is tearing it up this spring


Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern's Jett Robertson, left, runs with the ball during a Northern spring practice last week in Havre. Robertson was projected to be MSU-N's starting running back in 2017 but a back injury caused him to miss the entire season. Now, he's healthy and once again battling to be the Lights' starting running back. The Lights continue spring ball this week.

Playing college athletics is never an easy thing to do and because of that, each college athlete, no matter what the sport has a story to tell. And Montana State University-Northern running back Jett Robertson is no different.

Robertson came to the Lights via Ironwood High School in Glendale, Arizona. He was in the first recruiting class of former head coach Aaron Christensen and so his time at Northern has been filled with change and turmoil.

A lot of the change has had to do with the coaching staff. Christensen resigned last fall, after the Lights won just two games during his tenure, l...

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