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Grizzlies picked fourth, Bobcats eighth in Big Sky Preseason Polls


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Montana senior linebacker Josh Buss was named the Big Sky Conference Preseason Defensive MVP at the 2018 Big Sky Kickoff media Event Monday in Spokane. Buss was a 2017 FCS All-American, and is the leading returning tackler in the Big Sky Conference. Buss' Montana Grizzlies were picked fourth and seventh in the Big Sky Preseason Coaches and Media Polls, while the Montana State Bobcats are picked to finish eighth in both polls. The Bobcats open their season Aug. 30, while the Griz begin their season Sept. 1.

The Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats are a mere 40-plus days from the start of the 2018 FCS football season. But, the Big Sky Conference got a head start Monday with the first day of its annual Big Sky Media Kickoff in Spokane.

Monday, the Big Sky Preseason Polls, the Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team and Offensive and Defensive MVP’s were announced.

Montana, which is getting ready to open its season against highly ranked Northern Iowa Sept. 1 and is awaiting the return of Bobby Hauck to the sidelines of Washington-Grizzly Stadium, received several accolades Monday in Spo...

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