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2019 Frontier Conference Football Preview Series: Receivers, Tight Ends

Plenty of pass-catching skill around the Frontier


August 12, 2019

Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern's Bryce Bumgardner, left, hauls in a pass during a 2018 Northern game against Mayville State in Havre. Bumgardner finished in the top four in the Frontier Conference in both catches and receiving yards last season. Now, he enters his senior season as not only one of the top returning receivers in the league but also as the leader of a deep group of pass-catchers for head coach Andrew Rolin.

There have been, at times over the years in the Frontier Conference where wide receivers and tight ends go a little overlooked. That's because one, the guys throwing them the ball get a ton of attention, and two, the Frontier always seems to produce star running backs who also steal the show.

However, pass catchers have always shined around the Frontier, and 2019 will be no different. And though the Montana State University-Northern Lights will be a young team once again this season, head coach Andrew Rolin, a former quarterback himself, believes the Lights' WRs and TEs this season stack u...

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