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2019 Frontier Conference Football Preview Series: SPECIAL TEAMS

Frontier has speedy return men, top kickers


August 14, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern's Jett Robertson runs with the ball during a Lights' practice Tuesday afternoon on the Northern campus. Robertson is MSU-N's senior running back and a veteran, but he got his start with the Lights returning kicks, and he's still one of the top return men in the league even now. For a look at the top running backs in the Frontier, including Robertson, see Friday's Havre Daily News.

There are three phases to the game of football. And while offense and defense get most of the publicity, any coach worth his salt will tell you - you can't win without special teams play.

So it should be to no one's surprise that coaches around the Frontier Conference are always looking for good kickers and punters, and always trying to find a return man who can "take it to the house."

And there should be plenty of those guys around the league this fall.

Two teams that will be looking to replace kickers this season are Eastern Oregon and Southern Oregon. Nathan Harden was huge for EOU a...

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