View Full Version : Griz' Hughes earns another badge

09-09-2011, 05:57 AM
09-09-2011 05:45 AM

Montana senior Ben Hughes might be just as good at tackling problems off the field as he is at tackling opponents on it.

Hughes, a 6-foot, 285-pound senior from Grants Pass, Ore., was named the Big Sky Conference defensive player of the week after his effort against Tennessee in the season opener. He tallied 10 tackles, a sack, two tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and recorded a safety in Montana’s 42-16 loss on the road to the Southeastern Conference school. Hughes recorded five solo tackles and five assisted tackles.

Some might say the league honor isn’t Hughes’ most impressive accomplishment. He has also earned Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts after developing a new harvesting plan for a charitable Oregon pear grower.

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