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University of Montana Western head football coach B.J. Robertson has announced the signing of Helena, Mont., senior Kolby Tamol and Boulder, Mont. senior Alex Brunett to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent.

Kolby-TamolTamol is a 5’ 10” 250 pound offensive lineman from Capital High School. He was selected as a first team all-conference player and a second team all-state performer for his play his senior season. Kolby was also voted a team captain for the Bruins by his teammates his senior year. He has been a two time track team captain and was a state champion power lifter in 2012.

“We are excited Kolby has decided to join the Bulldog football family,” head coach B.J. Robertson said.  “His power lifting background, strong work ethic, and coaching at Helena Capital have turned Kolby into a very powerful athlete on the field.  We are eager to put him to work as a Bulldog.”

Kolby plans to study Health and Human Performance while attending Montana Western. He is the son of Cacey Maser and Bill Tamol.




Alex-BrunettBrunett is a 6’ 1” 190 pound defensive back from Jefferson High School. In his senior campaign he recorded 42 tackles and six interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns. As well as an outstanding safety for Jefferson High School he also threw for 1906 yards and 19 touchdowns. Following his senior year he was voted first team all-conference defensive back as well as the first team all-conference quarterback. Alex was also voted first team all-state and has been selected to play in the Class B all-star game as well as the Badlands Bowl. Along with his prowess on the gridiron Brunett has been a two time lettermen in basketball and track.

“Alex has good size and speed but it is his competitiveness that separates him from other guys,” Coach Robertson said. “I have had the pleasure of watching Alex grow and mature into the person and athlete he is now while working with him at a variety of summer football camps.  I am so excited that he has decided to continue that process with us at Montana Western.”

Alex plans to study secondary education with an emphasis in history while attending Montana Western. He is the son of Neil and Denise Brunett.