The Frontier Conference 2016 Academic All-Conference Football team was released Thursday, and Montana Tech led the way with 43 selections.
To be eligible for the honor, a player must be at least a sophomore in standing, maintain a 3.0 GPA or better and be enrolled at the school the previous two semesters.
The list of Orediggers includes Butte High graduates Zach Bunney and Clay Dean. Butte Central graduate Connor McGree was one of 40 players from Carroll College to make the grade.
In all, 252 players from the Frontier Conference were selected. Montana Western placed 35 players on the team.
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