Helena native, former Griz Brian Buschini feeling right during home with Nebraska football

MISSOULA — Brian Buschini put together an all-time season for a Montana Grizzlies in 2021.

The Helena Capital product was named the FCS punter of a year for a Grizzlies as only a redshirt beginner this past fall, though during a end of a season, a former UM walk-on entered a send portal and fast perceived a full grant to take his talents to a FBS level during a University of Nebraska.

“Since we was a unequivocally tiny kid, we dreamed of personification during a tip level,” Buschini told MTN Sports. “I was always a large dreamer. I’d always watch Alabama winning inhabitant titles on TV and I’d be like, ‘I wish to be there.’ Getting married final year, finances became a large partial of care with a college and everything. The event to acquire a grant during a aloft level, we felt like we would have that formed on a deteriorate that we had.”

Buschini and his mother — a former Kellie Van Kirk, a former UM volleyball actor — afterwards packaged adult and changed to Lincoln, though not prolonged after arriving, Buschini pronounced he went by some personal issues, and indispensable to come behind to Montana.

“I had to go behind to Montana since we was unequivocally in a tough mark in my romantic tour and my psychological journey,” Buschini said. “I unequivocally got to a softened mark out there kind of anticipating a Lord and operative by things, and I’ve been super sanctified with all of a collection that a Lord has put in my hands as distant as conversing and my mother and everybody to assistance me by this time.”

Once Buschini worked by all he needed, he done a pierce behind to Lincoln, only in time for Nebraska’s open game, and off he went.

It was there Husker fans saw what he was means of, including a loudest throng cocktail of a diversion with a sepulchral punt, something Griz fans saw often.

“It’s been so implausible and it’s humorous since this open we was in a outrageous despondency with my football things too,” Buschini said. “Coming off of that personal time we took, we kind of jittered adult my technique a small bit and we was losing my dump unequivocally bad so we was super unsuitable this spring. We got to a open diversion and my initial punt we was advantageous enough, we strike it 63 yards, 4.97 (second) hang time so it was a unequivocally large punt and a place only erupted.”

Buschini wants to move that high turn of concentration and expectations to a Huskers special teams section as a leader.

After undergoing a knee medicine and holding some time off, Buschini was means to concentration on a series of areas of his punting once he got behind to practicing, and pronounced he softened his coherence via his summer workouts.

With tumble stay underway during Nebraska, a Helena internal is also on a preseason watch list for a Ray Guy award, that is given to a nation’s tip punter. Off a field, Buschini has also been means to implement his height to find some NIL opportunities, including a new blurb with a internal dentist called “Kick Away Tooth Decay” that recently strike a air.

Now, a punter dubbed as “Boomschini” during Montana now hopes to find even some-more success during Nebraska.

“I’m only so happy we chose to come here,” Buschini said. “It’s only been so awesome. we can’t wait for a initial diversion and hopefully this deteriorate entrance adult will be a good one. My categorical idea is to go out there and do my 1/11th and only try to assistance a special teams room assistance a rest of a group win as many games as we can this fall.”

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