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Brawl of the Wild Rivalry Waits for Billings Players in Badlands Bowl

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While the Badlands Bowl marks the end of all stars high school careers, it's not the last we'll see of many of these athletes representing Montana.

"Montana of course, Montana State," said Montana head coach Chad Ross. "Just the level of athletes is incredible." 

On Chad Ross' roster, two Billings boys commit to opposite sides of Montana's brawl. 

"It feels like we're in a high level game, and it's just going to prepare us for this week, the Shrine, and ultimately our college career," said Montana cornerback and former Billings Central standout Jacob Hadley.  

After padding up for the MonDak and Shrine game, Central's Jacob Hadley will head to Bozeman to join the Montana State football program. 

"A lot of just a higher level of intensity and competitiveness," said Hadley. 

Meanwhile, Billings Senior product Devin Maua is gearing up for the Griz, planning to play football for the University of Montana in Missoula this fall. 

"Especially college rivals, we always throw a little trash talking in those too," said Maua. 

But while Hadley and Maua may battle on the field in future, they'll share it as teammates this weekend. 

"We're all playing for Montana," said Maua. 

"Go Montana, I guess," said Hadley.