MT Football Hall of Fame to form Mental Health Symposium

June 29, 2023

"About five minutes into his Montana Football Hall of Fame induction speech, Dane Fletcher took an unexpected turn. “Tonight, I’m going to talk about my dark times,” Fletcher told the Billings Hotel and Convention Center crowd on June 25, 2022. 

“Everybody kind of went, ‘What?’” said Montana Football HOF chairman Rick Halmes. “It really got their attention.”

Fletcher recounted some of his mental health “demons,” as he phrased it, growing up in Bozeman. The former Montana State linebacker inspired Robert Doore, who gave his acceptance speech later in the ceremony.

“I want to thank Dane Fletcher for giving me the strength for what I’m about to say,” Doore said toward the end of his speech. “I’ve never spoken about this publicly before.”


Click here to read the full article by Victor Flores at 406 MT Sports. 


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