Earlier in spring practice, Montana offensive line coach Scott Gragg had some very high praise for returning left tackle John Schmaing, telling GoGriz.com:
At the end of last season, a turbulent year that saw the Grizzlies lose quarterback Jordan Johnson to off-the-field questions, finish below .500 for the first time since 1985 and miss the playoffs for the second time in the past three seasons, coach Mick Delaney made an ominous statement:
Scott Gragg was one of the best players to wear a Montana Grizzlies uniform -- certainly in the last 20 years, if not of all-time.
"Let the broken hearts stand
Rob Ash had just 10 scholarships to divvy up, but Montana State's sixth-year coach said his Bobcats still came away with the top players on their recruiting board.
We're less than two weeks away from National Signing Day, and Montana coach Robin Pflugrad and Montana State coach Rob Ash have been busy gaining verbal commitments from prospects far and wide to play football for their respective programs.
First it was MySpace. Then it was Facebook. And now Twitter is the latest social media site to garner a significant following.