MISSOULA — The question persisted all week: Could Montana’s defense make enough plays to limit Vernon Adams?
Any questions about Vernon Adams now? Sure, he talked some Twitter Trash earlier in the week, but he backed it up on the field Saturday, leading Eastern Washington to a 42-37 victory over Montana at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. Adams and the Eagles survived a frantic Griz comeback in the four…
MISSOULA — Jordan Johnson was quick to attribute his four-touchdown passing game Saturday to one thing — the Montana running attack.
MISSOULA -- A fairy tale first quarter proved more than enough for Montana.
MISSOULA -- Cohesiveness can’t kick a field goal or catch a pass across the middle.
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.
The buildup to the Cat-Griz game, in many ways, is more fun than the game itself. There’s always plenty of hype -- not to mention bitterness and bad feelings between the two fan bases.
GREELEY, Colo. — The defense came to play Saturday for the suddenly ball-hawking Montana Grizzlies, while the offense maybe just needed a half to warm up.