BOZEMAN — The Montana Grizzlies never wavered in the face of the turmoil, hardship and difficulty they experienced on and off the field in 2012.
Garrett Safron had a game for the ages Saturday against Montana. But Jordan Johnson again showed why he is one of the best clutch players in the Big Sky Conference.
There's no doubt Montana's 21-14 overtime victory over Cal Poly last week was an emotional one. The Griz snatched victory from what would have been a damaging defeat.
Good teams find ways to win no matter the circumstances.
MISSOULA — Wheezing on life support as Cal Poly lined up for a dagger field goal, Montana hit a switch and promptly flipped its desperate situation.
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.
Bobcats coach Rob Ash says injured quarterback DeNarius McGhee “is working as hard as any human being can work” to return to the field after separating his throwing shoulder Sept. 7 at SMU.
NOTE: This is the sixth installment of our weekly series projecting the Top 10 players at each position for the 2013 Big Sky Conference football season.
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.
OGDEN, Utah — Turnovers were wasted, drives were blunted and field goals missed by the Montana Grizzlies Saturday, but you can’t argue with the final score.
MISSOULA — Southern Utah’s Brad Sorensen was sacked seven times, had his helmet bounced off the Washington-Grizzly Stadium turf by Caleb Kidder and threw 23 incomplete passes Saturday.
MISSOULA - University of Montana football coach Bobby Hauck has announced the signing of 19 new recruits, including nine from Montana.