MISSOULA — Inconsistency has been a bugaboo for Montana’s offense this season.
MISSOULA -- Garrett Safron and his pals put up 48 points on Montana’s defense a year ago, so you know they’re not going to be intimidated coming to Missoula.
MISSOULA -- The buzzword of the week for the Montana and Sacramento State football teams is resilience.
Montana State and Sacramento State have played some thrillers over the years, not the least of which was a 64-61 overtime shootout the Bobcats won under the bursting California sun on Oct. 2, 2010.
Montana State and Eastern Washington played an instant classic. It was two prolific offenses piling up yards and points, racing up and down the field at a blistering pace.
OGDEN, Utah — Rob Ash was living his worst nightmare.
It’ll be a bigger deal when Robin Pflugrad returns to Missoula later this season, but even Bobcats coach Rob Ash said there will be an interesting dynamic with Pflugrad on the other side of the field Saturday when MSU takes on Weber State.
NOTE: This is the third installment of our weekly series projecting the Top 10 players at each position for the 2013 Big Sky Conference football season.
OGDEN, Utah -- Former Montana football coach Robin Pflugrad has been hired as offensive coordinator at Weber State.
MISSOULA -- Timm Rosenbach, hired by Robin Pflugrad to coach Montana’s offense in February, is leaving the Grizzlies after just one season to join his old friend at Weber State, Jody Sears.
Winning hasn’t been constant at Montana yet this season, and that’s an anomaly. For the first time in 14 years the Grizzlies (3-2, 0-2 Big Sky) aren’t ranked in the Top 25 poll.
No. 14-ranked Montana aims to dispatch Northern Arizona for the 15th consecutive year and for 24th time in the last 26 when the Lumberjacks visit Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Saturday.
NOTE: This is the ninth (and final) installment of our series in which we project the Top 10 players at each position for the 2012 Big Sky Conference football season.