MISSOULA — The 21st of December, 2001, is a day Montana football fans have etched into their memories.
Bob Stitt is Montana’s first head football coach with zero previous ties to the Grizzlies since Papa Bear Don Read rolled into Missoula in 1986.
On Saturday, Jordan Johnson and Montana's offense return to the site of perhaps their most efficient performance -- a 55-17 romp over North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D.
MISSOULA — Monday morning quarterbacks aren’t hard to find in a country where football is king.
MISSOULA — The sun went down and the stars came out for Montana’s offense Saturday night.
MISSOULA — When it comes to lingering disappointment, coach Joe Glenn is not afraid share his feelings.
VERMILLION, S.D. — For the third time in four weeks, the Montana Grizzlies showed they’re tough enough to take a punch and resilient enough to respond with a haymaker.
This one is big.
Montana State’s 34-16 quarterfinal loss to Sam Houston State last week left Eastern Washington to carry the playoff torch for the Big Sky Conference.
What a long, strange trip it was.
After the return trip to his old haunts last week — which resulted in a 34-24 victory over Drake — Bobcats coach Rob Ash is sure of one thing.
MISSOULA — From the coaching staff to the starting quarterback, the Montana Grizzlies had a markedly different look Saturday afternoon.
New look, same result. The Montana Grizzlies eased a lot of fears Saturday with a dominating 35-24 victory over South Dakota. Picking up where they left off at the end of last season, the Griz took 98 offensive snaps, rolled up 315 rushing yards and scored three unanswered touchdowns to pull…
Joe Glenn led Montana to its last greatest triumph -- the 2001 NCAA Division I football championship. That's why his return to Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Saturday will be special for both Glenn, the Griz and their fans.
With their offseason of uncertainty finally over, the Montana Grizzlies can focus on the business of football again.
MISSOULA -- The second of Montana's three spring scrimmages will be held Saturday night under the newly installed field lights at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. The scrimmage begins at 6 p.m.
The University of Montana's 2012 football schedule was released Monday. It features six home games, with four Big Sky Conferences foes along with two non-conference Football Championship Subdivision squads.
Montana defensive coordinator Mike Breske is on his way to Washington State of the Pac-12 Conference.
LARAMIE — Nobody would have batted an eye if Brandon Self bolted Laramie.
The last time Montana took part in the FCS postseason, they fell three points shy of winning a national championship.