MISSOULA — With two weeks to repair and prepare, the Montana football team will try to make the most of its only October home game Saturday.
The Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education filed a motion this week with the Montana Supreme Court, appealing a lower court decision ordering the state to release records to author Jon Krakauer that detail the 2012 disciplinary hearing of a University of Montana student.
MISSOULA — The bye week was like money in the bank for the seventh-ranked Montana football team.
Montana State was unrelenting on offense again last week against UC Davis, rolling up a school-record for yards and scoring more points than ever before against a Division I opponent.
For decades, a basic principle of football -- offensively speaking -- was to establish the run to set up the pass, control the ball, move the chains, win the time of possession and keep your defense off the field. It was a formula for victory, and a pretty good one.
MISSOULA -- Montana football coach Mick Delaney said Tuesday that his starting quarterback, Jordan Johnson, is “doing fine and the ankle is good.”
Dakota Prukop is a quick study. His 68-percent completion rate through six games is fifth-best in the FCS and ranks second among all quarterbacks with 100 or more passing attempts.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Over the past two seasons the Montana football team has suffered embarrassment and savored near perfection in the Alerus Center.
MISSOULA — The Montana University System has received a temporary stay in releasing records to author Jon Krakauer pertaining to the 2012 disciplinary hearing of University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson.
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 — There’s a storm on the horizon for Montana’s resurgent offensive unit.
MISSOULA -- The last thing North Dakota’s anemic offense needs right now is a date with Montana’s imposing defense.
Montana’s Travon Van won’t compromise about where he’s best suited on a football field. The coaches at Marshall, Van's former school, surely couldn't get him to change his mind.
MISSOULA — Cast in front of a large homecoming crowd craving an offensive breakout, Montana delivered a treat sweeter than cotton candy.
HELENA — A judge has ordered the University of Montana to turn over to author Jon Krakauer any records on how the state's higher education commissioner handled a rape case against Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson.
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.
MISSOULA — To outsiders, especially those fond of the movie “Fargo,” North Dakota State’s home base seems like little more than a barren, windy tundra.
MISSOULA — The sun went down and the stars came out for Montana’s offense Saturday night.
While it’s over the top, linebacker Keyen Lage’s praise of Montana QB Jordan Johnson says a lot about South Dakota’s defensive focus this week.
MISSOULA — When it comes to lingering disappointment, coach Joe Glenn is not afraid share his feelings.