OGDEN, Utah — Montana defensive end Zack Wagenmann has been named the Big Sky Conference defensive player of the year on Tuesday.
Montana’s pilfering defense was the impetus of a 34-7 victory over Montana State on Saturday, no doubt.
MISSOULA — Quarterback Jordan Johnson and defensive end Zack Wagenmann were named co-winners of the Terry Dillon Award as MVPs of the Montana football team during its awards banquet on Sunday.
MISSOULA — Jordan Johnson, after he’d directed No. 13 Montana to a dominating 34-7 victory over in-state rival and 12th-ranked Montana State, had the most relevant testimony of all.
MISSOULA — Though technically impossible, Montana coach Mick Delaney’s point was well taken when he opined, “you could be dead and still have energy this week.”
MISSOULA -- Just like Montana last weekend at Wyoming, Central Washington will play up Saturday with every intention of cutting down its so-called superior foe.
The new man in the middle for Montana’s defense had two tackles in his first two years as a Grizzly.
For all he’s accomplished in a Montana football uniform, senior safety Matt Hermanson probably deserves a good nickname.
Paul McCartney won’t be the only one rockin’ and rollin’ on the University of Montana campus Tuesday.
NOTE: This is the second installment of a summer-long series projecting the Top 10 players at each position for the 2014 Big Sky Conference football season.
MISSOULA -- Montana’s Jordan Johnson has been named to the College Football Performance Awards watch list for quarterbacks.
Vernon Adams is the biggest star in the Big Sky Conference. And he shined brightly again Saturday in Eastern Washington’s 54-29 dismantling of Montana State.
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.
Things are going pretty good for the Grizzlies on offense right now. They average nearly 40 points per game, and quarterback Jordan Johnson is throwing touchdown passes left and right without turning the ball over.
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.
Montana football coach Mick Delaney made at least one guarantee this week regarding Northern Arizona running back Zach Bauman.
Free Safety Matt Hermanson kneels and catches his breath between drills at Montana's football practice in August.
MISSOULA -- Montana defensive back Matt Hermanson has been suspended one game due to a violation of the university's student-athlete code of conduct.
MISSOULA — The starting free safety for the Montana Grizzlies football team was arrested early Sunday morning on a charge of misdemeanor criminal mischief.