If you like to see Montana represented in the NFL — and who doesn’t? — the NFL draft is a good place to start. This year’s draft is next weekend, and a couple more Grizzlies have a good chance of hearing their name called sometime Saturday.
Montana cornerback Trumaine Johnson was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the third round of the NFL draft Friday.
Montana cornerback Trumaine Johnson is said to be the most NFL-ready player to come out of the Big Sky Conference in years. The St. Louis Rams are certainly buying that philosophy.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Former University of Wyoming football stars John Wendling and Chris Prosinski have a lot in common.
HAVRE — Former star football player Ryan Leaf had a simple message for Montana State University-Northern students and football players, and it’s advice he repeatedly said he wished he would have followed himself many years ago.
Of all the state’s amateur athletes, coaches and supporters who were honored Saturday night by the Montana Amateur Athletic Union, none were more thrilled or more humbled than Mike Person and Jessica Overstreet.
Time was winding down at the NFL Draft, and it appeared all seven rounds would fly by without a Bobcat or Grizzly hearing their name called. But at the 11th hour, Jimmy Wilson and Mike Person were both selected.
Mike Person's NFL dream came true Saturday afternoon.
Montana State offensive tackle Mike Person has received an official invitation to participate in the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Ind.
Former University of Montana tight end Steve Pfahler signed a free agent contract with the Tennessee Titans on Saturday following the NFL draft.