MISSOULA — While University of Montana athletic director Kent Haslam refused to talk about potential candidates for the Grizzlies’ next football coach Monday, a solid group has emerged as possible successors to the retiring Mick Delaney.
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.
There were times last fall when Josh Janssen must’ve felt like he was wearing a maroon body suit.
Earlier in spring practice, Montana offensive line coach Scott Gragg had some very high praise for returning left tackle John Schmaing, telling GoGriz.com:
Fast starts equal big results, and the Grizzlies are the proof.
It’s too early to crown Griz quarterback Jordan Johnson the most valuable player in the Big Sky Conference (see: Eastern Washington QB Vernon Adams). But Johnson’s importance to Montana is clear-cut.
It started Thursday night in Bozeman, with Montana State racing to a 36-point halftime lead in a stirring victory over Monmouth.
My first thought from Montana's season-opening 30-6 victory over Appalachian State? Wow. I had a feeling the Griz would win tonight, but I did not expect them to dismantle the No. 12 team in the country the way they did.
MISSOULA — What a difference a Jordan Johnson makes.
Everyone knows by now that both the Grizzlies and Bobcats are charting new courses on offense heading into the 2013 season. Montana hired in-house when Timm Rosenbach left, promoting assistants Kefense Hynson and Scott Gragg to co-offensive coordinators. At Montana State, Tim Cramsey was hir…
MILES CITY — Kelly Reid’s idea was just as good the next morning.
Griz coach Mick Delaney says he doesn’t think about the pressures of winning or losing, but somewhere inside the man must be a sense of urgency to get the job done in 2013. If not, Montana’s coaching staff could look markedly different a year from now.
The Midland Roundtable announced its athlete of the year candidates on Wednesday night at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.
Spring football is a hard-charging, frenetic time. And with just 15 practices to burn, you’ve got to use it wisely.
MISSOULA -- The Montana Grizzlies are taking their second football scrimmage of the spring practice season on the road Saturday to Ronan.
When the verdict was read, Jordan Johnson couldn’t contain his tears.
Scott Gragg was one of the best players to wear a Montana Grizzlies uniform -- certainly in the last 20 years, if not of all-time.
Rocky Mountain College will be holding its Pigskin Classic 2013 coaching clinic March 15-16 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.
MISSOULA - Montana football coach Mick Delaney says he will have co-offensive coordinators for the 2013 season.
With their offseason of uncertainty finally over, the Montana Grizzlies can focus on the business of football again.