Posts Tagged ‘Montana Football’

Offense Rolls in Season-Opening Victory

By ERIC TABER - Montana rolled to a 45-23 victory over Valparaiso to open the 2017 football season.... more

Great Griz Encounter Set For Aug. 24

By ERIC TABER - The 22nd "Great Griz Encounter"meet-and-greet with the 2017 UM football players and coaches will take place in Caras Park on Thursday, August 24.... more

Montana-Washington Tickets on Sale Starting May 1

By ERIC TABER - Single-game tickets for the University of Montana's 2017 football game at the University of Washington are set to go on sale next week.... more

Montana To Play Home-And-Home Series With South Dakota

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies have agreed to a future home-and-home football series with the South Dakota Coyotes of the Missouri Valley Football Conference beginning in 2019 and concluding in 2022.... more

Griz Running Backs Set to Play Key Role in 2016

By ERIC TABER - Upon first glance of the Montana Grizzlies' pass-happy offense under head coach Bob Stitt, it might be easy for fans to forget about the running backs.... more

New Griz Vision Set for Washington-Grizzly Stadium

By ERIC TABER - The University of Montana released the design of the new video display system which will transform the game day experience at Washington-Grizzly Stadium with HD-quality video.... more

Griz Top FCS in Attendance for Second-Straight Season

By ERIC TABER - For the second-straight season the Montana has packed in more fans than any other program in FCS football, and in 2015 dew more fans than 44 FBS programs as well.... more

Two More Griz Get NFL Opportunities

By ERIC TABER - Montana’s all-time leading receiver Jamaal Jones will get his chance to prove himself at the next level, as will former Griz linebacker Herbert Gamboa.... more

Jacksonville Jaguars Take Montana’s Holmes in NFL Draft

Tyrone Holmes was selected in the sixth round as the 181st overall pick in the NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He joins former Grizzly Jordan Tripp who is currently on the roster as a linebacker.... more

Offense Gets Rolling in Second Griz Scrimage

By ERIC TABER-The UM corps of running backs blew up for 207 yards and three touchdowns in the Griz football squad’s second scrimmage of the 2016 spring season on Saturday. ... more

Griz Football Team Finalizes 2016 Schedule

By ERIC TABER - Two FCS teams from east of the Mississippi will travel to Missoula in 2016, as the Montana Grizzlies have finalized next season’s football schedule.... more

Holmes Named Defensive Player of the Year

By ERIC TABER - Tyrone Holmes was named the best defensive player in all of FCS football.... more

Tyrone Homes Set For National Awards Banquet

By ERIC TABER-Montana All-American defensive end Tyrone Holmes will travel to Frisco, Texas on Friday for the presentation of the STATS FCS National Defensive Player of the Year award.... more

Montana Standouts Holmes & Jones Named First Team All-American

By ERIC TABER - After completing two of the best individual seasons in Montana history, Jamaal Jones and Tyrone Holmes have been named STATS FCS first team All-Americans.... more

Jones Named Montana’s All-Time Leading Receiver

By ERIC TABER - (PHOTO GALLERY) Jamaal Jones earns place in Montana Football history books after all.... more

Crittenden Set For “Academic Heisman” Ceremony

Montana defensive end and Rhodes Scholarship finalist Derek Crittenden is one of 12 finalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy. Read more about the Press Conference/Award.... more

Big Plays Doom Montana in 35-16 Loss at Portland State

By JOEL CARLSON-Three first-quarter interceptions and a steady game-long downpour held Montana in check as the Vikings rolled to a 35-16 victory over the Grizzlies Saturday afternoon.... more

Crittenden a Finalist for College Football’s Premiere Scholar-Athlete Award

By ERIC TABER - Montana football team captain Derek Crittenden has been announced as one of 12 finalists for the prestigious William V. Campbell Trophy.... more

Simis Earns Accolades, Griz Move Up After UND Win

By ERIC TABER - When you tie the Montana school record for touchdown passes in a single game, in your first college football start, people sit up and take notice.... more

Simis Shines in Montana Victory Over North Dakota

By ERIC TABER (PHOTO GALLERY) (PHOTO GALLERY) Making his first career start as a Grizzly, Makena Simis tied the UM school record for touchdown passes in a game leading Montana to a 42-16 victory over North Dako... more

Montana Hosts North Dakota in Key Big Sky Matchup

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies take on the University of North Dakota on Saturday at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. Kickoff is at 1:30pm.... more

Griz Fall to Wildcats in Overtime

By ERIC TABER (PHOTO GALLERY) Montana takes its first Big Sky Conference loss on the season, moving to 2-1 in league play and 3-3 overall, heading into a bye week.... more

Griz Return Home to Face Weber State

By ERIC TABER- Tickets still remain for the Griz vs Weber State game, this Saturday, Oct. 10. Kick-off is at 2PM.... more

Montana Moves to 2-0 in Big Sky with 27-13 Road Win over UC Davis

By ERIC TABER- Montana's Chad Chalich threw three touchdown passes, and the defense forced four turnovers in a 27-13 victory Saturday afternoon at Davis, Calif.... more

Griz Look to Build Momentum at Davis

By ERIC TABER - The Grizzlies ride a wave of momentum after a Homecoming win against NAU and take on dangerous UC Davis at 2:10 on Saturday.... more

Holmes Hauls in the Accolades After Huge Weekend

By ERIC TABER - Montana senior defensive end Tyrone Holmes has been selected as the STATS FCS national Defensive player of the Week, as well as the Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Week.... more

Griz Start Fast, Hold Off Lumberjacks in Big Sky Opener (PHOTO GALLERY)

By ERIC TABER-Montana rode a dominant defensive effort and a balanced offense to a 23-14 victory over Northern Arizona on Homecoming at Washington-Grizzly Stadium.... more

Griz Lead the FCS with Eight NFL Players

By ERIC TABER - The 2015 NFL season officially gets underway this week and after the last round of cuts, the Montana Grizzlies have become the best represented FCS team in the league.... more

“I Love the Grizzlies and I Couldn’t Be Happier With My Decision”

By ERIC TABER - “I love the Montana Grizzlies, and I couldn’t be happier with my decision,” said Pflug’s voice, seemingly out of nowhere over the ESPN broadcast.... more

FEATURE: The Wideouts: Ben Roberts

By ERIC TABER - Last Saturday, Ben Roberts had the biggest reception of the biggest game in recent memory for the Montana Grizzlies.... more

Ellis Henderson is back… and couldn’t be happier

By ERIC TABER - Ellis is Ellis again. And the time off didn't seem to bother the redshirt.... more

Griz Walk Back for 2015 Season

A new Griz football tradition that started at 2014’s Griz/Cat game lives on in 2015. The Griz Walk returns this Saturday at 11:10 a.m. leading up to the Montana vs. NDSU game.... more

Pieces Falling Into Place for Griz After Second Scrimmage

By ERIC TABER - After the second scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday morning, the general consensus coming from Washington-Grizzly Stadium: a cleaner and crisper performance on both sides of the ball.... more

Griz Produce Highlights in First Scrimmage of Season

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies came out and ran roughly 75 plays in about an hour on Monday afternoon, scoring 16 points in the team’s first scrimmage of the fall season.... more

UM and Root Sports Announce Fall Start Times

By JOEL CARLSON - ROOT Sports announced the kickoff times this week for its 2015 Big Sky Conference package of football games including 5 with Montana. See the schedule.... more

Football Season Tickets On Sale Starting Monday

Fans wishing to purchase season tickets for the 2015 Montana football schedule, which includes home games againstNorth Dakota State and EWU, can do so beginning Monday, July 6.... more

Grizzlies Announce That All 11 Football Games to be Televised

By MIKE HANSON - University of Montana Athletic Director Kent Haslam announced on Wednesday that all 11 games of the 2015 football season will be televised.... more

The Stitt Era Begins

By DILLON TABISH - Longtime Division II coach makes the jump to Montana to take over one of the most successful college football teams in the FCS.... more

Montana Football Class of 2015

By DAVE GUFFEY - UM is pleased to announce its new signees and the class of 2015 Grizzly Football players. ... more

FCS Playoffs Second Round Playoff: At EWU 37, Montana 20

By DAVE GUFFEY-The second time was not the charm for the Montana Grizzlies, as the comeback-minded Grizzlies lost 37-20 to Eastern Washington in a 2nd round NCAA Division I FCS playoff game Saturday. ... more

FCS Playoffs First Round: At Montana 52, San Diego 14 (PHOTO GALLERY)

PHOTO GALLERY BY MARK MESENKO-Montana dominated on both side of the football, and the result was a 52-14 victory over visiting University of San Diego in Saturday's first round NCAA FCS playoff game.... more

Montana Hosts San Diego in FCS Playoff Game Nov. 29

The University of Montana Grizzlies will host the University of San Diego in a first round NCAA FCS Playoff game, Sat., Nov. 29, with kickoff in Washington-Grizzly Stadium at 2:05 p.m.... more

Montana Hosts San Diego in 1st Round FCS Playoff Game Nov. 29

The Grizzlies received an at-large berth in the 2014 NCAA Division I Football Championship, and will host the University of San Diego, Sat., Nov. 29, at 2:00 p.m. in Washington-Grizzly Stadium.... more

Griz Maul the Cats 34-7 in 114th Brawl of the Wild (PHOTO GALLERY)

By DAVE GUFFEY-The defense took advantage of seven turnovers and Canada and Johnson paced the offense, as the Grizzlies defeated the Bobcats Saturday in front of a record crowd of 26,352.... more

114th BRAWL OF THE WILD

By DAVE GUFFEY-The #13-ranked Grizzlies conclude their regular season, hosting the #12 Bobcats in the 114th meeting of the “Brawl of the Wild” game Sat. Nov. 22 at 3:15 p.m. in WGS.... more

Griz Mentor Mick Delaney to Retire at the Conclusion of the 2014 Football Season

By DAVE GUFFEY-UM head football coach Mick Delaney will retire at the conclusion of the 2014 football season, the long-time mentor announced today (Nov. 16). ... more

Volleyball: Griz Fall to Bobcats, Drop to No. 7 Seed (PHOTO GALLERY)

By JOEL CARLSON-The Montana volleyball team lost to MSU in straight sets Saturday night in Missoula in the final regular-season match of the season for both teams.... more

Game #11: Montana at S. Utah

By DAVE GUFFEY - The Montana Grizzlies conclude a two-game road trip, playing Southern Utah in a must-win Big Sky Conference game for them on Saturday, Nov. 15. Kickoff in Cedar City, Utah, is at 1:07 p.m.... more

Game #10: 11th-Ranked Griz at #5 Eastern Washington

By DAVE GUFFEY-The 11th-ranked Montana Grizzlies begin a two-game road trip, playing the pre-season league favorite #5-Eastern Washington Eagles on Saturday, Nov. 8. in Cheney, at 1:10pm.... more

Montana Rolls Over Sac State 31-13 (PHOTO GALLERY)

By DAVE GUFFEY - The number one defense was outstanding and halfback Jordan Canada rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns, as the Montana Grizzlies defeated visiting Sac State 31-13.... more