Posts Tagged ‘UM 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

Fall Camp Closes With Special Visit from Griz Legend

By ERIC TABER - Former Grizzly running back and six-year NFL veteran Chase Reynolds returned to Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Wednesday to address the team.... 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

Griz Open Camp August 6

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies' football season officially gets underway on Sunday, August 6, when the 2017 squad reports for fall camp.... more

Montana Football: Griz Cap Spring Drills in Butte on Saturday

By ERIC TABER - After more than a month of practice, the Montana Grizzlies will finish the spring football season at 1 p.m. on Saturday at historic Naranche Stadium in Butte, America.... more

Bright spots on both sides of the ball at first Griz scrimmage

By ERIC TABER - After nearly a month of practice, the Montana Grizzlies got their first taste of live football in the team's first scrimmage of the spring.... more

Griz Football: Fall Camp Enters Home Stretch

By ERIC TABER - Fresh off a day's rest, the Montana Grizzlies returned to the field inside Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Monday morning for the 14th practice of fall camp.... more

Experience and Versatility Key to Success of a Strong D-line

By ERIC TABER - The 2016 Grizzlies will once again boast one of the nation's best D-lineman in second-year starter, and second-year heir to the #37 throne, Caleb Kidder. ... more

Griz Show All-Around Strength in First Scrimmage

By ERIC TABER - Montana opens the 2016 campaign on Sept. 3 against Saint Francis, under the lights at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. ... more

Griz Tabbed as Big Sky Runner-Up

By ERIC TABER - The University of Montana Grizzlies have been picked to finish second in the 2016 Big Sky Conference preseason polls by both the media and the league coaches.... 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

Schillinger Returns Home as Safeties Coach at UM

By ERIC TABER-Former Montana All-Big Sky Conference and NFL safety Shann Schillinger returns as a safeties coach under Griz head coach Bob Stitt.... more

Grizzlies Announce Incoming Class of 2016

By ERIC TABER-Montana head coach Bob Stitt unveiled his second recruiting class Wed., welcoming 31 players to UM on national signing day.... more

Holmes and Jones Named Griz MVPs at Annual Awards Banquet

By ERIC TABER-Defensive end Tyrone Holmes and wide receiver Jamaal Jones have been named the University of Montana's 2015 Steve Carlson Award co-winners for Griz football’s MVPs.... more

Montana 54, Montana State 35

By ERIC TABER - On Saturday at Bozeman, the Grizzlies raced out to a 31-7 first-half lead and defeated the Bobcats for the 72nd time in the schools’ rivalry.... more

All on the Line for the Griz in 115th Brawl of the Wild

By ERIC TABER - In a game that needs little introduction or added hype, the 115th edition of the Brawl of the Wild descends on Bozeman Saturday. Kickoff is at noon.... more

Griz Earn Signature Win Over Eastern Washington

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies snapped a four game losing streak against the EWU Eagles in empathic fashion to keep playoff hopes alive with a 57-16 home victory on Saturday.... more

Griz Host Eagles in Huge Home Game for Montana

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies enter the end of the 2015 season with everything to play for, and nothing to lose as one of UM’s biggest rivals, E. Washington pays a visit to Missoula.... 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 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

Seven Grizzlies Named to USA College Football FCS Preseason All-America Team

By ERIC TABER-Seven Grizzlies named to USA College Football FCS Preseason All-America Team; Jones tops list, earning second team nod at Wide Receiver. ... more

Gustafson Shines in Grizzlies’ Spring Game in Helena

Quarterback Brady Gustafson threw four touchdown passes to lead the way for the Montana Grizzlies in their annual Spring game Saturday afternoon in Helena.... more

Griz Look Solid on Both Sides of the Ball in Second Spring Scrimmage

The offense showed improvement and the defense was once again stellar, as the Grizzlies held their second scrimmage of 2015 spring drills. ... more

Deadline for 2015 Griz FB Season Ticket Discount is April 1st

Grizzly football season ticket holders are reminded that the deadline for the discounted season ticket renewal opportunity is just a few days away. ... more

Four Former Griz Sign with NFL Teams

By DUSTIN ASKIM - Soon after the 2014 National Football League Draft ended, a handful of former Grizzly players signed as free-agents with NFL teams.... more

Montana to Play 12-Game Schedule Again in 2014

By DAVE GUFFEY - The Montana Grizzly football team will once again play a 12-game schedule in 2014, with six home games, including the 114th Grizzly-Bobcat “Brawl of the Wild” game.... more

2013 University of Montana Homecoming Events and Schedule: Up with Montana!

By AUSTIN SMITH - “Up With Montana!”, a rousing line pulled from UM’s fight song meant to celebrate both the tradition and rising future of a great institution and its supporters, is the theme of UM's 201... more

PHOTO GALLERY: Griz Roll Appalachian State in Season Opener

By AUSTIN SMITH - (PHOTO GALLERY) Led by reinstated quarterback Jordan Johnson, the Montana Grizzlies opened their 2013 season with an unchallenged 30-6 victory over the Appalachian State Mountaineers.... more

Griz Football Players Report for First Fall Practice on August 6

By DAVE GUFFEY - The UM football team starts its preparation for the 2013 football season on Sun., Aug. 4, as the Grizzlies welcome their returning players and newcomers to fall camp.... more

What Do The Financial Numbers Mean for UM/MSU Athletics?

By JIM O'DAY - Last week, the Montana University System released information pertaining to the financial pictures of the athletic programs across the state. But if you compare apples-to-apples what do the numbe... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: Griz and Lady Griz basketball, recently fired Jon Embree of Colorado, and Larry Hagman of Dallas TV Fame.... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: It's Griz-Cat weekend. Enough Said!... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: The 70-24 Griz win over Idaho State, Weber State, San Francisco's sweep of the Detroit Tigers.... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: History between Idaho State vs. Griz, Griz-Cat Matchup, Interim Idaho Vandal head coach Jason Gesser, World Series, and the late Senator Ge... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: University of North Dakota, Griz-Cat Matchup, Montana Volleyball, and John Wooden.... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: Southern Utah, Sean Touhy Jr., and Chuck Pagano of the Indianapolis Colts.... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: Northern Colorado, Wayne, Josclyn and Elle Tinkle, the World Series and Randy Tangmo.... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: 2012 Homecoming, Eastern Washington Eagles, Sentinel Spartans and the St. Louis Cardinals.... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: Joe Glenn, Jerome Souers, David Reeves, and Don Read.... more

UM Sports Trivia

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Making Chris' top trivia mentions this week: Former UM Association Athletic Director, Kathy Noble, Assistant Football Coach, Timm Rosenbaugh, and Paytyn Wheeler.... more