Posts Tagged ‘University of Montana football’

Help the Griz Set a Season Ticket Record in 2023

With kickoff less than a month away, excitement for the upcoming Montana football season is once again nearing an all-time high as the Grizzlies look to return to the top of the Big Sky standings.... more

Nonconference Kickoff Times and Broadcast Details Finalized

Kickoff times and broadcast details for Montana's three nonconference games have been finalized, with a September night game in Washington-Grizzly Stadium.... more

Griz Host Eagles in Titanic Playoff Rematch

The second season of Montana football kicks off under Friday night lights this week as the Grizzlies ride a five-game winning streak into the second round of the FCS playoffs for a rematch against E. Washington... more

Griz Picked No. 7 in Preseason Media Poll

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies were slotted in at No. 7 in the first, and only, STATS Perform FCS Top 25 media poll of the year, the organization announced Tuesday.... more

Olson Wins Buck Buchanan Award

On its 25th anniversary, Olson became just the third Grizzly ever to be awarded the STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award, presented annually to the FCS Defensive Player of the Year at the STATS FCS Awards Banquet.... more

Montana Overcomes Early Errors to Beat Idaho

By ERIC TABER - The No. 6 Grizzlies scored 28 unanswered points in three quarters after facing a double-digit deficit early en route to the win over Idaho on Saturday.... more

Sneed named National Offensive Player of the Week

By ERIC TABER - Montana quarterback Dalton Sneed was named the STATS FCS National Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career following UM's 59-20 win.... more

Olson Added to Buchanan Award Watch List

By ERIC TABER - Junior linebacker Dante Olson has been nothing short of superb for the Grizzlies as he's worked his way to becoming the leading tackler in all of Division-I football.... 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

Get Your Football Tickets Early at First-Ever Ticket Pickup Party

By ERIC TABER: Season Ticket Holders: Jump on the fall season at the first-ever Griz football ticket pickup party, from 3-6 p.m. on Aug. 10 at the Adams Center ticket office.... 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

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

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

Big Sky “50 Greatest Men’s Moments”: No. 8: Don Read Goes Out on Top

(VIDEO) - They'll never forget the 1995 Montana Grizzly football season. Decades from now, grandfathers will tell there grandkids about quarterback Dave Dickenson, or where they were when Larson kicked the fiel... more

Griz Started Preparing for the 2013 Season Several Months Ago

By DAVE GUFFEY - When you watch the 2013 UM football players and coaches go through the tedious and regimented routine of fall camp drills, you can sense the focus, determination, and excitement.... more

Johnson Leads the Way in First Griz Scrimmage of 2013 Fall Camp

Quarterback Jordan Johnson played in three series and the result was three touchdowns at UM's first scrimmage of fall camp Sun. (Aug. 11) evening in front of approximately 1,000 fans.... more

Three Griz Named to Preseason All-America Team

By JOEL CARLSON - Three University of Montana football players have been named to the Sports Network’s Football Championship Subdivision preseason All-America team.... more

Griz Name 2013 Football Team Captains

The University of Montana football team voted for their captains for the 2013 season, and head coach Mike Delaney told the rest of the team today (Friday, April 19) in a team meeting who those players are.... more

Griz have 17 players named to 2012 All-Big Sky Football Team

The Grizzlies had four players named to the first team and one second team pick, as well as 13 players named honorable mention all-conference.... more

Damage control: Five-loss Grizzlies wage war on Idaho State

DUSTIN ASKIM - The Montana Grizzlies still have a chance to finish the season with more wins than losses if they can avoid a loss when they clash with the 1-6 Idaho State Bengals Saturday at Washington-Grizzly ... more

2012 University of Montana Homecoming Parade & Events

University of Montana's Homecoming starts a little earlier this year.  However, it will prove to be yet another amazing week full of spirit and community camaraderie! Although Homecoming week is full of eve... more

Multimedia Feature: Griz Basketball Team Beats the Bobcats

By PATRICK RECORD - It was a low-scoring grudge match, but the Montana Grizzlies battled to an important win over the Montana State Bobcats on Saturday night.... more

Multimedia Feature: Lady Griz Beat Rival Bobcats

By PATRICK RECORD - The Lady Griz took to the hardwood on Saturday afternoon in hopes of defeating their biggest rivals, the Montana State Bobcats.... more

FCS Playoff Scouting Report: Montana Grizzlies vs. Sam Houston State Bearkats

Publisher's note: Brint Wahlberg is a dyed-in-the-wool Griz fan. This is an excerpt from his post this week on He (and we) assume you've got the 4-1-1 on our Griz team and players, so this is his sco... more

Photo Gallery: Montana Grizzlies Beat Northern Iowa

Photos by PATRICK RECORD. Friday night under the lights brought fireworks, a full moon, and a huge victory to Griz Nation. The Montana Grizzlies dominated the Northern Iowa Panthers in the FCS quarterfinal game... more

The Bounce of the Football – UM Griz vs. N Iowa Panthers

To help you get stoked for Friday night's FCS playoff game under the lights, we've got a Griz photo caption contest and some UM-UNI trivia, courtesy of CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN.... more

FCS Playoff Scouting Report: Montana Grizzlies vs. Northern Iowa Panthers

By BRINT WAHLBERG - The University of Northern Iowa Panthers come to Washington-Girzzly Stadium on Friday, Dec. 10 to play the Griz under the lights in the FCS quarterfinals.... more

Tyler Hobbs: Life After Griz Football

By PATRICK RECORD - Former starting defensive tackle and team captain Tyler Hobbs looks back on his years as a Montana Griz football player.... more

Photo Gallery: Montana Grizzlies Beat Central Arkansas

The Griz beat the Central Arkansas Bears 41-14 on Saturday. UM Journalism student Patrick Record was on the sidelines to capture all the action of the game.... more

FCS Playoff Scouting Report: Montana Grizzlies vs. Central Arkansas Bears

By BRINT WAHLBERG. The University of Central Arkansas Bears head to Washington-Girzzly Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 3rd and the playoffs begin for Griz Nation.... more

Validation: Montana Grizzlies in Round 2 FCS Playoffs

By MICK HOLIEN - Everybody loves a winner, don't they? I fondly remember the first time the Grizzlies defeated a ranked team when they upset Northern Iowa early in Don Read's tenure.... more

Watch the Griz Playoff Game on

Even though the second-round Griz playoff game on December 3 won't be televised locally, you can still watch it on for free if you're an Optimum Internet subscriber. ... more

GRIZ GRIT: Fall Out at Penn State

By MICK HOLIEN - As a parent, and now as a grandparent, the one thing you want to be assured of when your son or daughter is entrusted to another adult for any activity is that those responsible will protect th... more

GRIZ GRIT: Redemption for Athletes in Trouble

By MICK HOLIEN. Drafted No. 2 in the 1998 draft after taking Washington State to the Rose Bowl, Great Falls native Ryan Leaf was a Heisman Trophy finalist who was a bust in the professional ranks.... more

GRIZ GRIT: Athletes as Role Models – Good, Bad…and Fair?

By MICK HOLIEN. There is little doubt that varying descriptions surface whenever an alleged drunken situation occurs. Witnesses to such transgressions have their own interpretations about what they observed.... more

GRIZ GRIT: UM Football Coaches Do a Thankless Job

By MICK HOLIEN. Why is there such preoccupation with whether a football coach or a staff deserves to be fired?... more