12 results for tag: College Football

Rosenbach returns to coach Griz offense

Another former Griz coach is headed back to the Montana sidelines. Timm Rosenbach, who served as offensive coordinator at UM in 2012, has been hired to resume the job under new head coach Bobby Hauck. Rosenbach, a Missoula native, resigned as head coach at Adams State in Alamosa, Colo., on Tuesday. A former announcement is ... More

Hauck salary could surpass that of new UM prez

New Montana football head coach Bobby Hauck's contract could set him up to make more than incoming university president Seth Bodnar. The catch? The team's coaches, players and staff have to meet a much higher standard of conduct off the field than was outlined in contracts past. Hauck, who was officially hired Dec. 1, has ... More

Fast start, turnover barrage pushes Griz past Northern Colorado

Before Wednesday’s practice, Montana defensive coordinator Jason Semore said his Griz needed to make a statement to earn respect on a national level. Consider the statement made in resounding fashion. Montana forced four first-half turnovers and ran 56 plays on Northern Colorado Saturday - and that was just before ... More

Favoroso’s improvement a boost for Griz

For the first month of the season, Montana defensive coordinator Jason Semore likened Chris Favoroso acclimation into Montana’s defensive line to taking a difficult math test. Now, with nine games under his belt, the defensive end is getting closer to acing his exam. Favoroso lost his early-season starting gig the week ... More

Big Sky football round-up/standings

Northern Arizona won for the sixth straight week, remaining undefeated in Big Sky Conference play with just three games remaining, and Southern Utah continued proving the Thunderbirds are contenders for a second league title in three seasons. The Big Sky race now enters November with five teams boasting at least four wins ... More

Priority on tackling in practice improves Griz gameplay

In the week leading up to the North Dakota game, Montana defensive coordinator focused heavily on the team's biggest deficiency thus far: missed tackles. Two games later, the team now leads the Big Sky in tackles behind line of scrimmage (60) and sits second in sacks (22). "Tackling is where we have improved the most, ... More

Griz look to carry momentum from new road streak

A fixation on streaks turned from dialogue into action last Saturday as the Montana football team rallied from a halftime deficit for a road win over Idaho State - a first in three seasons under head coach Bob Stitt. The 39-31 win marked an end to another streak at Montana: Zero road conference success on the road in four ... More

Jensen walks the path less traveled at UM

Cole Bergquist is quite literally the only man to walk in Gresch Jensen’s shoes in the modern generation. When Dave Dickenson won the starting quarterback job as a sophomore at the University of Montana in 1993, it began a trend of multi-year starters under center. Neither he - nor Brian Ah Yat or Drew Miller or John ... More

Gruesome Phillips injury overshadows runaway Griz win

MISSOULA — A perfect start instantly shifted into a gruesome nightmare for Reese Phillips on Saturday. Montana’s senior quarterback completed his first 13 passes as the Griz scored with ease on their first two offensive possessions against overmatched Savannah State. But early in the second quarter, Phillips stepped ... More

Montana football on 102.9 ESPN

This fall, your friends at 102.9 ESPN Missoula are excited to bring back the hottest college football tailgate party in the state! Stop by the the Missoula Chamber of Commerce parking lot before each home Griz game and enjoy drinks, food, contests with prizes, a bouncehouse for kids PLUS Ryan Tootell and Rajiem will be ... More