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Montana Griz press conference: Bobby Hauck on Montana State

On Saturday November 23, 2019 in Bozeman, Montana, the Montana State Bobcats controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball on the way to a 48-14 win of rival Montana. UM head coach Bobby Hauck addressed the media after losing to MSU for the second straight times and the fourth time in nine matchups. More

Bobcat outburst leads Montana State to 42-7 win over Southern Utah

BOZEMAN, Montana — Jeff Choate said on Monday in a press conference that seemed part confessional, part therapy and totally honest that his team needed to “play to win.”

Montana State’s head football coach mentioned his Bobcats’ struggling offense needing to avoid “getting put in a box.”

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Griz clamp down in the second half, blow past Portland State

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Montana’s redemption tour continued Saturday in front of a partisan road crowd as the Griz blitzed Portland State, literally and figuratively on the way to another convincing win.

All season Montana has been a second-half team. That was the case again on Saturday as the Grizzlies rallied for a 38-23 victory at Portland State. The win avenges last season’s 22-20 PSU win in Missoula, a victory that came thanks to Cody Williams’ 52-yard field goal at the buzzer.

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Sac State rips Griz, dominating third straight Big Sky win

Troy Taylor’s statement of arrival to the rest of the Big Sky Conference got a resounding stamp of affirmation on Saturday in Sacramento.

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Louie-McGee electrifies home crowd, teammates alike with return TD

MISSOULA, Montana — Sammy Akem could not believe his eyes. North Alabama punted it to him again. “I was like, ‘Really?! They are kicking to him again? Come on now,” Akem said with a effervescent grin on his face. “The first couple, it was like, ‘He might get one.’ Then he got one. And I was like, ‘You are silly, North Alabama.” ... More

Herbert, Ducks endure Griz in 35-3 victory

EUGENE, Oregon — Oregon entered their matchup with Montana fresh off scoring 77 points the previous week in a win over Nevada. The Ducks, the No. 15 team in the FBS, sports an offensive line with at least three future NFL players and perhaps as many as five. Oregon is led by senior quarterback Justin Herbert, a player in the running to be the No. 1 pick in next spring’s NFL Draft. And the Ducks play at Autzen Stadium, one of the hallowed venues in college football and arguably the most intimidating venue in the Pac 12. ... More

ESPN Roundtable – Shaun Rainey, ABC/Fox Montana

Colter Nuanez and Ryan Tootell are joined in this week’s ESPN Roundtable by Shaun Rainey, the sports director at SWX Montana and ABC/Fox Montana television. Rainey talks about his sports broadcasting journey and gives some insight into the upcoming Griz football season. https://twitter.com/SkylineSportsMT/s... More

Louie-McGee, Sterk among Big Sky weekly award winners

FARMINGTON, Utah (September 9, 2019) – The Big Sky ROOT SPORTS Offensive Player of the Week nod went to Weber State running back Josh Davis. UC Davis’s Devon King and Montana State’s Bryce Sterk shared Defensive Player of the Week accolades. Montana return specialist Jerry Louie-McGee earned Special Teams honors. ... More

Top five position battles to watch at Griz fall camp

MISSOULA, Montana — The Montana Grizzlies return 18 players with starting experience, including at every single offensive position, although all 11 might not start in 2019. But plenty of positions remain up for grabs as the Griz enter the dog days of fall camp this month. ... More

Four story lines to watch at Griz fall camp

MISSOULA, Montana — The month of July usually means plenty of time at Flathead Lake for Bobby Hauck. Montana’s head football can always tell when he’s chomping at the bit for fall camp to commence by the prevalence of conflict between him and his brother, former Griz All-American safety Tim Hauck. Once they start in on each other about who’s catching more fish or who puts the right amount of ice in the drink, Bobby knows his favorite time of year is right around the corner. ... More