24 results for tag: Griz Football

Deming twins make early impact for youthful Griz

Montana's starting lineup on Saturday will be a family affair of sorts for two of its Billings recruits. Backup tight end Bryson Deming will for the first time join his twin brother, defensive end Braydon, on the field as the Grizzlies welcome Sacramento State to Washington-Grizzly Stadium. At Billings West, it was actually ... More

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana Grizzlies (Episode 6)

Each week on Big Sky Breakdown, Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez of 102.9 ESPN Missoula are joined by Andrew Houghton of Skyline Sports to break down news, analysis and happenings the the Montana Grizzlies football team. This week, hear from head coach Bobby Hauck, quarterback Dalton Sneed and safety Reid Miller as Montana ... More

Big Sky Capsules: Montana Grizzlies

RECORD LAST SEASON: 7-4 OVERALL, 5-3 IN BIG SKY CONFERENCE PLAY 2018 NON-CONFERENCE RECORD: 2-1 FIRST CONFERENCE GAME: Sacramento State at Montana, 1 pm Saturday, Sept. 20 Big question: Does Bobby Hauck still have it? Hauck’s return has dominated the Big Sky conversation since his re-hiring was announced last Decemb... More

Montana slips to No. 19 in latest poll

With a loss on the road last Saturday, the Montana football team took a short slide in this week's edition of the FCS STATS Top 25 poll. The Grizzlies dropped from No. 14 to 19 after falling 31-27 at Western Illinois. The team was ranked 20th in this week's American Football Coaches (AFCA) Top 25 poll as it wrapped up it's ... More

Griz slip late in road loss

The flaws that lurked around the edges of Montana's perfect start to the 2018 season burst into the spotlight in the closing quarter of Saturday's road loss at Western Illinois. Key among these were the inability to run the ball and a propensity for allowing special teams touchdowns - but the Grizzlies introduced some new ones ... More

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The main reason you tune in to Tootell & Nuanez each weekday afternoon is because you love the wise words and soothe sounds that emanate from the co-hosts lips. But we all know winning prizes is a close, close No. 2. That's why we're excited to announce that this coming Montana football season we'll be giving out game ... More

Hauck not surprised by Olson’s hot start

One week after earning Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week in Montana's opener versus Northern Iowa, defensive end Dante Olson found a way to outdo himself. With a career-high 16 tackles in Week's 2 outing versus Drake - plus a pair of sacks, a forced fumble and a pass breakup - the redshirt junior earned not only a repeat of ... More

Drake visits Missoula with element of mystery

With a new head coach and starting quarterback, Montana held the benefit of surprise heading into its opener last Saturday versus Northern Iowa. The result was 26 unanswered first-half points and, despite second-half adjustments by the Panthers, a signature win before a sellout crowd. But this weekend the Grizzlies experi... More

Griz jump to No. 14 in media poll

The Montana Grizzlies made a double-digit climb to land at No. 14 in this week's STATS FCS Media Poll after upsetting Northern Iowa in opening weekend Saturday. Montana made the leap from No. 24 after beating the Panthers 26-23 and is now the third of four Big Sky Conference teams represented in the Top 25. Eastern Washin... More

Former Big Sky Eagle continues rapid improvement for Griz

Like many kids growing up in Missoula, Colten Keintz insisted he would someday play football for the Montana Griz. But it wasn't until his sophomore year at Big Sky High School that he even suited up for a game. Now, just four years later, the redshirt freshman is battling for a starting position on the Griz squad, taking ... More