57 results for tag: Griz

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

Big Sky Conference makes statement in STATS FCS Top 25

CHICAGO – Sept. 9, 2019 – The Big Sky Conference is building off one of its stronger seasons with an even bigger statement in the early season STATS FCS Top 25. Five of the 13 teams in the largest FCS conference held spots in the national media poll Monday, including a whopping four in the top 10. Eastern Washington, last year’s FCS runner-up, maintained its No. 4 ranking and was followed by the conference’s other two 2018 tri-champs and national quarterfinalists, No. 5 UC Davis and No. 6 Weber State. Montana State, which also made the playoffs and contributed to the Big Sky’s six postseason wins, moved up three spots to No. 10 after beating nationally ranked Southeast Missouri and Montana moved up two to No. 20. ... More

Griz score 45 unanswered in the second half to run away from North Alabama

MISSOULA, Montana — The Grizzlies appeared shaken following a gruesome injury suffered by Gavin Crow covering a kickoff. Once Montana overcame any shock, the host Griz avalanched North Alabama in a game that went from slugfest to blowout in the blink of an eye. North Alabama quarterback Christian Lopez hit big-play threat Cortez Hall for a 74-yard touchdown on the drive following a lower leg injury suffered by Crow, a talented junior safety from UM, about 10 minutes into Montana’s home opener. Jakobi Byrd hauled in a 64-yard touchdown pass from Lopez with one minute, 48 seconds left in the first half to give UNA a 17-16 lead and deflate the rowdy Griz faithful. ... 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

ESPN Roundtable – Former Montana AD Jim O’Day

Former University of Montana athletic director Jim O'Day joins Colter Nuanez and Ryan Tootell on the ESPN Roundtable to talk about his time at UM and the state of college athletics as a whole. https://twitter.com/SkylineSportsMT/status/1158571453916172288   More

Griz add defensive depth with transfers Vaohea and Tolliver

By ERIC TABER Montana sports information Montana Football head coach Bobby Hauck has again bolstered the Grizzlies’ defense this summer with the additions of transfers Soane Vaohea, a linebacker from Merced Junior College, and cornerback Mykal Tolliver from the University of Hawaii. This pair of athletes have accepted scholarships to the University of Montana. Vaohea is currently enrolled and has joined the team for summer workouts. Tolliver will join the team ahead of fall camp in early August. Both will have two years of eligibility remaining at Montana. ... More

Olson only FCS player named to Butkus Award Watch List

 CHICAGO- The preseason accolades continue to roll in for Montana senior linebacker Dante Olson, today named to the 35th annual Butkus Award collegiate watch list honoring the nation's top Division-I linebacker. He is the only player from the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) to make the list.

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Big Sky Breakdown – Griz by the Number Part III: No. 71 – No. 99

Andrew Houghton joins Colter Nuanez to break down the Montana football roster No. 71 through No. 99 in the third and final edition in this three-part series. https://twitter.com/SkylineSportsMT/status/1135701102521794560 More

Big Sky Breakdown – Griz by the numbers Part II – No. 33 – No. 70

In the second installment of this three-part series, Andrew Houghton joins Colter Nuanez to break down the University of Montana football roster numbers 30 through No. 70. https://twitter.com/SkylineSportsMT/status/1131703707404345344 More