50 results for tag: College Football

Offensive variety a consistent theme in Big Sky Conference

Dan Hawkins likened it to an "indie musician banging away at the local pub." Unique, varied, creative - but it's not a person the second-year UC Davis head coach refers to, but rather than many-faceted personalities of the Big Sky Conference's offensive unit. With 13 different teams adopting 13 different approaches, perhaps ... More

Montana continues conference slate Saturday at Cal Poly

If history is any indicator, Montana should have no problem handling Cal Poly on Saturday. After all, the Griz came out on top in five of five games during Bobby Hauck's first stint as head coach. So with Hauck back at the helm, the odds are certainly in Montana's favor, right? Well, it's not as simple as that. Back ... More

Sneed earns Big Sky POW honors

Montana Grizzlies quarterback Dalton Sneed has been named Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week for his work dismantling the Sacramento State defense on Saturday. But wasn't his arm or completion ratio that earned him the honors, nor did it have to do with touchdown passes. Instead, it was Sneed's prowess in the running game ... More

Montana jumps to No. 17 with win

Montana continues to own the mid-rankings of the FCS Top 25 after beating Sacramento State in its conference opener on Saturday. After sliding four spots the previous week, the Grizzlies jumped two spots to No. 17 with the 41-34 win. They remain one of four Big Sky teams to secure a spot in the rankings, led by No. 5 ... More

Hornets still remember horror of 2016 trip to Missoula

Immanuel Anderson remembers looking up at the scoreboard and feeling a pit in his stomach rooted in disappointment. As Justin Strong sprinted across the goal line, the Washington-Grizzly Stadium scoreboard flipped to one of the biggest point disparities in the venue’s 32-year history. With two minutes to play in the third ... More

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