Montana rides its defense and special teams to a 19-point win over Montana State, snapping a four-game skid in the rivalry.
Picks for Saturday's Cat-Griz showdown and the rest of the weekend slate
MISSOULA — Montana and Montana State will both have linebacker groups flush with in-state talent when the teams square off at noon Saturday at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula.
Catch up on the history of the Brawl of the Wild with a look at winning/losing streaks, the "odd" occurrence this year, Vigen's previous success against UM, a look back at the game 100 years ago and a dive into the all-time numbers.
Cutler had surgery to repair a torn labrum in March, which may require up to a year of recovery.
MISSOULA — The Big Sky Conference is committed to playing football in the spring, commissioner Tom Wistrcill told the Missoulian and 406mtsports.com in a phone interview Friday.
While there was much talk about the coronavirus and social justice during the Big Sky Football Kickoff, there was also talk about football, including the inescapable Cat-Griz rivalry.
MISSOULA — Kade Cutler grew up in Philipsburg as a die-hard Montana football fan, going to home games for the past decade-plus with his family, which had season tickets.
Two Montana Grizzlies and one Montana State Bobcat earned another round of preseason accolades when the Athlon Sports Preseason FCS All-American team was announced Wednesday.
Montana and Montana State are both ranked in the Athlon Sports Preseason FCS Top 25 as five Big Sky Conference teams land in the top 20, including three in the top seven.
Five Montana Grizzlies and three Montana State Bobcats picked up their first preseason accolades when the HERO Sports FCS Preseason All-American teams were announced Thursday.
Montana and Montana are both ranked in the HERO Sports FCS Preseason Top 25 as five Big Sky Conference teams land in the top 18, including four in the top nine.
Montana and Montana State will be featured 17 times apiece as Root Sports airs classic Big Sky Conference football games during April.
MISSOULA — Missoula Sentinel senior Rylan Ortt signed with the Montana State football team on Wednesday as part of National Signing Day.
MISSOULA — The Montana State Bobcats believe they are now worthy of a postseason berth, and they will find out if the playoff selection committee agrees when the NCAA Division I Football Championship bracket is unveiled Sunday morning.
MISSOULA — Montana and No. 25 Montana State will each enter the Brawl of the Wild with winning records for the first time since 2014.
MISSOULA — The Brawl of the Wild is the oldest rivalry in the history of Montana and Montana State, with the football teams playing 117 times since 1897 heading into Saturday’s game in Missoula.
MISSOULA — The Bobby Hauck era against Montana State got off to an unthinkable start.
MISSOULA — The Montana Grizzlies enter the 118th Brawl of the Wild on a two-game winning streak and have an opportunity to possibly be in the discussion for the playoffs should they win this week.
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