1938 Montana Grizzlies football team

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1938 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana UM logo.gif
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1938 record 5–3–1 (0–1 PCC)
Head coach Doug Fessenden (4th season)
Home stadium Dornblaser Field
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 USC + 6 1 0     9 2 0
No. 14 California + 6 1 0     10 1 0
UCLA 4 3 1     7 4 1
Oregon State 4 3 1     5 3 1
Oregon 4 4 0     4 5 0
Washington 3 4 1     3 5 1
Idaho 2 3 1     6 3 1
Stanford 2 5 0     3 6 0
Washington State 1 7 0     2 8 0
Montana 0 1 0     5 3 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 1938 college football season as a member of the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC). Led by fourth-year head coach Doug Fessenden, they played their home games on campus in Missoula at Dornblaser Field. The Grizzlies finished the season with an overall record of 5–3–1, and were 0–1 in PCC play.[1]

Late October marked the 25th game with conference rival Idaho and the first for the Little Brown Stein trophy. With the 19–6 win in Missoula on homecoming,[2] Idaho extended its series advantage over the Grizzlies to 19–5–1 (.780).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24 Eastern Washington* Dornblaser FieldMissoula, MT (EWU–UM Governors Cup) W 27–0  
September 30 at San Francisco* Kezar StadiumSan Francisco, CA T 0–0  
October 8 DePaul* Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT W 7–6  
October 15 Texas Tech* Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT L 13–19  
October 22 at North Dakota* Memorial StadiumGrand Forks, ND L 0–7  
October 29 Idaho Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT [2] (Little Brown Stein) L 6–19  
November 5 at Gonzaga* Gonzaga StadiumSpokane, WA W 9–0  
November 12 vs. Montana State* Butte High Stadium • Butte, MT (Brawl of the Wild) W 13–0  
November 26 at Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 7–0  
*Non-conference game.
  • The Governors Cup game included Montana for the first time sixty years later in 1998;
    it began in 1984, between Eastern Washington and Idaho.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Montana Football Media Guide". University of Montana. Archived from the original on 31 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Idaho spoils Montana home-coming contest, 19 to 6". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). October 30, 1938. p. 1, sports.