1950 Montana Grizzlies football team

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1950 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana UM logo.gif
Conference Independent
1950 record 5–5
Head coach Ted Shipkey (2nd year)
Home stadium Dornblaser Field
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn State         5 3 1
Montana         5 5 0
Notre Dame         4 4 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 1950 college football season. The Grizzlies were led by second-year head coach Ted Shipkey, played their home games at Dornblaser Field and finished the season with a record of five wins and five losses (5–5).[1]

This was Montana's first season out of the Pacific Coast Conference and they competed as an independent; they played four PCC opponents, one more than the previous year. Montana joined the Mountain States Conference (a.k.a. Skyline) for the 1951 season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 23 at Eastern Washington Cheney, WA [2][3] (EWU–UM Governors Cup) W 52–0  
September 30 at Idaho Neale StadiumMoscow, ID [4][5] (Little Brown Stein) W 28–27  
October 7 at Oregon Hayward FieldEugene, OR [6][7] L 13–21  
October 14 Washington State Dornblaser FieldMissoula, MT [8] L 7–14  
October 21 vs. Montana State Naranche Stadium • Butte, MT [9] (Brawl of the Wild) W 33–0  
October 28 at Oregon State Bell FieldCorvallis, OR L 0–20  
November 4 Puget Sound Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT W 35–7  
November 11 at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, NV L 14–19  
November 18 Utah State Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT W 38–7  
November 24 vs. San Jose State Honolulu StadiumHonolulu, HI L 7–32  
*Non-conference game.
  • The Eastern Washington game did not award the Governors Cup until 39 years later in 1998.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Montana Football Media Guide Archived July 31, 2012, at the Wayback Machine., University of Montana, 2010.
  2. ^ "EWC well primed for Grizzly tilt". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). September 23, 1950. p. 15. 
  3. ^ "Savages blasted by Montana 52-0". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). September 25, 1950. p. 15. 
  4. ^ "Vandals engage aerial-minded Montana today". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). September 30, 1950. p. 8. 
  5. ^ "Montana edges Idaho 28-27". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). October 1, 1950. p. 8. 
  6. ^ "Ducks, Grizzlies to clash Saturday". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). October 6, 1950. p. 10A. 
  7. ^ "Oregon Webfeet outrun rugged Grizzlies 21-13". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. October 8, 1950. p. 10. 
  8. ^ "Outplayed Washington State scores twice to stop Montana 14-7". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). October 15, 1950. p. 13. 
  9. ^ "Grizzlies bowl over Montana State 33-0". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. October 22, 1950. p. 10. 

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