1982 Montana Grizzlies football team

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1982 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana UM logo.gif
Big Sky champion
Conference Big Sky Conference
1982 record 6–6 (5–2 Big Sky)
Head coach Larry Donovan (3rd season)
Offensive coordinator Joe Glenn (1st season)
Home stadium Dornblaser Field
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#19 Montana $^ 5 2 0     6 6 0
#11 Idaho ^ 5 2 0     9 4 0
Montana State 5 2 0     6 5 0
#15 Boise State 4 3 0     8 3 0
Nevada 3 4 0     6 5 0
Northern Arizona 3 4 0     4 7 0
Weber State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Idaho State 1 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
  • Montana earned automatic berth and Idaho earned at-large berth in I-AA playoffs.
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA poll
(released before championship playoffs)

The 1982 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 1982 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Big Sky Conference. The Grizzlies were led by third-year head coach Larry Donovan, played their home games at Dornblaser Field and finished the season with a record of six wins and six losses (6–6, 5–2 Big Sky) as the Big Sky Conference champions. Tied with Idaho and Montana State at the top of the league standings, Montana defeated both to win the tie-breaker and title.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 11 at Hawaii* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, Hawaii L 0–40  
September 18 Puget Sound* Dornblaser FieldMissoula, Montana W 38–10  
September 25 Northern Arizona Dornblaser Field • Missoula, Montana W 36–35  
October 2 at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, Nevada W 28–27  
October 9 at Boise State Bronco StadiumBoise, Idaho L 14–21  
October 16 Idaho Dornblaser Field • Missoula, Montana (Little Brown Stein) W 40–16  
October 23 at Idaho State ASISU MiniDomePocatello, Idaho L 14–28  
October 30 Montana State Dornblaser Field • Missoula, Montana (Brawl of the Wild) W 45–14  
November 6 at Portland State* Civic StadiumPortland, Oregon L 28–35  
November 13 at Weber State Wildcat StadiumOgden, Utah W 42–20  
November 20 at Oregon State* Parker StadiumCorvallis, Oregon L 10–30  
November 27 at Idaho* Kibbie DomeMoscow, Idaho (Division I-AA playoffs) L 7–21  
*Non-conference game.

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