1996 Montana Grizzlies football team

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1996 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana UM logo.gif
Big Sky Conference Champions
Brawl of the Wild Champions
Conference Big Sky Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #2
FCS Coaches #2
1996 record 14–1 (8–0 Big Sky)
Head coach Mick Dennehy (1st year)
Home stadium Washington–Grizzly Stadium
(Capacity: 18,845)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »

The 1996 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana – Missoula in the 1996 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Grizzlies were led by first-year head coach Mick Dennehy and played their home games at Washington–Grizzly Stadium.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 2:00 PM at Oregon State* #2 Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 35–14   28,166
September 19 1:05 PM Cal Poly* #2 Washington-Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT W 43–0   18,169
September 28 7:05 PM at Sacramento State #2 Hornet StadiumSacramento, CA W 35–17   7,423
October 5 1:05 PM Southern Utah* #2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT W 44–13   16,035
October 12 1:05 PM Idaho Statedagger #2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT W 43–19   18,868
October 19 2:05 PM at #20 Eastern Washington #2 Joe Albi StadiumSpokane, WA (Governors Cup) W 34–30   6,605
October 26 12:05 PM #6 Northern Arizona #2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT PSN W 48–32   18,847
November 2 6:05 PM at Cal State Northridge #2 North Campus StadiumNorthridge, CA W 43–36   4,217
November 9 12:05 PM Portland State #2 Washington-Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT PSN W 63–6   15,961
November 16 12:05 PM at Weber State #2 Stewart StadiumOgden, UT W 24–10   7,816
November 23 12:05 PM Montana State #2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Brawl of the Wild) W 35–14   19,042
November 30 12:05 PM #15 Nicholls State* #2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (First Round, Division I Championship) W 48–3   13,428
December 7 12:05 PM #7 East Tennessee State* #2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Quarterfinals, Division I Championship) W 44–14   15,025
December 14 12:05 PM #4 Troy State* #2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Semifinals, Division I Championship) W 70–7   18,367
December 21 12:05 PM at #1 Marshall* #2 Marshall University StadiumHuntington, WV (Division I Championship Game) ESPN L 29–49   30,052
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network Division I-AA Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Montana Football Media Guide, University of Montana, 2010.