1997 Montana Grizzlies football team

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1997 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana UM logo.gif
Conference Big Sky Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #11
1997 record 8–4 (6–2 Big Sky)
Head coach Mick Dennehy (2nd year)
Home stadium Washington–Grizzly Stadium
(Capacity: 18,845)
Seasons
« 1996 1998 »

The 1997 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana – Missoula in the 1997 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Grizzlies were led by second-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 13 1:05 PM #14 Stephen F. Austin* #1 Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT KPAX W 24–10   18,730
September 20 1:05 PM Saint Mary's (CA)* #1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT W 35–14   18,384
September 27 1:05 PM Sacramento Statedagger #1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT W 52–10   19,046
October 4 1:00 PM at Wyoming* #1 War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY L 13–28   18,608
October 11 2:05 PM at Idaho State #2 Holt ArenaPocatello, ID KPAX W 48–0   7,596
October 18 1:05 PM Eastern Washington #2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Governors Cup) L 35–40   19,019
October 25 4:05 PM at #11 Northern Arizona #6 Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, AZ KPAX L 24–27   15,417
November 1 12:05 PM Cal State Northridge #15 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT W 21–13   16,775
November 8 8:05 PM at Portland State #13 Civic StadiumPortland, OR KPAX W 37–7   12,387
November 15 12:05 PM Weber State #11 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT W 38–13   15,972
November 22 12:05 PM at Montana State #11 Reno H. Sales StadiumBozeman, MT (Brawl of the Wild) KPAX W 27–25   13,507
November 29 6:00 PM at #6 McNeese State* #11 Cowboy StadiumLake Charles, LA (First Round, Division I Championship) L 14–19   13,681
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network Division I-AA Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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