2000 Montana Grizzlies football team

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2000 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana Griz logo.svg
Big Sky champion
Conference Big Sky Conference
2000 record 13–2 (8–0 Big Sky)
Head coach Joe Glenn (1st year)
Home stadium Washington–Grizzly Stadium
(Capacity: 18,845)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Montana $^ 8 0 0     13 2 0
Portland State 5 3 0     8 4 0
Weber State 5 3 0     7 4 0
Sacramento State 5 3 0     7 4 0
Eastern Washington 5 3 0     6 5 0
Idaho State 4 4 0     6 5 0
Cal State Northridge 2 6 0     4 7 0
Northern Arizona 2 6 0     3 8 0
Montana State 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

The 2000 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 2000 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Grizzlies were led by first-year head coach Joe Glenn and played their home games at Washington–Grizzly Stadium.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 1:00 PM No. 11 Hofstra* No. 2 Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT MTN L 9–10   19,248
September 9 2:00 PM at Idaho* No. 10 Martin StadiumPullman, WA MTN W 45–38   17,929
September 16 1:00 PM Cal Poly* No. 10 Washington-Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT W 53–3   19,012
September 30 7:00 PM at Eastern Washington No. 9 Joe Albi StadiumSpokane, WA (Governors Cup) MTN W 41–31   15,678
October 7 1:00 PM Sacramento Statedagger No. 9 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT MTN W 24–20   19,264
October 14 4:00 PM at Cal State Northridge No. 6 North Campus StadiumNorthridge, CA W 34–30   3,072
October 21 1:00 PM Northern Arizona No. 5 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT W 17–7   19,109
October 28 3:00 PM at Portland State No. 4 Hillsboro StadiumHillsboro, OR MTN W 33–21   9,681
November 4 12:00 PM Idaho State No. 3 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT W 38–21   18,943
November 11 1:00 PM at No. 19 Weber State No. 1 Stewart StadiumOgden, UT MTN W 30–28   9,632
November 18 12:00 PM Montana State No. 1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Brawl of the Wild) MTN W 28–3   19,367
November 25 12:00 PM No. 16 Eastern Illinois* No. 1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (First Round, Division I Championship) MTN W 45–13   16,212
December 2 12:00 PM No. 8 Richmond* No. 1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Quarterfinals, Division I Championship) MTN W 34–20   17,345
December 9 12:00 PM No. 13 Appalachian State* No. 1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Semifinals, Division I Championship) MTN W 19–16 OT  17,401
December 16 1:00 PM vs. No. 3 Georgia Southern* No. 1 Finley StadiumChattanooga, TN (Division I Championship Game) ESPN L 25–27   17,156
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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