2001 Montana Grizzlies football team

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2001 Montana Grizzlies football
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NCAA Division I-AA Champions
Big Sky Conference Champions
Conference Big Sky Conference
Ranking
Sports Network No. 1
FCS Coaches No. 1
2001 record 15–1 (7–0 Big Sky)
Head coach Joe Glenn (2nd year)
Home stadium Washington–Grizzly Stadium
(Capacity: 18,845)
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »

The 2001 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana – Missoula in the 2001 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Grizzlies were led by second-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 1 7:00 PM at Cal Poly* No. 2 Alex G. Spanos StadiumSan Luis Obispo, CA MTN W 31–17   8,007
September 8 10:00 PM vs. Hawaii* No. 2 War Memorial StadiumWailuku, HI MTN L 12–30   11,254
September 22 1:00 PM Western Washington* No. 2 Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT MTN W 30–0   18,398
September 29 1:00 PM No. 15 Eastern Washington No. 3 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Governors Cup) MTN W 29–26 2OT  19,198
October 6 7:05 PM at Sacramento State No. 2 Hornet StadiumSacramento, CA MTN W 42–7   13,586
October 13 1:00 PM Saint Mary's (CA)*dagger No. 2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT MTN W 49–19   19,242
October 20 3:05 PM at No. 18 Northern Arizona No. 2 Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, AZ MTN W 38–27   11,387
October 27 1:00 PM Portland State No. 2 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT MTN W 33–13   19,238
November 3 6:35 PM at Idaho State No. 1 Holt ArenaPocatello, ID MTN W 32–28   9,242
November 10 12:00 PM Weber State No. 1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT MTN W 38–23   17,062
November 17 12:00 PM at Montana State No. 1 Bobcat StadiumBozeman, MT (Brawl of the Wild) MTN W 38–27   15,238
November 24 12:00 PM Idaho* No. 1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT MTN W 33–27 2OT  18,056
2001 I-AA Playoffs
December 1 12:00 PM Northwestern State* No. 1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (First Round, Division I Championship) MTN W 28–19   17,289
December 8 12:00 PM No. 13 Sam Houston State* No. 1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Quarterfinals, Division I Championship) MTN W 49–24   18,125
December 15 12:00 PM No. 6 Northern Iowa* No. 1 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Semifinals, Division I Championship) MTN W 38–0   18,848
December 21 3:30 PM vs. No. 3 Furman* No. 1 Finley StadiumChattanooga, TN (Division I Championship Game) ESPN W 13–6   12,698
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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