1916 Montana football team

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1916 Montana football
Montana UM logo.gif
Conference Independent
1916 record 4–1–1
Head coach Jerry Nissen (2nd season)
Home stadium Dornblaser Field
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Army         9 0 0
Pittsburgh         8 0 0
Notre Dame         8 1 0
Penn State         8 2 0
Maryland State         6 2 0
Navy         6 3 1
Montana         4 1 1
USC         5 3 0
Dartmouth         5 2 2
Washington State         4 2 0
Idaho         3 5 0
Villanova         1 8 0

The 1916 Montana football team represented the University of Montana in the 1916 college football season. They were led by second-year head coach Jerry Nissen, played their home games at Dornblaser Field and finished the season at 4–1–1.[1]

The Spokesman-Review (of Spokane, Washington) referred to the team as the "Grizzlies" in its November 19 edition.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 at South Dakota Aberdeen, SD W 11–0  
October 21 at Gonzaga Natatorium ParkSpokane, WA [3][4] W 20–0  
October 28 Washington State Dornblaser FieldMissoula, MT [5][6][7] L 0–27  
November 4 at Montana State Bozeman, MT (Brawl of the Wild) T 0–0  
November 11 Whitman Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT W 17–0  
November 18 at Idaho MacLean FieldMoscow, ID [2][8] (Little Brown Stein) W 20–13  

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Montana Football Media Guide Archived 2012-08-17 at the Wayback Machine., University of Montana, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Montana defeats Idaho, 20-13". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). November 19, 1916. p. 1, sports. 
  3. ^ "Gonzaga meets Montana today". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). October 21, 1916. p. 16. 
  4. ^ "Fighting Gonzaga eleven beaten by powerful Montanans, 20 to 0". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). October 22, 1916. p. 1, sports. 
  5. ^ "Test for W.S.C. eleven today". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). October 28, 1916. p. 16. 
  6. ^ "W.S.C. uncorks powerful offense and smothers Montana, 27 to 0". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). October 29, 1916. p. 1, sports. 
  7. ^ "Pullman outclasses Montana". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). October 29, 1916. p. 5. 
  8. ^ "Idaho loses to Montana". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). November 19, 1916. p. 5.