1917 Montana football team

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1917 Montana football
Montana UM logo.gif
Conference Independent
1917 record 1–4
Head coach Jerry Nissen (3rd season)
Home stadium Dornblaser Field
Seasons
← 1916
1919 →
1917 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Pittsburgh         10 0 0
Army         7 1 0
Navy         7 1 0
Notre Dame         6 1 1
Penn         9 2 0
Dartmouth         5 3 0
Penn State         5 4 0
USC         4 2 1
Kentucky         3 5 1
Idaho         2 3 0
Montana         1 4 0
Villanova         0 3 2

The 1917 Montana football team represented the University of Montana in the 1917 college football season. They were led by third-year head coach Jerry Nissen, played their home games at Dornblaser Field, and finished the season with a record of one win and four losses (1–4).[1]

The Spokesman-Review (of Spokane, Washington) referred to the team as the "Grizzlies" in its November 18 edition.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 13 Utah State Dornblaser FieldMissoula, MT [3][4] L 6–21  
November 3 at Whitman Walla Walla, WA [5] L 3–14  
November 10 Montana State Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT [6] (Brawl of the Wild) W 9–7  
November 17 vs. Washington State Recreation ParkSpokane, WA [2][7] L 0–28  
November 29 Idaho Dornblaser Field • Missoula, MT [8][9][10][11] (Little Brown Stein) L 3–14  
  • One game was played on Thursday (against Idaho on Thanksgiving)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Montana Football Media Guide Archived 2012-08-17 at the Wayback Machine., University of Montana, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Washington State College team defeats Montana Grizzles, 28-0". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). November 18, 1917. p. 1, sports. 
  3. ^ "Utah Aggies beat Montana". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). October 14, 1917. p. 2, sports. 
  4. ^ "Utah Aggies swarm all over Montanans". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). October 15, 1917. p. 7. 
  5. ^ "Whitman rallies to beat Montana". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). November 4, 1917. p. 1, sports. 
  6. ^ "Montana University winner". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). November 11, 1917. p. 1, sports. 
  7. ^ "Montana trimmed by W.S.C. eleven". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). November 19, 1917. p. 16. 
  8. ^ "Varsity leaves for Missoula determined to land Grizzly pelt". University Argonaut. (Moscow, Idaho). November 27, 1917. p. 1. 
  9. ^ "Idaho wins from Montana". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). November 30, 1917. p. 5. 
  10. ^ "Idaho defeats Montana, 14 to 3". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). November 30, 1917. p. 20. 
  11. ^ "Varsity closes season with win over Bruins". University Argonaut. (Moscow, Idaho). December 4, 1917. p. 1.