1989 Montana Grizzlies football team

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1989 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana UM logo.gif
Conference Big Sky Conference
1989 record 11–3 (7–1 Big Sky)
Head coach Don Read (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Tommy Lee (4th season)
Home stadium Washington–Grizzly Stadium
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Idaho $^ 8 0 0     9 3 0
#6 Montana ^ 7 1 0     11 3 0
#19 Nevada 5 3 0     7 4 0
Boise State 5 3 0     6 5 0
Eastern Washington 4 4 0     4 6 0
Northern Arizona 2 6 0     3 8 0
Montana State 2 6 0     4 7 0
Idaho State 2 6 0     3 7 0
Weber State 1 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
  • Idaho earned automatic berth and
    Montana earned at-large berth in I-AA playoffs.
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA poll
(released before playoffs)

The 1989 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 1989 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Big Sky Conference. The Grizzlies were led by fourth-year head coach Don Read, played their home games at Washington–Grizzly Stadium and finished the season with a record of eleven wins and three losses (11–3, 7–1 Big Sky).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 2 Eastern New Mexico (Div. II)* Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, Montana W 41–15  
September 9 at Fresno State (Div. I-A)* Bulldog StadiumFresno, California L  37–52  
September 16 No. 3 Portland State (Div. II)* Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, Montana W 30–21  
September 23 at Eastern Washington Joe Albi StadiumSpokane, Washington (Rivalry) W 22–16  
September 28 at Idaho Kibbie DomeMoscow, Idaho[1][2] (Little Brown Stein) L  24–30  
October 7 Weber State Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, Montana W 31–6  
October 14 Nevada Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, Montana W 40–22  
October 21 at Northern Arizona No. 20 Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, Arizona W 38–14  
October 28 No. 6 Boise State No. 14 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, Montana W 48–13  
November 4 at Montana State No. 9 Reno H. Sales StadiumBozeman, Montana (Brawl of the Wild) W 17–2  
November 11 Idaho State No. 8 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, Montana W 35–21  
November 25 No. 17 Jackson State* No. 6 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, Montana (Div. I-AA First Round) W 48–7  
December 2 No. 15 Eastern Illinois* No. 6 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, Montana (Div. I-AA Quarterfinal) W 25–19  
December 9 at No. 1 Georgia Southern* No. 6 Paulson StadiumStatesboro, Georgia (Div. I-AA Semifinal) L  15–45  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from NCAA (Div. I-AA).

Source:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stalwick, Howie (September 29, 1989). "Idaho bags game Grizzlies". Spokane Chronicle. (Washington). p. B1. 
  2. ^ Schulte, Chris (September 29, 1989). "Friesz, defense help UI short-circuit Griz". Idahonian. (Moscow). p. 1B. 
  3. ^ "Montana yearly results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved August 7, 2013.