2001 Montana Grizzlies football team

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2001 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana Griz logo.svg
NCAA Division I-AA national champion
Big Sky champion
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 1
FCS CoachesNo. 1
2001 record15–1 (7–0 Big Sky)
Head coachJoe Glenn (2nd season)
Home stadiumWashington–Grizzly Stadium
(Capacity: 18,845)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Montana $^ 7 0 0     15 1 0
#16 Northern Arizona ^ 5 2 0     9 4 0
Portland State 5 2 0     7 4 0
Montana State 4 3 0     5 6 0
Eastern Washington 3 4 0     6 4 0
Weber State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Idaho State 1 6 0     4 7 0
Sacramento State 1 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

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]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 PMat Cal Poly*No. 2MTNW 31–178,007
September 810:00 PMvs. Hawaii*No. 2MTNL 12–3011,254
September 221:00 PMWestern Washington*No. 2MTNW 30–018,398
September 291:00 PMNo. 15 Eastern WashingtonNo. 3
MTNW 29–26 2OT19,198
October 67:05 PMat Sacramento StateNo. 2MTNW 42–713,586
October 131:00 PMSaint Mary's (CA)*daggerNo. 2
  • Washington–Grizzly Stadium
  • Missoula, MT
MTNW 49–1919,242
October 203:05 PMat No. 18 Northern ArizonaNo. 2MTNW 38–2711,387
October 271:00 PMPortland StateNo. 2
  • Washington–Grizzly Stadium
  • Missoula, MT
MTNW 33–1319,238
November 36:35 PMat Idaho StateNo. 1MTNW 32–289,242
November 1012:00 PMWeber StateNo. 1
  • Washington–Grizzly Stadium
  • Missoula, MT
MTNW 38–2317,062
November 1712:00 PMat Montana StateNo. 1MTNW 38–2715,238
November 2412:00 PMIdaho*No. 1
  • Washington–Grizzly Stadium
  • Missoula, MT
MTNW 33–27 2OT18,056
December 112:00 PMNorthwestern State*No. 1
MTNW 28–1917,289
December 812:00 PMNo. 13 Sam Houston State*No. 1
MTNW 49–2418,125
December 1512:00 PMNo. 6 Northern Iowa*No. 1
MTNW 38–018,848
December 213:30 PMvs. No. 3 Furman*No. 1ESPNW 13–612,698

Roster[edit]

2001 Montana Grizzlies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 85 Randyn Akiona Jr
T 64 Dylan Brown Fr
QB 5 John Edwards Jr
C 65 Garth Enger Fr
TE 44 John Fitzgerald Sr
OT 74 Beau Hart Redshirt.svg Fr
RB 21 Yohance Humphery Sr
OT 72 Dylan McFarland So
WR 17 Etu Molden Sr
QB 16 Brandon Neill Jr
T 75 Cory Procter Fr
T 76 Brad Rhoades Fr
T 77 Jon Skinner So
WR 80 Brock Sunderland Jr
G 73 Thatcher Szalay Sr
WR 81 Rory Zikmund Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 13 Calvin Coleman Sr
FS 4 David DeCoite So
DT 90 Curt Colter Jr
DE 97 Herbert Fernandez Jr
DT 98 Jason Francis Sr
CB 33 Joel Rosenburg Jr
DT 99 Alan Saenz Fr
CB 11 Vernon Smith So
SS 3 Trey Young Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster

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