2013 Montana Grizzlies football team

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2013 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana Griz logo.svg
Conference Big Sky Conference
Ranking
Sports Network No. 8
FCS Coaches No. 8
2013 record 10–3 (6–2 Big Sky)
Head coach Mick Delaney (2nd season)
Co-offensive coordinator Scott Gragg (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinator Kefense Hynson (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Ty Gregorak (2nd season)
Home stadium Washington–Grizzly Stadium
(Capacity: 25,217)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Eastern Washington $^   8 0         12 3  
#15 Northern Arizona ^   7 1         9 3  
#8 Montana ^   6 2         10 3  
#21 Southern Utah ^   5 3         8 5  
#20 Montana State   5 3         7 5  
Cal Poly   5 3         6 6  
UC Davis   5 3         5 7  
Sacramento State   4 4         5 7  
Portland State   3 5         6 6  
North Dakota   2 6         3 8  
Idaho State   1 7         3 9  
Weber State   1 7         2 10  
Northern Colorado   0 8         1 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2013 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Grizzlies were led by second-year head coach Mick Delaney and played their home games on campus at Washington–Grizzly Stadium. Montana participated as a member of the Big Sky Conference, of which they are a charter member. They finished the season 10–3, 6–2 in Big Sky play to finish in third place. They received an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs where they lost in the second round to Coastal Carolina.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM No. 12 Appalachian State* No. 20 Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT MTSN[1]/BSTV W 30–6   26,293
September 14 4:00 PM at North Dakota No. 11 Alerus CenterGrand Forks, ND MTSN/BSTV W 55–17   9,726
September 21 1:00 PM Oklahoma Pandhandle State* No. 9 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT MTSN/BSTV W 47–14   25,014
September 28 6:00 PM at No. 24 Northern Arizona No. 7 Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, AZ RTNW L 16–34   12,640
October 5 1:30 PM Portland Statedagger No. 10 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT RTNW W 55–27   25,604
October 12 4:00 PM at UC Davis No. 11 Aggie StadiumDavis, CA MTSN/BSTV W 42–7   7,368
October 19 1:30 PM Cal Poly No. 10 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT MTSN/BSTV W 21–14 OT  25,913
October 26 1:30 PM No. 3 Eastern Washington No. 10 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (Governors Cup) RTNW L 37–42   26,082
November 2 1:00 PM at Sacramento State No. 12 Hornet StadiumSacramento, CA MTSN/BSTV W 51–48 OT  6,361
November 9 12:00 PM at South Dakota* No. 10 DakotaDomeVermillion, SD MTSN W 31–27   6,567
November 16 12:00 PM Weber State No. 7 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT MTSN/BSTV W 42–6   23,609
November 23 12:00 PM at No. 13 Montana State No. 5 Bobcat StadiumBozeman, MT (Brawl of the Wild) RTNW W 28–14   21,527
2013 FCS Playoffs
December 7 12:00 PM No. 11 Coastal Carolina* No. 4 Washington–Grizzly Stadium • Missoula, MT (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 L 35–42   17,345
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time.

Despite also being a member of the Big Sky Conference, the game with North Dakota on September 14 is considered a non conference game and will have no effect on the Big Sky Standings.

Game summaries[edit]

Appalachian State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#12 Mountaineers 0 3 3 0 6
#20 Grizzlies 0 16 0 14 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2012 ASU, 35–27

@ North Dakota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Grizzlies 20 13 14 8 55
North Dakota 7 3 7 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
11–8–1 2012 UND, 40–34

Oklahoma Panhandle State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0 14 0 0 14
#9 Grizzlies 31 7 9 0 47
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

@ Northern Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#7 Grizzlies 3 0 0 13 16
#24 Lumberjacks 14 7 7 6 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
34–12 2012 NAU, 41–31

Portland State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 13 7 0 7 27
#10 Grizzlies 21 14 10 10 55
Overall record Last meeting Result
28–11 2011 MONT, 30–24

@ UC Davis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Grizzlies 14 7 7 14 42
Aggies 0 0 7 0 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–0 2009 MONT, 17–10

Cal Poly[edit]

1 2 3 4OT Total
Mustangs 7 7 0 00 14
#10 Grizzlies 7 0 0 77 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–2 2011 MONT, 37–23

Eastern Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Eagles 7 21 14 0 42
#10 Grizzlies 3 14 0 20 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
26–12–1 2012 EWU, 32–26

@ Sacramento State[edit]

1 2 3 4OT Total
#12 Grizzlies 3 14 21 76 51
Hornets 3 14 7 213 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
16–1 2011 SAC, 42–28

@ South Dakota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#10 Grizzlies 10 7 0 14 31
Coyotes 14 10 0 3 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–6 2011 MONT, 35–24

Weber State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 6 0 0 6
#7 Grizzlies 7 7 14 14 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
39–13 2012 MONT, 24–21

@ Montana State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#5 Grizzlies 0 7 7 14 28
#13 Bobcats 7 0 0 7 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
70–37–5 2012 MSU, 16–7

FCS Playoffs[edit]

Second Round–Coastal Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Chanticleers 14 21 7 0 42
#4 Grizzlies 14 0 7 14 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Final 
Sports Network 20 13 11 9 7 10 11 10 10 12 10 7 5 4 8 
Coaches 22 18 15 11 7 12 10 9 10 13 12 8 6 5 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Max Media of Montana". Max Media. Retrieved September 9, 2013.