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1998 Montana Grizzlies football team

The 1998 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 1998 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Grizzlies were led by third-year head coach Mick Dennehy and played their home games at Washington–Grizzly Stadium.[1]

1998 Montana Grizzlies football
Montana Griz logo.svg
Big Sky champion
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 14
1998 record8–4 (6–2 Big Sky)
Head coachMick Dennehy (3rd season)
Home stadiumWashington–Grizzly Stadium
(Capacity: 18,845)
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#15 Montana $^ 6 2 0     8 4 0
Cal State Northridge 5 3 0     7 4 0
#25 Montana State 5 3 0     7 4 0
Weber State 4 4 0     6 5 0
Eastern Washington 4 4 0     5 6 0
Portland State 4 4 0     5 6 0
Northern Arizona 3 5 0     6 5 0
Sacramento State 3 5 0     5 6 0
Idaho State 2 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:05 PMat No. 20 Stephen F. Austin*No. 3W 49–42
September 121:05 PMSouthern Utah*No. 3L 35–4518,804
September 191:05 PMCal Poly*No. 11
  • Washington-Grizzly Stadium
  • Missoula, MT
W 37–1417,325
September 266:05 PMat No. 21 Weber StateNo. 11KPAXL 20–2716,954
October 31:05 PMPortland State No. 21
  • Washington-Grizzly Stadium
  • Missoula, MT
W 20–1718,731
October 104:00 PMat No. 23 Cal State NorthridgeNo. 18L 7–215,237
October 171:05 PMNorthern Arizona
  • Washington–Grizzly Stadium
  • Missoula, MT
W 33–2018,594
October 242:05 PMat Eastern WashingtonKPAXW 30–278,721
October 311:05 PMIdaho State
  • Washington–Grizzly Stadium
  • Missoula, MT
KPAXW 40–1317,384
November 142:05 PMat Sacramento StateNo. 22W 31–16
November 2112:35 PMNo. 19 Montana StateNo. 20
KPAXW 28–2119,238
November 2811:30 AMat No. 4 Western Illinois*No. 13L 9–523,614
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from The Sports Network Division I-AA Poll poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

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