When you think of throwback uniforms for the Montana Grizzly football team, many longtime fans associate that with the days of copper jerseys and gold helmets.
Well, we’re not throwing back quite that far this Saturday, October 16, Griz fans. In fact in some cases, if you didn’t know, you might not notice. But there are some changes being made to the Montana uniforms on Saturday, as part of a tribute to one of the best teams in school history.
Twenty years ago, the Montana Grizzlies, led by an unrelenting defense and a multi-faceted offensive attack, returned to Chattanooga TN and capped an amazing season with a 13-6 win over Furman to claim the school’s second national championship.
Now, to celebrate their 20th anniversary, the 2001 National Champion Grizzlies are once again coming together to celebrate that legacy and to put in another total team effort that will impact the lives and careers of future Grizzlies for generations to come. Led by former head coach Joe Glenn, the 2001 Griz make their triumphant return to Missoula for a team reunion this Friday, October 15, and an on-field celebration the following day when Montana hosts Sacramento State in Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
The reunion is not just