The time has finally come… It’s the game we have all been waiting for… On Saturday, the 120th edition of the Brawl of the Wild returns after a two-year layoff. The game will be played in Missoula for the first time in three years and Washington-Grizzly stadium is going to be rockin’!
The long-awaited and much-anticipated grudge match features two bitter rivals with top-10 rankings. Our Montana Grizzlies are ranked No. 7 in the nation and the Montana State Bobcats are ranked No. 3. The Griz have an 8-2 record overall and are 5-2 in the Big Sky Conference. The Cats are 9-1 overall and are undefeated in the BSC with a 6-0 record. It has been six years since the Griz have beaten Cats.
Two Great Defenses Battle it Out
The Griz have not allowed a touchdown in over 10 quarters of play after shutting out Northern Colorado two weeks ago and keeping NAU out of the end zone. That is quite the accomplishment, but it isn’t even the first time Montana’s defense has done it this season.
Washington scored a touchdown against the Griz on their opening drive in the first game of the season. After that, Montana’s defense went 10 more