Montana FCS Football 2022 Playoff Capsule


Montana Grizzlies

Big Sky

2022 Record: 7-4, 4-4
Coach: Bobby Hauck
Big Wins: 9/24 Portland State, 11/12 Eastern Washington (63-7)
Bad Losses: 10/15 Idaho (23-30), 10/29 at Weber State (21-24)
Statistical Leaders:
Rushing: Nick Ostmo, RB, 740 yards
Passing: Lucas Johnson, QB, 1,857 yards
Receiving: Mitch Roberts, WR, 552 yards
Tackles: Robby Hauck, S, 95
Sacks: Patrick O’Connell, LB, 8.0
Interceptions: Justin Ford, CB, 2; Patrick O’Connell, LB, 2
2022 Team Stats:
Rushing Offense: 187.7 (29th in nation, 5th in conference)
Passing Offense: 221.6 (58, 8)
Total Offense: 409.3 (36, 6)
Scoring Offense: 38.9 (6, 3)
Rushing Defense: 97.3 (8, 1)
Pass Defense: 192.9 (24, 2)
Total Defense: 290.2 (7, 1)
Scoring Defense: 14.9 (3, 1)
Turnover Margin: 0.60 (18, 4)
Sacks: 3.20 (9, 1)
Sacks Allowed: 1.30 (20, 5)
Recent Playoff Appearances:
2021Second RoundDefeated Eastern Washington
2021QuarterfinalsLost to James Madison
2019Second RoundDefeated Southeastern Louisiana
2019QuarterfinalsLost to Weber State
2015First RoundDefeated South Dakota State
2015Second RoundLost to North Dakota State
2014First RoundDefeated San Diego
2014Second RoundLost to Eastern Washington
2013Second RoundLost to Coastal Carolina
2011Second RoundDefeated Central Arkansas
2011QuarterfinalsDefeated Northern Iowa
2011SemifinalsLost to Sam Houston State
2009First RoundDefeated South Dakota State
2009QuarterfinalsDefeated Stephen F. Austin
2009SemifinalsDefeated Appalachian State
2009ChampionshipLost to Villanova
2008First RoundDefeated Texas State
2008QuarterfinalsDefeated Weber State
2008SemifinalsDefeated James Madison
2008ChampionshipLost to Richmond
2007First RoundLost to Wofford
2006First RoundDefeated McNeese State
2006QuarterfinalsDefeated Southern Illinois
2006SemifinalsLost to Massachusetts
2005First RoundLost to Cal Poly
2004First RoundDefeated Northwestern State
2004QuarterfinalsDefeated New Hampshire
2004SemifinalsDefeated Sam Houston State
2004ChampionshipLost to James Madison
2003First RoundLost to Western Illinois
2002First RoundDefeated Northwestern State
2002QuarterfinalsLost to McNeese State
2001First RoundDefeated Northwestern State
2001QuarterfinalsDefeated Sam Houston State
2001SemifinalsDefeated Northern Iowa
2001ChampionshipDefeated Furman
2000First RoundDefeated Eastern Illinois
2000QuarterfinalsDefeated Richmond
2000SemifinalsDefeated Appalachian State
2000ChampionshipLost to Georgia Southern
1999First RoundLost to Youngstown State
1998First RoundLost to Western Illinois
1997First RoundLost to McNeese State
1996First RoundDefeated Nicholls State
1996QuarterfinalsDefeated East Tennessee State
1996SemifinalsDefeated Troy
1996ChampionshipLost to Marshall
1995First RoundDefeated Eastern Kentucky
1995QuarterfinalsDefeated Georgia Southern
1995SemifinalsDefeated Stephen F. Austin
1995ChampionshipDefeated Marshall
1994First RoundDefeated Northern Iowa
1994QuarterfinalsDefeated McNeese State
1994SemifinalsLost to Youngstown State
*all team stats through 11/13