Contact Us

All 12 Montana Grizzly Football Games to Be Televised [AUDIO]

Grizzly Football
photo by Jordan Dawson

University of Montana officials are putting the finishing touches on another football season in which all 12 home and away games will be televised.

UM Athletics Director Kent Haslam said Thursday afternoon that an agreement to televise all 12 games is very close.

“We’re getting close to having all 12 games televised live here in Montana,” Haslam said. “We’ve got the four conference games that have been picked up by ROOT sports as part of the Big Sky Conference package, and then, Max Media, that’s ABC-Fox in Missoula, has picked up the other four non-conference games. They’ve also now secured the rights to both the North and South Dakota road games for the Griz.”

Haslam said negotiations are nearly complete for the final two games.

“We’re just about done with the two remaining non-conference games here, including Appalachian State.”

Haslam said having all their games televised keeps the Grizzlies in rare company.

“When you think about it, there are so few schools that have all their games televised,” Haslam said. “You’re talking about the Notre Dames and the big-time schools, so for us each year to have partners who are willing to televise these games, that’s really important. As I travel the state, I realize that Grizzly football on TV is an important Saturday tradition, and we’re getting close to getting it done.”

University of Montana Athletic Director Kent Haslam

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.


Best of 96.3 The Blaze

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Blaze Rock Mob quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The Blaze Rock Mob contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.