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Griz vs Cats: 113th Brawl of the Wild

It is arguably the biggest and greatest day of the year in the state of Montana.  A day where you are either a Cat or you're a Griz and nothing else matters. Today's Brawl of the Wild meeting between Montana and Montana State marks the 113th time these schools have met.

After losing last year to the Cats, Montana reclaimed the Great Divide trophy by winning 28-14 over their in-state rival today in Bozeman.

Brock Coyle, Senior Linebacker for Montana said, "growing up, my whole goal in life was to play college football.  I knew I wanted to be a Grizzly and coming down here, I've never lost in Bozeman.  I just couldn't be more proud of these guys, we're such a close team.  I'm just so proud of the way that we've overcome so much adversity and we came out on top.  It means everything to me and I know it means everything to the guys so it's great."

But with one winner, there also had to be one loser.

Cody Kirk, Senior RB for Montana State said, "it was tough.  We're on a  3 game losing skid - that's, that's tough.  It's hard on all of us, it's hard on me as a senior and as a leader to let that happen. We played some close games but haven't had it go our way."

Both teams will await their playoff destiny which will be announced tomorrow.  With the win today, the Griz move to 70-37-5 all time against Montana State.

 

 

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