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Griz Earn 8 Seed, 1st Round Playoff Bye

Earlier this morning, the Griz had breakfast together in the hopes of hearing their named called as a selection in the FCS National Playoffs. And, as expected, their wishes were granted as they received an 8-seed meaning a bye in the first round and a home-game in the second round.

Griz Head Coach Mick Delaney was thrilled for his team. "It's a real blessing that we're an 8. I thought maybe we would be a 5 or a 6 but you never know.  So many things come into consideration but you look up there's 5, then there's 6, 7, and then I thought oh man, we're going to play next Saturday but then we come up 8 so that's a tremendous relief and I think it shows what Montana football - the respect that they get."

Number 8 Montana will await the winner of Coastal Carolina and Bethune Cookman. That second round game will be at Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Saturday, December 7th at 12 noon and will also be televised on ESPN3.

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