Brawl of the Wild ’14 – Are You Ready?

114th Brawl of the Wild
Saturday, November 22 in Missoula

Kickoff: 3:00 p.m.

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When you grow up in Montana, one thing that is decided upon very quickly is whether you will be a Griz or Cat. The importance of this decision varies, and is often based off of a variety of factors. All Griz and Cat fans gather for the annual, end of the year showdown between the two teams. Whatever you may call it – Brawl of the Wild, Cat/Griz, or Griz/Cat – this rivalry game is fierce and exciting, and often has huge playoff implications.

1st things 1st – Essentialscold

Game day forecast: 39 F
Precipitation: 20%
Humidity: 92%
Wind: 6 mph

  • Gloves
  • Boots
  • Winter coat
  • Beanie (maybe with face cover)
  • Alcohol (personal preference)
  • Wool socks
  • Hand warmers
  • Long johns
  • Snow pants
  • Friends
  • Tickets
  • Fan gear
  • Team spirit

Next Up – HistoryHistory

Current record: Griz lead, 70-37-5 (.647)
Total meetings: 113
Last Meeting: November 23, 2013 – Montana 28, Montana State 14
Largest win: Montana 70, Montana State 0 (1904)
Current win streak: Montana (2013)
Longest win streak: Montana 16 (1986-2001)

Get to know ‘em

#12 Montana State Bobcats   BobcatStadium

Head coach: Rob Ash
All-time record: 481-467-32 (.507)
’14 Record: 8-3 (6-1) – 2nd in Big Sky
Big Sky Championships: 20
National Championships: 3 (1956, 1976, 1984)
Colors: Navy Blue & Gold
Fight song: Stand up and Cheer!
Stadium: Bobcat Stadium, capacity – 20,767

Why Cat fans should attend

It’s a rivalry game – #13 ranked Grizzlies vs. #12 ranked Bobcats

It’s hard to get a W in Wa-Griz stadium – come find out if  your team is up to the challenge

I know you have some friends in maroon – come hang out with them in beautiful Missoula!

The atmosphere at Griz games is impressive as is – so imagine what it will be like for Cat-Griz?

Find out who ends up winning the Canned Food Drive , which is announced at half time. This is an annual competition between the two universities to see who can donate the most canned goods. FYI The Cats have won 13 out of 14

Lastly – Why wouldn’t you?

Hashtags to use this weekend – #FTG, #BrawloftheWild, #MSUBobcats, #EatShitGrizzliesGoCatsGo, #CanTheGriz #BigSkyFB

#13 Montana GrizzliesGrizStadium

Head coach: Mick Delaney
All-time record: 549-475-26 (.535)
’14 Record: 7-4 (5-2) – 5th in Big Sky
Big Sky Championships: 18
National Championships: 2 (1995, 2001)
Colors: Maroon & Silver
Fight song: Up With Montana
Stadium: Washington-Grizzly Stadium, capacity – 25,217

Why Griz fans should attend

It’s a rivalry game – #13 ranked Grizzlies vs. #12 ranked Bobcats

Mick Delaney’s last regular season game as head coach – He announced his retirement earlier this week

This is a huge conference game for the Griz! – Griz have one more conference loss than the Cats do

SoBA tailgate – great chance to see/meet some alumni and faculty

Find out who ends up winning the Canned Food Drive , which is announced at half time. This is an annual competition between the two universities to see who can donate the most canned goods. FYI The Cats have won 13 out of 14

The majority of you live in Missoula – SO JUST GO

Hashtags to use this weekend – #FTC, #BrawloftheWild, #BeatState, #HereKittyKitty, #GrizNation, #grizstagram, #WeAreMT

So what’s at stake on Saturday?

Besides being state champs and earning bragging rights….

The Great Divide Trophy!

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Lil Something Extra!

 

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