Tracking the Griz

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Tyrone HolmesSenior defensive end Tyrone Holmes was named the best defensive player in the country, earning the FCS Defensive Player of the Year Award, formerly known as the Buck Buchanan Award. He appeared on four All-American teams and led the nation with eighteen sacks.

Nearly 1 million people tuned in to ESPN to watch the Montana Grizzlies knock off the four-time defending national champion North Dakota State Bison in the thrilling season-opening football game on August 29.

Senior defensive end Derek Crittenden, a chemistry major who holds a perfect 4.0 GPA with minors in mathematics and philosophy, was named a first-team Academic All-American. He also was a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

Senior wide receiver Jamal Jones jumped to the top of UM’s all-time receiving list with 3,021 yards during his three-year career, passing Marc Mariani’s previous mark by three yards.

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