Cat/Griz: The Mariani Years
The Mariani Years
2006 — Griz 13, Cats 7
(As a freshman, Mariani didn't see time at wide receiver, but did play on kickoff cover in what is still known as one of the hardest-hitting Cat/Griz games of all time)
2007 — Griz 41, Cats 20
(On a muddy track in Bozeman, Mariani made his first career start during his sophomore season, catching four balls for 44 yards and returning three kickoffs for 78 yards)
2008 — Griz 35, Cats 3
(The first day UM donned the old copper and gold in 13 years saw Mariani run back a 76-yard punt return for a score with the Griz trailing 3-0 late...