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Cat-Griz Report: Griz win big but lose star quarterback for the season


September 18, 2017

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Montana quarterback Gresch Jensen rolls out during Saturday's FCS football game between the Grizzlies and Savannah State Tigers in Missoula. The Grizzlies won 56-3, but, starting quarterback Reese Phillips was lost with a severe leg injury early in the game. Both Montana and Montana State open Big Sky Conference play this Saturday.

An easy win also turned into a nightmare scenario for the Montana Grizzlies. Montana walloped Savannah State 56-3 on Saturday, but the Griz appear to have lost senior quarterback Reese Phillips for the season.

Red-shirt freshman quarterback Gresch Jensen was called into duty after Phillips suffered a leg injury while scrambling on a broken play and had to be carted off the field. Jensen, a redshirt freshman, completed 11 of 15 passes in relief, finding Keenan Curran for a pair of scores and Samari Toure for another.

Phillips had completed his first 13 passes for 148 yards before the injur...

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