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George Ferguson Column: Stitt Ousted: With Monday's announcement, I can't ramble on about Cat-Griz

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November 21, 2017

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After just three season, Bob Stitt was let go as head coach of the University of Montana football team on Monday afternoon. Stitt won 21 games in Missoula, but missed the playoffs in both 2016 and 2017, while also losing to arch rival Montana State in both of those seasons.

This was going to be the column where I gave my random thoughts on yet another Brawl of the Wild. But, things certainly changed quickly.

So here’s the two things I'll say about Cat-Griz, and the second one is what's caused me to have to move on in a hurry.

First, congrats to the Bobcats. They dominated the trenches for the second year in a row, and as a result, ran right through and right over the Grizzly defense. Right now Cats, you indeed do own the state.

Second, and I may not have fully realized it when I was walking out of Bobcat Stadium Saturday afternoon, but it was the second C...

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