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Bobby is back in town

Hauck returns to Montana to lead the Grizzlies for a second time


December 4, 2017

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New Montana football coach Bobby Hauck speaks during a press conference Friday, at the University of Montana in Missoula, Mont. Beside Hauck is Montana athletic director Kent Haslam. Hauck was the head coach of the Grizzlies from 2002-2009, taking them to three FCS national championship games. The last three seasons, Hauck was the associate head coach and special team's coordinator at FBS San Diego State.

When Bobby Hauck was announced as Montana’s head coach in December of 2002, the narrative wasn’t that the Griz need saving. Instead, it was about one of UM and Montana’s native sons coming home.

However, almost 15 years to the day Hauck was introduced to the Grizzlies, he was re-introduced to Griz Nation once again, only this time, he is indeed being looked at as a savior.

Hauck returned Friday as head football coach at Montana, a program he led to three FCS national championship games during an incredible run, which also included seven straight Big Sky championships and a remarkabl...

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