From the Fringe…Glad the Vandals are back
Last updated 11/3/2023 at 12:48pm
It was a soggy September day in 1994. Washington-Grizzly Stadium was still the small venue that featured grass end endzones and crowds of under 15,000 fans.
Of course, by then, the Griz were on the rise, with junior Dave Dickinson already one of the best quarterbacks in Montana history, and popularity was skyrocketing.
But, for me, that’s the day everything really changed for Montana football, and it was all because of then arch rival Idaho.
That day, the Vandals were ranked No. 2 in the then 1-AA. They had a ferocious running back and a passing attack to rival anyone else in the pas...