Apart from players graduating, and one important transfer departing, it appeared as if the Griz Football team was set to run it back in 2024 with virtually the same team. Now, however, Head Coach Bobby Hauck will have to fill a key spot on his coaching staff.

Before we get to the bad news, let's visit some good news with the full incoming freshman class for 2024.

ATHLETE: Monte Gillman (Dassel, Minnesota)

OFFENSIVE TACKLE: Colin Amick (Sammamish, Washington)


WIDE RECIEVER: Lekeldrick Bridges (Cedar Hill, Texas)



WIDE RECIEVER: Brooks Davis (Brentwood, California)





RUNNING BACK: Malae Fonoti (Palolo Valley, Hawai'i)



SAFETY: Kash Goicoechea (Kalispell, Montana)



DEFENSIVE END: Brenton Handsford (Asheville, North Carolina)

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: Matt Hilden (Santa Rosa, California)


TIGHT END: Isaac Keim (Kalispell, Montana)

DEFENSIVE BACK: Kyon Loud (San Mateo, California)


DEFENSIVE BACK: SAFETY: Owen Reynolds (Red Lodge, Montana)



RUNNING BACK: Talen Reynolds (Missoula, Montana)



ATHLETE: Tommy Running Rabbit (Browning, Montana)



ATHLETE: Cody Schweikert (Columbia Falls, Montana)


TIGHT END: Danny Sirmon (Missoula, Montana)



OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: Trevor Steinbach (Sammamish, Washington)


OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: Grady Walker (Missoula, Montana)


Ok, now to the bad news. Last year's defensive coordinator Ronnie Bradford took a job with the Miami Dolphins according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Credit: Scott Halleran,Getty Images
Credit: Scott Halleran,Getty Images

Prior to taking over as the DC, Bradford joined Hauck's staff as the cornerbacks coach in 2021. Bradford had stints as a defensive or special teams assistant at Cal, Louisiana Tech and USC before joining Montana's staff.

Best of luck in South Beach, Coach!

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