NUMBERS DON’T LIE
Career sacks for Zack Wagenmann, a Montana record. The 6-foot-3, 255-pounder senior out of Missoula Sentinel surpassed the late Tim Bush, who had 32.5 from 2000-03. Wags had 17.5 sacks in 2014. UM’s single-season record is 19 by Andy Petek in 2000.
Career tackles for loss for Wagenmann. It’s another record, surpassing the 48.5 Bush had from 2000-03.
Career fumbles forced by Zack Wagenmann, six coming in 2014. He tied the single season mark by Andy Petek in 2000, and broke the career mark of nine set by Kroy Biermann from 2004-07.
Career interceptions for senior safety Matt Hermanson. The Sioux Falls, South Dakota product joins five other Griz who picked off as many. Just six Griz had more in their careers.
Career sacks for defensive end Tyrone Holmes, a junior. He sits 12th on UM’s career list after racking up 7.5 in 2014.
Touchdowns passes in 2014 by Jordan Johnson. That number ties for the 10th-best season in UM history. Johnson tied UM’s single-game mark by throwing six of them against Weber State in 2011.
Career TD passes by Jordan Johnson. The senior out of Eugene, Oregon, ranks fourth in UM history in that category, and third in career passing yards with 8,512.
Interceptions thrown by quarterback Jordan Johnson in 2014. Four of them came in the Grizzlies’ two games against Eastern Washington.
Yards covered on Shay Smithwick-Hann’s touchdown pass to Travon Van against Central Washington. Only six passes have gone farther in UM’s long football history.
Rushing yards for Jordan Canada in 2014. That total is the seventh-best single-season total in UM history. The senior out of Duarte, California, is one of four Griz to have two 1,000-yard seasons, and ranks fourth in career rushing yards with 3,435.
Career receiving yards for Jamaal Jones, after the junior gained 1,044 yards in 2014. Jones sits 18th on UM’s career list. Marc Mariani leads it with 3,018 yards from 2006-09.
Touchdowns scored by Jordan Canada. The senior running back finished his career with 252 points, which ranks 10th in UM history.
All-purpose yards for senior split end Travon Van. The Marshall transfer and San Diego native gained 478 yards rushing and 730 receiving.
Plays by Travon Van that covered 35 yards or longer for the 2014 Griz. He scored touchdowns on four of them.
Points scored by Montana in the first half of its 37-20 playoff loss at Eastern Washington. It was the Grizzlies’ lowest total of the season.
Career tackles by Matt Hermanson. The senior safety ends tied with linebacker Kent Clausen (1976-79) for third most in UM history.
Combined record so far of FCS teams that beat the Grizzlies in 2014: Cal Poly (7-5), North Dakota State (12-1) and Eastern Washington (11-2). NDSU and Eastern remain in postseason play.
Combined record of FCS teams the Grizzlies defeated in 2014. Montana beat just two teams – Montana State (8-5) and Sac State (7-5) – with winning records.
Career wins for Mick Delaney, in three seasons. That total ranks seventh in UM’s history. Delaney retired at the end of the 2014 campaign.