Griz-Cat Rivalry – Brawl of the Wild

The Griz-Cat (Cat-Griz for you bobcat fans) Rivalry, also known as The Brawl of the Wild is an annual college football rivalry game between the Montana Grizzlies and the Montana State Bobcats. The rivalry began on November 26, 1897 in Bozeman, Montana, home of Montana State. The rivalry is the 31st oldest among active rivalries in NCAA Division I and of those is the 11th oldest west of the Mississippi River. It is also the 4th oldest active rivalry in the FCS and the oldest west of the Mississippi River.

Since 2001, the winner of the game takes home The Great Divide Trophy seen to the right.

The Griz-Cat tradition began in 1897, below are scores from the series over the past years. Currently the Montana Grizzlies lead the series over the Montana State Bobcats, 73-39-5.

Griz-Cat Great Divide Trophy

Griz-Cat Historical Record

#YEARWINNING TEAMLOSING TEAM
11897Montana18Montana State6
21898Montana6Montana State0
31898Montana16Montana State0
41899Montana State5Montana0
51899Montana State38Montana0
61900Montana State38Montana0
71901Montana State31Montana0
81902Montana State38Montana0
91903Montana State13Montana6
101904Montana79Montana State0
1905
1906
1907
111908Montana0Montana State0
121908Montana State5Montana0
131909Montana3Montana State0
141909Montana15Montana State5
151910Montana0Montana State0
161910Montana10Montana State0
1911
171912Montana7Montana State0
181912Montana39Montana State3
191913Montana7Montana State0
201913Montana20Montana State7
211914Montana26Montana State9
1915
221916Montana6Montana State6
231917Montana9Montana State7
1918
241919Montana6Montana State6
241920Montana28Montana State0
251921Montana14Montana State7
261922Montana7Montana State6
271923Montana24Montana State13
1924
281925Montana28Montana State7
291926Montana27Montana State0
301927Montana6Montana State0
311928Montana0Montana State0
321929Montana State14Montana12
331930Montana13Montana State6
341931Montana37Montana State6
351932Montana State10Montana7
361933Montana32Montana State0
371934Montana25Montana State0
381935Montana20Montana State0
391936Montana27Montana State0
401937Montana19Montana State0
411938Montana13Montana State0
421939Montana6Montana State0
431940Montana6Montana State0
441941Montana23Montana State13
1942
1943
1944
1945
461946Montana20Montana State7
471947Montana State13Montana12
481948Montana14Montana State0
491949Montana34Montana State12
501950Montana33Montana State0
511951Montana38Montana State0
521952Montana35Montana State12
531953Montana32Montana State13
541954Montana25Montana State12
551955Montana19Montana State0
561956Montana State33Montana14
571957Montana State22Montana13
581958Montana State20Montana6
591959Montana State40Montana6
601960Montana10Montana State6
611961Montana State10Montana9
621962Montana36Montana State19
631963Montana State18Montana3
641964Montana State30Montana6
651965Montana State24Montana7
661966Montana State38Montana0
671967Montana State14Montana8
681968Montana State29Montana24
691969Montana7Montana State6
701970Montana35Montana State0
711971Montana30Montana State0
721972Montana State21Montana3
731973Montana State33Montana7
741974Montana State43Montana29
751975Montana State20Montana3
761976Montana State21Montana12
771977Montana State24Montana19
781978Montana24Montana State8
791979Montana State38Montana21
801980Montana State24Montana7
811981Montana27Montana State17
821982Montana45Montana State15
831983Montana State28Montana8
841984Montana State34Montana24
851985Montana State41Montana18
861986Montana59Montana State28
871987Montana55Montana State7
881988Montana17Montana State3
891989Montana17Montana State2
901990Montana35Montana State18
911991Montana16Montana State9
921992Montana29Montana State17
931993Montana42Montana State30
941994Montana55Montana State20
951995Montana42Montana State33
961996Montana35Montana State14
971997Montana27Montana State25
981998Montana28Montana State21
991999Montana49Montana State3
1002000Montana28Montana State3
1012001Montana38Montana State27
1022002Montana State10Montana7
1032003Montana State27Montana20
1042004Montana38Montana State22
1052005Montana State16Montana6
1062006Montana13Montana State7
1072007Montana41Montana State20
1082008Montana35Montana State3
1092009Montana33Montana State19
1102010Montana State21Montana16
1112011Montana36Montana State10
1122012Montana State16Montana7
1132013Montana28Montana State14
1142014Montana34Montana State7
1152015Montana54Montana State35
1162016Montana State24Montana17
1172017Montana State31Montana23
1182018
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