Former University of Montana football and academic standout Matt Wells has been selected to the Grizzly Sports Hall of Fame (GSHF) Presented by The Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown, announced Kent Haslam, UM’s Director of Athletics.

A 5-7, 160-pound wide receiver and punt returner, Wells, originally from Ashland, Ore., played football for the Grizzlies from 1992-95. Montana went 40-12 overall and 22-6 in the Big Sky Conference during the four-year starter’s tenure with the Grizzlies.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Matt Wells as the newest member of the Grizzly Sports Hall of Fame,” Haslam said. “He had a remarkable career as a Grizzly football student-athlete and has been an excellent representative of the University of Montana after his graduation. We are proud to call Matt a Grizzly and honored to have him join this prestigious group of individuals and teams.”