POCATELLO, Idaho — Gresch Jensen threw for 360 yards and four touchdowns and the Montana defense had six sacks to help the Grizzlies beat Idaho State 39-31 on Saturday.
Jeremy Calhoun had 15 carries for 90 yards and his twin brother Justin Calhoun three reception for 86 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown, for Montana (4-2, 2-1 Big Sky Conference). Jesse Sims, a redshirt sophomore who came in with two career sacks, had 2½ on Saturday.
Ty Flanagan scored on a 4-yard run to give Idaho State (3-3, 1-2) a 28-19 lead, but on Montana’s next play from scrimmage Gresch connected with Samori Toure for a 71-yard completion to set up a Samuel Akem’s 4-yard scoring catch — the second of four straight touchdown drives by the Grizzlies.
Idaho State’s Tanner Gueller was 25-of-40 passing for 359 yards and three touchdowns and his brother, Mitch Gueller, had nine receptions for 188 yards, including touchdowns of 75 and 13 yards. Mitch Gueller came in with eight catches in three games played this season.
Montana scored on all of its five trips in the record zone and is 27 of 27 this season.