Montana Quarterback Out for Homecoming Game

Gustafson was injured in the first quarter of Montana's game at Liberty last Saturday

By Dillon Tabish

MISSOULA — Montana football coach Bob Stitt says quarterback Brady Gustafson will miss the Homecoming game against Northern Arizona with a lower leg injury.

Gustafson was injured in the first quarter of Montana’s game at Liberty last Saturday. He was later seen on the sideline using crutches. Stitt has not said how badly Gustafson was injured.

Backup Chad Chalich completed 14 of 28 passes for 228 yards and a touchdown, but was sacked seven times in the 31-21 loss.

Stitt tells the Montana Kaimin that Gustafson’s injury will be re-evaluated next week.

Chalich, a junior transfer from Idaho, will start for the Grizzlies against NAU. He started seven games for the Vandals in 2013 and played in four games last season.

Chalich says getting all the reps in practice this week will help his confidence.

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