Six different players score touchdowns as the offense racks up 465 yards on a beautiful night in WGS
Former Griz QBs Dickenson and Edwards to speak, 2013 team captains to be announced
Griz D grabs four interceptions & has seven sacks/Canada paces the offense with 109 yards rushing
Kickers Chris Lider and Harrison Greenberg end practice by nailing eight field goals in a row
MONTANA: Chris Lider (pronounced: ly-der) became UM's punter early in the 2014 season after Stephen Shaw was injured at NDSU. He also serves as the back-up place-kicker.
2013: He was UM's kicker in the first three games, but lost the starting job. He made 11-of-14 PAT attempts, and 1-of-2 field goal tries. He played in nine games, handling kickoffs in six of them. He was an All-Big Sky Conference academic team selection.
2012: He had a solid year, making 15-of-21 (71.4%) of his field goal attempts and 37-of-41 (90.2%) of his PAT kicks. Also, 24 of his 71 kickoffs (33.9%) were touchbacks. He was an honorable mention All-Big Sky Conference selection. His 82 points rank him 17th on UM's single-season scoring list.
2011: He was a redshirt at Montana.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a first team all-state pick at punter as a junior and senior at Sammamish High School. Named all-league at kicker twice. He was named his team's "Special Teams Player of the Year" in 2009 and 2010. He was a two-time all-conference selection in soccer as a defender. He served as team captain in football his senior year. His high school football coach was Brian Tucci.
CAREER HIGHS: He had a long field goal of 46 yards against Liberty in 2012. He kicked three field goals at Weber State two years ago. He made 10-of-10 PATs against Idaho State as a redshirt freshman, which tied the school record.
PERSONAL: His major is finance. Birth date: Nov. 17, 1992. His parents are Kirk and Carol Lider of Bellevue.
- Online Stores
Montana plays at North Dakota Saturday
The 7th-ranked University of Montana Grizzlies (3-2/1-0 BSC) continue their Big Sky Conference...
Griz defeat Bears 38-13 in Homecoming contest
Senior quarterback Jordan Johnson threw three touchdown passes and ran for another and senior...
Griz host Bears in Big Sky opener
The 6th/7th-ranked University of Montana Grizzlies (2-2/0-0 BSC) open their Big Sky Conference...
Tickets available for Griz-Bears Homecoming game
There are tickets available for the University of Montana's 2014 Big Sky Conference opener and...
Montana loses 22-10 at North Dakota State
Senior kicker Adam Keller connected on a school-record five field goals to lead the number-ranked...
Former UM FB players make a dream come true for...
Griz Kidz, a program designed to put tickets in the hands of these children at no cost, is now a ...
Montana faces top-ranked NDSU on the road Saturday
THE GAME: The 3rd/4th-ranked University of Montana Grizzlies (2-1) play the defending three-time ...
Wagenmann named ROOT SPORTS BSC Player of Week
The University of Montana's Zack Wagenmann has been named the ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Conference...