Handful of former UM standouts have golden opportunities
Coyle, Johnson, Kanongata'a, Oiland, Takai join those three players on preseason All-Big Sky squad
Former Griz QBs Dickenson and Edwards to speak, 2013 team captains to be announced
The team will take the next few days off for spring break and return to action on April 9
Montana returns 18 starters, including 10 on defense, 6+ on offense and its kicker and punter
Montana vs. Coastal Carolina (12/7/13)
Montana vs. Montana State (11/23/13)
Montana vs. Eastern Washington (10/25/13)
Montana vs. Cal Poly (10/19/13)
Montana vs. Portland State (10/5/13)
2013 HONORS CANDIDATE
MONTANA: Kjelby will start at center for the second season in a row in 2013. He is also UM's short snapper.
2012: He played in all 11 games and started in nine. He was an honorable mention All-Big Sky Conference selection.
2011: He was moved from defense to offense in the spring and played in all 14 games, and started 12 contests at left guard.
UNLV: He came to Montana from UNLV, where he played in five games on the defensive line as a true freshman and had 6 tackles.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was a two-way starter and three-time letterman in football at Ferris High School...was named second 4-A team all-state at defensive tackle by the Associated Press...a first team All-Greater Spokane League selection...team captain as a senior in 2009 for the Saxons, who finished second in the state with a 10-4 record...also a first team all-state performer in track, where he earned four letters...track captain his senior year...high school football coach was Jim Sharkey.
PERSONAL: His parents are Mike Oiland and Lisa Alford, both of Spokane. His major is anthropology. Birth date: April 8, 1992.
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