Yohanse Manzanarez was part of the heart and soul of the Griz defense in 1995. The physical, tough defensive end from Great Falls set the tone in many ways, helping anchor the Montana defensive front as a senior on UM's national championship team 25 years ago.
What is Griz Greats: The Silver Anniversary of the 1995 National Champions?
In 1995 the University of Montana football team made a magical run to its first national championship, beating the Marshall Thundering Herd 22-20 on December 16th for the title. We commemorate this remarkable season 25 years later, through the eyes of the players, coaches and personnel involved in bringing a championship to Missoula Montana.