MISSOULA, Mont. – Jordan Johnson connected with Ellis Henderson on a 23-yard scoring pass in overtime and Brock Coyle followed with an interception to give Montana a 21-14 win over Cal Poly on Saturday.
The Grizzlies (6-1, 3-1 Big Sky Conference) marched 88 yards in 15 plays and tied the game on a 2-yard scoring pass from Johnson to Clay Pierson with 12 seconds left in the fourth quarter.
Coyle sealed the victory for Montana with a leaping interception of a Dano Graves pass at the Grizzly goal line.
Montana's last-gasp scoring drive was set up when Jordan Tripp blocked a 26-yard field goal attempt by Mustangs kicker Bobby Zalud with 2:17 left in the game.
Akaninyene Umoh rushed for first half touchdowns of 6 and 4 yards to give Cal Poly (3-4, 2-1) a 14-7 lead.
Jordan Canada scored for Montana on a 5-yard run in the first quarter.