View Full Version : Grizzlies' Reynolds bows out of historical career

11-25-2010, 07:41 PM
11-26-2010 01:18 AM

MISSOULA - That familiar eye-black was still smeared across Chase Reynolds’ cheeks as he very slowly stood up at the end of the postgame press conference in the Adams Center after Montana State’s victory over Montana last Saturday.

As he stepped out of the spotlight of the television cameras and microphones, Reynolds held his right arm tight against his chest with a blank gaze on his face as if he were rewatching the game against the Bobcats on a screen inside his head.

Even the announcement that came at that point didn’t seem to get his attention: The senior from Drummond who went from eight-man football to the college football record books, ended up with 4,604 career yards, three short of the all-time school record held by Yohance Humphrey (1998-01).

The words settled into silence and the mood around the room dropped even lower, although no one at the time knew for certain the future, that this was it for Montana. This is where the season ended.

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