The University of Montana has fired Grizzlies football head coach Robin Pflugrad and athletic director Jim O'Day. Assistant athletic director Greg Sundberg informed his staff early on Thursday morning (via the Missoulian):
"It is with great sadness that I inform you all that this morning our Athletic Director, Jim O'Day and Head Football Coach Robin Pflugrad were released of their duties as of 8:00 a.m. this morning. It will be a very difficult time for all of us in the coming days and I would ask that you stay positive.
"As more information comes out, I will be sure to let you know. At this point and time this is all that I know."
There are still no indications as to why the university dismissed Pflugrad and O'Day, but a statement is still expected to come later on Thursday.
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