MISSOULA, Mont. -

The University of Montana's Interim Athletic Director confirmed the football team has decided to ban the social media website, Twitter.

Jean Gee said senior members of the Griz football team, not coaches, made the decision Wednesday.

Players decided to not have Twitter accounts while they?re members of the team. Gee said the senior team leaders felt it was important to ?start fresh.?

Team members have already started to cancel their accounts.