BOZEMAN, Mont. – No puff of white smoke wafted from Bobcat Stadium on Saturday, but in the hours after Montana State’s final full football scrimmage of fall camp the fire was ready for stoking.
BOZEMAN – During Montana State’s final major football scrimmage Saturday, coach Rob Ash plans to closely evaluate the normal elements – blocking and tackling, scheme and pace.
BOZEMAN — The rehab is over, the pain is gone, and the only things left are a wide smile and a renewed hunger for Montana State linebacker Na’a Moeakiola.
BOZEMAN -- The Montana State football team will suit up for its final spring scrimmage Saturday with the Sonny Holland Classic at Bobcat Stadium.
GREAT FALLS -- Montana State’s annual Triangle Classic spring football scrimmage was canceled Saturday due to snow showers and poor field conditions at Memorial Stadium.
BOZEMAN — The Montana Grizzlies never wavered in the face of the turmoil, hardship and difficulty they experienced on and off the field in 2012.
It was the fall of 2008, and Brock Coyle had a decision to make.
Rob Ash was struggling to wrap his head around how Montana State tripped over its own tail in a must-win game against Southern Utah, so he put off discussing the annual clash with archrival Montana.
BOZEMAN -- DeNarius McGhee took the blame.
Twenty-one might not be enough this time.
Now a senior, DeNarius McGhee has governed Montana State’s offense immeasurably throughout his career.
Last Wednesday, Montana State coach Rob Ash said quarterback DeNarius McGhee was starting to get some range of motion back in his injured right shoulder. As a result, McGhee’s status was elevated to “doubtful” on MSU’s weekly injury report.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Gus Johnson rushed for 157 yards and three touchdowns, and Brady Attaway threw for 392 yards as Stephen F. Austin knocked off No. 3 Montana State 52-38 at Homer Bryce Stadium.
Bobcats coach Rob Ash says injured quarterback DeNarius McGhee “is working as hard as any human being can work” to return to the field after separating his throwing shoulder Sept. 7 at SMU.
BOZEMAN — It was the right play call at the right time. And it was the perfect way to introduce Jake Bleskin to Montana State's offense.
Injuries started biting the Bobcats before the season even began. Before fall camp began, for that matter. Na'a Moeakiola. Aleksei Grosulak. Preston Gale. Tanner Roderick. Craig Ashworth. Several key starters are on the shelf just two weeks into the season.
BOZEMAN — In Football Championship Subdivision circles, Thursday night’s matchup between Montana State and Monmouth was a case of the mighty against the vulnerable, the potent versus the fragile.
Montana State has spent a staggering 29 consecutive weeks ranked in the Top 10 of the FCS poll. With 30 victories combined in the past three seasons, the Bobcats have built a juggernaut.
BOZEMAN — He’s now a senior, so DeNarius McGhee’s level of focus is at an all-time high.
BOZEMAN -- Montana State University announced on Friday that is has sold out season tickets for the upcoming football season.