BOZEMAN — Jake Bleskin said he knew last Sunday that he’d be starting at quarterback for Montana State in its Big Sky Conference showdown with Idaho State.
With his we're-not-talking-about-the-past stance firmly in place, Montana State coach Rob Ash set the tone for this week by dissecting the big challenge his team faces against resurgent Idaho State.
BOZEMAN — Gunnar Brekke was flat on his back, gasping for the next breath that wouldn’t come.
Montana State hasn’t scored 30 points in a game since erupting for 77 in a blowout win at UC Davis on Oct. 11.
As six one-loss teams jam up the top of the Big Sky Conference standings, Montana State coach Rob Ash made a bold prognostication on Tuesday.
BOZEMAN -- Former Montana State football player and head coach Cliff Hysell, a member of the school’s athletic hall of fame, passed away Sunday at the age of 72.
BOZEMAN — Montana State has treated its fans to a rousing display of offensive skill throughout this football season.
If J.P. Flynn had his way, Montana State would line up in a power formation and run the ball straight ahead on every snap.
BOZEMAN — Montana State celebrated its past and got a look at its future on Saturday, and the view is pretty good.
Thirty years of history — and a great deal of emotion — will flood Bobcat Stadium on Saturday when Montana State commemorates its most significant football moment in a generation.
Montana State and Eastern Washington played an instant classic. It was two prolific offenses piling up yards and points, racing up and down the field at a blistering pace.
BOZEMAN — Have you ever run a marathon? Ever sprint the entire 26.2 miles?
BOZEMAN — When it was over and the dust from a 54-29 loss to Eastern Washington had settled, Montana State defensive coordinator Jamie Marshall plopped down in the team bus, shuffled the music on his iPhone, and Daniel Powter’s hit song “Bad Day” began playing.
BOZEMAN — Montana State’s offense came out firing from the first snap, and that set the wheels in motion for wideout Brian Flotkoetter’s career day, which helped the Bobcats to an essential victory over a quality FCS opponent.
BOZEMAN — This was the Dakota Prukop the Bobcats are counting on — the one that transformed his game so considerably from last season that the coaches had no choice but to name him the starting quarterback.
BOZEMAN -- Montana State senior wideout Brian Flotkoetter looks back on last week’s 37-10 loss at Arkansas State with frustration. Things just spiraled out of control.
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.