BOZEMAN -- Michael Rider and Clay Bignell, former defensive standouts at Montana State, were among the new additions to Montana State’s coaching staff this offseason.
For 14 years, Kane Ioane has been the one constant.
MISSOULA -- Spring practice began in earnest Monday for the Montana Grizzlies, who look to replace 16 starters from last year's co-Big Sky Conference championship football team.
One year removed from a humbling playoff defeat, Montana State doesn't want to let another opportunity slip away.
Montana State's defense has slain quarterbacks all season long.
BOZEMAN -- It's one of the oldest rivalries in college football, but for all the lasting moments the previous 110 games gave us, few have carried these implications.
On the surface, one player made the difference.
Montana State head coach Rob Ash and players DeNarius McGhee, Clay Bignell, and Cody Kirk talk about the Bobcats' tough schedule and their "one game at a time" approach.
BOZEMAN — If expectations were high at Montana State last season, they’re through the roof this year.
At Montana State's Media Day, the Bobcats talk about the sting of last year's loss to North Dakota State, the expectations for this season, and the new-look running game.
NOTE: This is the seventh installment of a nine-part series in which we project the Top 10 players at each position in advance of the 2011 Big Sky Conference football season -- summer transfers be damned!
BOZEMAN - The Montana State football team has named its captains for the 2011 season, including sophomore quarterback DeNarius McGhee of Euless, Texas.
BOZEMAN -- On a day geared towards preparing for the 2011 Montana State football season, Cody Kirk was equally at ease breaking tackles and looking back.
Expectations were high for Montana State entering last season ... and the Bobcats delivered. MSU went on to win more games (9) than any season since 1984 and won the Big Sky Conference championship.
Rob Ash had an inkling.
BOZEMAN — The last time we saw the Montana State Bobcats, they were celebrating a landmark victory over rival Montana at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula.
Aleksei Grosulak isn't much to look at.
MISSOULA — Montana State had one goal when this college football season began almost four months ago.
With a three-yard touchdown run in the second half on Saturday, Montana running back Chase Reynolds made history.
The Sports Network rolled out its preseason Top 25 poll poll on Monday, and there were very few surprises at the top of the heap. Defending FCS champion Villanova grabbed the No. 1 ranking, and for good reason: The Wildcats bring back the most versatile offensive player in the nation (Matt S…