Odin Coe had 2.5 sacks and a fumble recovery as the Montana State defense helped the Bobcats to a 23-13 win over Weber State on a day where the typically high-octane offense struggled. MSU heads into its bye week with a 4-0 Big Sky Conference record.
BOZEMAN — Things are going quite well for Montana State. The offense is humming, the wins are piling up and the vibes are good.
In his previous two games, Montana State quarterback Dakota Prukop has put up a combined 997 yards and 14 touchdowns. Unbelievable numbers. As a result, Prukop was added to The Sports Network’s Walter Payton Award Watch List, which tracks the top contenders for offensive player of the year i…
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.
Montana State quarterback Dakota Prukop has been added to the Walter Payton Award Watch List by The Sports Network.
Montana State was unrelenting on offense again last week against UC Davis, rolling up a school-record for yards and scoring more points than ever before against a Division I opponent.
A closer look at Montana State's game at UC Davis on Saturday. Montana is idle this week:
For decades, a basic principle of football -- offensively speaking -- was to establish the run to set up the pass, control the ball, move the chains, win the time of possession and keep your defense off the field. It was a formula for victory, and a pretty good one.
As a play-caller and schemer, Tim Cramsey was handcuffed during his first season as Montana State’s offensive coordinator.
Dakota Prukop is a quick study. His 68-percent completion rate through six games is fifth-best in the FCS and ranks second among all quarterbacks with 100 or more passing attempts.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The pregame billing was for a shootout in the scorching heat.
Montana State and Sacramento State have played some thrillers over the years, not the least of which was a 64-61 overtime shootout the Bobcats won under the bursting California sun on Oct. 2, 2010.
Wideouts Mitch Griebel and Brian Flotkoetter are roommates, so their connection runs deeper than simply being members of the same position group for 13th-ranked Montana State.
BOZEMAN — Montana State celebrated its past and got a look at its future on Saturday, and the view is pretty good.
Montana State wore throwback uniforms honoring the 1984 national championship team in its homecoming game against North Dakota. The Bobcats won the conference opener, 29-18.
BOZEMAN — With one final defensive stop last week, Montana State would have knocked off No. 2-ranked Eastern Washington and taken a huge measure of momentum into its all-important Big Sky Conference opener.
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.
Have you caught your breath yet? It was a back-and-forth thriller between the Bobcats and Eastern Washington. The Eagles, with Vernon Adams leading them on a frenetic fourth-quarter drive, prevailed 52-51. The Bobcats had a chance at the end but Dakota Prukop's Hail Mary fell incomplete.
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.
Montana State was assailed for buying its way out of a schedule game with FCS steamroller and reigning national champion North Dakota State prior to the 2013 season. The Bobcats were running scared, the cynics cried.