NOTE: This is the ninth (and final) installment of a summer-long series projecting the Top 10 players at each position for the 2014 Big Sky Conference football season.
The hit was so violent you genuinely felt sorry for Garrett Safron.
Generally speaking the news was good for the Montana Grizzlies, although there were one or two reasons to raise an eyebrow.
Things are going pretty good for the Grizzlies on offense right now. They average nearly 40 points per game, and quarterback Jordan Johnson is throwing touchdown passes left and right without turning the ball over.
Garrett Safron had a game for the ages Saturday against Montana. But Jordan Johnson again showed why he is one of the best clutch players in the Big Sky Conference.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- When you find yourself in a shootout, it helps to have a repeating rifle.
Rob Ash is confident Montana State’s offense will again put up big points Saturday against Northern Colorado.
Portland State has a vaunted running game, right? And after struggling on defense in a loss at Northern Arizona, Montana was in for another barrage, correct?
NOTE: This is the ninth (and final) installment of our weekly series projecting the Top 10 players at each position for the 2013 Big Sky Conference football season.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- For the second straight game, valuing the football paid off for the Montana State Bobcats.
Montana’s victory last week over Idaho State, in coach Mick Delaney’s estimation, was its best game of the season.
Rob Ash has often described Montana State’s defensive philosophy as simple, straightforward and to-the-point.
You like offensive football? We all remember what happened the last time the Bobcats traveled to Sacramento State. It was more like a track meet.
In August, Shay Smithwick-Hann described the quarterback competition at Montana as collective, not individual.
After he rumbled, hurdled and darted his way to an 87-yard touchdown catch late in Montana’s non-conference showdown Saturday at Appalachian State, Dan Moore was mobbed by his teammates in celebration.