BOZEMAN — The decision to start Dakota Prukop at quarterback was made about five minutes before Montana State ran onto the turf Saturday afternoon at Bobcat Stadium.
If South Dakota State puts together a playoff run and Zach Zenner rushes for 358 more yards, he’ll become the all-time leading rusher in Football Championship Subdivision history.
Dakota Prukop has languished on the shelf with a knee injury, and Montana State’s quarterback situation has been in flux.
Montana’s pilfering defense was the impetus of a 34-7 victory over Montana State on Saturday, no doubt.
MISSOULA — Jordan Johnson, after he’d directed No. 13 Montana to a dominating 34-7 victory over in-state rival and 12th-ranked Montana State, had the most relevant testimony of all.
MISSOULA -- In 50 years of coaching, Mick Delaney never felt anything quite like this.
MISSOULA — Though technically impossible, Montana coach Mick Delaney’s point was well taken when he opined, “you could be dead and still have energy this week.”
MISSOULA — Quinn Catalano called this a moment in which Montana State “can take the next step.”
The Bobcats aren’t ruling out the possibility that Dakota Prukop will play quarterback on Saturday in the 114th meeting between MSU and archrival Montana. But on Wednesday coach Rob Ash doubled down on his contention that Prukop’s sprained knee won’t be in good enough shape by kickoff, and t…
Montana football coach Mick Delaney announced Sunday that he will retire at the end of this season — whether that time comes this week or further down the line.
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.
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 -- Dakota Prukop looks you in the eye when he speaks. Maybe that’s the way he’ll play quarterback: Confident, concise and without hesitation.
A juggernaut has sent a clear message to the Big Sky Conference. Eastern Washington is picking up right where it left off.
Three entered, one emerged: Dakota Prukop was anointed the starting quarterback at Montana State on Monday.
Montana State running back Shawn Johnson is looking forward to his opportunity to be the Bobcats' top option out of the backfield.
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.
Montana State quarterback Jake Bleskin and coach Rob Ash talk about the competition between Bleskin, Dakota Prukop and Quinn McQueary for the team's starting QB.
BOZEMAN – Familiarity bred contentment for Rob Ash after Montana State’s second fall practice.
BOZEMAN -- Montana State’s Tanner Roderick has moved from quarterback back to wide receiver and will enter fall camp as the starter at the ‘Z’ receiver position.