MISSOULA — The most prolific offense in the history of Montana State football will provide a serious test for Montana's defense Saturday.
BOZEMAN — The Montana Grizzlies never wavered in the face of the turmoil, hardship and difficulty they experienced on and off the field in 2012.
Game day has arrived. Montana and Montana State will clash for 113th time today at Bobcat Stadium in Bozeman. Kickoff is at noon.
Montana State ran the ball with authority two weeks ago against Northern Arizona, and the passing game took a back seat.
Following a runaway victory over a feeble Division II opponent, the Grizzlies turn their attention to a more familiar, more irritating adversary this week.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Gus Johnson rushed for 157 yards and three touchdowns, and Brady Attaway threw for 392 yards as Stephen F. Austin knocked off No. 3 Montana State 52-38 at Homer Bryce Stadium.
BOZEMAN — In his first trip to the interview podium after his first collegiate start, Jake Bleskin was asked at what point he finally got into the flow of Montana State’s 26-0 victory over Colorado Mesa.
BOZEMAN — It was the right play call at the right time. And it was the perfect way to introduce Jake Bleskin to Montana State's offense.
A quick recap following Montana State's 26-0 victory over Colorado Mesa:
The first play is always an important one. It can set the tone for a drive or, better yet, an entire game. Thursday night in Bozeman, one simple quick pass from DeNarius McGhee to wideout Brian Flotkoetter on the opening play of the year went for 35 yards and got the Bobcats started right. F…
With a 16-7 victory over rival Montana and a share of the Big Sky Conference title under its belt, Montana State heads into the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs with a full head of steam.
BOZEMAN — What a difference a bye week makes.
BOZEMAN — Anticipation turned to dejection in a hurry Saturday at Bobcat Stadium.
When Elvis Akpla’s eligibility expired at the end of last season, Montana State was pressed to find its next top wide receiver.
Through and through, Montana State employed a heavy run-first philosophy on offense last season. And the proof was in the numbers.
BOZEMAN — DeNarius McGhee is usually much more critical of himself than he was Thursday night.