SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- The plush patch of grass Cal Poly calls home was rough on Montana’s football team the last time it visited.
MISSOULA -- Whether he’s prowling the middle for Cal Poly’s defense or beating his buddies in a best beard contest, Nick Dzubnar is one tenacious competitor.
MISSOULA -- There’s no hiding the emotional scars of the past for Cal Poly’s football team.
MISSOULA — With two weeks to repair and prepare, the Montana football team will try to make the most of its only October home game Saturday.
MISSOULA — The bye week was like money in the bank for the seventh-ranked Montana football team.
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.
MISSOULA — When it comes to sacrifice, Shay Smithwick-Hann sets the standard for the Montana football team.
MISSOULA -- Montana football coach Mick Delaney said Tuesday that his starting quarterback, Jordan Johnson, is “doing fine and the ankle is good.”
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After fighting back from a life-threatening stroke two years ago, you had to figure a little football adversity wasn’t going to bring down Daniel Sullivan.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Over the past two seasons the Montana football team has suffered embarrassment and savored near perfection in the Alerus Center.
MISSOULA -- Slowly but surely sophomore Joe Mollberg has gained traction as signal-caller in North Dakota’s new offense.
On Saturday, Jordan Johnson and Montana's offense return to the site of perhaps their most efficient performance -- a 55-17 romp over North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D.
MISSOULA — There’s a storm on the horizon for Montana’s resurgent offensive unit.
MISSOULA -- The last thing North Dakota’s anemic offense needs right now is a date with Montana’s imposing defense.
MISSOULA — To borrow an old cowboy expression, the Montana football team is a little buggered up this week.
MISSOULA -- Sean Rubalcaba is a tough guy.
FARGO, N.D. — Shortly after sitting down for his postgame press conference, North Dakota State coach Chris Klieman went about selling one point in particular.
FARGO, N.D. - The top-ranked North Dakota State football team held off fourth-ranked Montana Saturday in posting its 28th straight win, 22-10, at the jam-packed Fargodome.
MISSOULA — To outsiders, especially those fond of the movie “Fargo,” North Dakota State’s home base seems like little more than a barren, windy tundra.
MISSOULA — Monday morning quarterbacks aren’t hard to find in a country where football is king.