Montana State Bobcats Football
Weber State has been in a lot of games; they just haven't won any. Montana State was on upset alert for much of the day on Saturday, but held off the Wildcats for a 23-13 victory at Bobcat Stadium.
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…
As a play-caller and schemer, Tim Cramsey was handcuffed during his first season as Montana State’s offensive coordinator.
The ebbs and flows of a 59-56 victory over Sacramento State bewildered Montana State coach Rob Ash and his staff, especially after they took a look at the damning video evidence.
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.
Third down. It's the play on which every drive hinges. Montana State has been pretty up-and-down in these situations: Through five games the Bobcats have converted roughly 39 percent of their third-down plays, which ranks in the middle of the pack in the Big Sky Conference.
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.
Montana’s Travon Van won’t compromise about where he’s best suited on a football field. The coaches at Marshall, Van's former school, surely couldn't get him to change his mind.
Wearing throwback uniforms to honor the 30th anniversary of its 1984 national championship, Montana State did what it had to do to get a 29-18 victory over North Dakota on Saturday in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams.
Quarterback Vernon Adams led Eastern Washington to a game-winning touchdown and two-point conversion with 27 seconds left at Montana State. The No. 2-ranked Eagles won 52-51, despite five total touchdowns from MSU quarterback Dakota Prukop.
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 — Taylor Dees has fought the “undersized” stigma throughout his career at Montana State. At 6-foot-2 and 270 pounds, Dees lacks the girth and stature of a prototypical interior defensive lineman.
Montana State built a 37-13 lead over Central Arkansas in the third quarter and held off a furious rally to earn the 43-33 win. The Bobcats, who host Eastern Washington next week, got 379 total yards and three total touchdowns from quarterback Dakota Prukop.
BOZEMAN — Montana State’s offense came out firing from the first snap, and that set the wheels in motion for wideout Brian Flotkoetter’s career day, which helped the Bobcats to an essential victory over a quality FCS opponent.
What a fiasco. Central Arkansas made a huge comeback in the fourth quarter against the Bobcats, but MSU held on for a 43-33 victory. The game was well in hand for MSU early, and that became dangerous as the Bears fought back.
BOZEMAN -- From the outside looking in, the 2000 football season at Montana State was an abject disaster. First-year coach Mike Kramer erased the program like a chalkboard and started over from scratch, and what resulted was a 0-11 cataclysm.
On the first drive of the game, Black Hills State sent a hush through a packed house at Bobcat Stadium. Behind quarterback Ward Anderson, the Yellow Jackets converted three third-down plays, including a scramble by Anderson on a third-and-17 play. But MSU's defense eventually strengthened an…
Shawn Johnson’s first season as Montana State’s featured running back has already hit a wall. Coach Rob Ash said Wednesday that Johnson will miss the Bobcats’ home opener against Black Hills State with an injury.
BOZEMAN -- Beau Sandland, a tight end from the University of Miami (Fla.), has transferred to Montana State, enrolled in classes, and joined the Bobcat football team, MSU head coach Rob Ash said Wednesday. He will redshirt in 2014 and play as a senior next fall.