Montana State Bobcats Football
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.
BOZEMAN -- Montana State senior wideout Brian Flotkoetter looks back on last week’s 37-10 loss at Arkansas State with frustration. Things just spiraled out of control.
A juggernaut has sent a clear message to the Big Sky Conference. Eastern Washington is picking up right where it left off.
Five questions facing Montana State ahead of the 2014 season:
Three entered, one emerged: Dakota Prukop was anointed the starting quarterback at Montana State on Monday.
For a split second, Shawn Johnson waits. Any less and he’ll be tackled. Any more and he’ll miss his chance. Then, a crease opens. And with a shake of the hips, a juke of the shoulders, Johnson is off to the races.
Football practice is underway at Montana State, so the eyes of an impassioned and hungry fan base are fixated on Aug. 30 when the Bobcats open the season at Arkansas State. Now is not the time for a dialogue about basketball.
Montana is ranked No. 5 and Montana State is No. 19 in the preseason Top 25 Football Championship Subdivision coaches’ poll, which was unveiled Monday by ESPNU.
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.
A large contingent from Montana State's athletic department made a swing through Billings on Tuesday, football coach Rob Ash among them. I was able to catch the coach for a few minutes to ask him about the Bobcats' quarterback situation, offensive continuity going into their second year unde…
BOZEMAN -- Montana State on Monday introduced a pair of three-game ticket packages for the upcoming football season.
BOZEMAN -- Montana State linebacker Alex Singleton was named to the College Football Performance Award’s preseason watch list as one of the top players in the nation at his position.
BOZEMAN -- The Montana State athletic department is asking fans to submit designs for its 2014 Gold Rush football T-shirt.
BOZEMAN -- Montana State announced its football captains at the conclusion of the Sonny Holland spring scrimmage Saturday at Bobcat Stadium.