Montana State Bobcats Football
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.
GREAT FALLS -- Montana State’s annual Triangle Classic spring football scrimmage was canceled Saturday due to snow showers and poor field conditions at Memorial Stadium.
The Montana State football team is in Great Falls for its annual Triangle Classic spring scrimmage, and all eyes are on the quarterbacks.
It's not the only spring position battle at Montana State, but it's the most important one. And the question will be asked from now until fall camp: Who will be the Bobcats' next starting quarterback?
The Bobcats started the year ranked No. 2 in the nation and on a mission to live up to high expectations, make a deep playoff run and contend for a national title. And those were legit goals for a team that had won 30 games and made three playoff appearances the previous three seasons.
Montana State’s 34-16 quarterfinal loss to Sam Houston State last week left Eastern Washington to carry the playoff torch for the Big Sky Conference.
Looking back to last year, Montana State was very much alive early in the third quarter of its quarterfinal playoff game at Sam Houston State. But the Bobcats gave up too many big plays to keep pace.
It was the winter of 2009, and Brad Daly wasn’t feeling it anymore.
Quarterback Braden Hanson and wideout Greg Hardin put on an incredible air show Saturday, burning the Montana Grizzlies up and down the field in North Dakota’s 40-34 Big Sky Conference victory.
Saturday turned out to be a major downer for both Montana and Montana State. And those moments are few and far between.
Maybe Montana State was due of this kind of outcome.