BOZEMAN — The rehab is over, the pain is gone, and the only things left are a wide smile and a renewed hunger for Montana State linebacker Na’a Moeakiola.
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…
Montana State has spent a staggering 29 consecutive weeks ranked in the Top 10 of the FCS poll. With 30 victories combined in the past three seasons, the Bobcats have built a juggernaut.
Each year at every school there are roster changes and turnover. At Montana State, one position that will be markedly different from last season is defensive line. The Bobcats graduated All-Big Sky players Caleb Schreibeis and Zach Minter from their D-line, which was one of the best in the F…
NOTE: This is the third installment of our weekly series projecting the Top 10 players at each position for the 2013 Big Sky Conference football season.
Eastern Washington wide receiver Brandon Kaufman is probably the most draftable player from the Big Sky Conference in this year's NFL Draft. He left school early to pursue a pro career, so Kaufman believes he's got a shot. Portland State defensive end Marquis Jackson and Southern Utah QB Bra…
Montana State's 11 victories last year were its most single-season wins in a generation. In fact, the Bobcats are fresh off a three-year run where they went 30-8 overall and 21-3 in the Big Sky Conference. The latter record is tops in the league in that span.
BOZEMAN -- The careers of two Montana State defensive linemen will feature at least one more game.
What a year it was. 2012 brought highs and lows for both Montana and Montana State.
Six days after losing 34-16 to Sam Houston State in the FCS playoff quarterfinals, coach Rob Ash and the Montana State Bobcats have their eyes on the offseason.
BOZEMAN -- Montana State coach Rob Ash wasn’t prepared to hand a remarkable 2012 season over to history.
Montana State has won 29 football games since the start of the 2010 season, the most of any Big Sky Conference team in that span.
It was the winter of 2009, and Brad Daly wasn’t feeling it anymore.
There's no question that the No. 1 matchup Saturday at Bobcat Stadium will pit the power of Montana State's run-wrangling defense versus the elusiveness of Stony Brook's incomparable running back Miguel Maysonet.
DeNarius McGhee and Jody Owens were two of the biggest reasons Montana State won 10 regular-season games and earned a share of its third consecutive Big Sky Conference championship in 2012.
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Rob Ash has often described Montana State’s defensive philosophy as simple, straightforward and to-the-point.
You like offensive football? We all remember what happened the last time the Bobcats traveled to Sacramento State. It was more like a track meet.
Rob Ash, DeNarius McGhee and the rest of the Montana State Bobcats were visibly shaken by their loss to Eastern Washington 12 days ago. And for good reason.
The University of North Dakota carries a proud football tradition not unlike that of the Montana Grizzlies.