BOZEMAN — Montana State quarterback Denarius McGhee has been named The Sports Network national freshman of the week for the second consecutive time and the third time this season.
McGhee passed for 402 yards and a touchdown and ran for the game-winning score in Montana State's 23-20 overtime victory at Idaho State on Saturday. McGhee scored on a 25-yard run on MSU's first play from scrimmage in overtime.
Last week in a 37-35 win over Northern Colorado, McGhee threw for 400 yards and four touchdowns. He also was honored after passing for 385 yards and four touchdowns in MSU's 64-61 overtime victory at Sacramento State.
McGhee is fifth in the FCS with 2,477 passing yards this season.