MONTANA STATE RUMORS

Montana State head coach Brad Huse resigns

After a fourth straight losing season, Montana State head coach Brad Huse has resigned. The school announced the news on Tuesday afternoon, after a morning meeting between Huse and athletic director Peter Fields. "Brad offered his resignation during a meeting this morning, and I have accepted it," Fields said. "I want to thank him for his effort, dedication and integrity...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU women's postseason hopes ended by Montana State

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team shot 55 percent from the field in the second half and 49 percent for the game, but that wasn't enough Thursday night as the Lumberjacks were eliminated from postseason contention with a 99-85 loss to Montana State. NAU (9-19 overall, 6-13 Big Sky) will complete its season Saturday at Montana. Senior Amanda Frost...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

First-half run propels Montana State men over North Dakota

Flavien Davis scored 19 points and Marcus Colbert added 16 to help Montana State beat North Dakota 78-70 on Thursday night in Big Sky men’s basketball. Keyed by a couple of Stephan Holm 3-pointers and two big plays by Eric Norman, the Bobcats used a 15-3 run midway through the first half to seize control of the game. Norman converted three-point play at 11:28 to give the Cats...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington beats Montana State 54-29

Vernon Adams threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score as Eastern Washington defeated Montana State 54-29 on Saturday to take a major step toward the Big Sky Conference championship. The Eagles (8-2, 6-0) notched the program's 500th victory in defeating the Bobcats (7-3, 5-1) in a clash of top-five FCS teams. Adams now has 38 touchdown passes to break the school...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

McGhee, Montana St. roll past Weber St., 34-16

DeNarius McGhee fired three touchdown passes to lift Montana State to a Big Sky Conference road victory Saturday, stopping Weber State 34-16. McGhee opened the scoring with a 35-yard strike to Jon Ellis and added another 35-yard score, this time to Brian Flotkoetter, to give Montana State a 19-10 halftime lead. Austin Chipoletti scored from a yard out to make it 19-16, but Weber...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Griz coach writes 'get well' note to Bobcats QB

Montana and Montana State have a heated rivalry on the football field, but that discord goes away when a player is injured. Montana State senior quarterback Denarius McGhee suffered a separated shoulder in his team's 31-30 loss at SMU on Sept. 7. Not long after, he received a handwritten note from Montana coach Mick Delaney saying the team felt badly about his injury and wishing...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Montana State beats Colorado State-Mesa 26-0

Jake Bleskin threw for 305 yards and two touchdowns in his debut at quarterback for Montana State leading the Bobcats to a 26-0 win over Division II Colorado State-Mesa. Bleskin, who completed 26 of 35 passes and had no interceptions, is filling in for injured senior Denarius McGhee, who separated his shoulder last week against Southern Methodist on the last play of the game. Junior...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Montana State debuts new logo for sports teams

Montana State has rolled out a new Bobcat logo and block letter ''M'' that school officials say reflects the ''dynamic state'' of the school's teams. The Bobcat moves away from a stylized logo introduced in 2004 to a bit more realistic-looking Bobcat head. The ''M'' that appears on football helmets was changed to look less like...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Zone Spotlight: Jody Owens, LB, Montana State

Draft Zone Spotlight: Jody Owens, OLB, Montana State University This 6’0, Outside Linebacker has some amazing skills, he can drop in coverage is very knowledgeable of the game, and has a motor.  I believe he would be one of the most impressive inside linebacker in this draft. I think he will need to make a switch because of his height but don’t count Jody Owens out. This kid...
Via NFL Draft Zone
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Zone Spotlight: Brandon O’Brien, WR, Montana State Northern

Draft Zone Spotlight: Brandon O’Brien, WR, Montana State Northern There are always great stories every year, but there is none that will trump this story. Brandon O’Brien is a 30 year old man, who is trying to once again live his childhood dream.  Well Brandon O’Brien is not just a 30 year old man, he is a hero. After walking on to Kentucky to play wide receiver for the Wildcats...
Via NFL Draft Zone
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss
SIGH

Ryan Leaf has been sent to prison

Ex-NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was kicked out of a drug treatment center and moved to Montana State Prison after he allegedly threatened a staff member at the facility.

Via Bush League Chronicle
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Houston State Crushes Montana State, Crazy Catch by Elvis Akpla (Video)

Sam Houston State beat Montana State 49-13 today.  Since the college bowls don't start until December 17th we have to rely on the FCS playoffs to tide us over.  Although it would've been nicer to see a little closer game we did get one awesome catch from Montana State player Elvis Akpla which you can watch below.  Sam Houston State will go on to the semifinals to face...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Video: Montana State Elvis Akpla’s Ridiculous Catch

Throughout the year, the term “Catch of the Year” has been thrown around quite often for a handful of absurd grabs. It would appear, however, that this competition is indeed over. Although many of you likely didn’t catch Montana State’s game against Sam Houston State in the FCS playoffs, if you did, you were treated [...]
Via Kegs 'n Eggs
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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