Montana State

Montana State football: Jeff Choate on FCS playoffs


Montana State head coach Jeff Choate recaps his team’s 7-4 regular-season finish and MSU’s win at rival Montana and previews his team’s first round playoff matchup.

With Saturday’s 29-25 win over Montana, Montana State punched a ticket to the FCS playoffs for the first time since 2014. MSU’s third straight win against the Griz helped the Bobcats secure a first round home game against Incarnate Word of the Southland Conference. The winner of Saturday’s game (1 p.m. kickoff) will advance to the second around against No. 1 seed North Dakota State in Fargo, North Dakota.

About Colter Nuanez

Colter Nuanez is the co-founder and senior writer for Skyline Sports. After spending six years in the newspaper industry with stops at the Missoulian, the Ellensburg Daily Record and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the former Washington Newspaper Association Sportswriter of the Year and University of Montana Journalism School graduate ('09) has cultivated a deep passion for sports journalism during his 13-year career covering the Big Sky Conference. In August of 2014, Colter and brother Brooks merged their passions of writing and art to found Skyline Sports.

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