Big Sky Conference

Montana State confirms 5 in-person interviews for head coaching position


Montana State confirmed five people interviewed in person for Montana State’s head coaching position, the athletic department confirmed in a press release on Thursday afternoon.

The Montana State release: “Two recent Bobcat offensive coordinators – Tim Cramsey (2013-present) and Brian Wright (2009-11) – join three assistant coaches from Football Bowl Subdivision programs to comprise the list of interviews conducted in Bozeman throughout the past week. Arizona State University co-defensive coordinator Chris Ball, University of Washington special teams coordinator and defensive line coach Jeff Choate, and University of Missouri associate head coach and receivers coach Andy Hill have also interviewed for the position.

The committee has evaluated other candidates by phone as well.

The search committee assembled for this process is: George Haynes (MSU Faculty Athletic Representative), Committee Chair; Doug Alexander (Bobcat Quarterback Club), Camie Bechtold (Bobcat Athletics), Dan Davies (support), Jackie Elliott (MSU SAAC President), Mitch Griebel (Bobcat football player), Bob Mokwa (MSU Faculty Athletic Committee), John Smith (Bobcat Club), and Rick Vancleeve (Bobcat Quarterback Club).

Fields indicated that the decision and announcement should come in the next week, but no firm timeline has yet been set.”



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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