The last two weeks of November have not given Montana State much time to celebrate.
Following an epic 29-25 victory in which the Bobcats rallied from a 22-0 deficit to beat rival Montana in Missoula, MSU had to readjust and prepare for the first round of the FCS playoffs.
Following Saturday’s convincing 35-14 win over Incarnate Word, MSU will have to move forward, this time with a focus on one of the great dynasties college football has ever seen.
But Montana State head coach Jeff Choate asked for at least a moment to savor his team’s accomplishment on Saturday afternoon. A team that sat at 4-4 at the end of November has now won four straight games, including the first playoff win by a Bobcat team since 2012 and the seventh FCS playoff victory in MSU’s history. A trip to Fargo to take on defending national champion North Dakota State is Montana State’s reward.