The Bobcats last took the field competitively in the FCS semifinals in December 2019. Since then, they've navigated a pandemic and a coaching change before finally kicking off against Wyoming to begin the 2021 season.
MSU ended its long layoff with a road thriller dominated by defense.
A couple of Montanans made big plays in MSU's surprisingly pass-heavy performance against Wyoming.
The Bobcats had Wyoming on the ropes before falling. The game bodes well for MSU's 2021 season.
The Bobcats finally return to the field at 2 p.m.
- JEFF WELSCH 406mtsports.com
Montana State's Brent Vigen has lived the dream for seven months as he preps for his first game as a head coach. Beginning Saturday, it all gets real.
MSU defensive coordinator Freddie Banks likes his secondary's speed, size and physicality.
- RYAN THORBURN Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune
The 2020 season was the most challenging Craig Bohl and Brent Vigen went through in their 18 years coaching together.
- COLTON POOL Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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Everything on the line, Brent Vigen was adamant he had made the right decision.
TJ Session picks up his foot and slams it on the floor, sending a small reverberation around him. He was trying to make a point.
MSU will open its season at Wyoming on Saturday.
James Campbell had never played cornerback until last year. Now, he's in line to start at CB for the Bobcats.