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Cat-Griz Report: Cats kick Bears in the final seconds


October 23, 2017

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Chris Murray led Montana State on a game-winning drive in the final minutes of the fourth quarter against Northern Colorado Saturday in Greeley, Colorado. The Bobcats won 27-24.

The Montana State Bobcats were on the ropes Saturday in Greely, Colorado. But it was Chris Murray and Gabe Peppenger who ended up delivering the knockout punch.

Peppenger hit a 27-yard field goal as time expired and Montana State edged Northern Colorado 27-24 at Knottingham Field

The kick culminated a 13-play, 73-yard drive which drained the final 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

"For some reason I did not feel nervous," Peppenger said. "I think it's because I felt that the team believed in me and had my back. ... I was able to perform."

Tied at 24 late in the game, UNC mustered a long drive but...

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