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Battle of the Cats at Weber State


October 19, 2018

406 Sports

Montana State's Lance McCutcheon, left, hauls in a pass during the Bobcat's Big Sky Conference game against Idaho last Saturday in Bozeman. MSU now plays its third FCS Top 10 opponent of the season when the Cats travel to Ogden, Utah, Saturday for a showdown with Weber State. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. The Montana Grizzlies are idle this week but return to Washington-Grizzly Stadium next Saturday to face UC Davis.

The Montana State Bobcats needed a win over the University of Idaho for a myriad of reasons.

First, it kept the Cats (2-1, 4-2) not only firmly entrenched in the hunt for the FCS playoffs, but also within shouting distance of the race for the Big Sky Conference championship.

Perhaps more importantly, though, the Cats needed to beat the Vandals, which they did 24-23 last Saturday in Bozeman, because their next two games are going to be two in which the Cats will be decided underdogs.

MSU's two-game road trip starts this Saturday when the Bobcats visit No. 7 Weber State (2-1, 4-2) in Ogde...

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