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Big road tests await Bobcats, Grizzlies


September 13, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana's Sammy Akem hauls in a pass during the 2018 Brawl of the Wild in Missoula. The Grizzlies play at mighty Oregon Saturday night, while the Bobcats trek east to take on FCS rival Western Illinois.

In the second half of their home-openers last Saturday night, things might have seemed easy for both the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats.

After all, the Grizzlies turned a 17-16 deficit at halftime into a 61-17 win over North Alabama, while the Bobcats exploded for 21 points in the third quarter to end up routing then 13th-ranked Southeast Missouri State under the bright lights of Bobcat Stadium.

Both the Griz and Cats then moved up in the FCS Stats Poll this week, with MSU (1-1) climbing to No. 10, while the Griz (2-0) rose to No. 20.

However, while both teams were riding h...

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