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To keep this historic season going, Cats tasked with stopping the Bison


December 20, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

FCS All-American Bryce Sterk and the Montana State defense is playing as well as any team in the country right now. But the Bobcats must face the best team in the country Saturday when they visit the Fargo Dome to play seven-time FCS national champion and undefeated North Dakota State in the semifinals. MSU is making its first semifinal appearance since the national championship season of 1984.

There is no debating the most historic season in Montana State football history. No, 1984 has always topped them all.

And yet, it's almost hard to believe that. The Division I-AA national championship the Bobcats won 35 years ago was also the last time they made it as far as the 2019 Bobcats have.

Yes, the No. 5 Cats (11-3) are standing on the verge of history as they get set to play in their first FCS semifinal in 35 years. Of course, that historic game also comes with a price. The Cats will face No. 1 North Dakota State (14-0) Saturday afternoon in Fargo, and in a twist of irony, the Bi...

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