The Montana State Bobcat football team opens up it's 2017 season on the road this Saturday in Pullman, Washington, against the Washington State Cougars. Game time is 8:35 p.m. Montana time and you can here it live on 100.7 XL Country.

Here's some notes for Saturday's game:

  • Washingston State is ranked 24th in the nation to start the season
  • Montana State will begin the season with 15 returning starters
  • Cougar starting QB Luke Falk is a Heisman Trophy candidate
  • The Bobcats are coming off a 4-7 season in 2016
  • FCS teams have defeated ranked FBS opponents only four times.

Bobcats will be at home next Saturday, September 9, for their home opener. Game time is 6 p.m. at Bobcat Stadium.