Saturday at Bobcat Stadium, Montana State will host the South Dakota State Jackrabbits in the 2017 home opener. It's the Blue & Gold game, so make sure you wear your gold Bobcat shirts. If you don't have yours, you can still get them at Universal Athletic & the MSU bookstore.

Here's some game notes for Saturday's game:

  • Bobcats are 0-1 on the season, losing to Washington State in their opener 31-0 on the road. The Jackrabbits defeated Duquesne at home two weeks ago 51-13.
  • The Jackrabbits entered the season at No. 4 in the 2017 STATS FCS Preseason Poll. After the first full week of play, the Jackrabbits remained fourth in the STATS media poll and moved up two spots to fourth in the FCS coaches' poll.
  • The Bobcats lead the all-time series with the Jackrabbits 10-3. The last meeting between the two schools was in the 2014 Football Championsip Subdivision playoffs when South Dakota State defeated MSU 47-40 in the snow.
  • Kickoff is scheduled at 6:05 p.m. Listen to the game on 100.7 XL Country. It will also be televised around the state on SWX Montana stations

Go Cats!