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North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a high ankle sprain in Saturday's season opener and is questionable for their next game Sept. 12 against Weber State.
Defending champs can bounce back
Don't count out the four-time defending FCS national champion Bison after a season-opening loss to Montana. Since 1978, six eventual FCS champs have lost in their opener.
Montana takes down North Dakota State
The four-time defending FCS national champion Bison lost a season-opener for the first time since a 2009 loss at Iowa State, Eric Peterson writes. Grand Forks Herald
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Counts' TD gives Montana comeback win
Joey Counts' 1-yard TD run with 2 seconds left lifted Montana past defending FCS champion North Dakota State 38-35 in the season opener.
Montana completes huge 4th-down pass
Brady Gustafson connected with Reese Carlson on a 31-yard reception on 4th and 10 in the final minute against North Dakota State down 35-31.
Frazier puts North Dakota State ahead
King Frazier's 7-yard TD run gives North Dakota State the 35-28 lead over Montana in the fourth quarter.
Frazier sets up score with catch-and-run
North Dakota State's Carson Wentz hit King Frazier for a 44-yard gain to the Montana 9 to set up the go-ahead score in the fourth quarter.
Montana ties it up with big play
Brady Gustafson tosses to Ellis Henderson, who gets behind the defense in scampers in for a touchdown. The drive lasted just 38 seconds (3 plays) to go 80 yards. North Dakota State and Montana are tied at 28 in the third quarter.
North Dakota State takes lead into half
Carson Wentz found Zach Vraa for 10 yards and the touchdown as the Bison head into the locker room with a 28-21 lead over Montana.
Roberts jumps high to catch tying TD
Montana's Ben Roberts went over the top of a North Dakota State defender to haul in a 38-yard TD pass in the second quarter. He then caught the 2-point conversion to tie the score at 21.
Wentz scores second rushing TD of game
QB Carson Wentz ran 11 yards to give North Dakota State a 21-13 lead over Montana in the second quarter. Wentz has rushed for two TDs and passed for another.
Wentz shows fancy footwork for NDSU TD
North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz sidesteps a couple of Montana defenders for a 19-yard TD run to give the Bison a 14-10 lead in the second in the FCS season opener.
Montana gets first turnover of season
Montana's Tyrone Holmes sacks North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz, who then fumbled, which was recovered by Kendrick Van Ackeren.
Montana draws even with North Dakota St.
Brady Gustafson hit Jamaal Jones with a 7-yard TD pass for the Grizzlies' first score of the season.
Nguyen gets Montana offense moving
John Nguyen runs for a 19-yard gain as part of Montana's first scoring drive in the first quarter.
North Dakota St. scores first TD of season
Carson Wentz hooked up with Chase Morlock for a 27-yard TD pass and the early 7-0 lead over Montana.
North Dakota State gets first down
Carson Wentz completes a pass to RJ Urzendowski for a 13-yard gain and a first down.
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