Cats wide receivers looking to step up - SWX Right Now-Sports for Spokane, CdA, Tri-Cities, WA

Cats wide receivers looking to step up

Posted: Updated:
BOZEMAN -

When Chris Murray emerged last year as the quarterback for Montana State, the Cats started playing well and winning some games. Murray, a star in the making, is electric running the ball, but perhaps the odd group out became the guys he's supposed to throw the ball to. The Bobcats finished the season second-to-last in the Big Sky in passing yards per game, beating out only Cal Poly, who runs 90 percent of the time. The Bobcats averaged just over 150 yards per game through the air, and the Cats quarterbacks only completed 46 percent of their passes. To put that into perspective, Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield led the nation at 71 percent. The Cats have their top five receivers back on the roster but instead of blaming the offense or the guys throwing the ball, they say they need to do a better job.

"Not up to standard," said receivers coach Matt Miller of last year's performance. "Not up to the standard and everybody knows that in that room. We've got to make plays for our quarterback."

"Personally, I left a lot plays out there last year, and I think as a group we did as well," said freshman receiver Kevin Kassis. "Leaving those plays out there results in 4-7, and we know as a unit that if we make those plays we can turn it around and improve our record."

  • College SportsMore>>

  • Carroll Men's Soccer Hosts Exhibition Match

    Carroll Men's Soccer Hosts Exhibition Match

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-08-17 04:38:04 GMT

    Carroll College Fighting Saints men's soccer hosted the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns for an exhibition match today. 

    More >>

    Carroll College Fighting Saints men's soccer hosted the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns for an exhibition match today at Nelson Stadium. 

    More >>
  • University of Providence Men's Soccer Tests Out New Tracking Sensors

    University of Providence Men's Soccer Tests Out New Tracking Sensors

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:34 PM EDT2017-08-17 03:34:51 GMT

    The University of Providence men's soccer team is sporting a cropped vest with a small device inside called the Titan GPS Sensor. The device uses 18-30 satellites to track athletes' movements during practices and games. 

    More >>

    The University of Providence men's soccer team is sporting a cropped vest with a small device inside called the Titan GPS Sensor. The device uses 18-30 satellites to track athletes' movements during practices and games. 

    More >>
  • Northern Volleyball Getting Ready for Season Under New Coach

    Northern Volleyball Getting Ready for Season Under New Coach

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 10:04 PM EDT2017-08-17 02:04:50 GMT

    Rose Obunaga, MSU-Northern's new head volleyball coach, is getting to know her team fast. Obunaga says she arrived in Havre in mid July. Last season, Northern finished 6-16 overall, 5-7 in the Frontier Conference play and took 5th in the conference tournament last season.

    More >>

    Rose Obunaga, MSU-Northern's new head volleyball coach, is getting to know her team fast. Obunaga says she arrived in Havre in mid July. Last season, Northern finished 6-16 overall, 5-7 in the Frontier Conference play and took 5th in the conference tournament last season.

    More >>
  • Local Sports from SWXLocal Sports from SWXMore>>

  • NBC to unveil new theme song for 'Sunday Night Football'

    NBC to unveil new theme song for 'Sunday Night Football'

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Carrie Underwood won't be "waiting all day for Sunday night" this fall when NBC premieres a new theme song for its prime-time "Sunday Night Football" program.

    More >>

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Carrie Underwood won't be "waiting all day for Sunday night" this fall when NBC premieres a new theme song for its prime-time "Sunday Night Football" program. The Grammy-winning country star will be singing a new theme song, "Oh, Sunday Night," during the first game telecast on Sept. 11 between the New England Patriots and the Arizona Cardinals.

    More >>
  • Chiefs' 2017 training camp team names announced

    Chiefs' 2017 training camp team names announced

    Courtesy: NHL.comCourtesy: NHL.com

    The Spokane Chiefs announced on Friday the team names for their 2017 training camp, which begins on Thursday, August 24 at Spokane Arena. This year’s teams will be Team Johnson, Team Sawyer and Team Ryan.

    More >>

    The Spokane Chiefs announced on Friday the team names for their 2017 training camp, which begins on Thursday, August 24 at Spokane Arena. This year’s teams will be Team Johnson, Team Sawyer and Team Ryan.

    More >>
  • Chris Baird hired as assistant director for hockey operations

    Chris Baird hired as assistant director for hockey operations

    Courtesy: Spokane ChiefsCourtesy: Spokane Chiefs

    Baird spent the last 10 seasons as the team’s video coordinator, analyzing coaches’ video and advanced statistics. A Spokane native and Lakeside High School graduate, he was originally hired on by the Chiefs midway through the 2006-07 campaign.

    More >>

    Baird spent the last 10 seasons as the team’s video coordinator, analyzing coaches’ video and advanced statistics. A Spokane native and Lakeside High School graduate, he was originally hired on by the Chiefs midway through the 2006-07 campaign.

    More >>
  • College SportsCollegeMore>>

  • Vandals to host open scrimmage on Saturday

    Vandals to host open scrimmage on Saturday

    Vandals open their season on Aug. 31 against Sacramento State.Vandals open their season on Aug. 31 against Sacramento State.
    Idaho football will wrap up fall camp Saturday (Aug. 19), with a scrimmage at 10 a.m. in the Kibbie Dome. The scrimmage is open to the public and will be the final chance for fans to see the Vandals in action before the season opener Aug. 31, against Sacramento State.
     
    More >>
    Idaho football will wrap up fall camp Saturday (Aug. 19), with a scrimmage at 10 a.m. in the Kibbie Dome. The scrimmage is open to the public and will be the final chance for fans to see the Vandals in action before the season opener Aug. 31, against Sacramento State.
     
    More >>
  • Danielle Mauldin joins Eagles women's basketball coaching staff

    Danielle Mauldin joins Eagles women's basketball coaching staff

    Courtesy: EWU AthleticsCourtesy: EWU Athletics

    Mauldin is Saint Mary's and the West Coast Conference's all-time leading rebounder with 1,282 over four years and also set a SMC program record for double-doubles.

    More >>

    Mauldin is Saint Mary's and the West Coast Conference's all-time leading rebounder with 1,282 over four years and also set a SMC program record for double-doubles.

    More >>
  • Zags women’s soccer home match versus BYU on ESPNU

    Zags women’s soccer home match versus BYU on ESPNU

    Courtesy: Gonzaga AthleticsCourtesy: Gonzaga Athletics

    Gonzaga will host preseason No. 8 BYU from Luger Field in a meeting that will have first-year GU head coach Chris Watkins facing his former school.

    More >>

    Gonzaga will host preseason No. 8 BYU from Luger Field in a meeting that will have first-year GU head coach Chris Watkins facing his former school.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 SWXRN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.