Scores

Final

SF Austin 35

(1-2, 0-2 away)

Montana State 43

(3-0, 2-0 home)

3:35 PM ET, September 15, 2012

Bobcat Stadium, BOZEMAN, MT

1 2 3 4 T
SFA 10 10 3 1235
MTST 14 7 7 1543

Top Performers

Passing: B. Attaway (SFA) - 418 YDS, 3 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: C. Kirk (MTST) - 30 CAR, 105 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: T. Bleskin (MTST) - 10 REC, 180 YDS, 1 TD

Montana St. 43, Stephen F. Austin 35

Associated Press

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Cody Kirk scored three touchdowns, including a 6-yard run with 2:26 remaining, to lift Montana State to a 43-35 win over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday.

The lead changed hands four times in the fourth quarter, but Kirk's TD made it 40-35, and the Bobcats' Steven Bethley intercepted a pass to set up Rory Perez's 45-yard field goal with 31 seconds left. Kirk finished with 105 yards on 30 carries.

Tanner Bleskin caught 10 passes for 180 yards for Montana State (3-0).

Brady Attaway threw for 418 yards, a career high, and three touchdowns for Stephen F. Austin (1-2), with Cordell Roberson accounting for 10 receptions, 163 yards and a TD. Montana State held the Lumberjacks to 55 yards rushing.

Montana State's DeNarius McGhee threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SFA
MTST
1st Downs2528
Total Yards473458
Passing418304
Rushing55154
Penalties14-1308-96
3rd Down Conversions6-157-18
4th Down Conversions0-04-4
Turnovers32
Possession21:2438:36

Passing Leaders

Stephen F. AustinC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Attaway33/524188.032
Montana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McGhee22/392757.121

Rushing Leaders

Stephen F. AustinCARYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson16452.817
Gentry4184.507
Montana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Kirk301053.5318
McGhee13382.9111

Receiving Leaders

Stephen F. AustinRECYDSAVGTDLG
Roberson1016316.3175
Lacy38829.3149
Montana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bleskin1018018.0157
Robinson44210.5126

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSFAMTST
TD11:52Mike Brooks 12 Yd Pass From Brady Attaway (Jordan Wiggs Kick) 70
TD07:48Cody Kirk 1 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 77
FG05:14Jordan Wiggs 33 Yd 107
TD00:05Tray Robinson 3 Yd Pass From DeNarius McGhee (Rory Perez Kick) 1014
SECOND QUARTERSFAMTST
FG10:30Jordan Wiggs 27 Yd 1314
TD00:31DeNarius McGhee 11 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 1321
TD00:04De'Vante Lacy 49 Yd Pass From Brady Attaway (Jordan Wiggs Kick) 2021
THIRD QUARTERSFAMTST
TD07:28Tanner Bleskin 35 Yd Pass From DeNarius McGhee (Rory Perez Kick) 2028
FG05:18Jordan Wiggs 32 Yd 2328
FOURTH QUARTERSFAMTST
TD10:54Gus Johnson 4 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 2928
TD07:02Cody Kirk 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 2934
TD06:23Cordell Roberson 75 Yd Pass From Brady Attaway (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 3534
TD02:26Cody Kirk 5 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 3540
FG00:31Rory Perez 45 Yd 3543