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Cats Confident Heading into SMU game

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Montana State's opener last Thursday allowed the Bobcats to have extra days of rest,  which the players love.

"I think everyone feels fresh. After the Monmouth game we ran a little bit to loosen up and Sunday we did some more running so I think everyone is feeling good," says Cats senior nose tackle Craig Ashworth.

"It helps the team out really good get to recover hydrate our bodies go into the film room, see what kind of schemes they're running," says senior receiver Jon Ellis.

All the FCS's wins against the FBS gives MSU the confidence to go down to Dallas, play an FBS team in SMU, and win.

"It's kind of fun watching the games this weekend watching FCS teams beating FBS teams that's our goal this is definitely we're going down there to win hopefully this is the 9th.," says Ashworth.

"I've always said FCS teams always have a chance to beat FBS teams. Cause it happens every year and this year is no exception," says head coach Rob Ash.

Defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator Bo Beck knows the feeling of playing the other subdivision, and says its all about finishing.

"I've been on both sides of it coaching at Iowa State we almost lost to Northern Iowa. The question is always asked because that happens is there going to be more awareness. It's football it comes down to who executes the best on that singular play. I don't think it's a lack of effort or who your opponent is," says Beck.

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