BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- EJ Cochrane kicked a 44-yard field goal in
a swirling wind as time expired Saturday to cap Montana State's
rally for a 20-17 homecoming victory over winless Weber State.
Montana State (3-2, 2-0 Big Sky) had trailed 17-0 with 12:06
left in the third quarter, after Joe Johnson kicked a 24-yard field
goal for Weber State (0-6, 0-3). The play was set up after Michael
Williams fumbled the kickoff and Weber State's DeMario Harris
recovered at the MSU 19-yard line.
MSU cut the lead to 17-7 with 10:10 left in the third quarter on
a 9-yard run by Justin Domineck, who finished with 120 yards
rushing on 22 carries. The Bobcats pulled within 17-10 on a 22-yard
field goal by Cochrane with 2:29 left in the third.
Montana State tied the score at 17 on a 5-yard TD run by Travis
Lulay with 16 seconds left in the third quarter. Lulay passed for
218 yards and ran for another 53, including a long run after
eluding a sack to give the Bobcats the ball on the Wildcat 29-yard
line with 10 seconds remaining.
Domineck ran for another 3 yards to get the ball in the middle
of the field for the walk-on kicker Cochrane.
Weber State quarterback Kyle Bauer passed for 154 yards,
including a 9-yard TD pass to Wiley King with 4:43 left in the
Nick Chournos rushed for 116 yards on 30 carries, including a
2-yard TD run with 2:22 left in the second quarter. Chournos left
the game early in the fourth quarter with an arm injury.