R&R Cat Cast - A Montana State Bobcat Fan Podcast

118th Cat/Griz Special Episode

An episode of R&R Cat Cast - A Montana State Bobcat Fan Podcast

By R&R Cat Cast
Two different fans, one shared name and one shared passion for Montana State football. Join Ryan and Ryan as we recap games and discuss the week that was and will be for Bobcat football. New Episodes every Tuesday during the season and at random in the off season. Now part of the Big Sky Podcast Network!
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Western Illinois Recap, Norfolk State Preview
Just win baby!  The Cats get a road win in Macomb, but it wasn't pretty.  The #8 Bobcats are back in the confines of Bobcat Stadium Saturday to take on the Norfolk State Spartans of the MEAC, and we preview that matchup.  We answer your Golden Koozie questions, and even talk a little bit about rollerblading for some reason. Intro music courtesy of Ugly Duckling
1:04:02
September 18, 2019
SEMO Recap, WIU Preview with Scott Holland of the McDonough County Voice
The Cats register a resounding victory for a sold out Gold Rush home game, for which the Cats jump up to #10 in the FCS Stats Poll - is this the defining moment that we have been searching for and harping on since we started this podcast?  It doesn't mean anything if we don't beat Western Illinois on the road.  We preview that game and enlist the help of Scott Holland of the McDonough County Voice to talk about the MSU/WIU matchup in Macomb. To learn more about Ales 4 ALS visit https://a4a.als.net/ and find a participating brewery near you. Intro Music Courtesy of Ugly Duckling
58:44
September 12, 2019
Texas Tech Recap, #12 SEMO Preview with Tom Davos of semoball.com
The Cats traveled down to Lubbock on Saturday and were handed a loss.  What can we take away from this game, and how much should we really look into a loss to a Big 12 foe?  We also bring on Tom Davis, regional sports editor for semoball.com to help us preview the upcoming matchup against #12 SEMO.  You can find him on Twitter @semoballtom 3:56 - News 7:17 - Texas Tech Recap 22:40 - SEMO Preview with Tom Davis Intro music courtesy of Ugly Duckling
52:04
September 4, 2019
Interview with Travis Lulay
We sit down with former Montana State Bobcat and recently retired BC Lions quarterback Travis Lulay to chat about life after football, reminisce about his playing days at MSU and his time in Bozeman.  We also asked him just how a small town Oregon kid ended up at Montana State in the first place .  A must listen for Bobcat fans! Intro music courtesy of Ugly Duckling
31:31
September 3, 2019
Depth Chart, Texas Tech Preview
Football is back! We discuss the newly released depth chart and preview the Texas Tech opening.  Go Cats! Want to win an R&R beer koozie?  Listen in to see how. Intro music courtesy of Ugly Duckling.
51:36
August 28, 2019
Fall Camp Recap with Shane Driscoll
While Foley was in Montana, we recruited Shane Driscoll of the Bobcat Outsider and friend of the pod to join us to share his thoughts and impressions from the practices and scrimmages he was able to attend, as well as the audio and video he's been able to capture.  Foley was able to phone it... from his parent's basement. The Adventures of Shane and Laura - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8K97L2Iyrx1FadZ5FaEWHQ - check them out! Intro music courtesy of Ugly Duckling 
50:25
August 26, 2019
QB1, Recruits
The Cats finally name a starting quarterback!  A little late to the party (Thorny was on vacation), we talk about Casey Bauman being named the starting quarterback, recap the recruits committed since our last episode, and finish with a buy or sell segment. Shane Driscoll @shanedriscoll and The Bobcat Outsider on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXiCjoSFbJD3dBYZP8Z5CMg) Intro music courtesy of Ugly Duckling
54:51
August 20, 2019
Big Sky Football Kickoff, New Recruits, #41
Foley shares his experience at our first ever media event, the Big Sky Football Kickoff in Spokane.  He was able to sit down with Kevin Kassis and Jahque Alleyne, the two MSU player representatives at the event.  We discuss the new recruits from the last few weeks and share out thoughts on the new #41 tradition at Montana State. The R&R Cat Cast is now part of the Big Sky Podcast Network.  The R&R Cat Cast is the only fan based podcast for Montana State football.
47:26
July 24, 2019
Preseason Polls, Accolades, Chris Murray with Special Guest
The Ryans are joined by wbtfg of Bobcatnation fame to discuss the news about Chris Murray not returning to the program, plus we discuss the preseason polls and three Bobcats land on some preseason All-American teams. 
55:08
June 13, 2019
2019 Spring Ball Recap
The spring practices that were beleaguered by bad weather have come to an end.  We discuss what, if anything was learned from the brief 9 practices the Cats were able to hold, and what we hope to see over the summer and into fall camp. 
41:54
April 17, 2019
2018/2019 Basketball Recap, Brian Fish Out as Head Coach
A rarity - we talk about a sport other than football!  On this episode we recap the 2018-2019 men's basketball season, which resulted in the firing of 5th year head coach Brian Fish.  We discuss what it would take to bring the program out of it's 20 year run of .500 basketball.  
46:53
March 23, 2019
2019 Signing Day Recap with DriscollCat
We are joined by DriscollCat to discuss the 2019 signing class.  We break it down by position, and finish it off by selecting our top 3 recruits, and our sleeper pick. 
1:14:00
February 8, 2019
2019 Early Offense Outlook
We break down each position group on the offense and special teams to talk about the personnel leaving and returning, project our starters, and discuss what the group needs to improve upon heading into the 2019 season.  Thorny tries his best not to talk about Troy Andersen at every position. 
1:00:57
February 1, 2019
2019 Early Defense Outlook, Defensive Coordinator Change
A big announcement from MSU prompts us to talk about the Ty Gregorak resignation and the hiring (rehiring?) of former Bobcat great Kane Ioane.  We break down each position on the defense and discuss what needs to improve heading into Jeff Choate's 4th year at the helm.    Montana State Bobcats, Montana State Football 
1:00:49
January 11, 2019
2018 Season Recap
The season 2018 is over, and it was one for the ages. We share our thoughts on the season, ranging from everything from our favorite moments to team needs heading into 2019, and everything in between.  Montana State Bobcats, Montana State Football 
1:06:07
December 14, 2018
North Dakota State Recap
We talk about the NDSU 2nd round playoff loss and how we measured up, the college football landscape in general, and even have a Holiday themed buy or sell segment.
40:32
December 4, 2018
Incarnate Word Recap, #1 North Dakota State 2nd Round Playoff Preview
Playoffs!? We ARE talking about playoffs. We discuss the playoff victory over Incarnate Word and what it means to the program, which Montana beer is best, and we look ahead to the monumental task at hand in Fargo against NDSU.
59:04
November 27, 2018
Cat/Griz Recap, #24 Incarnate Word 1st Round Playoff Preview
The Bobcats hold! The Bobcats hold! We discuss the epic game that was the 118th Cat/Griz game, what the win means for the program, and preview the first round home against Incarnate Word.
58:38
November 20, 2018
118th Cat/Griz Special Episode
It's finally here! Cat/Griz is upon us. We breakdown the matchup with potential playoff implications, and share our fondest Cat/Griz stories.
51:24
November 15, 2018
Northern Colorado Recap, Beer
The appetizer before the big game, we discuss the win against Northern Colorado and the importance of beer selection for football viewing. No preview of Cat/Griz as we will release a Cat/Griz special on Thursday.
32:16
November 13, 2018
Cal Poly Recap, Northern Colorado Preview
The Cats hold onto a 49-42 over Joe Protheroe and the Cal Poly Mustangs. We preview the upcoming Northern Colorado game, take some bold predictions and over/unders from the board as well as our own, and muse a little bit about the program under Jeff Choate.
1:02:24
November 6, 2018
Idaho State Recap, Cal Poly Preview
We are joined by the world famous DriscollCat to recap the ISU loss, Matt Miller's first game as OC, discuss our concerns as we head into the final stretch, and then a brief preview of the Cal Poly game.
1:03:06
October 30, 2018
Weber State Recap, Idaho State Preview
Cats fall short in Ogden, meaning Thorny's bold prediction from Episode 3 did not come to fruition. We discuss the big shakeup on the coaching staff and as usual give a brief preview of our upcoming game, on the road against a surprising Idaho State team.
53:53
October 23, 2018
Idaho Recap, #7 Weber State Preview
We recap the exciting homecoming victory over the Idaho Vandals, discuss some interesting recruiting news, and preview the huge game against #7 Weber State in Ogden.
47:33
October 16, 2018
Bye Week Blues - DriscollCat, Discussion on Culture
In this episode we are joined by DriscollCat from Bobcatnation.com to discuss what it means to have a culture, a program, or just a team. We touch on the upcoming Idaho game and look forward as the Cats get into the meat of conference play.
54:09
October 8, 2018
Eastern Washington Recap, Superstitions
In this episode we talk about the EWU loss, the bye week and the importance of superstitions.
50:24
October 2, 2018
Portland State Recap, #5 Eastern Washington Preview
We chat about the QB situation after the Cats Big Sky opening win against Portland State, the defense, and preview the big EWU game. 
48:06
September 25, 2018
Test Episode! - Wagner Recap, Conference Preview
The very first episode (TEST) of R&R Cat Cast! Ryan and Ryan recap the Wagner game, discuss the quarterback situation, and look forward to conference play.
42:01
September 18, 2018
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