Montana St. 33, Chadron St. 6

DeNarius McGhee tossed four touchdown passes to lead Montana

State to a 33-6 win over Chadron State Thursday night in the season

opener for both teams.

The first night home football game in Montana State history drew

20,767.

McGhee connected twice with Jon Ellis for touchdowns and added

TD passes to Tray Robinson and Tiai Salanoa. Orenzo Davis, who

missed last season due to academic issues, scored on a 4-yard run

in the fourth quarter.

Division II Chadron State scored on two field goals by Alex

Ferdinand. Glen Clinton highlighted the Eagles’ offense with 61

yards rushing.

McGhee, a junior, was 29 of 40 for 176 yards and has thrown a

scoring pass in 26 consecutive games. MSU outgained the Eagles

401-135 as Cody Kirk led the Bobcats with 91 yards on the ground,

and Davis added 63 more.