The battle for the 2015 Big Sky football title appears to have two frontrunners, as the coaches and media were split between Montana State and Eastern Washington as favorites in two preseason polls.

  • By Chronicle Staff and MSU Sports Information

Preseason All-Americas J.P. Flynn and Dakota Prukop headline a list of five Bobcats selected as preseason All-Big Sky selections, the conference announced Monday. They are joined by offensive tackle John Weidenaar, defensive tackle Taylor Sheridan and special teams ace Chad Newell.

Replay for football and basketball officials will soon be available for every game held in a Big Sky venue, league commissioner Doug Fullerton announced Saturday.

Montana State offensive guard J.P. Flynn closed 2014 as the youngest offensive lineman to earn first-team All-Big Sky honors. He now opens his junior season as one of the two youngest offensive linemen selected to STATS Inc.’s preseason All-America first team.