The 2016 Bobcat football schedule has been released. How does the first year for new head football coach Jeff Choate look on paper? MSU's 2016 season kicks off against the Bobcats' oldest out-of-state rival, wraps up with one of the oldest college football rivalries in the West, and in between features six matchups against teams that were in the 2015 FCS Playoffs. Take a look at the 2016 schedule here:

2016 MONTANA STATE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Sept. 1                  at Idaho
Sept. 10                Bryant
Sept. 17                Western Oregon
Sept. 24                *North Dakota
Oct. 1                    *at Sacramento State
Oct. 8                    *Northern Arizona
Oct. 15                  *at Weber State
Oct. 22                  *Eastern Washington
Oct. 29                  Open
Nov. 5                   *at Southern Utah
Nov. 12                 *UC Davis
Nov. 19                 *at Montana