|1984 Montana State Bobcats football|
NCAA Division I-AA national champion
Big Sky champion
|Conference||Big Sky Conference|
|1984 record||12–2 (6–1 Big Sky)|
|Head coach||Dave Arnold (2nd season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Bill Diedrick (1st season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Steve Carson (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Reno H. Sales Stadium|
|1984 Big Sky football standings|
|#2 Montana State $^||6||–||1||–||0||12||–||2||–||0|
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA poll
(released before playoffs)
The 1984 Montana State Bobcats football team represented the Montana State University (MSU) in the 1984 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The team was led by Dave Arnold in his second season as a head coach. The Bobcats played their home games at Reno H. Sales Stadium.
|September 8||Mesa State (Div. II)*||W 30–14|
|September 15||at Eastern Washington*||L 16–21|
|September 22||at Idaho||W 34–28||11,600|
|September 29||No. 18 Idaho State||L 6–22||11,117|
|October 6||at Weber State||W 48–0||9,680|
|October 13||Nevada-Reno||W 44–41 4OT||6,317|
|October 20||Portland State (Div. II)*||W 45–22||10,797|
|October 27||No. 8 Boise State||W 22–18||8,387|
|November 3||at Montana||No. 15||W 34–24||12,500|
|November 10||Northern Arizona||No. 10||W 41–3||9,357|
|November 17||at Fresno State (Div I-A)*||No. 6||W 35–31||24,088|
|1984 Montana State Bobcats football team roster|
- "Montana State goes 4 OT's to stop UNR". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. October 14, 1984. p. 3D.
- "Montana State moves into first". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. November 4, 1984. p. 5C.
- "Montana State wraps up Big Sky crown". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. November 11, 1984. p. 5C.
- "Montana State rallies past Fresno State". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. November 18, 1984. p. 5C.
- "Montana State yearly results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2014-07-27. Retrieved August 11, 2014.