The Montana State University-Northern football team has been at it with spring practice for the past few weeks, but that all ends this weekend, as the Lights get set for their spring game Saturday.
The scrimmage, which will take place on the practice field on campus at MSU-N, is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.
“I think that we have seen a lot of positive things,” Northern head coach Aaron Christensen said. “We have been building up with everything these past few weeks and want to finish off the spring strong.”
One of the biggest storylines for the Lights this spring has been the battle at the quarterback position and, without any other live games, Saturday’s scrimmage will be one of the biggest tests thus far. With that in mind, all four quarterbacks, Bryce Missey, Holden Maki, Tommy Wilson and Dylan Cook, will see reps in the game as they try to stake their claim to the top spot.
“That’s going to be a really interesting battle to watch,” Christensen said. “I think that all four guys have played well at times and have done good things. It’s going to be really close and it’s probably going to go all the way through fall camp. But having four quality guys competing, that’s a good thing.”
The scrimmage will offer a lot of Northern players their first chance to wear a Light uniform in a game situation. Many of the players Saturday are redshirt-freshman and are taking part in their first spring practice. Cook is one of those players. Another is Jake Norby of Chinook, who is trying to solidify a spot on the two-deep at outside linebacker.
While there is competition pretty much across the board at…
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