Here are Saturday’s key Big Sky football games. This is the final week of the regular season.
▪ Montana at Montana State (noon): Montana (6-4, 5-2 Big Sky) earns the title — and the accompanying automatic playoff berth — with a win, and if Eastern Washington and Northern Arizona win.
▪ Idaho State at Weber State (1 p.m.): Final game for Bengals wide receiver Madison Mangum (Timberline High).
▪ Northern Arizona at Southern Utah (3 p.m.): Southern Utah (7-3, 6-1) earns the title outright with a win; NAU (7-3, 5-2) can take title with a win, Montana loss and EWU win.
▪ Portland State at Eastern Washington (3:05 p.m.): Portland State (8-2, 5-2) wins the conference with a win and NAU win. EWU (6-4, 5-2) is eliminated from title contention on tie-breakers but can qualify for FCS at-large bid.
The FCS playoff selection show is 9 a.m. Sunday on ESPNU. Twenty-four teams will compete in the national tournament.