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Post by Team10 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:10 pm

With Konkol graduating, who will wear number 41 next year? I don't remember what the rules/guidelines are for wearing the number. Is this number specifically for a Montana athlete, seniors only, offense or defense? Who are the top candidates?



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Re: #41

Post by coachouert » Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:32 pm

Team10 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:10 pm
With Konkol graduating, who will wear number 41 next year? I don't remember what the rules/guidelines are for wearing the number. Is this number specifically for a Montana athlete, seniors only, offense or defense? Who are the top candidates?
https://msubobcats.com/news/2019/7/21/f ... state.aspx
Going forward from this season a player hailing from Montana will wear jersey number 41, although that has been the case at Montana State for much of the program's history.
My front runners for #41
Andersen
Jobman
O'Reilly

I would say Chase Benson as well, but I can't remember if college has the same rules for jersey numbers on d-linemen.


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Re: #41

Post by VimSince03 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:35 pm

coachouert wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:32 pm
Team10 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:10 pm
With Konkol graduating, who will wear number 41 next year? I don't remember what the rules/guidelines are for wearing the number. Is this number specifically for a Montana athlete, seniors only, offense or defense? Who are the top candidates?
https://msubobcats.com/news/2019/7/21/f ... state.aspx
Going forward from this season a player hailing from Montana will wear jersey number 41, although that has been the case at Montana State for much of the program's history.
My front runners for #41
Andersen
Jobman
O'Reilly

I would say Chase Benson as well, but I can't remember if college has the same rules for jersey numbers on d-linemen.
Chase can wear it. I think college defensive lineman can wear any number they want if I'm not mistaken.


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Re: #41

Post by kennethnoisewater » Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:42 pm

VimSince03 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:35 pm
coachouert wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:32 pm
Team10 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:10 pm
With Konkol graduating, who will wear number 41 next year? I don't remember what the rules/guidelines are for wearing the number. Is this number specifically for a Montana athlete, seniors only, offense or defense? Who are the top candidates?
https://msubobcats.com/news/2019/7/21/f ... state.aspx
Going forward from this season a player hailing from Montana will wear jersey number 41, although that has been the case at Montana State for much of the program's history.
My front runners for #41
Andersen
Jobman
O'Reilly

I would say Chase Benson as well, but I can't remember if college has the same rules for jersey numbers on d-linemen.
Chase can wear it. I think college defensive lineman can wear any number they want if I'm not mistaken.
Yeah, Garrett Marino was #1. I remember that was part of the selling point to him coming here--Ash said he could have #1.


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Re: #41

Post by coachouert » Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:42 pm

VimSince03 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:35 pm
coachouert wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:32 pm
Team10 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:10 pm
With Konkol graduating, who will wear number 41 next year? I don't remember what the rules/guidelines are for wearing the number. Is this number specifically for a Montana athlete, seniors only, offense or defense? Who are the top candidates?
https://msubobcats.com/news/2019/7/21/f ... state.aspx
Going forward from this season a player hailing from Montana will wear jersey number 41, although that has been the case at Montana State for much of the program's history.
My front runners for #41
Andersen
Jobman
O'Reilly

I would say Chase Benson as well, but I can't remember if college has the same rules for jersey numbers on d-linemen.
Chase can wear it. I think college defensive lineman can wear any number they want if I'm not mistaken.
That's what I thought, but was finding conflicting info online. Thanks!

I stand by my post then with Andersen, Benson, Jobman and O'Reilly being my top candidates at the moment.


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Re: #41

Post by BozoneCat » Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:48 pm

How could it be anyone BUT Troy? Love all those guys, but TFA is a generational athlete and I can't think of anyone who deserves it more than Troy, ever.


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Re: #41

Post by kennethnoisewater » Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:58 pm

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Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:48 pm
How could it be anyone BUT Troy? Love all those guys, but TFA is a generational athlete and I can't think of anyone who deserves it more than Troy, ever.
I know there aren't any restrictions for jersey numbers, but it would be funny to see #41 taking snaps. I'm all for it though.


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Re: #41

Post by Montanabob » Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:15 pm

kennethnoisewater wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:58 pm
BozoneCat wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:48 pm
How could it be anyone BUT Troy? Love all those guys, but TFA is a generational athlete and I can't think of anyone who deserves it more than Troy, ever.
I know there aren't any restrictions for jersey numbers, but it would be funny to see #41 taking snaps. I'm all for it though.
Where did you get that there are no restrictions On numbers? There are, but if you are wearing a number not allowed for the position you check in for, you have to check in with the referee to announce your position.


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Re: #41

Post by kennethnoisewater » Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:19 pm

Montanabob wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:15 pm
kennethnoisewater wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:58 pm
BozoneCat wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:48 pm
How could it be anyone BUT Troy? Love all those guys, but TFA is a generational athlete and I can't think of anyone who deserves it more than Troy, ever.
I know there aren't any restrictions for jersey numbers, but it would be funny to see #41 taking snaps. I'm all for it though.
Where did you get that there are no restrictions On numbers? There are, but if you are wearing a number not allowed for the position you check in for, you have to check in with the referee to announce your position.
I misspoke, there are restrictions, just not for that number. I think the only restriction at all in college football is that #'s 50-79 can't catch a pass without declaring eligible.


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Re: #41

Post by coachouert » Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:01 pm

BozoneCat wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:48 pm
How could it be anyone BUT Troy? Love all those guys, but TFA is a generational athlete and I can't think of anyone who deserves it more than Troy, ever.
There's a reason he was first on my list and it isn't because of the alphabet.


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Re: #41

Post by coloradocat » Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:07 pm

There's only one candidate for the number. If he turns it down then we can have a conversation.



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Re: #41

Post by iaafan » Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:56 pm

I just can’t picture Troy in anything except 15. It’s his number and I think he stays in it, because it’ll probably get retired in the near future. Let someone else have 41.



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Post by kennethnoisewater » Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:00 pm

iaafan wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:56 pm
I just can’t picture Troy in anything except 15. It’s his number and I think he stays in it, because it’ll probably get retired in the near future. Let someone else have 41.
That's a good point. I hope he keeps 15 now too.


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Re: #41

Post by Go Scats Go » Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:02 pm

iaafan wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:56 pm
I just can’t picture Troy in anything except 15. It’s his number and I think he stays in it, because it’ll probably get retired in the near future. Let someone else have 41.
His number Retired.... Give it some time before you throw that word around
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Re: #41

Post by coloradocat » Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:19 pm

kennethnoisewater wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:00 pm
iaafan wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:56 pm
I just can’t picture Troy in anything except 15. It’s his number and I think he stays in it, because it’ll probably get retired in the near future. Let someone else have 41.
That's a good point. I hope he keeps 15 now too.
I've thought the same since the new tradition started last year. We've all known from the start that it's his if he wants it but I'd rather see him wear 15.

I've been wondering what it takes to get your number retired since there are only 4 retired numbers. I think he'd have to be 1st team All-American plus at least one other post-season national honor plus get drafted and we'd have to go to the championship game (and probably need to win). He'd also have to get to #1 on multiple school records. We've had some really good players in the last 20 years that won't get their number retired so Troy would have to do a lot to get that honor.



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Re: #41

Post by ilovethecats » Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:33 pm

Go Scats Go wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:02 pm
iaafan wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:56 pm
I just can’t picture Troy in anything except 15. It’s his number and I think he stays in it, because it’ll probably get retired in the near future. Let someone else have 41.
His number Retired.... Give it some time before you throw that word around
#-o
I tend to agree. I love Troy. Possibly moved into my favorite Cat of all time. But I feel like he'd need to do a lot this season to be considered for a retired number. That's a HUGE honor.

For the record, I hope he does; and I hope it is!



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Re: #41

Post by mslacatfan » Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:42 pm

iaafan wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:56 pm
I just can’t picture Troy in anything except 15. It’s his number and I think he stays in it, because it’ll probably get retired in the near future. Let someone else have 41.
That was my thought


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Re: #41

Post by TomCat88 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:13 pm

It isn’t a lock, but I’d say it’s highly likely that Andersen’s number will be retired and that number will be 15 whether he wears it or not. I’d put it at 90% likely right now.

I agree that he belongs in #15. Whenever I see that number on another player of any sport, a license plate or whatever it’s like “Troy Andersen.” Kinda like 23 and Jordan.


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Re: #41

Post by ilovethecats » Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:09 pm

TomCat88 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:13 pm
It isn’t a lock, but I’d say it’s highly likely that Andersen’s number will be retired and that number will be 15 whether he wears it or not. I’d put it at 90% likely right now.

I agree that he belongs in #15. Whenever I see that number on another player of any sport, a license plate or whatever it’s like “Troy Andersen.” Kinda like 23 and Jordan.
I want to be careful how I word this as not to come across as being a dick. But aside from being an awesome Bobcat, and so fun to watch, what has TA done to warrant having the 5th number in the history of our program retired?

It just seems like a pretty big stretch to me at this point.



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Re: #41

Post by MSU01 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:17 pm

ilovethecats wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:09 pm
TomCat88 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:13 pm
It isn’t a lock, but I’d say it’s highly likely that Andersen’s number will be retired and that number will be 15 whether he wears it or not. I’d put it at 90% likely right now.

I agree that he belongs in #15. Whenever I see that number on another player of any sport, a license plate or whatever it’s like “Troy Andersen.” Kinda like 23 and Jordan.
I want to be careful how I word this as not to come across as being a dick. But aside from being an awesome Bobcat, and so fun to watch, what has TA done to warrant having the 5th number in the history of our program retired?

It just seems like a pretty big stretch to me at this point.
If #14 hasn't been retired, I'm not sure why anyone would assume that #15 will be.


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