BOZEMAN — In light of his career performance against fifth-ranked Weber State, Montana State's Tommy Mellott was tabbed the Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
👏 @Tommy_Mellott— Big Sky Conference (@BigSkyConf) October 24, 2022
▪️273 yards rushing
▪️140 yards passing #ExperienceElevated pic.twitter.com/ivDSIkGIwS
In the Bobcats' 43-38 win over Weber State, Mellott rushed for a career-high 273 yards, which put him second on Montana State's all-time single-game list surpassing Ryan Johnson's 271 yards against Idaho State (2011).
Don Hass' 298 yards against Weber State in 1967 leads the list.
#MSUBobcatsFB’s Touchdown Tommy responds big on the ground this afternoon 🔥— Ashley Washburn (@ashleyjwashburn) October 23, 2022
🔹273 rushing yards, 3 TDs
🔹140 passing yards, 1 TD
Here’s our post game interview ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/UxOQNGk5q0
Mellott rushed the ball 32 times, which also marks the most carries by a Big Sky quarterback and second-most by any ball carrier in Bobcat history.
The Butte native also threw for 140 yards and a touchdown completing 15 of 23 passes with
This is Mellott's first Big Sky weeky honor.