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Montana issues apology to NDSU for post-game incident

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 31, 2015 at 4:40 a.m.

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The University of Montana's athletic department has issued an apology to North Dakota State University football players, coaches and staff after a postgame incident Saturday involving a fan who confronted a Bison player on the field.

Fans rushed the field in Missoula, Montana, after the Grizzlies scored a last-second touchdown to upset the top-ranked Bison. NDSU says one of the fans confronted Bison running back Chase Morlock and grabbed his facemask. Morlock pushed the fan away.

NDSU issued a statement saying Morlock will not face any punishment.

Montana's statement apologized for what it called "this regrettable incident" and said the school's athletic department is continuing to investigate.

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