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Jeff Choate (born July 15, 1970) is an American football coach, currently the head coach of Montana State University.[1]

Jeff Choate
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamMontana State
ConferenceBig Sky
Record17–18
Biographical details
Born (1970-07-15) July 15, 1970 (age 48)
Columbus, Ohio
Alma materMontana Western
B.S. (1993)
Playing career
1988–1991Montana Western
Position(s)Linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1992–1993Montana Western (LB)
1994–1995Challis High School
1996Twin Falls High School (DC)
1997–2001Post Falls High School
2002Utah State (GA)
2003–2004Utah State (Safeties/ST)
2005Eastern Illinois (ST)
2006–2008Boise State (RB/ST)
2009–2011Boise State (LB/ST)
2012Washington State (LB)
2013UTEP (DC)
2013Florida (LB/ST)
2014–2015Washington (DL/ST)
2016–presentMontana State
Head coaching record
Overall17–18
Tournaments1–1 (NCAA D–I Playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Records
Brawl of the Wild record 3-0

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Playing careerEdit

Choate graduated from St. Maries High School in 1988, and continued playing for Montana Western, where he played linebacker from 1988 until 1991. While pursuing a bachelor's degree in secondary education, he became the Bulldogs' linebackers coach.

Coaching careerEdit

On December 4, 2015, Montana State announced Choate as their head football coach beginning in the 2016 season.[2][3]

Personal lifeEdit

Choate and his wife, Janet, have two children; a son, Jory, and a daughter, Jacy.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs STATS#
Montana State Bobcats (Big Sky Conference) (2016–present)
2016 Montana State 4–7 2–6 T–9th
2017 Montana State 5–6 5–3 T–6th
2018 Montana State 8–5 5–3 T–4th L FCS Playoffs Second Round 17
Montana State: 17–18 12–12
Total: 17–18

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jeff Choate Joins Montana State University as Bobcat Head Football Coach". Montana State Bobcats Athletics. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  2. ^ Gabriel, Parker (December 4, 2015). "Montana State hires Choate as head football coach". Bozeman Daily Chronicle. Bozeman. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2015.
  3. ^ Maletz, Jon (December 7, 2015). "Choate appeases players, energizes public in MSU debut". Bozeman Daily Chronicle. Bozeman. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2015.

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