Former Wyoming quarterback Sean Chambers enlists in Montana state | national
Montana State has added a Football Bowl Subdivision transfer quarterback who knows MSU head coach Brent Vigen very well.
Former Wyoming QB Sean Chambers announced his commitment to the Bobcats on Twitter on Sunday, a day after their loss to North Dakota State 38-10 in the Football Championship Division title game. . The only MSU Chambers coach identified in his tweet was Vigen, who was Wyoming‘s offensive coordinator from 2014-2020.
Chambers, who still has two seasons of eligibility, started at least one game in his four years in Laramie, Wyoming. The 6-3, 225-pound Californian was the Cowboys’ first quarterback for the first seven games of the 2021 season, including the opener against MSU at War Memorial Stadium. Chambers completed a 21-yard touchdown pass to Treyton Welch with 47 seconds left to give Wyoming a 19-16 victory over the Bobcats.
Chambers was replaced by Levi Williams, who was recently transferred to the state of Utah, after struggling for four straight starts. Chambers finished the season with 1,125 yards, six touchdowns, seven interceptions and a 50.8% completion rate. He also ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns on 72 carries.
MSU’s current starting QB is Tommy Mellott. The Butte freshman played sensational in his first three starts, all FCS playoff games, leading the Bobcats to their first national title appearance since 1984. Mellott was injured in the first Saturday’s championship game practice and missed the rest.
Mellott replaced another FBS transfer, former North Carolina State QB Matthew McKay, ahead of MSU’s playoff game opener. McKay is now in the transfer portal.
Chambers’ first three seasons in Wyoming ended early with injury. He made three starts in 2018, eight in 2019 and one in 2020. He attempted a pass before breaking his left fibula in the first game of 2020, and he considered quitting the sport (he broke his fibula. law in 2018).
“I had so much fun playing football in college, but three consecutive injuries at the end of the season (made me go) to a dark place,” Chambers said in April, via 7220sports.com. “I thought about it, but with the support of my family, my friends, my roommates, my teammates, I knew football was for me. I knew I could come back and I could do this thing again.
For his career, Chambers completed 48.8% of his passes for 2,312 yards, 16 touchdowns and 10 INTs while rushing for 1,092 yards and 15 scores.