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Ability to be Versatile has created opportunities for NDSU’s Henderson

Has special teams and rushing touchdown off double reverse

FARGO, N.D — If you could use the word versatility to describe one player on North Dakota State’s roster, it would be receiver and return specialist Braylon Henderson. Henderson redshirted in 2019 playing in four games. Since then, he’s continued to see increased playing time. In the spring as a wideout, the Plano Texas native racked up 157 receiving yards…

The Price is Right: NDSU’s Punt Returner Created Opportunity for Himself

The junior corner has now ran back touchdowns in back-to-back seasons

FARGO, N.D — Over the last two football seasons, special teams has really been a strength for North Dakota State and at the head of it this fall? Jayden Price who made a big splash on Saturday. Against Valparaiso, Jayden Price ran back a 45-yard punt return for a touchdown to open up the scoring in a 64-0 win.  It…

NDSU’s Bussey Continues to be Electric Part of the Run Game

Has seven touchdowns in 10 games

FARGO, N.D. — Running back Jalen Bussey has only played 10 games for North Dakota State and already has seven touchdowns. These aren’t just any routine types of touchdowns their explosive ones. Bussey has a 63 and a 65 yarder, however the longest came this past weekend with a 72 yarder against Valpo. “It’s not common that most of the…

Non-Conference Schedule Helping NDSU Football’s Depth

Depth for the Bison benefiting them in non-conference slate

FARGO, N.D — For the first time this season North Dakota State football is hitting the road for the third and final non-conference game  against Towson. So far, the Bison have benefited from these contests scoring 92 points of offense and allowing just six on defense. It’s a different dynamic from the spring season where NDSU jumped right in to…

Quincy Patterson Becoming Dangerous Weapon for NDSU’s Offense

Had over 100 yards passing and rushing in week two win

FARGO, N.D. — The first time NDSU played a DV1 game was against Valparaiso and won back in 2014. On Saturday, history repeats itself with 64-0 win and It was domination was the start. In the first two minutes Jaylen Price ran back a punt return for a 63 yard touchdown. That was followed by NDSU defense making three stops…

NDSU’s Watson Says “More Opportunities To Come” Offensively

The All-American was held to 34 yards against Albany

FARGO, N.D — First-team All-American. First-Team All-Conference and Walter Payton Award watch list. Those are the accolades receiver Christian Watson has already received this season and defenses know that. Leading NDSU in receiving yards the past two seasons opponents are do their best to lock him down being limited to just 34 yards in week one. “I feel like if…

NDSU’s Weber Looking To Remain Key Player in Defensive Secondary

Had an interception and three tackles in week one win over Albany

FARGO, N.D — Safety Dawson Weber was limited to just four games in 2020 dealing with a shoulder injury, however, after earning the number two spot in the defensive backfield this season, the California native  is already putting Bison nation on their feet with his interception setting up  the offensive’s second score  on Saturday. One of three turnovers in the…

Kobe Johnson: From Season-Ending Injury to Staple of the NDSU Offense

PCL tear ended sophomore season; now back healthy as no. 2 running back

FARGO, N.D. — In Kobe Johnson’s freshman year at North Dakota State the running back was one of four to rush for over 600 yards. Then the spring season limited him to just six games due to a PCL tear. “I never really had to face that. In high school, I rarely missed a game. Maybe one over my whole…

Schweigert Mentally Challenging UND in Short Week

Fighting Hawks play Utah State on Friday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Its all about the national stage for North Dakota football who gets ready For the second of back-to-back road games to open their season against Utah State on Friday night. The fighting hawks haven’t traveled to take on an FBS team since 2018 when facing Washington, however, its a little different this time around battling with…

Entz Happy With Patterson’s Composure and Poise in Quarterbacking Debut

Patterson made his first start after transferring from Virginia Tech

FARGO, N.D. — Complimentary football and stellar running back play won North Dakota State their home opener on Saturday, however, it was the quarterback spot where the most eyes were watching. Quincy Patterson made his debut for the Bison after winning the job out of fall camp. The Virginia Tech transfer threw for 115 yards and a touchdown adding 28…