Ben Ellefson

NDSU Football Player Awarded 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Award

Ben Ellefson is being honored for his community work with local kids

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Over his four–year career at NDSU, senior football team captain Ben Ellefson has scored 13 touchdowns so far. This season alone, he’s scored one in each of the two games he’s played. But according to those around him, he’s not just a star on the field. “Ben is the definition of a servant leader. He’s always trying…

NDSU Football Names 2019 Captains

Bison name six new captains

FARGO, N.D. — The starting quarterback wasn’t the only big news of the day for NDSU football. The team also named its captains at the start of practice Monday. Six seniors will step forward and have the captain’s titles to their name. Safety James Hendricks, cornerback Marquise Bridges, running back Ty Brooks, tight end Ben Ellefson, defensive lineman Derrek Tuszka…

NDSU Receivers Benefiting from Multiple Quarterbacks in Spring Practice

Tight end Ben Ellefson says it makes them better having to adjust to different guys

FARGO. N.D. — Four spring practices down for the bison football team, and they have 10 to go, plus the modified spring game. There is still no update on the quarterback situation as four guys compete for the starting job. Last year there were six returning starters on offense, but there are only three starters returning on that side of…

Bison Explode for 72 points, Crush Mississippi Valley State

The Bison set highs for points, rushing yards and total offense in 14 years of Division I football

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — No. 2-ranked North Dakota State rolled up 683 yards of total offense and cruised to a 72-7 victory over Mississippi Valley State in the football season opener for both teams Saturday, Sept. 2. The Bison set highs for points, rushing yards and total offense in 14 years of Division I football, and that sent home…