Bison Football

Question Left Unanswered for Who Starts at QB for NDSU Saturday

Coach Entz said it'll be decided on Game-day

FARGO, N.D. — One of the many questions left to answer come Saturday’s opening round playoff game for North Dakota State football is who’s starting at quarterback. Head coach Matt Entz says that won’t be decided until game-day, however one option has provided better results than the other. Zeb Noland has been the starter all seven games this spring and…

FCS Playoffs “A Fresh Start” for NDSU Football

The Bison host Eastern Washington at the Fargodome Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football enters unfamiliar territory on Saturday going into the FCS playoffs unseeded for the first time since 2010 when hosting Eastern Washington in a rematch of the 2019  championship game. The playoffs bring a fresh start, a clean slate for what has been a different year. It’s been a regular season the team has…

Trey Lance Holds Second Pro Day

Four teams reported in attendance

FARGO, N.D. — Former North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance is back in Fargo once again and it’s for another pro day. Its another chance to work out for team’s ahead of next week’s NFL Draft in Cleveland as no private workouts are allowed. However, this one was a little different than the last. No media was allowed and only…

NDSU WR Sproles Back Healthy; Decides Against Playing This Spring

Cited personal reasons for the decision

FARGO, N.D. — Bison fans won’t see receiver Phoenix Sproles playing on the field until the fall. Despite being fully recovered from an ankle injury suffered this past fall, the junior announced on twitter he won’t suit up against South Dakota State  or in the FCS playoffs due to personal reasons. Sproles was NDSU second leading wide out in 2019…

Noland’s Play at Quarterback Reaching High for NDSU Entering Regular Season Finale

Had no turnovers in last game against Northern Iowa

FARGO, N.D. — An automatic bid into the FCS playoffs and keeping the Dakota Marker in Fargo is what’s at stake for North Dakota State football on Saturday against South Dakota State. In order for that to happen, the improved play of QB1 needs to continue. Zeb Noland had no turnovers for the first time since week one. In the…

Mostaert, Thomas Becoming Big Part of NDSU’s Defensive Line This Spring

Both lead the D-line in tackles and sacks

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota State defensive line has always had one standout lead the way. In 2018, it was Greg Menard’s 40 tackles and 9.5 sacks. In 2019, it was Derrek Tuszka’s 48 tackles and 13.5 sacks. However, this spring the production has been lineman by committee. Two of those heading up the committee are redshirt freshman, Eli…

NDSU Football Not Taking SDSU’s Month Long Layoff For Granted

Dakota Marker will be Jackrabbits first game since March 20th

FARGO, N.D. — Not only is it Dakota Marker week for North Dakota State football, their conference title streak is on the line as a win over South Dakota State would give them a 10th consecutive Missouri Valley Football Title. The Bison and jackrabbits head into the game with different situations. NDSU is coming off a win where the offense…

Trey Lance Accepts Invite to Attend NFL Draft in Person

Will sit in green room with his family in Cleveland

FARGO, N.D. — The NFL Draft takes place at the end of this month in Cleveland and former North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance is one of ten prospects who is attending the event in-person by accepting a green room invite. Lance is a couple weeks removed from his pro day where 31 teams came to Fargo to watch him…

NDSU Football Coaching Staff Key Part in Keeping Players Minds at Ease Through Cancellations/Postponements

Coaches kept looking ahead to next opponents when bad news struck

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State football is getting closer and closer to reliving a feeling that has been taken away over the last two weeks: Gameday.  After having a cancellation and postponement a match-up with Northern Iowa is four days away. During the break, the Bison worked through many adjustments just to stay ready. Having less practice time, both…

CB Josh Hayes Leaves NDSU Football Program

Plans to move closer to home in Florida; enter transfer portal

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football received some hopeful news this morning with no further positive COVID tests in the program. Making this Saturday’s game at Northern Iowa more likely to get played. However, if the the Bison do take the field it’ll be without a key player on defense. Cornerback Josh Hayes has left the program and plans…