Bison Football

Volson, Watson Named Preseason All-Americans for NDSU Football

One of six schools with multiple selections

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State is one of six schools with multiple preseason All-Americans. Offensive lineman Cordell Volson and receiver Christian Watson headline the list. Watson led all Bison wideouts¬† with 19 catches for 442 yards and a touchdown. On special teams, he tied an NDSU single season record with two 100 yard-returns for touchdowns in a season. Volson…

Former Bison WR Shepherd Signs With Kansas City

Won roster spot in mini-camp off tryout

Fargo, N.D. — A former Bison footballer has a new home in the NFL. Receiver Darrius Shepherd signs with the 2020 super bowl champs Kansas City Chiefs joining the 90-man roster after a tryout during mini-camp. Shepherd spent the last two seasons with the Green Bay Packers after going undrafted out of NDSU. He appeared in 14 games for the…

Coaches were selling point for NDSU football Transfer LaCilento

Fourth Bison transfer added through portal

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football adds its fourth transfer from the portal for the fall season and its depth to the offensive line by landing San Diego’s all-pioneer league first team selection Luke Licilento. With the Toreros, Licilento went to the playoffs in 2018 and 2019. Because he’s graduating early once on campus will have two years of…

Short Turnaround to the Fall Beneficial for NDSU Football

Bison season ended with Quarterfinal round playoff loss to Sam Houston

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been just over 24 hours since North Dakota State’s football program experienced something that has not been felt many times before: a loss in the playoffs. For this group of players, its a new one with the last coming back in 2016. Unlike the last time and the time before, which was also a defeat at…

Dillion Radunz Drafted in Second Round by Tennessee Titans

Second Bison player drafted this season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former NDSU right tackle Dillon Radunz goes 55th overall to the Tennessee Titans. Radunz gets to protect the blindside of quarterback Ryan Tannehill and block for the NFL’s leading rusher last season Derrick Henry. The Titans finished 11-5 and lost to the Ravens in the wild card round however were in the AFC championship game just two…

NDSU Football Going Up Against Improved Sam Houston Defense

BearKats have held teams under 100 yards rushing in 15 of the last 19 games

FARGO, N.D. — On the field, NDSU is tasked with stopping Sam Houston, a team with a perfect 7-0 record. Their offense is known for putting up scores. In three of their wins the BearKats combined for 175 points and on defense they’re holding opponents to under 100 yards rushing in 15 of the last 19 games. The defensive line…

Radunz Expected to Be 14th NDSU Offensive Lineman Drafted into NFL

The former Bison is a projected second round pick

FARGO, N.D. — When it comes to the NFL Draft North Dakota State has experienced 40 players hear their names called to the next level. Since becoming a division one program, there has been nine selected. Three more are expected to be added to that list this weekend. One of those is right tackle Dillon Radunz, who has the opportunity…

Texas Heat A Concern For NDSU Football’s Quarterfinal Game on Sunday

Expected to be 85 degrees at kick-off when facing Sam Houston State

FARGO, N.D. — When it comes to playing in Texas North Dakota State football certainly knows how to pull out wins coming home with 8 of the last 9 FCS championships, however playing there in the spring is a whole different ballgame the FargoDome can’t protect them from. When the Bison travel to play Sam Houston State on Sunday, the…

Former Bison Cox Impresses at Pro Day

Ran sub 4.6 40-yard dash

  BATON ROUTE, LA — After missing LSU’s pro day back in March due to a hamstring injury suffered during training linebacker Jabril Cox finally had his opportunity to perform in front of NFL scouts with the draft three days away. The workout was closed to media and it did not matter the former Bison impressed running a sub 4.6,…