Bison Football

NDSU’s Matt Entz Named AFCA FCS National Coach of the Year

Won award for second time in three years

SAN ANTONIO — (NDSU Athletics) The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) presented its top coaching award — AFCA National Coach of the Year — to four outstanding coaches in Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), Division II, Division III and the NAIA on Monday, Jan 10. North Dakota State’s Matt Entz (FCS), Bowie State’s Damon Wilson (Division II), Central (Iowa) College’s Jeff McMartin (Division III)…

Dominate Run Game Helps NDSU Football Clinch 9th National Title in 11 Years

Had 380 yards rushing in 391-0 win over Montana State

FRISCO, TEXAS — North Dakota state football stays a perfect 9-0 in national title games securing a 38-10 victory over Montana state behind a ferocious rushing attacking. The bison used the largest halftime lead in fcs championship history of 28 on the way to 505  total yards  of offense. 380 of those and 4 of the 5 touchdowns came on…

NDSU’s Watson, Gonnella to play in FCS Championship Saturday

Both have missed multiple games with injury

FRISCO, TX — North Dakota State football fans rejoice because head coach Matt Entz expects his all-American receiver Christian Watson to return to the field for Saturday’s FCS Championship. Watson has missed the last three playoff games with a hamstring injury. That’s not all on the injury front.  Entz also said center Jalen Sundell  and left guard Nash Jensen will…

Cam Miller Joins Elite QB Group to Start FCS Championship

Miller joins Lance, Stick, Wentz and Jensen

FRISCO, TX — North Dakota State football taking in Toyota Stadium for the first time since touching down in Frisco. Part of the day’s activities was a team photo in the morning followed by practice closed to the media on one of the surrounding fields. A surprise add to the schedule was linebacker Cole Wisniewski receiving the Elite 90 award…

Healthy NDSU Football Lands in Frisco for FCS Championship

A.D. Larsen says team's entire dress list traveled to Frisco healthy

  Photo courtesy: NDSU Athletics FRISCO, TEXAS — The Bison have landed in Frisco and with the winter storm were wheels down an hour later than their expected arrival time of 5 p.m. getting them to the Omni  around 7. With the team getting to Texas safely having no COVID issues, the game will not be not moved to January…

NCAA Approves FCS Championship Contingency Plan

Minimum roster to play set at 53 players; two coaches

FRISCO, TX — COVID-19 continues to make an impact in both college and professional sports. The new omicron variant has already canceled multiple FBS bowl games over the last few weeks and if the FCS Championship happened to have the same fate an approved plan is in place. The national title game between North Dakota state and Montana State is…

Montana State’s Vigen Playing Alma Mater; NDSU Using Close Games As Advantage Heading into FCS Championship

Players, coaches speak for first time ahead of next Saturday's match-up

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football has returned from their holiday break and in day four of winter camp getting ready to make the trip south to Frisco and the FCS Championship for the 9th time in 11 years on Wednesday. While about a quarter of the roster and the program itself have the experience of making it this…

Bison OC, Roehl Interviews With ETSU

Tyler Roehl Interviewed with East Tennessee For Their Head Coaching Vacancy

According to the Johnson City Press, Roehl spoke with east Tennessee about the head coaching position on zoom. Roehl has been on the bison staff for 6 of the teams 8 FCS Championships; one as a grad assistant five as a fulltime coach. He coached fullbacks and tight ends before being promoted to O.C. In 2019. The Bison beat ETSU…

NDSU’s Secondary Confident in Stopping JMU’s Passing Attack

Dukes QB leads nation in passing efficiency

FARGO, N.D — Over North Dakota State’s four-game win streak there have been no questions about the defense stopping the run holding opponents under 100 yards in all four and a total of just 283 on the ground in that span, however, to beat James Madison it’ll be about shutting down the pass. JMU’s quarterback Cole Johnson not only has…