Bison Football

Bison Football Embracing Fear of Unknown in Opening Week

NDSU prepares for Mississippi Valley State.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU football has plenty of new faces, mixed with old faces as they try to establish their same identity of running the ball down opponents’ throats. Teams are always developing new tactics though. It’s either that or you get phased out as everyone else evolves past you. One of the difficulties with the start of each season is…

Bison Defensive End Suffers Season-Ending Knee Injury

North Dakota State defensive end Greg Menard suffered a season-ending knee injury over the weekend

  FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State defensive end Greg Menard will miss all of the 2017 season after tearing his ACL over the weekend, the team announced Monday. Menard is a two-time FCS All-American who was named to the Buck Buchanan Watch List days ago, which recognizes the top defensive player in the FCS. He is  expected to use…

DeLuca Ready for 5th Year with Bison Football

Bison linebacker one of several returning seniors on defense.

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time in NDSU linebacker Nick DeLuca’s college career, he and the bison are not opening up practice as the defending national champions. The fifth year senior returns to an NDSU defense that has the potential to be the best in the FCS. After a season ending injury last year, DeLuca decided against going to the…

Bison Football is Back: Turning a New Leaf

It's NDSU's first time since 2011 that they enter the season not the reigning FCS champs

FARGO, N.D. —Have no fear, bison football is finally here. The three month hiatus of the off season  has left a sour taste in everyone’s mouth following the 2016 season. It’s NDSU’s first time since 2011 that they enter the season not the reigning FCS champs, but the team is turning a new leaf and the expectations for 2017 are…

Former Bison Crockett Signs with Raiders

Crockett spent first two seasons with Green Bay.

ALAMEDA, Calif. (Oakland Raiders) – The Oakland Raiders have signed the following three free agents, the club announced Friday including former NDSU running back John Crockett. Crockett originally signed with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in May 2015. He spent the entire 2016 season on the Reserve/Injured List. Crockett played in two games as a rookie in…

LIVE: “Where Are They Now?” With Bison Illustrated

Magazine Profiles Former Bison Coach Rocky Hager

  Bison Illustrated editor Joe Kerlin joins Adam Ladwig to dive into the past of NDSU athletics. This month’s issue features a profile on former Bison football coach Rocky Hager. Hager led NDSU to two national titles in a decade on the sidelines. Find out more about Hager by watching the interview above, and by picking up a copy of…

NDSU Football Adds Non-Conference Games to 2018, 2019, 2020 Schedules

The Bison will face North Alabama, UC Davis and Drake

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University announced on Tuesday, May 30, the addition of three home football games for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons. NDSU will play North Alabama on Sept. 22, 2018; UC Davis on Sept. 21, 2019; and Drake on Sept. 12, 2020; at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. The additions leave…