Bison Football

NDSU Football Adjusting to Short Week

Play Southern Illinois at Noon Saturday after Sunday afternoon game

FARGO, N.D. — After opening up the spring season with a win at home over Youngstown State, its time for North Dakota State football to pack their bags and hit the road for back-to back games starting with Southern Illinois. With game one this past Sunday, it presents a quick turnaround for the Bison who are getting ready for a…

Code Green Answers The Call In Season Opener

North Dakota State Football's defense held Youngstown State to under 200 yards of total offense in Saturday's win

FARGO, ND – North Dakota State Football was back in all ways: playing and winning. They took down Youngstown State, 25-7 on Sunday. The defense had no rust to shake off. Aside from only allowing one touchdown, Code Green kept the penguins out of the red zone the entire game, stopped them on ten of their fourteen 3rd downs chances,…

Bison Football Win Streak Up To 39 After Season Opening Win Against Youngstown State

NDSU kicked off the 8-game spring season with a 25-7 win over the Penguins

FARGO, ND – Sophomore running back Kobe Johnson rushed for a career-high 114 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 1-ranked North Dakota State to a 25-7 victory over Youngstown State in the Missouri Valley Football Conference opener for both teams Sunday, Feb. 21. Redshirt freshman Jalen Bussey added 43 yards and two touchdowns for the Bison, who improved to 2-0…

Babicz, Johnson Key Returners in NDSU Offense This Spring

Babicz, Johnson part of loaded depth at tight end and running back

FARGO, N.D — When North Dakota state football takes the field Sunday against Youngstown State there will be many weapons for quarterback Zeb Noland to utilize. Returners who played key roles in 2019 are back at tight end and running back. At tight end,  Josh Babicz is coming off a 2019 season racking in five touchdowns and being part of…

FCS Spring Season Preview: Stats Perform Senior Editor Craig Haley

Stats Perform's Craig Haley previews upcoming spring football season

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State and North Dakota football kick off their spring seasons next weekend. In anticipation of the season, preseason polls and All-American are being released. Stats Perform Senior Editor, Craig Haley, joined KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin to preview what’s ahead. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison Football, Craig Haley, FCS Football, FCS…

Linebackers Strength of Bison Defense Heading into Spring Season

Jackson Hankey headlines group of returners

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s defense hasn’t played a full season since the departures of All-Americans, Derrek Tuskza and Jabril Cox. However, after the single game against Central Arkansas this fall, code green definitely has something to build off of. Especially at the linebacker position. Against the Bears, Jackson Hankey, Jasir Cox and James Kaczor led the way with…

Running Back Group Key Part of NDSU Football’s Depth for Spring Season

As many as five backs could see reps in the eight games

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football has been going through a lot of change on the offensive side of the ball. Dan Larsen moved over to the offensive line  from the running backs  and Joe Beschroner came in this spring to fill that void. Any differences have shown very little effect.. The offensive backfield is still loaded despite losing…

Former Bison Assistant, Player Named Head Coach at Montana State

Brent Vigen named head coach of Bobcats

BOZEMAN, Mon. — Montana State has picked former North Dakota State assistant coach and player, Brent Vigen, as their new head football coach. Since 2017, Vigen was Wyoming’s offensive coordinator, associate head coach and quarterbacks coach. Before joining Craig Bohl’s staff in 2014, the Buxton native, was on his staff as O.C. with the Bison as part of three national…

Waege Returning from Injury Healthy for Bison Football Spring Season

Defensive end Spencer Waege missed the summer & fall with broken foot

FARGO, N.D — When North Dakota State football takes the field this spring, a key part of their defensive from years past makes his return. After breaking his foot and missing the fall defensive end, Spencer Waege is back feeling at his best. In two seasons as a starter, the junior has been an All-American and second on the team…

Missouri Valley Football Conference Releases Poll and Preseason All-League Teams

NDSU picked first with eight players on all-league team; UND picked seventh

ST. LOUIS, MO. — With the spring football season on the horizon, the Missouri Valley football conference released their preseason poll and all-conference teams. The Bison had a league-best eight selections make the team highlighted by fullback Hunter Leupke, receiver Christian Watson, offensive lineman Cordell Volson, long snapper Ross Konnelly, defensive lineman Spencer Waege, linebacker Jackson Hankey  and defensive backs…