Bubba Schweigert

UND Football Taking Away Lessons From Spring Season

Learning how to win more on the road

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The spring season brought history for the North Dakota football program seeing the FCS playoffs quarterfinal round for the first time. Not making it further isn’t bringing anyone down. There are still many goals left to accomplish the Fighting Hawks want to see through. One is winning on the road, which is something that continues to…

UND Football Looking to Prove Themselves on the Road

Fighting Hawks have won just two games away from the Alerus Center the last two seasonS

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Getting to the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs is the furthest North Dakota football has ever gone and while that’s something the team is proud of a tougher challenge lies ahead: winning away from the Alerus Center. Over the last three seasons, the Fighting Hawks are 13-2 at home including the last 10 in a row….

UND Football’s Early Surge Lifts Them To First FCS Playoff Win

The Fighting Hawks scored a season-high 44 points in Saturday's 1st round win over Missouri State

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – The Fighting Hawks scored on their first four drives of the game against Missouri State in their 1st round showdown, beating them 44-10. This was a Bears defense that hadn’t allowed 30 or more points once this year and had the. But in UND’s first game in over a month, the 2nd best scoring offense…

UND Football Heading into Playoffs with Different Mindset

0-2 in previous postseason appearances

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — In its third FCS Playoff appearance North Dakota football will host Missouri State at the Alerus Center, an opponent only seen three times before and most recently in 2017 winning at home 34-0. However, the Fighting Hawks haven’t found too much success once getting to the postseason. In 2019, UND was held to six points and…

Former MSUM WR Richter Has Been “Perfect Transfer” for UND Football

The Detroit Lakes native has a touchdown and 126 yards receiving yards for the Hawks this spring

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One of the many successful moves North Dakota football has made this season is bringing in talent from the Northern Sun at the division two level. One of those players added? Receiver Jake Richter from Minnesota State-Moorhead. The Detroit Lakes native used his final year of eligibility to play this spring at UND. It’s been quite…

UND Football Sees Positives in COVID Layoff as Team Returns to Game Action

Fighting Hawks play first game since March 20th Saturday at Youngstown State

GRAND FORKS,  N.D. — North Dakota football returns to the field Saturday for the first time since March 20th with their last three games were affected by COVID. With the layoff comes an important task: beat Youngstown state and a share of the conference title is theirs. The Fighting Hawks will be back at full strength come Tuesday’s practice. Sunday…

UND football game canceled this weekend, practice put on pause

The game can not be rescheduled as UND and Missouri State do not share an open weekend on either April 10 or April 17.

GRAND FORKS, ND — The North Dakota – Missouri State football game on Saturday, April 3 has been cancelled. The Missouri Valley Football Conference made the decision due to positive COVID-19 test results and subsequent contact tracing in UND’s Tier 1 personnel. The includes student-athletes, coaches, managers and staff. Head Coach Bubba Schweigert confirmed that there are multiple positive tests…

Fighting Hawks On The Road For The First Time This Season

UND Football is unbeaten through three games but hasn't won on the since the fall of 2018

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – Fighting Hawks are perfect through the first three matchups but in the past, away games have been their kryptonite. They didn’t win once outside of Grand Forks last year. The last road win came in October of 2018 at Sacramento State. If Bubba Schweigert is to do the griddy for the fourth time this year,…

UND Football Welcoming Themselves To MVFC Loudly

The Fighting Hawks have won all three of their games since joining the conference and are the only undefeated team in it thus far

GRAND FORKS, ND – He didn’t play a snap in his redshirt season last year. But you wouldn’t know it based on how he’s started off the 2021 campaign. “We’re going to give him the football and he knows we want him to secure the ball. There’s not much you can say,” said head coach Bubba Schweigert. “He felt badly…

Run Game Helping UND Football to Best Ranking in Program History

Fighting Hawks ranked no. 4 after 2-0 start

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football left the field after Saturday’s upset win over number three South Dakota State as the only undefeated team left in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Two days later, its earned them their highest ranking in program history at number four. The Fighting Hawks are doing it behind a strong rushing attack. Of the…