Bubba Schweigert

UND Football Finding Confidence in Playing for Seniors

Fighting Hawks have played way into playoff discussion

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After dropping four of their first five conference games, North Dakota football has played their way back into playoff contention after back-to-back home wins. Most of those victories point to what linebacker, Jalen Morrison, called playing for the seniors. Saturday against South Dakota State could be the very last game that group plays unless a 6-5…

UND Football Finding Confidence in Victory

Fighting Hawks came from behind to beat Youngstown State on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football was finally on the other end of a close game. After having four of their first five conference match-ups become losses on the final possession, 17 unanswered points and 12 in the last 10 minutes lifted them to victory. It was just the Fighting Hawks second Missouri Valley win on the season with…

UND Football Uses Fourth Quarter Comeback to Beat Youngstown State

Fighting Hawks second Missouri Valley win

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football gets their second Missouri Valley win of the season scoring 17 second half points to top Youngstown State, 24-21. It was all part of 354 yards of offense and converting on 21 first downs improving to 3-1 at the Alerus Center. KVRR Sports’ Brandon Blakney has your recap from Grand Forks. Categories: College,…

UND Football Looking to Execute Better on Offense After Back-to-Back Losses

Otis Weah held under 100 yards rushing two weeks in a row

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football has fallen into a slump starting off Missouri Valley play with back-to back losses. The latest? A seven-point loss to South Dakota. In order to break out of it, the offense needs to make some adjustments. Opposing defenses have held their all-American running back in check. In the two losses, Otis Weah has…

UND Football “Turning The Page” After Loss to NDSU

Their loss ended 12-game home win streak

GRAND FORKS, N.D — On the other side of the loss to their in-state rival, North Dakota football has already turned the page to their next opponent, however won’t let the positives from Saturday go unnoticed. Going into the week, head coach Bubba Schweigert preached wanting to play a physical game and did just that. The Fighting Hawks kept it…

Schweigert Mentally Challenging UND in Short Week

Fighting Hawks play Utah State on Friday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Its all about the national stage for North Dakota football who gets ready For the second of back-to-back road games to open their season against Utah State on Friday night. The fighting hawks haven’t traveled to take on an FBS team since 2018 when facing Washington, however, its a little different this time around battling with…

UND Football Looking to “Set the Tone” with Road Wins to Start Season

Fighting Hawks open at Idaho State and Utah State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Playing on the road has been North Dakota football’s kryptonite. Over the last three years, the Fighting Hawks have won just five times away from the Alerus Center. With back-to-back road contests starting a new season, the mood has changed. However, its not going to be an easy task getting that first dub. UND’s week one…

UND Not Letting New Familiarity Of MVFC Opponents Alter Approach

The Fighting Hawks head into their second season in the Missouri Valley Football Conference following a (5-2) spring campaign

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – UND is now two practices in after welcoming themselves to the Missouri Valley with an FCS quarterfinals appearance last year, even after three cancelations. They have sixteen more sessions before an off week leading into the the season opener at Idaho State on the first weekend of September. This time, there might be some familiarity…

UND Football Looks To Carry 2021 Mojo Into Fall

The Fighting Hawks held their first official practice on Friday morning at Memorial Stadium in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – North Dakota had been in a football state of mind all summer but today, for the first time, they got to strap on the pads and hit the field. “I haven’t really had much time off so just been going football, football, football so we were ready to just get back out here and start another…

UND Football Looking to Utilize Weah in Even More Explosive Ways This Fall

Moorhead native is a preseason all-American

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football is coming off a successful first spring in the Missouri Valley claiming a share of the league after being picked to finish sixth. It was a breakout season for running back Otis Weah who became an all-American after finishing top ten nationally in rushing yards, yards per carry, rushing touchdowns and yards per…