Bubba Schweigert

Ketteringham Returns to UND Football Poised for Senior Season

The Fighting Hawks quarterback is entering his second year as the team's starter

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –Heading into last year’s football season, Nate Ketteringham was unclear about whether or not he would be UND’s starting quarterback. After a successful 2018 campaign at the helm of the Fighting Hawks offense, Ketteringham returns with a much better idea of where he stands. “This year he is the clear cut, number one guy,” offensive coordinator, Danny…

UND Football Returns Depth on Defense

Eric Schmidt is back as the Fighting Hawks Defensive Coordinator

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –There has been plenty of talk about the offensive changes to University of North Dakota’s football team with Danny Freund in his first year as the Fighting Hawks offensive coordinator. But on the other side of the ball, many familiar faces return to the field. The team brings back seven defensive starters from last season and the…

UND Football Excited to get Fall Practice Underway

The Fighting Hawks Held their first day of Fall Camp on Friday morning

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — First day jitters are certainly real, but there were no nerves at Memorial Stadium for the first day of practice for UND football as they stepped onto the field energized and eager to start the 2019 season off right. ” A lot of energy, which is a real positive sign,” head coach, Bubba Schweigert, said. “I…

UND Football Adjusts to New Offensive System During Spring Practice

The Fighting Hawks learn a new system under first year Offensive Coordinator Danny Freund

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football began its spring practice this month and is using this offseason to adapt to some changes. It’s the first opportunity the team has had to take the gridiron under new offensive coordinator, Danny Freund. The Fighting Hawks new play caller has UND getting used to a faster offense with players having the chance to…

UND FB Already Making Changes for 2019

UND Fired Offensive Coordinator Paul Rudolph on Monday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  The 2018 season for UND football did not end the way they wanted it to. Through week sever they were 5-2 and in great shape to make the playoffs. The last four weeks, they finished 1-3 missing out on postseason play. With a disappointing season comes change, and that happened on Monday. “Were announcing that we made…

UND FB Hopes A Win This Weekend will be Enough for Playoff Berth

Fighting Hawks Beat Northern Arizona in 2016 to Win Big Sky Conference

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Win and they’re in. That’s the way North Dakota Football is treating Saturday’s regular season finale. While they can’t control what might happen elsewhere this weekend, they can control on trying to beat Northern Arizona. A win gives them hope. With everything at stake this time around, the team hopes to come out on top this weekend….

College Football: Fighting Hawks Honor 16 Seniors in Final Home Game

UND honored its 16 seniors before Saturday's game against Portland State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  North Dakota football took care of business on senior day in its final home contest of the season against Portland State. The win puts them one step closer to earning a playoff spot, but while their postseason push is still up in the air, the one thing that’s always been clear cut is how much the senior…

North Dakota Football Beats Portland State On Senior Day

UND beat Portland State 17-10

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– (UND Athletics) Lenny Nelson’s fourth-quarter 58-yard interception return for a touchdown helped North Dakota to a gritty 17-10 home win over Portland State Saturday afternoon at the Alerus Center. Trailing 10-0-7 heading into the final frame, Nelson corralled a tipped pass off the hands of Jaxson Turner and raced untouched to the house to put the Fighting Hawks on top…

UND FB Looking to Finish Season on High Note

North Dakota FB heads into Saturday's game with a 5-4 record

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  North Dakota sits at 5-4 going into the last two weeks of the season. While the chances of making the postseason are looking slimmer and slimmer for the Fighting Hawks, the team is remaining confident. After losing the past two games, UND wants to win its final two games and finish out the season on a…

UND FB Working on Finishing Games as they Face Portland State this Weekend

Fighting Hawks lost the lead in the final seconds last week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Saturday’s game against Idaho was a disappointing one for North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks now sit one game short of 500 coming home to face Portland State this Saturday. UND can’t let another game slip by. Last Saturday against Idaho, North Dakota had problems closing out the game. They had the lead with nine minutes remaining. With…