Bubba Schweigert

UND Football Adds 25 in Early Signing Period

Adding to Quarterback Position

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –  (UND Athletics) North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert has announced that 25 prospective student-athletes have signed their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday morning. 23 of the 25 signees are from the high school ranks, with a pair of transfers join the Fighting Hawks from St. Cloud State. CLASS BREAKDOWN By State: North Dakota (6), Minnesota…

UND Football Using Previous Playoff Loss As Motivation to Get A Win Saturday

Loss to Richmond in 2016 after 9-2 Season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football is looking to make history this Saturday when traveling to Thibodeaux, Louisiana. With a win over Nicholls State, the Fighting Hawks would win their first ever FCS playoff game. Going undefeated at home was an impressive feat but going on the road hasn’t been as kind and that’s what UND has to do…

UND Football Looks to Make Program History In Game Against Nicholls State

A win in the first round of playoffs on Saturday would be the first in the Division 1 era for the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The football season continues for the University North Dakota who earned their way into the FCS playoffs after a hard-fought 2019 campaign that ended with a 7-4 regular-season record. The Fighting Hawks will travel south to take on Nicholls State in Thibodaux, LA on Saturday for round one. It’s the second ever division one playoff appearance…

UND Football Defeats Southern Utah to Finish Season Undefeated at Home

The Fighting Hawks downed the Thunderbirds 36-18

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – North Dakota outscored Southern Utah, 19-0, in the second half to roll to a 36-18 victory on Saturday afternoon from the Alerus Center.   With the win, UND reaches the elusive seven-win mark and will find out whether it has been selected for the FCS playoffs tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. on ESPNU. The Fighting Hawks,…

UND Football Taking Playoff Mentality into Regular Season Finale

The Fighting Hawks play Southern Utah on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football will play it’s final game of the regular season this week against Southern Utah. The Thunderbirds are just 3-8 this season, but if there is anything the Fighting Hawk’s latest game taught them, it’s that no matter the record, no opponent should be counted out. This past Saturday, und narrowly escaped defeat against…

UND Football Faces Sixth Ranked Opponent This Season

No.22 Fighting Hawks Hits Road to Face No.3 Weber State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the sixth time this season, North Dakota football is up against a ranked opponent. This wee UND  travels to Utah to take on Weber State, the number three team in the FCS. It will be the second time in as many seasons that the Fighting Hawks face off against the Wildcats. When the teams met…

UND Football Hoping to Heal Up During Bye Week

The Fighting Hawks are 5-3 entering the Bye week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football is having quite the season so far. The Fighting Hawks are undefeated at home and have won three games against ranked opponents, including Saturday’s upset against No. 9 Montana State. Their 5-3 record earned them a Top 25 ranking in the FCS polls this week, sitting at No. 24. While momentum is on their…

UND Football Readies for a Dynamic Montana State Opponent

The Fighting Hawks and the Bobcats square off Saturday at noon

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the fifth time in eight games, UND football will be tasked with taking down a top-25 opponent. This Saturday’s matchup comes against No. 9 Montana state. The Bobcats are 5-2 this year with their only loses coming against Texas Tech and then No. 16 Sacramento State. The Montana State offense tends to get a bit…

UND Football: Schweigert Calls Cal Poly Game “Very Important”

Fighting Hawks are winless on the road in 2019

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football sits at three and three halfway through their season. All three of those losses have come to opponents on the road. Both sides of the ball have really struggles outside of the Alerus Center. In those losses, the Fighting Hawks gave up a combined 128 points. Offensively, the Hawks didn’t put up more…

UND Football: Schweigert Wants His Team to “Stay Focused” as Idaho State Game Approaches

Idaho State Beat UND Last Season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football coming off a win against a ranked opponent for the second time in three weeks after a game-winning field goal sealed the Fighting Hawks victory over UC Davis. Next up for UND, a match up with Idaho State who had their number last season taking home the victory  at the Alerus Center. In…