Bubba Schweigert

Run Game Crucial for UND Against Weber State

Weber State gives up 133 yards on the ground

GRAND FORKS N.D. — UND faces a top–five opponent this weekend, Weber State. Defensively, the Wildcats give up 133 yards per game on the ground. Last week, the Fighting Hawks rushed for 480 yards. For the Fighting Hawks to come out on top Saturday, continuing to run the ball at a high rate is a key. “Running the football is going…

Ketteringham Motivated By Playing Former Team

Ketteringham played for Sacramento State for two seasons

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —UND gunslinger Nate Ketteringham is heading back to his old stomping grounds. The Fighting Hawks face Sacramento State on Saturday, where Ketteringham played for two seasons. He started 16 games for the Hornets, accruing over 3,000 yards and 24 touchdowns. This time around though, the fans in Hornet Stadium won’t be buzzing in his favor, and his…

UND Football Building Confidence Off Montana Win

Fighting Hawks Beat the Grizzlies 41-14 on Saturday

Grand Forks, N.D. — UND Football’s win over Montana made an impact on the team. The Fighting Hawks had two weeks to prepare with a bye. They really took advantage Saturday with a dominant 41–14 win. Last week coach Bubba Schweigert said the bye week came at the perfect time for his team and this week after a statement win…

Turnovers Key To UND Victory over Montana

Fighting Hawks beat the Grizzlies 41-14

Grand Forks N.D. — North Dakota Football took down a stout Montana team on Saturday. The Grizzlies entered the contest ranked 22nd in the FCS. Montana had also beat UND in the last six seasons they were part of the big sky. UND changed that with a 41-14 beating over the Griz. Turnovers proved to be key in that win. The…

UND Football Finds New Ways to Stay Sharp in Second Halves

UND was shut out offensively in the second half against Idaho State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It was truly a tale of two halves last Saturday for UND football. They put up a goose egg offensively in the second half against Idaho State after a very dominant showing in the first two quarters. The Fighting Hawks know that’ll have to change this week if they want to have any success against Northern…

UND Football Making Adjustments after Potato Bowl Loss

Second-half struggles cost UND against Idaho State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Potato Bowl loss to Idaho State for North Dakota football exposed multiple problems for the Fighting Hawks. The second half showed a stale Hawks offense which failed to score coming out of the locker room. Their seven second-half drives resulted in five punts and two interceptions. For Coach Bubba Schweigert and Linebacker Jaxson Turner, they…

UND Football ‘Eliminating Noise’ of Potato Bowl Festivities to Focus on Saturday’s Game

The game against the Bengals is at 4:00 Saturday afternoon in the Alerus Center.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota is home this weekend for what would normally be the start of conference play. But, the Fighting Hawks are no longer members of the Big Sky Conference as they transition to the Missouri Valley Football Conference in 2020. Idaho State is headed to Grand Forks for the annual Potato Bowl. Although…

UND Expects a Dominant Defense from Sam Houston State

The BearKats advanced to the semifinals in five of the last seven seasons

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —North Dakota had its hands full last Saturday. The unit played in front of 70,000 fans against one of the best teams in the FBS. This week…. It’s not getting any easier. UND visits a premier FCS team in Sam Houston State. The BearKats are consistently in the mix to win a national title. They’ve advanced to…

UND Football Faces a lot of ‘Firsts’ Heading into Season Opener

UND will face their first opponent as an NCAA independent team, as they transition out of the Big Sky Conference

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Fighting Hawks’ football season takes flight Thursday night, and it also kicks off what will be a season full of ‘firsts’ for the green and white. For example, UND will face their first opponent as an NCAA independent team, as they transition out of the Big Sky Conference. This will also be the first time…

UND Learning from the Past, Bringing Optimism into Home Opener

North Dakota hosts Mississippi Valley State on Thursday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football is another day closer to its home opener with Mississippi Valley State. Neither the Fighting Hawks nor the Delta Devils were able to find the win column a whole lot in 2017. The two squads combined for just five wins. But both teams are putting the past in the past and are optimistic about 2018…