Chris Klieman

Bison Focused on South Dakota State Despite Klieman News

The Bison play in the FCS Semifinal Friday night at 7:00

FARGO, N.D. — With the news of head coach Chris Klieman accepting a job at Kansas State, the team is still trying to focus on its upcoming matchup against South Dakota State. NDSU is in its eighth consecutive FCS semifinal with the matchup on Friday night. The Jackrabbits lost two games this season, one of them coming in week four…

Modern Family Star Welcomes Chris Klieman to Kansas State

One of the biggest stars of the hit show Modern Family, and a Kansas State alumnus, wishes Chris Klieman well. Eric Stonestreet, who plays Cam Tucker, tweets “Congratulations Coach Klieman. I look forward to watching your teams win many, many games. Manhattan is a special place as you’ll soon see. Go Cats!” The Emmy-winner is from Kansas City, Kansas and…

NDSU FB: Klieman Keeping Team Focus Away From Him and Coaching Rumors

Klieman tells team to 'eliminate any noise surrounding him' and focus on season

FARGO, N.D. — The week leading up to North Dakota State’s game against Colgate in the FCS Playoffs generated a lot of noise. Reports earlier in the week accumulated putting head coach Chris Klieman in consideration for the Kansas State head coaching vacancy. Klieman took it upon himself to let the team know he indeed talked with Kansas State and…

Latest on Chris Klieman and Kansas State Head Coaching Vacancy

Klieman Spoke After the Colgate Game About the Situation

FARGO, N.D. —  Since Bill Synder retired from being the Kansas State head football coach, there have been reports of North Dakota State head coach Chris Klieman as a front runner for the vacancy. With former North Dakota State Athletic Director Gene Taylor now the Athletic Director in Manhattan, it certainly seems possible Klieman could consider the opening. It’s unusual…

NDSU FB Refuses to Look Ahead as Playoff Bracket is Revealed

The Bison will face either Incarnate Word or Montana State in the second round on December 1.

North Dakota State football can take its first breather in a while. The Bison are off this weekend, courtesy of a first-round bye in the playoffs. The team is still practicing Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before a couple days off for Thanksgiving. In those practices, they are preparing for a pair of teams. They face either Montana State or Incarnate Word…

FCS Playoff Bracket Unveiled: NDSU FB is Number One Overall Seed

The Bison will play the winner of Incarnate Word and Montana State

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State accomplished everything they wanted in the regular season. They won the Missouri Valley Football Conference outright. Saturday they finished the regular season undefeated. Next for the Bison is what’s to come in the playoffs. After Saturday’s win, we already know the Herd would be the number overall seed, earning a first round bye. But…

NDSU FB Seniors Reflect On Walking Through the Helmet on Senior Day

The Bison went on to win and finish the regular season undefeated

FARGO, N.D.– This was a special senior class for North Dakota State football. All of these seniors were the first recruiting class of head coach Chris Klieman. Easton Stick, Greg Menard, Rob Grimsley, Bruce Anderson, just names a few. But the 24 seniors honored left an impact on the program. In total, this batch of seniors garnered over 65 wins in…

NDSU FB Rolls Southern Illinois on Senior Day to Finish Season Undefeated

Bison beat the Salukis 65-17

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) No. 1-ranked North Dakota State rolled up 663 yards of total offense and completed an undefeated regular season with a 65-17 thrashing of Southern Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 17, the most points and yards by NDSU in a Missouri Valley Football Conference game since joining the league in 2008. North Dakota State (11-0) became just the…

Lance Dunn Plays Big Part in Victory over Youngstown State

Lance Dunn rushed for 107 yards and a receiving touchdown

FARGO N.D. — Saturday’s game against Youngstown State came down to the final fifteen minutes. The defense kept North Dakota State in the game late but there was one Bison player who was consistent throughout. That was Lance Dunn. Against the Penguins, Dunn got the offense going both on the ground and receiving. He caught the first Bison touchdown pass and…

Derrek Tuszka Shines in NDSU’s Win over Youngstown State

Had two tackles for loss at a crucial time in the fourth quarter

FARGO, N.D.– Coming into the Youngstown State game, North Dakota State knew the Penguins would be tough. Youngstown hung with the Herd up until the end. After the second NDSU score, the defense took the game into their own hands with multiple tackles for loss. Greg Menard got his share of tackles per usual but Saturday it was the junior defensive…