Chris Klieman

NDSU Football Wraps Up Spring Season, Hands Out Rings

NDSU had a ring presentation followed by a one-hour scripted practice to close out spring football

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State closed its spring football season on Friday, April 20, with a national championship ring presentation and an hour-long practice at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. Doors opened at noon for the Bison Locker Room Sale, featuring game-worn jerseys and other official team apparel, followed by the Bison Tailgate Expo at 4…

NDSU FB Assistants Benefit from Klieman Contract Extension

Bison football coach Chris Klieman signed a two-year contract extension on Thursday

FARGO, N.D. — Winning three national titles in four years, 90 percent of your games and four conference titles is a pretty good way to score some respect as a head coach. Chris Klieman signed a two-year contract extension Thursday that locks him up as North Dakota State’s coach until 2023. Klieman won’t see a raise in his $300,000 base salary,…

NDSU’s Kleiman Gets Two Year Contract Extension

The two year extension comes as Klieman is entering his eighth year overall and fifth as head football coach.

FARGO, ND — NDSU announced head football coach Chris Klieman’s contract has been extended through the 2023 season. The two year extension comes as Klieman is entering his eighth year overall and fifth as head football coach. As Bison head coach Klieman has a 54-6 record. They’ve finished 7-1 winning the Missouri Valley Football Conference all four years. Klieman has…

NDSU Football: Bison To Face James Madison in FCS Championship

NDSU advances to their 6th national title in the last seven years

FARGO, N.D. —NDSU Football routed Sam Houston State on Friday at the Fargodome 55-13 to advance to their 6th national title in the last seven years, and the Bison weren’t shy about expressing their excitement. “I’m happy for all of them, but the guy that deserves to play in a national championship game is Easton Stick,” head coach Chris Klieman…

NDSU Football Powers Past Wofford in FCS Quarterfinals

Bison advance to 7th straight FCS Semifinals

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Quarterback Easton Stick accounted for four touchdowns and No. 2 seed North Dakota State rolled to a 42-10 victory over seventh-seeded Wofford in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I FCS playoffs Saturday, Dec. 9, before a crowd of 17,008 at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. North Dakota State (12-1) became the first…

NDSU FB Feeling Refreshed after Open Week

The Bison have won their last 25 games after an open week

FARGO, N.D. — When a team in any sport has an extra week off, the players tend to respond in one of two ways: They are either fresher for the next matchup, or they get complacent and have their hot streaks cool off. Cooling off has not been an issue for the Bison in recent memory. NDSU has won its…

Klieman, Cox Score Conference Honors

Chris Klieman is the conference's Coach of the Year, while Jabril Cox is the Freshman of the Year

ST. LOUIS (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University claimed three of the top five honors in the Missouri Valley Football Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 22, as selected by a vote of the league’s media, head coaches and sports information directors. Chris Klieman was selected as the Bruce Craddock Coach of the Year for the first time in his career.  Linebacker…

NDSU Football Healing up with Playoff Bye Week

NDSU will play the winner of Northern Arizona or San Diego.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State is the number two overall seed heading into the FCS playoffs. That means a few things. First, the Bison have a bye through the first round this weekend. Second, they would host all the way up until Frisco, Texas if they keep winning. On December 2nd, the herd will face either San Diego or Northern…

NDSU Football Preparing for Both Illinois State QBs

NDSU looks to win the MVFC outright at Illinois State.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is preparing for another conference match up against a ranked opponent. The Bison head out to face No. 21 Illinois State on the road this weekend. The Redbirds rolled out a different quarterback last week in an overtime loss against South Dakota State, Malachi Broadnax. Illinois state also has Jake Kolbe at QB,…

NDSU Putting an Emphasis on Winning Conference Outright

NDSU takes on Illinois State this Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — The regular season in the FCS comes to a close this weekend. North Dakota State has already earned at least a share of their seventh straight conference title. But there is still more on the line this weekend for the Bison at Illinois State. NDSU also has a chance to win the Missouri Valley outright for the…