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Jasir Cox: NDSU Football’s Team Barber

Bison senior linebacker plays more than just his role as teammate

FARGO, N.D — After a season-high six tackles against Northern Iowa, North Dakota State linebacker Jasir Cox has accepted the challenge head coach Matt Entz has given him since the spring tackle better. “I took initiative with myself to understand that bringing a guy down is the main concept is the main concept our defense prides itself on,” Cox said….

Balanced Offensive Attack Leads NDSU Over Northern Iowa

Bison threw for 182 yards and ran for 181 in 34-20 win

FARGO, N.D — A balanced offensive attack gets the job done for North Dakota State with 182 yards through the air and 181 on the ground, taking down Northern Iowa at the FargoDome for the seventh straight time, 34-.20. After no targets last week, receiver Christian Watson finished with 163 yards including an 85-yard touchdown to open up the scoring….

NDSU’s Watson Says “More Opportunities To Come” Offensively

The All-American was held to 34 yards against Albany

FARGO, N.D — First-team All-American. First-Team All-Conference and Walter Payton Award watch list. Those are the accolades receiver Christian Watson has already received this season and defenses know that. Leading NDSU in receiving yards the past two seasons opponents are do their best to lock him down being limited to just 34 yards in week one. “I feel like if…

NDSU’s Roehl Talks Sproles, Watson Reunion at WR and Depth at Running Back

NDSU's offensive coordinator talks explosive weapons

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s offense is loaded this fall. Phoenix Sproles and Christian Watson are reunited at receiver and the running back position is filled with depth. Offensive coordinator discussed all this topics with KVRR’s Nick Couzin. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison Football, Christian Watson, Dominic Gonnella, Jalen Bussey, Kobe Johnson, NDSU Bison,…

Christian Watson Highlights HERO’s Preseason All-America Team

The senior wide receiver took home All-American accolades during the 2021 spring season

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – North Dakota State’s Christian Watson was named to the HERO Sports FCS Preseason All-America Team at two different positions Wednesday, Aug. 11, highlighting six overall selections for the NDSU program. Watson is listed as the second team return specialist and a third team wide receiver. He was a first team All-America kickoff returner during the 2020-21 spring…

Volson, Watson Named Preseason All-Americans for NDSU Football

One of six schools with multiple selections

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State is one of six schools with multiple preseason All-Americans. Offensive lineman Cordell Volson and receiver Christian Watson headline the list. Watson led all Bison wideouts  with 19 catches for 442 yards and a touchdown. On special teams, he tied an NDSU single season record with two 100 yard-returns for touchdowns in a season. Volson…

Watson and Wegner Take Home MVFC Player Of Week Honors

Christian Watson was named the conference Offensive Player of the Week while Garret Wegner earned Special Team honors

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Christian Watson and Garret Wegner take home Missouri Valley Player of The Week honors in the Bison’s three point win at Northern Iowa. Watson earns offensive player of the week a day after catching two passes for 86 yards, one of which lead to an NDSU field goal before the half. Wegner was named Special Teams…

Watson’s High Power Speed Helps Lift NDSU To Win Over Northern Iowa

Christian Watson returned a kick 100 yards for a touchdown in the Bison's 23-20 win over the Panthers

  FARGO, ND (KVRR) – In the second to last game of the regular season, NDSU squeaked by Northern Iowa 23-20 for their fifth win of the spring in what was their first game in three weeks. Christian Watson has a knack for speed, as we’ve seen before, but today it was on full display right here. The  100-yard kick…

NDSU Football’s Watson Helping Pass Game Struggles on Offense

Receiver Christian Watson has 176 yards and two touchdowns in the last two games

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been a struggle for North Dakota State football’s passing game to get going this spring. Averaging just under 132 yards per game, it’s second worst in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, however, over the last two weeks it’s really started to open up thanks to receiver Christian Watson. After starting the first four games with just…

NDSU’s Watson Taking WR Role to Another Level With Maturity

Coming off season leading the team in receiving yards and touchdowns

FARGO, N.D. — 2019 was a breakout year for North Dakota State receiver Christian Watson. Watson became a primary target for quarterback, Trey Lance, in his first full season as a starter. The second team all-Missouri Valley selection led the team in receiving yards and touchdowns as a replacement to All-American and Green Bay Packers receiver, Darrius Shepherd. With great…