College Football

Cobbers Football Camp Continues

Concordia opens season Sept. 1 vs Nebraska-Wesleyan.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Concordia Cobbers finished up practice number two of the season Monday morning. Head coach Terry Horan enters year 18 at the helm for the Cobbers who have come up just short of making the division III playoffs the last few seasons. Gone are the household names on offense like Michael Herzog, Jason Montonye and Chad Johnson….

NDSU at No. 1 in STATS FCS Preseason Poll

Bison with 151 of 157 first-place votes.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Defending national champion North Dakota State was ranked No. 1 in the STATS FCS Preseason Top 25 media poll released Monday, Aug. 6. The Bison garnered 151 of the 157 first-place votes. No. 2 James Madison, the national runner-up a year ago, took the remaining six first-place votes. National semifinalists South Dakota State and Sam…

Energized Fighting Hawks Football Ready for New Campaign

UND football opens season at home for first time since 2013.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Last season’s 3–8 finish obviously fell below the University of North Dakota football’s expectations. This year’s team already feels different. “We’re energized,” running back John Santiago said. His buddy Brady Oliveira agrees with Santiago. “I’ve never seen so much excitement and energy on the practice field,” Oliveira stated. Just four practices into the season , the…

KVRR Round Table: NCAA Adjusts College Football Redshirt Rule

The KVRR sports team analyzes the rule change in college football.

FARGO, N.D. — The NCAA amended the red shirt rule to allow players to play in up to four games per year without losing a season of eligibility. Division I college football players will now be able to play in up to four games per season without using a season of eligibility, the NCAA announced Wednesday. The KVRR sports team analyzes the rule change and how…

KVRR Round Table: NDSU Football Building Depth in Spring

The KVRR Sports team gives us a look at what to watch for in NDSU spring football

FARGO, N.D. — The defending national champion NDSU Bison football team returned to the practice field this week for spring practices. Multiple starters will have a minimal role in the practices as they recover from injury. Coach Chris Klieman and the herd will take advantage of this and aim to create depth at many positions. The KVRR sports team tells…

KVRR Round Table: Bison Football Strike Big on Signing Day

NDSU signs Jabril Cox's little brother, Jasir

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State head football coach Chris Klieman announced the addition of four student-athletes to the Bison program Wednesday, Feb. 7, the first day of the National Letter of Intent regular signing period. The Bison signed three players from Florida and one from Missouri.  They are Jacksonville wide receiver Kenneth Channelle of Ribault High School,…

College Football Legend Keith Jackson Dies at 89

The Georgia native is best known for his coverage of college football for more than five decades from 1952 through his retirement in 2006.

Longtime ABC Sports broadcaster Keith Jackson died Friday night. He was 89. ESPN announced the news Saturday morning after confirmation from Jackson’s family. The Georgia native is best known for his coverage of college football for more than five decades from 1952 through his retirement in 2006. The last 40 years of that play-by-play work came with ABC Sports. “For generations…

Frisco Businesses Thrive (Again) with Bison Fans in Town

NDSU and James Madison showdown on Saturday for the National Title.

FRISCO, Texas — Just 12 months ago, businesses in Frisco, Texas experienced the month of January without North Dakota State fans for the first time since 2010. They definitely noticed a change. “Obviously, there were not as many people,” Tight Ends Marketing Manager Brittany Foster said. “I think a lot of them had purchased their tickets before hand.” In just…

NDSU Football Seniors Slated for Final Home Game

Bison host Sam Houston on Friday night.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s football team is treating Tuesday like Wednesday with the short week. The Bison face Sam Houston State in the FCS semifinals on Friday night. The semis are when the herd fell in last year’s playoffs, when they lost to the eventual national champion, James Madison. As the number two overall seed, the Bison are hosting…

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…