College Football

Open-Field Tackling Big Key for Bison Football on Saturday

NDSU hosts Wofford at 11 a.m. in FCS Quarterfinals.

FARGO, N.D. — The FCS playoffs are down to the final eight teams. Surprise, surprise that includes North Dakota State for the eighth consecutive year. The herd’s defense is the talk of the week as they get set to face their first ‘triple-option opponent of the year. The Bison led the entire country in total defense and are top-ten in stopping…

Mustache Power: NDSU Superstition Leads team to Quarterfinals

NDSU set to face Wofford in FCS playoffs on Saturday.

FARGO, N.D. — Second-seeded North Dakota State football downed San Diego on Saturday in the FCS playoffs and will take on Wofford in the quarterfinal round. Bison players joked after the win that the superstitious mustaches played a role in the victory. “We played really physical up front. Kind of figured out what they were doing early and I think…

NDSU Football Takes Down San Diego, Advances in FCS Playoffs

NDSU will match up with Wofford in the quarterfinals.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Quarterback Easton Stick passed for three touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 2 seed North Dakota State to a 38-3 victory over San Diego in the second round of the NCAA Division I FCS playoffs Saturday, Dec. 2, before a crowd of 18,067 at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. North…

NDSU Football Lands 11 on All-Conference List

Bison with six players on first team all-conference.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State led all schools with 11 players named to the All-Missouri Valley Football Conference team by a vote of the league’s media, head coaches and sports information directors announced Monday, Nov. 27. NDSU had six first team picks: fullback Connor Wentz, right guard Austin Kuhnert, long snapper James Fisher, linebacker Nick DeLuca, and…

Three Players Removed From Bison Football Team

Players removed after violating team rules.

FARGO, N.D. — Head coach Chris Klieman announced at his weekly press conference that three players have been removed from the team and one player has been suspended. “We removed three guys from the team last week for violation of team rules,” Klieman said. “I’m not going to comment any further on it. Darren Kelley, Henry Van Dellen and Sean…

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…

KVRR Roundtable: Bison Football Ends Regular Season at Illinois State

NDSU travels to Illinois State on Saturday.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU football has a chance to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference outright on Saturday when they travel to Illinois State. The KVRR sports team analyzes what the herd needs to do in order to defeat the Redbirds and win the conference outright in this KVRR round table. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags:…

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…