Danny Freund

Inexperienced Offense Biggest Challenge for UND Football Heading into Opener Against Southern Illinois

Have just one senior among the quarterbacks, running backs and receivers

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Excitement is in the air in Grand Forks as North Dakota football makes its debut in the Missouri Valley Football Conference this weekend against Southern Illinois, who is ranked as high as 13 in preseason polls. One of the many intriguing story lines in this match-up. On the sidelines, head coach Bubba Scheweigert, faces his former…

UND football to focus on more balanced offense during the offseason

The Fighting Hawks finished the 2019 season 7-5

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota football season has come to an end. The Fighting Hawks were eliminated in the first round of the FCS playoffs in a loss to Nicholls state on the road. The defeat highlighted some of the big factors UND will have to focus on this offseason after a year that was a…

Ketteringham Returns to UND Football Poised for Senior Season

The Fighting Hawks quarterback is entering his second year as the team's starter

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –Heading into last year’s football season, Nate Ketteringham was unclear about whether or not he would be UND’s starting quarterback. After a successful 2018 campaign at the helm of the Fighting Hawks offense, Ketteringham returns with a much better idea of where he stands. “This year he is the clear cut, number one guy,” offensive coordinator, Danny…

UND Football Working On Closing Out Games Heading into 2019 Season

Fighting Hawks started 5-2; Finished 6-5

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football had a great start to their 2018 season going 5–and–2 through their first seven games. One of the issues addressed this off season, how the Fighting Hawks finished. In the final four games, UND closed out with a 1–and–3 record missing out on the FCS playoffs at 6–and–5. The Hawks have been building…

Round Table: UND Football Spring Practice Recap

The Fighting Hawks conclude Spring Ball on Friday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football returned to the field for Spring practice with a new offensive system under first-year offensive coordinator Danny Freund. The team is also looking to add depth on defense, while bringing back a sold linebacker core. KVRR’s sports team analyzes the Fighting Hawks as they finish up the spring season. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra,…

New UND OC Freund Building on his Relationships with Players

Freund has been on the staff for the past eight seasons, previously as the wide receivers coach

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– North Dakota Football has a new offensive coordinator. UND Athletics announced on Sunday that former wide receivers coach Danny Freund was promoted to the position. Last week, the team decided not to renew the contract of Paul Rudolph for next season. Freund is no stranger to the program. He is a former quarterback of the Fighting Hawks and…