Derrek Tuszka

Coach of the Week: NDSU Football Head Coach Matt Entz

NDSU FOOTBALL COACH MATT ENTZ IS THE KVRR COACH OF THE WEEK

FARGO, N.D. — From former All-American defensive end Derrek Tuszka being drafted into the NFL, virtual spring practices, the continued success of quarterback Trey Lance, filling voids on the defense and questions surrounding the start of the college football season, there is a lot to discuss with North Dakota State football head coach Matt Entz. Coach Entz joined KVRR’s Nick…

Tuszka “Excited” to Learn From Bronco’s Miller and Chubb

After being drafted by Denver on Saturday, Tuszka joins Von Miller & Bradley Chubb in defensive end

FARGO. N.D. — Former FCS All-American for North Dakota State football, Derrek Tuszka, has a new job title: Defensive end for the Denver Broncos, who used the final pick of their draft on Saturday to pick Tuszka creating some depth at the edge rusher position for the defense. Tuszka will fit right in as a player whose proven he can…

Tuszka NFL Bound

Derrek Tuskza 20' was drafted by the Denver Broncos with the 254th overall pick

FARGO, ND – We’ve touched on the possibility of N.D.S.U.’s Derek Tuszka getting drafted. The dream the of playing for an N.F.L. Has finally become a reality. In the second to last overall pick in the 2020 N.F.L. Draft, the Denver Broncos selected the now former bison. The F.C.S. All american had a fairly decent showing at the combine after…

NDSU Draft Preview With Hero Sport’s Sam Herder

Hero Sport's Sam Herder previews where ndsu players can go in draft

FARGO, N.D. — The NFL Draft is here and its time to talk where North Dakota State players could fall this weekend. Two who are likely to go off the board are defensive end Derrek Tuszka and tight end Ben Ellefson after both played in the East-West Shrine Game and Tuszka competed at the NFL Combine back in February. Hero…

NDSU Stars Tuszka, Ellefson Hope to Hear Their Names Called in NFL Draft

Both Played in East-West Shrine Game; Tuszka participated at NFL Combine

FARGO, N.D. — The NFL Draft is underway with the first round. There are two former North Dakota State football players likely to be drafted this weekend. The first is All-American defensive end Derrek Tuszka who had two different opportunities to show what he’s made of to NFL scouts. With no NDSU Pro Day due to COVID-19, Tuszka was the…

Former NDSU Football Player’s Tuskza & Ellefson in Florida for East-West Shrine Game Saturday

Game kicks off 3 p.m. Saturday on NFL Network

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., — While the celebration of an eighth national championship continued on Saturday, North Dakota State football had to enjoy it sitting on the tarmac of Dallas’s Love Field airport as their plane had a mechanical issue. When at that was going on, defensive end Derrek Tuszka and tight end Ben Ellefson were on a different plane to…

NDSU Football Reacts to Eighth FCS Championship

Bison react to winning FCS Championship

FRISCO, TX — Receiver Phoenix Sproles: “It hit a little harder being best friends with trey and seeing all the success he’s having on and off the field. I love him and I can’t even describe right now, I don’t know its good its good. I can’t talk right now.” Quarterback Trey Lance: Its the expectation you know when you…

NDSU Football Defense Gearing Up for Top Nicholls State Offense

Colonels Offense ranks in top 30 of FCS

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is four days away from its match-up with Nicholls State in the second round of the FCS Playoffs. The defense’s focus is on containing a Colonels offense that has a dual threat quarterback and top running game. Quarterback Chase Fourcade has thrown for 2,800 yards and 16 touchdowns adding over 800 on the…

NDSU Football’s Tuszka Accepts Invite to Shrine Bowl

Senior defensive end to play in Shrine Bowl Jan. 18

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Defensive end Derrek Tuszka has accepted an invite to the East–West shrine bowl. It provides an opportunity for NFL scouts to get another look at potential talent for the next level before the draft takes place in April. In 2019, Tuszka has racked up 18 tackles, 9.5 sacks and a forced fumble. Head coach…