Dillon Radunz

NDSU’s Lance Highlights Six Bison as FCS All-Americans

Lance one of Six Bison named as All-American

  FARGO, N.D. — (NDSU Athletics) Offensive Player of the Year Trey Lance highlighted six selections from North Dakota State on the Phil Steele FCS All-America Team announced Wednesday, Jan. 15. Lance and three other Bison freshmen were named to the Phil Steele FCS Freshman All-America Team. Lance, a quarterback from Marshall, Minn., set the NCAA all-divisions record for most passing attempts in…

NDSU Game Planning for One of FCS Football’s Best Pass Rushers

Nicholls State has active sack leader on defense

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is three days away from its match up with Nicholls State in the second round of the FCS Playoffs. Other than going up against the 25th best rushing offense in the country, NDSU has someone to worry about on the Colonels defense. It may give up over 270 yards through the air and…

NDSU Football: Expectation is to Go Undefeated

Bison want to go undefeated in back-to-back seasons

FARGO, N.D. — There were two goals at the top of the list North Dakota State football set out to accomplish at the start of the season. The first has already been achieved, clinching the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The second can be achieved this weekend going undefeated with a win at Southern Illinois. NDSU is one of only two…

Western Illnois Game Provides Different Approach For NDSU Football Upperclassmen

Game provides opportunity for underclassmen to play

FARGO, N.D. — A struggling one win Western Illinois football team comes to the Fargo Dome Saturday to take on North Dakota State in Missouri Valley play. As an undefeated squad, NDSU sees Saturday’s contest a bit differently than previous weeks. The game provides the chance for some of the underclassmen an opportunity to get playing time and get use…

NDSU Football to Wear Green-on-Green to Honor Defense Saturday Against Missouri State

First time Bison will wear the combo

FARGO, N.D. — For North Dakota State’s annual Code Green Game this Saturday against Missouri State, the Bison will sport a new jersey combination. The team’s captains decided to go with their normal green home jerseys and pair them with the away green pants for a green on green look to honor the defense. The new combination is the first…

AJ Blazek Brings one-on-one Attention to First Season as NDSU O-Line Coach

Blazek comes to the Bison after three years as Rutgers' offensive line coach

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is one-third of the way through its spring practices. You might think the team will have a different look in the 2019 season with only seven returning starters, a new head coach and five brand new members of the coaching staff. But, they are trying to keep the same look the same. The…

NDSU Linebacker Depth Tested with New Injury

Dan Marlette tore his ACL against Missouri State

FARGO, N.D. — ACL injuries continue to hinder North Dakota State’s football team as another player went down on Saturday. Head coach Chris Klieman announced Monday that linebacker Dan Marlette is the latest Bison player to tear his ACL. He joins preseason All-American DE Greg Menard, LT Dillon Radunz and RB Demaris Purifoy as the four players who have had the same…

NDSU Plagued by Week One Injuries

Two players expected to miss entire season after ACL injuries

FARGO, N.D. — Injuries continue to stifle North Dakota State as three players will miss significant time after week one’s 72-7 win against Mississippi Valley State. Both running back Demaris Purifoy and offensive tackle Dillon Radunz tore their ACLs, according to head coach Chris Klieman. Safety Jaxon Brown could miss as many as six weeks with a PCL tear, which…