Eric Schmidt

UND Football Returns Depth on Defense

Eric Schmidt is back as the Fighting Hawks Defensive Coordinator

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –There has been plenty of talk about the offensive changes to University of North Dakota’s football team with Danny Freund in his first year as the Fighting Hawks offensive coordinator. But on the other side of the ball, many familiar faces return to the field. The team brings back seven defensive starters from last season and the…

UND Football Looks to Add Depth on Defense as Spring Practices Wrap Up

On Wednesday, the Fighting Hawks held their final spring practice before Friday's Spring Game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football held its final practice before the team’s spring game on Friday. The past month and a half of spring ball has given the Fighting Hawks a chance to check out how some of the new and young guys will fit in with the team next season. This is especially true on defense where…

College Football: UND’s Deion Harris Eyeing His Return to the Field

Deion Harris suffered an injury to his Achilles tendon last July while doing a non-contact conditioning drill

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —Replacing a player who was named an All-American after his junior season, was being looked at by NFL clubs, and led the FCS in 2016 with three pick six’s is no simple feat. But that’s exactly what UND Football had to do when cornerback Deion Harris went down last July while doing a non-contact conditioning drill. “When…