FCS Football

Spring FCS Playoffs Finalized

16 teams: Bracket reveal on April 18th

(NCAA) The NCAA Division One  Board of Directors finalized the plan for a spring FCS Playoffs. The changes include a smaller bracket that includes 16 teams verses the usual 24. 11 will be automatic bids the rest at-large berths. The bracket will be announced April 18th and the exact championship date is being targeted for a mid-May date with the…

Division One Council Lays Out Spring Season; FCS Playoffs

Playoffs run from April 18-May 15

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division One Council announced that the FCS Playoffs will be conducted  from April 18 through May 15 with 16 teams instead of 24. Eight conference games can be played over 13 weeks. Conferences can start and end their seasons at their own discretion. Conference championships  can be added. The final championship and spring season framework has…

Former Bison LB Cox Transitioning Nicely into SEC

Transferred to LSU after the 2019 season with NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — After the 2019 season, linebacker Jabril Cox, had the opportunity to transfer from North Dakota State to the FBS level, as a grad transfer and took advantage. Landing with the national champion, LSU Tigers. Now, the former Bison is making an impression with his new squad in Baton Rouge. Even though Cox has left the NDSU football…

Five Bison on Stats Perform FCS Preseason All-America Team

CHICAGO – (NDSU Athletic) North Dakota State had five players named to the Stats Perform FCS Preseason All-America Team announced Wednesday, Sept. 2, featuring some of the top players in the Football Championship Subdivision. NDSU sophomore quarterback Trey Lance and senior left tackle Dillon Radunz were named to the first team, senior right tackle Cordell Volson and linebacker Jackson Hankey were named to the second team, and junior…

NDSU’s Wegner Named to FCS Punter of the Year Award Watch List

Was Third-Team All-American in 2019

AUGUSTA, Ga. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State’s Garret Wegner is one of 22 punters on the preseason watch list for the 2020 FCS Punter of the Year Award announced Wednesday, Aug. 26, by the Augusta Sports Council. The award, created in 2019, honors the nation’s top collegiate punter in the Football Championship Subdivision. The 2020 watch list was compiled based on…

NDSU Football Announces They Won’t Play This Fall

The team announced it's decision Friday afternoon on Twitter

FARGO, ND – North Dakota State Football announced that they won’t play a season this fall and will now shift their attention towards competing in the spring. The news comes shortly after the Missouri Valley Football Conference announced they’d be postponing their season to the spring of 2021. NDSU Athletics confirmed to KVRR Sports that the department had previously made…

NDSU Football Reports Ahead of Training Camp Friday

Season still planned to go on as scheduled

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football reported ahead of training camp, which starts on Friday. The Missouri Valley is one of six conferences staying firm about playing football come the fall. The Big Sky and Pioneer League are the latest conferences rumored to not play a season. The Division One Board of Governors said if 50 percent or more…

NCAA Makes First of Decisions Regarding Fall Sports Postseason

More decisions to come by August 21st

(NCAA) – The NCAA Board of Governors has directed schools and conferences to meet specific requirements if they are to conduct NCAA fall sports during the preseason, regular season and postseason. Further, each division is directed to determine its ability to meet those requirements to conduct fall championships. The board expressed serious concerns about the continuing high levels of COVID-19 infection in…

Lance On Manning Award Watch List

The award is an annual honor given college football's best quarterback factoring in bowl games

FARGO, ND – NEW ORLEANS – North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance was named to the preseason watch list for the Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, on Thursday, July 30. The list includes 30 of the top college quarterbacks in the nation heading into the 2020 football season. Lance, a sophomore from Marshall, Minn., was the 2019 Walter Payton…

Missouri Valley Football Commissioner Patty Viverito Answers Questions About Upcoming Season

KVRR's Nick Couzin Sat Down with Viverito to discuss plans of a season

FARGO, N.D. — With the college football landscape ever changing especially over the past few weeks with player testing and conferences announce changes, KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin talked with Missouri Valley Football Conference Commissioner Patty Viverito to get a local perspective. In her role as the Vice President of the Football Oversight Committee, she answered first about where she currently…