FCS Football

Montana State’s Vigen Playing Alma Mater; NDSU Using Close Games As Advantage Heading into FCS Championship

Players, coaches speak for first time ahead of next Saturday's match-up

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football has returned from their holiday break and in day four of winter camp getting ready to make the trip south to Frisco and the FCS Championship for the 9th time in 11 years on Wednesday. While about a quarter of the roster and the program itself have the experience of making it this…

NDSU’s Secondary Confident in Stopping JMU’s Passing Attack

Dukes QB leads nation in passing efficiency

FARGO, N.D — Over North Dakota State’s four-game win streak there have been no questions about the defense stopping the run holding opponents under 100 yards in all four and a total of just 283 on the ground in that span, however, to beat James Madison it’ll be about shutting down the pass. JMU’s quarterback Cole Johnson not only has…

NDSU-James Madison Football in Familiar Position: Playing Meaningful Games in December

Bison-Dukes play for spot in FCS Championship Friday Night

FARGO, N.D — Soak it all in Bison fans. Friday night’s semifinal match-up marks the last meeting for James Madison and North Dakota state as fcs opponents as the Dukes make the move to the FBS  next season. And just like their previous two meetings, there is a lot to play for in this one. Last time both sides got…

NDSU’s O.C. Talks Second Option at Tight End; Success of O-Line Last Three Games

Tyler Roehl answers some big questions heading into quarterfinal match-up

FARGO, N.D — With their playoff quarterfinal match-up against East Tennessee State on the horizon, North Dakota State football has been dealing with injuries on both sides of the ball. However, the biggest loss may come on offense at tight end with Noah Gindorff. Gindorff had successful surgery on his leg Wednesday after getting rolled up on during a block…

NDSU’s Talbert Having Breakout Year At Cornerback

Has forced two turnovers in last three games

FARGO, N.D — Over North Dakota State’s three-game win streak the defense has played mean living up to their code green form. A standout from the secondary, who has been part of that success, is cornerback Destin Talbert. The Bison have held opponents under 100 rushing yards and forced five turnovers over that stretch. Talbert has caused two of those…

NDSU’s Patterson Finding Confidence With New Role in the Offense

Patterson has own personnel set in offense to run the ball

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been a season of highs and lows for North Dakota State quarterback Quincy Patterson. Patterson led the bison as starter out of fall camp to a 6-0 record before suffering a shoulder injury week seven against Missouri State and ultimately getting sidelined for Cam Miller who has been QB1 since. The experience of losing that role…

NDSU Football Working Through Challenges in New Opponent; Gindorff Back For Sixth Year

Bison play East Tennessee State for first time on Saturday

FARGO, N.D — For the first time this season North Dakota State football will see an unfamiliar opponent by playing a team outside of the Missouri Valley. The SOCON conference champions, East Tennessee State are coming to the Dome Saturday for the first ever meeting between both sides. The Buccaneers come in winners of five in a row after topping…

UND’s Weah Enters Transfer Portal

One of five Fighting Hawks football players to enter portal this offense

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota running back Otis Weah has entered the transfer portal. The junior missed two games this season for a suspension and illness, leading UND with 159 carries  for 818 yards and  nine touchdowns. The All-American caps off what has been quite the ride in Grand Forks after redshirting in 2018 and being academically eligible in…

NDSU Football Not Thinking About Last Spring’s Loss Ahead of Match-Up With Southern Illinois

Entz did not address last spring's loss with the team

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football getting set for their playoff match-up with Southern Illinois by taking to the practice field this past weekend and watching their opponents first round round game with South Dakota  together as a team. Its a showdown with a lot of history as of late. Back in the spring, the Salukis not only handed…

NDSU’s Entz Named Missouri Valley Coach of the Year For Second Time

Has 33-4 record as coach of the Bison

FARGO, N.D — For the second time in his coaching career North Dakota State head coach Matt Entz was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s best. Entz has the Bison in a first round bye for the fcs playoffs after winning 10 games in the regulars season and taking the conference outright. In three seasons, Entz has a 33-4 record…