FCS Football

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…

NDSU Football No. 1 in Hero Sports Top 25; Five Land On Preseason All-American Team

Hero Sports Sam Herder Breaks Down NDSU's All-Americans on Preseason List

  FARGO, N.D. – Coming off a third straight NCAA national championship and second consecutive undefeated season, North Dakota State football is ranked No. 1 in the HERO Sports FCS Top 25 along with five Preseason All-Americans. Coming off a year with no interceptions and being named Walter Payton Player of the Year, NDSU sophomore quarterback Trey Lance, senior left…

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…

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…

FCS All-American Mason Bennett Looking to Turn Dreams into Reality With NFL, CFL Draft Approaching

Bennett is a top ten prospect in the CFL

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football’s All-American defensive end Mason Bennett is looking to hear his name affiliated with a new team in both the NFL and CFL drafts. Being from Manitoba, Bennett is tabbed as one of the top ten prospects in the CFL. Bennett is on many NFL teams radars as well after becoming the Fighting Hawks…

NDSU Football Ready For Familiar Championship Game Week

Bison Leave Wednesday for Frisco

Its a phrase that has not been said for the last three weeks that can now be said, its game week. North Dakota State football leaves Wednesday afternoon for their Eighth FCS Championship appearance in the last nine seasons. Frisco, Texas and Toyota Stadium has become a place Bison fans and players are accustomed to being around this time in…

NDSU Football Looking for Fast State Against Illinois State

Don't want repeat of last week

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Quarterback Trey Lance will look to get the Bison offense off to a better start in the FCS Playoff Quarterfinal against Illinois State.. In their second round match-up with Nicholls State, NDSU trailed at home for the first time all season.  On top of that, the offense was held to the second lowest point…

NDSU QB Lance Wins FCS STATS Jerry Rice Award

Award for Best Offensive Player in FCS

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance was named the winner of the STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award on Wednesday, Dec. 11, as the national freshman of the year in the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision. He is the first player from the Missouri Valley Football Conference to win the award. Lance, a 6-foot-3, 221-pound redshirt freshman from Marshall,…