FCS Football

Report: Scholarship pulled from former UND running back after sex assault allegation

Otis Weah GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR-KNOX) – A Missouri newspaper says Missouri State has rescinded a scholarship offer to former UND running back Otis Weah of Moorhead, after he was accused of sexual assault at UND and banned from the school for five years. The News-Leader of Springfield credits multiple sources who requested anonymity. The paper says, after it reported…

Former Bison WR Watson Shows Out At NFL Combine

Ran 4.28 40-yard dash

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Its safe to say former North Dakota State receiver Christian Watson showed out at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Watson ran a top 10 time in the 40-yard dash clocking a time of 4.28. In the broad jump, the FCS All-American leaped 4 feet 11 inches, which was the top distance among all at the position. Pro…

Former Bison Darrius Shepherd Heading On A New Football Journey

New Jersey Generals drafted him into the USFL

FARGO, N.D — With the seventh pick of the 15th round in the USFL Draft, the New Jersey Generals select Darrius Shepherd. Its a new adventure for former NDSU receiver Darrius Shepherd who goes from playing on NFL  Sunday’s to the spring in a new football league. Since leaving North Dakota State as the all-time leader in receiving yards Darrius…

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…