FCS Football

UND Football Faces Sixth Ranked Opponent This Season

No.22 Fighting Hawks Hits Road to Face No.3 Weber State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the sixth time this season, North Dakota football is up against a ranked opponent. This wee UND  travels to Utah to take on Weber State, the number three team in the FCS. It will be the second time in as many seasons that the Fighting Hawks face off against the Wildcats. When the teams met…

Western Illinois Game Provides Opportunity for NDSU Football’s Depth

NDSU FB Plans to Play Younger Player Against The Leathernecks

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football starts a stretch of back to back home games this weekend beginning with Western Illinois on Saturday. The Leathernecks come into the match up with only one win over South Dakota last week. A struggling Leatherneck team provides the opportunity for NDSU to play more of their younger talent who haven’t received a…

NDSU Football Looking For Fast Start Against Youngstown State

Penguins played Bison to two close games the last two meetings in Ohio

FARGO, N.D. — In recent years, there are two teams in the Missouri Valley Football Conference who give North Dakota State fits, one is South Dakota State, who the Bison escaped by a touchdown over the weekend. The second is Youngstown State where NDSU goes this Saturday. In the last two meetings in Youngstown, the Bison squeaked out a pair…

UND Football Knows Importance of Wins for Rest of Season

Won first road contest last week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football got the monkey off its back getting the first road win of the season. This week’s task is another ranked opponent, the fifth faced this season, in Montana State coming to the Alerus Center. It’s a place where the Fighting Hawks have not lost this season. UND knows every game from here on…

NDSU Football Staying Focused on Winning Dakota Marker Despite Outside Noise

Last time Bison played in Brookings was last loss

FARGO, N.D. — Besides Frisco and the FCS Championship, the one other week circled on Bison fans calender’s is the week leading up to the Dakota Marker game between North Dakota State and South Dakota State. Besides the outside distractions of a trophy to bring home, the undefeated season, the number one ranking, the homecoming for many Bison players from…

NDSU Football Business As Usual With Dakota Marker Game Saturday

#1 Bison Face #3 Jackrabbits Saturday in Brookings

FARGO, N.D. — There are only two undefeated programs left in the Missouri Valley Football Conference and both play each other this week as number one North Dakota State travels to Brookings to take on third ranked South Dakota State. There haven’t been many teams over the years who have the Bison’s number, however, the Jackrabbits are the last team…

UND Football: Schweigert Calls Cal Poly Game “Very Important”

Fighting Hawks are winless on the road in 2019

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football sits at three and three halfway through their season. All three of those losses have come to opponents on the road. Both sides of the ball have really struggles outside of the Alerus Center. In those losses, the Fighting Hawks gave up a combined 128 points. Offensively, the Hawks didn’t put up more…

NDSU Football Not Trying to Get Too Comfortable With Matchup Against Unranked Missouri State Saturday

Bison won last year's contest 48-7

FARGO, N.D. –Halfway through the college football season and North Dakota State  is a perfect 6 and o outscoring ranked Missouri Valley conference opponents 83–17 the last two weeks. NDSU  gets the benefit of another home conference game this weekend when Missouri State comes to the Fargo Dome. The Bears have been the bottom feeder of the Valley in recent…

NDSU Football: Offense Feeling Confident Against Improved Northern Iowa Defense

UNI Gave up 56 Points to the Bison Last Season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football dominated in week one of Missouri Valley conference play with a 37–3 road win at number fifteen Illinois State. Valley play continues as the Bison return home to play tenth ranked Northern Iowa Saturday. The Panthers defense let up 56 points to the Bison in a loss last season, however, this year’s UNI…