FCS Football

NDSU’s Sproles’ Patience Paid Off Catching First Touchdown in Two Seasons

Senior caught first TD since 2019; the game-tying score against Missouri State

FARGO, N.D — Two years since North Dakota State receiver Phoenix Sproles made reservations for six in the end zone. It all finally changed last weekend catching the game-tying touchdown against Missouri State off a play called Alabama y. It was certainly a moment that needed some time to take in, so much so, Sproles laid out on the field…

No Decision On QB Switch for NDSU; Defense Needs To Practice Better

Top storylines for head coach Matt Entz's Monday press conference

FARGO, N.D — There was a lot to unpack from North Dakota State football head coach Matt Entz’s press conference. After starting quarterback Quincy Patterson was replaced in the third quarter by back-up Cam Miller which led to the question being asked: is that a permanent change? The answer: no official decision has been made. Right now, the approach is…

NDSU’s Miller Replaces Patterson and Leads Them to Victory Over Missouri State

Miller threw two fourth quarter touchdowns to beat the Bears

FARGO, N.D — It’s Miller Time in Fargo once again as Quarterback Cam Miller came in to replace starter Quincy Patterson and throw two touchdowns in the fourth quarter leading the Bison to the 27-20 win, their seventh straight victory and 11th in a row against Missouri State. Patterson was pulled after throwing his third interception in three games and…

SMU Transfer Williams Making Most of Opportunities At Running Back For NDSU

Junior has 26 carries for 206 yards and two touchdowns

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State running back TaMerik Williams is one of seven transfers to join the roster this fall. Since heading up north from SMU in the spring, he’s made the most of his opportunities. As one of 11 backers, Williams has seen just 26 carries through six games, however on the flip side has rushed for 206…

NDSU’s Ching, Eli Mostaert Solidifying Roles As Top Pass Rushers

Both have combined for 32 tackles, 5.5 sacks

FARGO, N.D — Defensive tackles Costner Ching and Eli Mostaert have been putting up big numbers for North Dakota State this fall. Through six games, the two have combined for 5.5 sacks, 32 tackles and a fumble recovery. A lot of their performance was fueled by not living up to standards last season as the fourth best best in the…

NDSU’s Defense Returning to Code Green Form

Bison have posted two shutouts and five sacks in W over Illinois State

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State’s code green defense has returned to form posting their second shutout of the season along with five sacks and seven tackles for loss in a win over Illinois State. The Bison put a lot of pressure on Redbirds quarterback Bryce Jefferson, who was held to just 40 yards passing and was picked off twice…

NDSU Football Improves to 6-0 with Road Win Against Illinois State

Earn second shutout of season with 20-0 win

NORMAL, Ill. – (NDSU Athletics) Defensive tackle Eli Mostaert had 3.5 sacks and linebacker Jasir Cox made his first two career interceptions to highlight No. 3-ranked North Dakota State’s 20-0 victory over Illinois State in the Missouri Valley Football Conference on Saturday, Oct. 16, before a homecoming crowd of 12,416 at Hancock Stadium. It was the second shutout of the…

Jasir Cox: NDSU Football’s Team Barber

Bison senior linebacker plays more than just his role as teammate

FARGO, N.D — After a season-high six tackles against Northern Iowa, North Dakota State linebacker Jasir Cox has accepted the challenge head coach Matt Entz has given him since the spring tackle better. “I took initiative with myself to understand that bringing a guy down is the main concept is the main concept our defense prides itself on,” Cox said….

Wisniewski Becoming Mr. Reliable for NDSU’s Defense

Has made most of opportunities coming in for an injured James Kaczor

FARGO, N.D — Linebacker Cole Wisniewski has become Mr. Reliable for North Dakota State’s defense. When there is a injury to another backer, the sophomore steps in and makes the most of the opportunity. Having last season’s leading tackler, James Kaczor out day-to-day with a core injury, Wisniewski came in to make six tackles. That wasn’t the only time having…

NDSU’s Punter Steindorf Feeling Confident After Two Big Games

Redshirt freshman had 45 yard punt average against Northern Iowa

FARGO, N.D — Over the last two weeks, North Dakota State punter, Kaedin Steindorf has come up big with the boot amassing 11 punts, the most he’s had in football up to this point and when one comes off good Steindorf doesn’t even feel it. “You know you had your drops right. After your done kicking it, you don’t feel…