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North Dakota Upsets No.7 Missouri State

North Dakota Upsets Missouri State on Homecoming Saturday

GRAND FORKS, ND– North Dakota delighted the Fighting Hawks faithful with a 48-31 win over the Missouri State Bears. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Hawks Football, North Dakota Fighting Hawks, NORTH DAKOTA FIGHTING HAWKS FOOTBALL, UND Football

UND Football Welcoming Challenge of Nebraska Week One

First time playing Big Ten Opponent since 1975

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football opens up their season on the road against Nebraska. It’s the first time the Fighting Hawks are playing a Big Ten opponent since 1975. The capacity of Alerus Center is 21,000. At Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, it’s 90,000. Head coach Bubba Schweigert and the rest of the team know the challenge that lays…

UND’s Schuster Adding More To Game in Year Three As Starting Quarterback

Tommy Schuster has incorporated using the legs more in pocket

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Year nine for North Dakota football under the watch of head coach Bubba Schweigert. After making the playoffs in back-to-back seasons, the Fighting Hawks were left out of the field last year after four Missouri Valley games were lost by one possession. Veterans like third year starting quarterback Tommy Schuster remember those emotions and has now…

North Dakota to Unleash Two QB Attack?

The Fighting Hawks May Rely on Multiple Signal Callers This Season

North Dakota football was 3 and 5 in conference with an overall record of 5-6. Four of the fighting hawks win came on their home turf where they only lost once last season. Now looking to build on the teams potential, coach bubba Schweigert spoke about the benefits of having a more normal off season as well as the potential…

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Otis Weah GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR-KNOX) – A Missouri newspaper says Missouri State has rescinded a scholarship offer to former UND running back Otis Weah of Moorhead, after he was accused of sexual assault at UND and banned from the school for five years.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…

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…

Moorhead’s Weah Named Preseason All-American for UND Football

Led conference in several different rushing categories

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Defenses make way for Otis Weah because the North Dakota running back is coming for some more hardware. The Moorhead native was named a preseason All-American by Athlon sports. Weah led the Missouri Valley this spring in rushing yards, yards per carry, rushing touchdowns and yards per game.. All were top ten nationally. Weah is one…

UND Football was “Right Fit” for Moorhead’s Teiken

Spuds defensive end is committed to the Fighting Hawks as part of the 2022 class

MOORHEAD, Minn — Grand Forks might as well change its name to north Moorhead because a fifth Spuds player is set to play for North Dakota football. Defensive end Jack Teiken commits to the fighting hawks as part of their 2022 class. Teiken had 10 offers including NDSU, USD and Wyoming, Army and Air Force  from the FBS. While there…

UND Football Alum Toivonen’s Unusual Path to the NFL

Signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Travis Toivonen caught over 130 catches for 1700 yards and 13 touchdowns in four seasons with North Dakota football ranking third all-time in program history, now the receiver is on an NFL roster after signing with the Seattle Seahawks coming in for a workout. “There were three other receivers with me so basically it was a…

UND Football Taking Away Lessons From Spring Season

Learning how to win more on the road

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The spring season brought history for the North Dakota football program seeing the FCS playoffs quarterfinal round for the first time. Not making it further isn’t bringing anyone down. There are still many goals left to accomplish the Fighting Hawks want to see through. One is winning on the road, which is something that continues to…