Fighting Hawks Football

UND Football Earns First MVFC Honors Since Joining

North Dakota Football had six players take home preseason honors

GRAND FORKS, ND – Six Fighting Hawks earned preseason honors, being named to the Phil Steel preseason all Missouri Valley Conference team: Garett Maag and Nathan Nguon got the offensive selections. Jaxson Turner, C.J. Seigel, and Noah Larson got the defensive ones and Brady Leach for special teams after the kicker set two career highs last season: 35 extra points…

Moorhead’s Spud Following Dad’s Footsteps But On A Different Field

Trey Feeney will be the second in his family to play QB collegiality but suiting up in a different uniform

FARGO, ND – If you’re a football fan in the F.M. area, chances are you know Kevin Feeney, a quarterback from 1995 to through 99′ who broke quite a few program records as a Bison. But he’s not the last Feeney to run an offense at the college level. His son Trey, who he now coaches, is heading on a…

Coach of the Week: UND Football Head Coach Bubba Schweigert

UND Football coach Bubba Schweigert is the KVRR Coach of the Week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — From former All-American defensive end Mason Bennett being drafted into the CFL, virtual spring practices, transitioning to the Missouri Valley Football Conference and questions surrounding the start of the college football season, there is a lot to discuss with North Dakota football head coach Bubba Schweigert. Coach Schweigert joined KVRR’s Nick Couzin through Zoom to talk…

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…

UND Football: Head Coach Schweigert Receives Contract Extension

Schweigert receives four-year contract extension

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — (UND Athletics) University of North Dakota Athletics Director Bill Chaves announced on Monday that head football coach Bubba Schweigert has been extended for four seasons, starting at $215,000 and escalating to $245,000 per year, which will keep him on the Fighting Hawks sideline through the 2023 season. “I want to thank current UND president Dr. Joshua Wynne, incoming UND president…

UND Football Adds 25 in Early Signing Period

Adding to Quarterback Position

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –  (UND Athletics) North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert has announced that 25 prospective student-athletes have signed their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday morning. 23 of the 25 signees are from the high school ranks, with a pair of transfers join the Fighting Hawks from St. Cloud State. CLASS BREAKDOWN By State: North Dakota (6), Minnesota…

North Dakota Football Season Comes to a Close

North Dakota Football fell to Nicholls State in the Play-In game of the F.C.S. Playoffs

FARGO, ND – Nicholls State ended any chance North Dakota had at facing their in-state foes next weekend at the FargoDome, thanks to a 24-6 win at John L. Guidry Stadium. This one didn’t quite go the way the Fighting Hawks had hoped. They hardly got any offense going, only registering just a pair of field goals and 44 rushing…

UND Football Using Previous Playoff Loss As Motivation to Get A Win Saturday

Loss to Richmond in 2016 after 9-2 Season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football is looking to make history this Saturday when traveling to Thibodeaux, Louisiana. With a win over Nicholls State, the Fighting Hawks would win their first ever FCS playoff game. Going undefeated at home was an impressive feat but going on the road hasn’t been as kind and that’s what UND has to do…

UND Football Secures At-Large Bid into FCS Playoffs

North Dakota makes FCS playoffs for only second in history

GRAND FORKS – The University of North Dakota football team will make its second appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs next weekend after the selection committee has awarded the Fighting Hawks a visiting game against Nicholls on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. (CT) in the Thibodaux, Louisiana. This will be the second appearance in the FCS playoffs…

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…