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Otis Weah GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR-KNOX) – A Missouri newspaper says Missouri State has rescinded a scholarship offer to former UND running back Otis Weah of Moorhead, after he was accused of sexual assault at UND and banned from the school for five years.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

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…

UND Football Looking to Prove Themselves on the Road

Fighting Hawks have won just two games away from the Alerus Center the last two seasonS

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Getting to the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs is the furthest North Dakota football has ever gone and while that’s something the team is proud of a tougher challenge lies ahead: winning away from the Alerus Center. Over the last three seasons, the Fighting Hawks are 13-2 at home including the last 10 in a row….

Former MSUM WR Richter Has Been “Perfect Transfer” for UND Football

The Detroit Lakes native has a touchdown and 126 yards receiving yards for the Hawks this spring

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One of the many successful moves North Dakota football has made this season is bringing in talent from the Northern Sun at the division two level. One of those players added? Receiver Jake Richter from Minnesota State-Moorhead. The Detroit Lakes native used his final year of eligibility to play this spring at UND. It’s been quite…

UND Football “Turning The Page” After First Loss

UND lost to in-state rival, NDSU, on Sunday

GRAND FORKS, N.D — For North Dakota football it was a new experience, losing for the first time this season after starting on a four-game win streak. The offense was held to its lowest output of the spring scoring just 13 points and converting on just one third down. The result did now lower the team’s confidence or belief. With…

Native North Dakotan Players Looking Forward to This Weekend’s NDSU-UND Game

39 players combined from each roster from the state

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota and North Dakota State football fans get use to it because it’s about to happen a lot more often. The Bison and Fighting Hawks meet on Saturday for the first time as conference opponents since 2003 when both were in the North Central Conference. UND won that one and leads the all time series, however, …