Fighting Hawks Football

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, …

NDSU-UND Football Get Ready to Clash for 113th Time; Third as Division One Opponents

UND leads all-time series

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State and North Dakota football meet for the 113th time this Saturday. It’ll be just the third as division one opponents. The last two meetings came in 2015 and 2019 where the Bison held the Fighting Hawks to a combined 16 points in wins. However this match-up is a little different. UND comes in as…

Moorhead’s Weah Clears Path for UND Football’s Third Consecutive Win

No. 4 Fighting Hawks took down No. 20 South Dakota, 21-10

GRAND FORKS, N.D – (UND ATHLETICS) To say Otis Weah atoned for an early fumble would be an understatement. The redshirt sophomore running back put the ball on the turf trying to cross the goalline in the first quarter, but ran like a man possessed thereafter, chalking up a career-high 163 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns as fourth-ranked…

FCS Spring Season Preview: Stats Perform Senior Editor Craig Haley

Stats Perform's Craig Haley previews upcoming spring football season

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State and North Dakota football kick off their spring seasons next weekend. In anticipation of the season, preseason polls and All-American are being released. Stats Perform Senior Editor, Craig Haley, joined KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin to preview what’s ahead. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison Football, Craig Haley, FCS Football, FCS…

UND Football Ready to Prove Doubters Wrong Entering First Year in MVFC

Fighting Hawks picked seventh in valley football preseason poll

GRAND FORKS, N.D — With their debut in the Missouri Valley Football Conference coming at the end of this month, North Dakota football is feeling the disrespect after the league released its preseason poll on Wednesday. Coming off back-to-back winning seasons  as independents and making the FCS playoffs in 2019, the poll had them finishing seventh of the league’s ten…

Missouri Valley Football Conference Releases Poll and Preseason All-League Teams

NDSU picked first with eight players on all-league team; UND picked seventh

ST. LOUIS, MO. — With the spring football season on the horizon, the Missouri Valley football conference released their preseason poll and all-conference teams. The Bison had a league-best eight selections make the team highlighted by fullback Hunter Leupke, receiver Christian Watson, offensive lineman Cordell Volson, long snapper Ross Konnelly, defensive lineman Spencer Waege, linebacker Jackson Hankey  and defensive backs…