Fighting Hawks Football

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…

UND Football Knows Importance of Wins for Rest of Season

Won first road contest last week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football got the monkey off its back getting the first road win of the season. This week’s task is another ranked opponent, the fifth faced this season, in Montana State coming to the Alerus Center. It’s a place where the Fighting Hawks have not lost this season. UND knows every game from here on…

UND Football: Schweigert Calls Cal Poly Game “Very Important”

Fighting Hawks are winless on the road in 2019

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football sits at three and three halfway through their season. All three of those losses have come to opponents on the road. Both sides of the ball have really struggles outside of the Alerus Center. In those losses, the Fighting Hawks gave up a combined 128 points. Offensively, the Hawks didn’t put up more…

UND Football Building Off Win Over UC Davis

UND built momentum with win over the Aggies

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football is feeling the good vibrations after knocking off their second ranked opponent in three weeks. After a disappointing showing at Eastern Washington giving up 28 points in the first half, the Fighting Hawks recovered with a game–winning field goal against UC Davis. The win over the Aggies gave the Hawks momentum going forward….

UND Football: Schweigert Wants His Team to “Stay Focused” as Idaho State Game Approaches

Idaho State Beat UND Last Season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football coming off a win against a ranked opponent for the second time in three weeks after a game-winning field goal sealed the Fighting Hawks victory over UC Davis. Next up for UND, a match up with Idaho State who had their number last season taking home the victory  at the Alerus Center. In…

UND Football: Schweigert “Looking for Consistency” From Ketteringham Against UC Davis

UC Davis has dropped from 4 to 12 in STATS Poll

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football heads into a new week moving on from a 35–20 loss to Eastern Washington. The Fighting Hawks turned the ball over six times leading to Eagles scores. Four of those turnovers came from quarterback Nate Ketteringham. Ketteringham made his first start since going down week one with a knee injury. In snowy, wet…

UND Football Looking to Get Healthy Over Bye Week

Week One Starter Nate Ketteringham returned to practice

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After taking down number 24th ranked Sam Houston State over the weekend, North Dakota football hits their bye week before heading to Eastern Washington next week. The bye week comes at a good time for the Fighting Hawks. There have been many injuries on both sides of the ball especially at the quarterback position where the…