Matt Entz

NDSU’s Matt Entz Named AFCA FCS National Coach of the Year

Won award for second time in three years

SAN ANTONIO — (NDSU Athletics) The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) presented its top coaching award — AFCA National Coach of the Year — to four outstanding coaches in Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), Division II, Division III and the NAIA on Monday, Jan 10. North Dakota State’s Matt Entz (FCS), Bowie State’s Damon Wilson (Division II), Central (Iowa) College’s Jeff McMartin (Division III)…

Dominate Run Game Helps NDSU Football Clinch 9th National Title in 11 Years

Had 380 yards rushing in 391-0 win over Montana State

FRISCO, TEXAS — North Dakota state football stays a perfect 9-0 in national title games securing a 38-10 victory over Montana state behind a ferocious rushing attacking. The bison used the largest halftime lead in fcs championship history of 28 on the way to 505  total yards  of offense. 380 of those and 4 of the 5 touchdowns came on…

NDSU’s Watson, Gonnella to play in FCS Championship Saturday

Both have missed multiple games with injury

FRISCO, TX — North Dakota State football fans rejoice because head coach Matt Entz expects his all-American receiver Christian Watson to return to the field for Saturday’s FCS Championship. Watson has missed the last three playoff games with a hamstring injury. That’s not all on the injury front.  Entz also said center Jalen Sundell  and left guard Nash Jensen will…

Montana State’s Vigen Playing Alma Mater; NDSU Using Close Games As Advantage Heading into FCS Championship

Players, coaches speak for first time ahead of next Saturday's match-up

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football has returned from their holiday break and in day four of winter camp getting ready to make the trip south to Frisco and the FCS Championship for the 9th time in 11 years on Wednesday. While about a quarter of the roster and the program itself have the experience of making it this…

NDSU Football Adds 31 New Player to the Roster for 2022

Bison add 13 from Minnesota and 7 from in-state

FARGO, N.D — Wednesday marked the first of the three day early signing period around college football. North Dakota State welcomed 31 future players to the program from seven different states with 13 coming from Minnesota and seven from in-state. Head coach Matt Entz brought in recruits for every position other than running back, a spot on the roster that’s…

NDSU-James Madison Football in Familiar Position: Playing Meaningful Games in December

Bison-Dukes play for spot in FCS Championship Friday Night

FARGO, N.D — Soak it all in Bison fans. Friday night’s semifinal match-up marks the last meeting for James Madison and North Dakota state as fcs opponents as the Dukes make the move to the FBS  next season. And just like their previous two meetings, there is a lot to play for in this one. Last time both sides got…

NDSU Football Working Through Challenges in New Opponent; Gindorff Back For Sixth Year

Bison play East Tennessee State for first time on Saturday

FARGO, N.D — For the first time this season North Dakota State football will see an unfamiliar opponent by playing a team outside of the Missouri Valley. The SOCON conference champions, East Tennessee State are coming to the Dome Saturday for the first ever meeting between both sides. The Buccaneers come in winners of five in a row after topping…

NDSU Football Not Thinking About Last Spring’s Loss Ahead of Match-Up With Southern Illinois

Entz did not address last spring's loss with the team

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football getting set for their playoff match-up with Southern Illinois by taking to the practice field this past weekend and watching their opponents first round round game with South Dakota  together as a team. Its a showdown with a lot of history as of late. Back in the spring, the Salukis not only handed…

NDSU’s Entz Named Missouri Valley Coach of the Year For Second Time

Has 33-4 record as coach of the Bison

FARGO, N.D — For the second time in his coaching career North Dakota State head coach Matt Entz was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s best. Entz has the Bison in a first round bye for the fcs playoffs after winning 10 games in the regulars season and taking the conference outright. In three seasons, Entz has a 33-4 record…

NDSU Football Having A Light Playoff Bye Week

Practicing three days this week

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football is feeling like its in 2019 again. With a first round bye in the FCS playoffs, the team has a bit of a lighter schedule this week in order to take full advantage of both rest, recovery and time with family. The Bison plan to have three practices this week and look into…