Matt Entz

New NDSU Cornerbacks Coach Lewis Walker Making Immediate Impact

Hired in March after spot opened on defensive coaching staff

FARGO, N.D — When defensive end coach Buddha Williams left North Dakota State this summer for Colorado State roles on that side of the ball were shifted and a new cornerbacks coach was welcomed in. It’s the last week of spring practice for North Dakota State and the end of the first for Lewis Walker on the coaching staff. The…

NDSU Football Holds First Spring Practice

One of 12 over the next month

FARGO, N.D — Just a month and a half ago, NDSU football was lifting their 9th FCS Championship trophy in 11 years. Now the road to Frisco 2023 officially begins as spring practice gets underway. “We’re going to have 125 kids on the roster, we can only bring 110 into camp so it’ll be very competitive, that’s something that we…

NDSU Football Starts Spring Practice

75 percent of Bison roster has not gone through spring practice

FARGO, N.D — After 25 games over a two year period North Dakota State football finally gets back in to the normal routine of development with spring practice starting up Wednesday morning. 75 percent of the roster has not been through the process where 12 practices over a month long stretch are catered just for individual improvement. While many of…

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…