Matt Larsen

NDSU vs. Central Arkansas: How It All Came To Be

Game scheduled for Oct.3 in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — One week after North Dakota State football decided not to pursue a fall schedule, a game with Central Arkansas is on the books for October 3rd at the FargoDome. NDSU previously had five practices before players were sent home on August 14th. It’ll be the first meeting between both programs. Central Arkansas was the unnamed program expressing…

NDSU Football Reports Ahead of Training Camp Friday

Season still planned to go on as scheduled

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football reported ahead of training camp, which starts on Friday. The Missouri Valley is one of six conferences staying firm about playing football come the fall. The Big Sky and Pioneer League are the latest conferences rumored to not play a season. The Division One Board of Governors said if 50 percent or more…

Larsen On NDSU Fall Sports Outlook

NDSU Director of Athletics Matt Larsen discussed how NDSU is planning to proceed safely with fall sports

FARGO, ND – COVID-19 raised plenty of questions about fall seasons in the FM area, including N.D.S.U. Football, Athletic Director Matt Larsen spoke with us yesterday about the outlook for Football season and what they’re doing to ensure it’s held safely. The Summit League is delaying the start of competition until September 23rd. They’ll delay championship seasons for men’s and…

NDSU Football Arrives in Frisco: Athletic Director Matt Larsen Interview

KVRR's Nick Couzin caught up with NDSU AD Matt Larsen after team's arrival in Frisco

FRISCO, TX — North Dakota State football arrived to their team hotel in Frisco around 5:15 P.M. Wednesday night. The late arrival was due to an early morning practice in Fargo where the team said they wanted to be in an indoor, controlled environment before flying down. That’s something NDSU has done for the second year in a row. The…

Otterdahl, Leddy Take Top Honors at Fifth-Annual Bison Green & Gold Gala

Student Athletes celebrated Bison athletics at the Fargo Theather

FARGO, N.D. — It was a special evening for NDSU athletics as the school honored its student-athletes at the fifth annual Green and Gold Gala. Members of every team got a chance to change out of their uniforms and come out to the Fargo Theatre to celebrate Bison athletics. They walked the green carpet and had their photos taken before heading…

NDSU Hires Kansas Assistant To Lead Women’s Basketball Team

Collins will be the 11th head coach of the Bison.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University director of athletics Matt Larsen has named Jory Collins the next head coach of the Bison women’s basketball program. The announcement was made Monday, April 29. Collins will be the 11th head coach of the Bison. Collins just finished his first year as an assistant at the University of Kansas after spending eight seasons…

NDSU’s Larsen Named AD of the Year

Larsen is in his fifth year as North Dakota State's Director of Athletics

  CLEVELAND (NDSU Athletics) – The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced North Dakota State’s Matt Larsen as one of four recipients of the Under Armour AD of the Year award in the Football Championship Subdivision on Wednesday, March 6. The AD of the Year Award highlights the efforts of 28 athletics directors at all levels for…

NDSU FB Ushers In New Coaching Era With Entz

Matt Entz Was Introduced to the Media on Monday

FARGO, N.D. —  North Dakota State Athletic Director Matt Larsen hired a familiar face when it came to choosing the 31st Bison head football coach. Larsen officially announced defensive coordinator Matt Entz to the head coaching position on Monday. With the Entz hire, NDSU sticks with the program’s defensive minded mentality. Previous head coach Chris Klieman was also promoted from defensive…

NDSU Athletic Director Reacts to UND’s Move from Big Sky

Bison and Fighting Hawks will compete in the same conference beginning in 2018-19

The University of North Dakota announced Thursday it will join North Dakota State in the Summit League beginning in the 2018-19 season. UND will compete in the Summit in numerous sports, including basketball, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, track and field, tennis and volleyball. The Fighting Hawks will also compete in the Missouri Valley Football Conference beginning in 2020. North Dakota State, which…