Missouri Valley Football Conference

NDSU Football: Offense Feeling Confident Against Improved Northern Iowa Defense

UNI Gave up 56 Points to the Bison Last Season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football dominated in week one of Missouri Valley conference play with a 37–3 road win at number fifteen Illinois State. Valley play continues as the Bison return home to play tenth ranked Northern Iowa Saturday. The Panthers defense let up 56 points to the Bison in a loss last season, however, this year’s UNI…

NDSU Football: Defense Focusing on Stopping the Run

Robinson has eight touchdowns this season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football coming in fresh off its bye week to travel for the first game of Missouri Valley play. The Bison hit the road to face 10th ranked Illinois state who are 3 and 1 after the non conference.. The Redbirds present a tough test offensively with a FCS second team all–american at running back…

NDSU Football Looking For “Another First” As Conference Play Starts With Illinois State Saturday

NDSU Beat Illinois State 28-14 last season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football has achieved many firsts this season. Win the first game of the season over Butler. Win the first non–conference road game against Delaware and win the first game against a top-five opponent against UC-Davis. The Bison have another first to break this weekend, win their first conference game on the road against Illinois…

NDSU Leads With 15 Players Named To All Conference Team

It's the most all-conference selections for the Bison since NDSU joined the league in 2008.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ North Dakota State led all schools with 15 players named to the All-Missouri Valley Football Conference first and second teams. It’s the most all-conference selections for the Bison since NDSU joined the league in 2008. NDSU had nine first-team selections highlighted by quarterback Easton Stick, who was voted the Offensive Player of the Year, and linebacker…

Bison Could Clinch Share of MVFC Title on Saturday

The Bison have won at least a share of the conference title in each of the last seven seasons.

FARGO, N.D. — The goal North Dakota State’s football team sets for itself every year is to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference. That is not because the perennial national champions set the bar low, it’s because they view that as a critical step in their run to a national title. Going undefeated is certainly one way to ensure a MVFC…

Six Bison Earn Preseason All-MVFC Offensive Team Honors

NDSU had four first-team picks

ST. LOUIS – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State had six players named to the preseason All-Missouri Valley Football Conference offensive team Tuesday, July 31, by a vote of the league’s head coaches, sports information directors and media. NDSU had four first-team picks: senior running back Bruce Anderson, junior fullback Brock Robbins and junior offensive tackle Zack Johnson, and senior center Tanner Volson. Anderson, NDSU’s leading…

NDSU’s Kleiman Gets Two Year Contract Extension

The two year extension comes as Klieman is entering his eighth year overall and fifth as head football coach.

FARGO, ND — NDSU announced head football coach Chris Klieman’s contract has been extended through the 2023 season. The two year extension comes as Klieman is entering his eighth year overall and fifth as head football coach. As Bison head coach Klieman has a 54-6 record. They’ve finished 7-1 winning the Missouri Valley Football Conference all four years. Klieman has…

Former NDSU LB DeLuca to Participate in NFL Combine

DeLuca is one of four MVFC players invited

INDIANAPOLIS — With the Super Bowl over, all eyes go to the NFL Draft as teams begin preparing for next season. Four Missouri Valley Football Conference players have been invited to the NFL Combine to improve their draft stock. Among the four is former North Dakota State linebacker Nick DeLuca. DeLuca finished his career with 26 tackles for loss, seven…

Bison Focused on Stopping Missouri State’s Offense

NDSU leads the FCS in yards allowed per game

FARGO, N.D. — Missouri State’s offense has been very inconsistent to start the season. The Bears put up 43 points against an SEC opponent in week one, and responded the following week by getting shut out by North Dakota. Now, North Dakota State gets a crack at Missouri State as the Bison look to start of conference play with a…

Competition Heats up between NDSU Offense, Defense

The two sides square off in fall camp

FARGO, N.D. — The offense and defense of North Dakota State football see a lot of each other in the offseason. The two sides of the ball square off in drills, which players say can be a real benefit. “Personally, I think our defense is the best defense we’re going to play against,” running back Lance Dunn said. “What better…