Missouri Valley Football

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 to Honor 11 Seniors on Saturday

Watson, Gindorff headline the group

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football has already clinched the automatic bid into the FCS playoffs after winning the Missouri Valley. That leaves center stage Saturday against South Dakota for the 11 seniors who are playing their final regular season home game in the FargoDome.. On the defense, Costner Ching, Michael Buetow, Logan McCormick, Brayden Thomas, Jackson Hankey and…

In First Season, Williams Becomes NDSU Football’s Leading Rusher in Backfield

TaMerik Williams leads the all Bison backs with 433 rushing yards

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota state running back TaMerik Williams is only nine games in to his Bison career and making a loud first impression. Against Youngstown State, Williams made his first career start running a career high 18 carries for 137 yards and two touchdowns. It was the first time a pair of NDSU backs rushed for over 100…

UND Football Finding Confidence in Playing for Seniors

Fighting Hawks have played way into playoff discussion

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After dropping four of their first five conference games, North Dakota football has played their way back into playoff contention after back-to-back home wins. Most of those victories point to what linebacker, Jalen Morrison, called playing for the seniors. Saturday against South Dakota State could be the very last game that group plays unless a 6-5…

NDSU Football Looking for 458-Yard Rushing Performance to Carry Over

Earned the "Rams' Missouri Valley Offensive Lineman of the week

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football had not reached over 450 rushing yards in a conference game since 2008. That all changed this weekend with 458 on the ground in a win over Youngstown State that gave the Bison a share of the Missouri Valley regular season title. It was the second time this season the NDSU run game…

NDSU Football Players Holding Themselves Accountable After First Loss

Bison suffered their fourth loss in two seasons

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football finds itself in unfamiliar territory once again after coming off a loss. Not only did an eight-game win streak end, it became just the fourth defeat in the last two seasons. Before that, it was 39 in a row dating back to the 2017 season. The seniors on this year’s squad have seen…

UND Football Finding Confidence in Victory

Fighting Hawks came from behind to beat Youngstown State on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football was finally on the other end of a close game. After having four of their first five conference match-ups become losses on the final possession, 17 unanswered points and 12 in the last 10 minutes lifted them to victory. It was just the Fighting Hawks second Missouri Valley win on the season with…

NDSU Football Looking For More “Urgency” On Offense

Entz talked wanting to get plays off quicker

FARGO, N.D — A slow start, too many penalties and struggles in the red zone were the three biggest issues North Dakota State head coach, Matt Entz, addressed as the reasons for their eight-game win streak coming to an end  Saturday against South Dakota State. The bison allowed 24 points at the half, the most given up all season and…

UND Football Uses Fourth Quarter Comeback to Beat Youngstown State

Fighting Hawks second Missouri Valley win

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football gets their second Missouri Valley win of the season scoring 17 second half points to top Youngstown State, 24-21. It was all part of 354 yards of offense and converting on 21 first downs improving to 3-1 at the Alerus Center. KVRR Sports’ Brandon Blakney has your recap from Grand Forks. Categories: College,…

NDSU’s Sigle Making Most of Opportunities On Defense

Recorded first interception in win over Indiana State

FARGO, N.D — With safety Dawson Weber out for most of Saturday’s game against Indiana State because of a targeting call it left the door open for others in the defensive secondary to get some more playing time. Cornerback Marques Sigle took advantage. The redshirt freshman added first career interception to the resume in the fourth quarter returning it 36…