Missouri Valley Football

Western Illinois Game Provides Opportunity for NDSU Football’s Depth

NDSU FB Plans to Play Younger Player Against The Leathernecks

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football starts a stretch of back to back home games this weekend beginning with Western Illinois on Saturday. The Leathernecks come into the match up with only one win over South Dakota last week. A struggling Leatherneck team provides the opportunity for NDSU to play more of their younger talent who haven’t received a…

NDSU Football Looking For Fast Start Against Youngstown State

Penguins played Bison to two close games the last two meetings in Ohio

FARGO, N.D. — In recent years, there are two teams in the Missouri Valley Football Conference who give North Dakota State fits, one is South Dakota State, who the Bison escaped by a touchdown over the weekend. The second is Youngstown State where NDSU goes this Saturday. In the last two meetings in Youngstown, the Bison squeaked out a pair…

NDSU Football Staying Focused on Winning Dakota Marker Despite Outside Noise

Last time Bison played in Brookings was last loss

FARGO, N.D. — Besides Frisco and the FCS Championship, the one other week circled on Bison fans calender’s is the week leading up to the Dakota Marker game between North Dakota State and South Dakota State. Besides the outside distractions of a trophy to bring home, the undefeated season, the number one ranking, the homecoming for many Bison players from…

NDSU Football Business As Usual With Dakota Marker Game Saturday

#1 Bison Face #3 Jackrabbits Saturday in Brookings

FARGO, N.D. — There are only two undefeated programs left in the Missouri Valley Football Conference and both play each other this week as number one North Dakota State travels to Brookings to take on third ranked South Dakota State. There haven’t been many teams over the years who have the Bison’s number, however, the Jackrabbits are the last team…

NDSU Football to Wear Green-on-Green to Honor Defense Saturday Against Missouri State

First time Bison will wear the combo

FARGO, N.D. — For North Dakota State’s annual Code Green Game this Saturday against Missouri State, the Bison will sport a new jersey combination. The team’s captains decided to go with their normal green home jerseys and pair them with the away green pants for a green on green look to honor the defense. The new combination is the first…

NDSU Football Not Trying to Get Too Comfortable With Matchup Against Unranked Missouri State Saturday

Bison won last year's contest 48-7

FARGO, N.D. –Halfway through the college football season and North Dakota State  is a perfect 6 and o outscoring ranked Missouri Valley conference opponents 83–17 the last two weeks. NDSU  gets the benefit of another home conference game this weekend when Missouri State comes to the Fargo Dome. The Bears have been the bottom feeder of the Valley in recent…

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: Entz Knows UNI “Will Come Ready To Play”

Winner Takes Lead in All-Time Series

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football made a statement the first week of Missouri Valley conference play dominating tenth ranked Illinois State, 37–3, in Normal. However, its a new week and a new test presents itself with another ranked team coming to the dome in Northern Iowa. This match up historically has been a close one. Whoever wins this…

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…