Missouri Valley Football

NDSU’s Ching, Eli Mostaert Solidifying Roles As Top Pass Rushers

Both have combined for 32 tackles, 5.5 sacks

FARGO, N.D — Defensive tackles Costner Ching and Eli Mostaert have been putting up big numbers for North Dakota State this fall. Through six games, the two have combined for 5.5 sacks, 32 tackles and a fumble recovery. A lot of their performance was fueled by not living up to standards last season as the fourth best best in the…

NDSU’s Defense Returning to Code Green Form

Bison have posted two shutouts and five sacks in W over Illinois State

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State’s code green defense has returned to form posting their second shutout of the season along with five sacks and seven tackles for loss in a win over Illinois State. The Bison put a lot of pressure on Redbirds quarterback Bryce Jefferson, who was held to just 40 yards passing and was picked off twice…

NDSU Football Improves to 6-0 with Road Win Against Illinois State

Earn second shutout of season with 20-0 win

NORMAL, Ill. – (NDSU Athletics) Defensive tackle Eli Mostaert had 3.5 sacks and linebacker Jasir Cox made his first two career interceptions to highlight No. 3-ranked North Dakota State’s 20-0 victory over Illinois State in the Missouri Valley Football Conference on Saturday, Oct. 16, before a homecoming crowd of 12,416 at Hancock Stadium. It was the second shutout of the…

Jasir Cox: NDSU Football’s Team Barber

Bison senior linebacker plays more than just his role as teammate

FARGO, N.D — After a season-high six tackles against Northern Iowa, North Dakota State linebacker Jasir Cox has accepted the challenge head coach Matt Entz has given him since the spring tackle better. “I took initiative with myself to understand that bringing a guy down is the main concept is the main concept our defense prides itself on,” Cox said….

Wisniewski Becoming Mr. Reliable for NDSU’s Defense

Has made most of opportunities coming in for an injured James Kaczor

FARGO, N.D — Linebacker Cole Wisniewski has become Mr. Reliable for North Dakota State’s defense. When there is a injury to another backer, the sophomore steps in and makes the most of the opportunity. Having last season’s leading tackler, James Kaczor out day-to-day with a core injury, Wisniewski came in to make six tackles. That wasn’t the only time having…

NDSU’s Punter Steindorf Feeling Confident After Two Big Games

Redshirt freshman had 45 yard punt average against Northern Iowa

FARGO, N.D — Over the last two weeks, North Dakota State punter, Kaedin Steindorf has come up big with the boot amassing 11 punts, the most he’s had in football up to this point and when one comes off good Steindorf doesn’t even feel it. “You know you had your drops right. After your done kicking it, you don’t feel…

NDSU Football’s Offense Starting To Flow With Patterson

Patterson helped offense put up 363 yards of offense against Northern Iowa

FARGO, N.D — After North Dakota State’s 34-20 win over Northern Iowa quarterback Quincy Patterson said the offense is not even playing at its full potential. Winning by 14 can be more and 30 plus points can be 50 or even 60. Why does Patterson say this? Because the offense is starting to gain confidence and get in a better…

UND Football Looking to Execute Better on Offense After Back-to-Back Losses

Otis Weah held under 100 yards rushing two weeks in a row

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football has fallen into a slump starting off Missouri Valley play with back-to back losses. The latest? A seven-point loss to South Dakota. In order to break out of it, the offense needs to make some adjustments. Opposing defenses have held their all-American running back in check. In the two losses, Otis Weah has…

NDSU Football Preps For Illinois State Who Comes In Fresh Off A Bye

Bison have won last 10 against against the Redbirds

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football takes their perfect 5-0 record away from Fargo for the first true road game of the season against Illinois State. Its an interesting match-up to create a game plan for as the Redbirds come off a mid-season bye. The Bison got the better end of them in the spring with an eight-point victory….

Balanced Offensive Attack Leads NDSU Over Northern Iowa

Bison threw for 182 yards and ran for 181 in 34-20 win

FARGO, N.D — A balanced offensive attack gets the job done for North Dakota State with 182 yards through the air and 181 on the ground, taking down Northern Iowa at the FargoDome for the seventh straight time, 34-.20. After no targets last week, receiver Christian Watson finished with 163 yards including an 85-yard touchdown to open up the scoring….