Missouri Valley Football

NDSU Football No. 1 in Hero Sports Top 25; Five Land On Preseason All-American Team

Hero Sports Sam Herder Breaks Down NDSU's All-Americans on Preseason List

  FARGO, N.D. – Coming off a third straight NCAA national championship and second consecutive undefeated season, North Dakota State football is ranked No. 1 in the HERO Sports FCS Top 25 along with five Preseason All-Americans. Coming off a year with no interceptions and being named Walter Payton Player of the Year, NDSU sophomore quarterback Trey Lance, senior left…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Football Head Coach Matt Entz

NDSU FOOTBALL COACH MATT ENTZ IS THE KVRR COACH OF THE WEEK

FARGO, N.D. — From former All-American defensive end Derrek Tuszka being drafted into the NFL, virtual spring practices, the continued success of quarterback Trey Lance, filling voids on the defense and questions surrounding the start of the college football season, there is a lot to discuss with North Dakota State football head coach Matt Entz. Coach Entz joined KVRR’s Nick…

Coach of the Week: UND Football Head Coach Bubba Schweigert

UND Football coach Bubba Schweigert is the KVRR Coach of the Week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — From former All-American defensive end Mason Bennett being drafted into the CFL, virtual spring practices, transitioning to the Missouri Valley Football Conference and questions surrounding the start of the college football season, there is a lot to discuss with North Dakota football head coach Bubba Schweigert. Coach Schweigert joined KVRR’s Nick Couzin through Zoom to talk…

NDSU Stars Tuszka, Ellefson Hope to Hear Their Names Called in NFL Draft

Both Played in East-West Shrine Game; Tuszka participated at NFL Combine

FARGO, N.D. — The NFL Draft is underway with the first round. There are two former North Dakota State football players likely to be drafted this weekend. The first is All-American defensive end Derrek Tuszka who had two different opportunities to show what he’s made of to NFL scouts. With no NDSU Pro Day due to COVID-19, Tuszka was the…

NDSU Football Set Out To Stop Active FCS Rush Leader

James Robinson is active leader in rushing for FCS

FARGO, N..D — North Dakota State football is gearing up for its FCS Playoff quarterfinal match-up with Missouri Valley Conference foe Illinois State on Saturday. NDSU opened up the conference slate by beating the Redbirds in October. Since then, both sides are much different including Redbirds running back James Robinson.  The Bison defense held the active FCS leading rusher to…

NDSU’s Lance Named as Finalist for Walter Payton Award

Award for Best Offensive Player in FCS

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance is among the top four finalists announced Monday, Dec. 9, for the STATS FCS Walter Payton Award, which is presented annually to the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision. Lance, a 6-foot-3, 221-pound redshirt freshman from Marshall, Minn., will be invited to the Walter Payton Award announcement Friday, Jan….

NDSU Football Highlights Missouri Valley Football All-Conference Teams

Bison have Eight Members on First Team, Three on Second, Eight on Honorable Mention

ST. LOUIS – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State led all schools with 11 players named to the All-Missouri Valley Football Conference team Monday, Dec. 2, by a vote of the league’s media, head coaches and sports information directors. NDSU had eight first-team selections including Offensive Player of the Year Trey Lance at quarterback, Defensive Player of the Year Derrek Tuszka on the defensive line,…

NDSU Football: Expectation is to Go Undefeated

Bison want to go undefeated in back-to-back seasons

FARGO, N.D. — There were two goals at the top of the list North Dakota State football set out to accomplish at the start of the season. The first has already been achieved, clinching the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The second can be achieved this weekend going undefeated with a win at Southern Illinois. NDSU is one of only two…

NDSU Football: Goal to Go 12-0 This Season

Would Go 12 and 0 with win at Southern Illinois Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — When North Dakota State football heads to Southern Illinois this Saturday to close out the regular season, the Bison have a chance to go undefeated in the regular season for the second consecutive year. A second season of going 12 and 0 has been part of a 32–game win streak the program is on. While the team…

Western Illnois Game Provides Different Approach For NDSU Football Upperclassmen

Game provides opportunity for underclassmen to play

FARGO, N.D. — A struggling one win Western Illinois football team comes to the Fargo Dome Saturday to take on North Dakota State in Missouri Valley play. As an undefeated squad, NDSU sees Saturday’s contest a bit differently than previous weeks. The game provides the chance for some of the underclassmen an opportunity to get playing time and get use…