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Larsen On NDSU Fall Sports Outlook

NDSU Director of Athletics Matt Larsen discussed how NDSU is planning to proceed safely with fall sports

FARGO, ND – COVID-19 raised plenty of questions about fall seasons in the FM area, including N.D.S.U. Football, Athletic Director Matt Larsen spoke with us yesterday about the outlook for Football season and what they’re doing to ensure it’s held safely. The Summit League is delaying the start of competition until September 23rd. They’ll delay championship seasons for men’s and…

UND Football Earns First MVFC Honors Since Joining

North Dakota Football had six players take home preseason honors

GRAND FORKS, ND – Six Fighting Hawks earned preseason honors, being named to the Phil Steel preseason all Missouri Valley Conference team: Garett Maag and Nathan Nguon got the offensive selections. Jaxson Turner, C.J. Seigel, and Noah Larson got the defensive ones and Brady Leach for special teams after the kicker set two career highs last season: 35 extra points…

NDSU’s Stick, Cox Named MVFC Players of the Year

They are the first set of teammates to earn the honors since 2010

ST. LOUIS (NDSU Athletics) — North Dakota State quarterback Easton Stick was named Offensive Player of the Year and linebacker Jabril Cox was named Defensive Player of the Year in the Missouri Valley Football Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 21, by a vote of the league’s media, head coaches and sports information directors. Stick is the second NDSU player to earn the…

NDSU Football Continues to Find Room for Improvement

The undefeated Bison refuse to settle for where they are at.

FARGO, N.D. — When it comes to comparing NDSU to every other team in the FCS, it’s really no comparison. The Bison are undefeated with one regular-season game left, and they are the top-ranked team in the country. It’s looking like a down year for the rest of the Missouri Valley Football Conference. South Dakota State is the only other…

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…

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…

NDSU Football Lands 11 on All-Conference List

Bison with six players on first team all-conference.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State led all schools with 11 players named to the All-Missouri Valley Football Conference team by a vote of the league’s media, head coaches and sports information directors announced Monday, Nov. 27. NDSU had six first team picks: fullback Connor Wentz, right guard Austin Kuhnert, long snapper James Fisher, linebacker Nick DeLuca, and…

Klieman, Cox Score Conference Honors

Chris Klieman is the conference's Coach of the Year, while Jabril Cox is the Freshman of the Year

ST. LOUIS (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University claimed three of the top five honors in the Missouri Valley Football Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 22, as selected by a vote of the league’s media, head coaches and sports information directors. Chris Klieman was selected as the Bruce Craddock Coach of the Year for the first time in his career.  Linebacker…

Stick Earns MVFC Player of the Week Honors

NDSU travels to Illinois State this weekend.

FARGO, N.D. — One week after committing four turnovers in NDSU’s only loss of the year, Easton Stick went 11 of 12 passing for a career-high 307 yards and one touchdown with zero turnovers in North Dakota State’s 49-14 win over South Dakota. Stick completed passes of 35, 40, 47, 55 and 77 yards as the Bison rolled up 647 yards…

NDSU FB Hoping Loss Takes Some Pressure Off

The Bison fell to 8-1 with a road loss to South Dakota State

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football’s hopes for a perfect season came to an end Saturday with a road loss to South Dakota State. The Bison (8-1, 5-1 MVFC) have now lost two regular-season games in the past two seasons, and both have been at the hands of the Jackrabbits. “Maybe a loss will let them relax and play,”…