NDSU BISON FOOTBALL

Broncos Resign Former Bison Zack Johnson

Signed to practice squad

DENVER, CO — Former bison offensive lineman, Zack Johnson was resigned to the Denver Broncos practice squad. It’ll be Johnson’s second stint with the Broncos after previously signing with the team in November of 2021. Going undrafted out of North Dakota state in 2019, Johnson has also spent time with the Green Bay Packers and the Arizona Cardinals. He has…

Former Bison Watson Leaving Packers Rookie Mini-Camp Growing Confidence

Watson hit the field for the first time with his new team this past weekend

FARGO, N.D — After being drafted 34th overall by the Green Bay Packers, receiver Christian Watson reported to his new team’s facility one week later to get that first taste of being part of the organization. What came with it was a call from 4-time MVP, Aaron Rodgers, who Watson will soon catch passes from. “He just congratulated me and…

QB Quincy Patterson Transferring From NDSU

Changed his social media profiles to NDSU alum & retweeting reports of his transfer

FARGO, N.D — Quarterback Quincy Patterson has confirmed to KVRR Sports he’s transferring from North Dakota State. A source and report from Matt Farrell, who announces college football portal news, had previously confirmed of his name in the transfer portal. Patterson has been the number two behind starter, Cam Miller, all through spring however, has now changed all his social…

Former NDSU Tight End Ellefson Gears Up For Year Three in NFL

Hawley native entering second year with Minnesota Vikings

FARGO, N.D. — Former North Dakota State tight end, Ben Ellefson enters his third year in the NFL and second with the Minnesota Vikings. It was quite the journey getting back to playing for the childhood team. In year one, Ellefson went undrafted then was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars shortly after. The Hawley native played 133 snaps over seven…

NDSU Wraps Up Spring Practice

Bison Host Ring Ceremony and Open Practice

https://cdn.field59.com/KVRR/1650767704-cee4070eed23351529640ac648bc3494d69fbe58_fl9-720p.mp4 FARGO — Fans got to witness the bison’s ring ceremony before the offense and defense practiced against each other in pads and uniform. Cam miller, Quincy Patterson, Cole Payton, and Peter Anderson all took snaps at quarterback. Even though his days on the roster are over.. NFL draft prospect and bison legend Christian Watson was in attendance as well….

NDSU’s “Twin Tackles” Mostaerts to Reunite at Defensive Tackle

Will is transitioning from end to tackle this spring

FARGO, N.D — Twins Eli and Will Mostaert have been teammates for their entire lives. “Lived together, still live together right now, we’ve lived together all of our 21 years, we’ve been alive,:” Will said. We came from the same womb!” Team captains at Lakeville North high school, the twins decided to stay teammates by both committing to NDSU. “I…

NDSU’s Mathis Back Healthy This Spring After Multiple Injury Setbacks

One of returning receivers who will get opportunities this fall

FARGO, N.D — “I messed up my hip flexor. I broke my pinky. I dislocated my pinky. I broke my elbow. Tore my mcl and tore my meniscus twice. That’s it.” It’s been a long road to recovery for north Dakota state receiver Zach Mathis. Limited to just 23 games over the last four years, Mathis is finally healthy and…

Experienced O-Line Looks to Power Bison This Fall

Bison Will Return Four of Five Starters

FARGO– “It’s a huge edge, especially with being in the Missouri Valley we’re a run heavy offense and having guys like Nash, Cody return, Jalen, Jake Kubis, you know having four or five starters to return is going to be huge to how we’re going to be successful next year in the run game and not losing any running backs,”…

NDSU’s Pro Day Opens Opportunities for Babicz, Thomas

Josh Babicz, Brayden Thomas joined Christian Watson, Cordell Volson at Pro Day

FARGO, N.D — 29 NFL teams were on hand this morning to witness North Dakota state‚Äôs pro day. Defensive end Brayden Thomas, offensive lineman Cordell Volson, tight end Josh Babicz and receiver Christian Watson all looked to improve their Draft stock. Most eyes were on Watson, who is one of the fastest risers projected by pro football focus going from…

NDSU Football Holds First Spring Practice

One of 12 over the next month

FARGO, N.D — Just a month and a half ago, NDSU football was lifting their 9th FCS Championship trophy in 11 years. Now the road to Frisco 2023 officially begins as spring practice gets underway. “We’re going to have 125 kids on the roster, we can only bring 110 into camp so it’ll be very competitive, that’s something that we…