NDSU BISON FOOTBALL

Former Bison DB Hayes Expected to Make Debut With Virginia on Saturday

Missed the first three games due to lower leg injury

CHARLOTTESVILLE VA — I’m sure Bison fans remember the face and the name, Josh Hayes. A second team all-conference selection and part of 3 FCS titles wearing the green and gold. Now the cornerback gets ready to make his debut in the ACC with Virginia this weekend. After entering the transfer portal this spring looking to move closer to home…

The Price is Right: NDSU’s Punt Returner Created Opportunity for Himself

The junior corner has now ran back touchdowns in back-to-back seasons

FARGO, N.D — Over the last two football seasons, special teams has really been a strength for North Dakota State and at the head of it this fall? Jayden Price who made a big splash on Saturday. Against Valparaiso, Jayden Price ran back a 45-yard punt return for a touchdown to open up the scoring in a 64-0 win.  It…

NDSU’s Bussey Continues to be Electric Part of the Run Game

Has seven touchdowns in 10 games

FARGO, N.D. — Running back Jalen Bussey has only played 10 games for North Dakota State and already has seven touchdowns. These aren’t just any routine types of touchdowns their explosive ones. Bussey has a 63 and a 65 yarder, however the longest came this past weekend with a 72 yarder against Valpo. “It’s not common that most of the…

NDSU’s Watson Says “More Opportunities To Come” Offensively

The All-American was held to 34 yards against Albany

FARGO, N.D — First-team All-American. First-Team All-Conference and Walter Payton Award watch list. Those are the accolades receiver Christian Watson has already received this season and defenses know that. Leading NDSU in receiving yards the past two seasons opponents are do their best to lock him down being limited to just 34 yards in week one. “I feel like if…

NDSU’s Weber Looking To Remain Key Player in Defensive Secondary

Had an interception and three tackles in week one win over Albany

FARGO, N.D — Safety Dawson Weber was limited to just four games in 2020 dealing with a shoulder injury, however, after earning the number two spot in the defensive backfield this season, the California native  is already putting Bison nation on their feet with his interception setting up  the offensive’s second score  on Saturday. One of three turnovers in the…

Kobe Johnson: From Season-Ending Injury to Staple of the NDSU Offense

PCL tear ended sophomore season; now back healthy as no. 2 running back

FARGO, N.D. — In Kobe Johnson’s freshman year at North Dakota State the running back was one of four to rush for over 600 yards. Then the spring season limited him to just six games due to a PCL tear. “I never really had to face that. In high school, I rarely missed a game. Maybe one over my whole…

NDSU’s Roehl Discusses QB Situation and the Return of Sproles to the Offense

Offensive Coordinator Tyler Roehl talks quarterback battle and return of receiver Phoenix Sproles ahead of fall season

FARGO, N.D. — Nine days until North Dakota State football kicks off their season at home against Albany. Fall camp is over and the focus now is all about week one. One of the questions still left to be addressed is who will start at quarterback. Three players have been battling  for the job. Cam Miller, who played eight games…

SECOND PRACTICE FOR NDSU WITH PADS

Back to normalcy is the phrase that best describes the year 2021 and NDSU football is focused on getting back into their normal rhythm.

FARGO,ND (KVRR) This morning was the bison squad’s first padded practice of fall camp and the players were more than excited to semi suit up. The team has less than a month to go before their season starts against U. Albany at the Fargo dome. Quincy Patterson, the Virginia tech transfer, looking very healthy and making moves to add more…

NDSU Football Going Up Against Improved Sam Houston Defense

BearKats have held teams under 100 yards rushing in 15 of the last 19 games

FARGO, N.D. — On the field, NDSU is tasked with stopping Sam Houston, a team with a perfect 7-0 record. Their offense is known for putting up scores. In three of their wins the BearKats combined for 175 points and on defense they’re holding opponents to under 100 yards rushing in 15 of the last 19 games. The defensive line…

NDSU advanced to the second round of playoffs

The Bison played their last home game of the season as they prepare to travel on the road.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The running backs came in the clutch for North Dakota State advancing to the second round of the FCS playoffs over Eastern Washington with a 42-20 win. Jalen Bussey and Dom Gonnella combined had 306 rushing yards along with Gonnella having 2 TDS. Both running backs had career high games in rushing. Freshman Gonnella also got…