NDSU Bison

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…

Wentz Takes First Team Reps: Waiting To Be Cleared For Week One

Was projected to miss 4-5 weeks of the season after foot surgery

INDIANAPOLIS — When quarterback Carson Wentz underwent foot surgery in early August, the expectation was to miss 4-5 weeks of the season. Fast forward a month and the former Bison is a full participant in practice five days ahead of the Indianapolis Colts week one match-up with the Seattle Seahawks. Head coach Frank Reich confirmed Wentz will suit up and…

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…

Entz Happy With Patterson’s Composure and Poise in Quarterbacking Debut

Patterson made his first start after transferring from Virginia Tech

FARGO, N.D. — Complimentary football and stellar running back play won North Dakota State their home opener on Saturday, however, it was the quarterback spot where the most eyes were watching. Quincy Patterson made his debut for the Bison after winning the job out of fall camp. The Virginia Tech transfer threw for 115 yards and a touchdown adding 28…

Complimentary Football and Breakout Performance from Gonnella Leads to NDSU Victory Over Albany

Bison beat the Great Danes 28-6

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football taking their season opener in dominant fashion putting up scores in all four quarters to down Albany at home 28-6. The game was all about the defense providing the spark for the offense. Code green forced three turnovers all leading to scores. In the first quarter it was a forced fumble putting NDSU…

NDSU’s Braun Says “Sky is the Limit” for Linebackers Kaczor, Cox and Hankey This Season

NDSU's defensive coordinator David Braun talks linebacking core

FARGO, N.D — The spring season was the first time North Dakota State football fans witnessed a trio of new linebackers. Jasir Cox, James Kaczor and Jackson Hankey put on a tackling show becoming the leaders of the defense. The three combined for 194 tackles and 4.5 sacks. Kaczor leading the way with 72 after transitioning over from safety in…

Familiarity with the Offense Helped NDSU’s Gonnella Earn No.1 Spot

Sophomore listed as starter for Saturday's game against Albany

FARGO, N.D. — After a successful spring season playing in nine games rushing for 495 yards and two touchdowns, Dom Gonnella finds his name at the top of the depth chart for North Dakota State at running back. The sophomore was in a unique situation after the FCS Playoffs ended. Gonnella went to Arizona and through rookie ball for the…

NDSU’s Sproles Talks Recovery and Return From Knee Injury

Bison WR shares recovery journey and is ready to play this fall

FARGO, N.D. — After injuring his knee in the fall and missing all of the spring season, receiver Phoenix Sproles is back 100 percent after seven months away. “Coming in right away. Playing right away. 30 games or so then going from 30 games to zero games,” Sproles said. “It was a refresher on how quick these moments are in…

Eubanks “Ready” to be NDSU’s Number One Cornerback

The sophomore is listed number one on the depth chart

FARGO, N.D. — The cornerback position is one of the youngest groups on North Dakota State’s defense. Sophomore Courtney Eubanks will line up at the one alongside junior Jayden Price and Destin Talbert. Eubanks saw a significant amount of snaps this spring after Josh Hayes used his last year of eligibility transferring to Virginia. The Florida native played in six…

QBU’S New QB1: Quincy Patterson

The Chicago native talks winning the starting job

FARGO, N.D. — After not getting to play in the spring as a transfer from Virginia Tech, Quincy Patterson is going to see plenty of the the field this fall as North Dakota State’s starting quarterback. It was during fall camp where Patterson really started to feel comfortable running the offense. “Taking one reps all of fall camp got me…