NDSU Bison

Five Bison on Stats Perform FCS Preseason All-America Team

CHICAGO – (NDSU Athletic) North Dakota State had five players named to the Stats Perform FCS Preseason All-America Team announced Wednesday, Sept. 2, featuring some of the top players in the Football Championship Subdivision. NDSU sophomore quarterback Trey Lance and senior left tackle Dillon Radunz were named to the first team, senior right tackle Cordell Volson and linebacker Jackson Hankey were named to the second team, and junior…

Fargodome to Allow 10K Fans for Central Arkansas Game

Game scheduled for Oct. 3

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State’s home football game scheduled for Oct. 3 against Central Arkansas will be played in front of a reduced crowd along with other measures intended to provide a safe game day environment. Spectator seating capacity will be 10,000 according to the game day procedures developed in a collaborative effort between the Fargodome, City of Fargo,…

Former Bison Shepherd Looking to Make Most of Second Chance With Green Bay Packers

Was cut halfway through rookie season; signed to practice squad

GREEN BAY, Wisc. — Former Bison receiver, Darrius Shepherd, was the Cinderella story of Green Bay Packers Training Camp in 2019. Going undrafted, shepherd made the roster off a mini camp invite. After being cut halfway through his rookie season, the Packers are giving him a second chance. While the roster spot is not guaranteed, getting signed through the practice…

Former Bison Cox Catching Attention of LSU Coaches With Maturity, Focus

Cox transferred from NDSU before 2020 season

BATON ROUGE, L.A. — From one national champion to another. That’s the road linebacker Jabril Cox is taking to the NFL. After winning three FCS Championships and being named a two-time All-American at North Dakota State, Cox took his talents to Baton Rouge and the 2019 FBS champions, LSU, as a grad transfer. The Tigers lost their three top linebackers…

NDSU Completes 2022 Football Schedule With Drake, North Carolina A&T

Expected Games for 2022 season

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State has completed its 2022 football schedule with the addition of two home games against Drake and North Carolina A&T, director of athletics Matt Larsen announced Wednesday, Aug. 26. Both games were scheduled for 2020 but canceled due to the pandemic. NDSU will host Drake in the 2022 season-opener Sept. 3 followed by…

NDSU’s Wegner Named to FCS Punter of the Year Award Watch List

Was Third-Team All-American in 2019

AUGUSTA, Ga. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State’s Garret Wegner is one of 22 punters on the preseason watch list for the 2020 FCS Punter of the Year Award announced Wednesday, Aug. 26, by the Augusta Sports Council. The award, created in 2019, honors the nation’s top collegiate punter in the Football Championship Subdivision. The 2020 watch list was compiled based on…

NDSU Preseason No. 1 in Stats Perform FCS Top 25; Central Arkansas 11th

Bison ride 37-game win streak into October 3rd match-up with Central Arkansas

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football was unanimously picked number one in the preseason FCS Stats Performance poll. The Bison received 147 first-place votes. The Bison are coming off an undefeated season, their third consecutive FCS Championship, (winning eight of the last nine) and carrying a 37-game winning streaking into their October 3rd match-up with Central Arkansas. The Bears…

NDSU vs. Central Arkansas: How It All Came To Be

Game scheduled for Oct.3 in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — One week after North Dakota State football decided not to pursue a fall schedule, a game with Central Arkansas is on the books for October 3rd at the FargoDome. NDSU previously had five practices before players were sent home on August 14th. It’ll be the first meeting between both programs. Central Arkansas was the unnamed program expressing…

NDSU Football to Play Against Central Arkansas This Fall

Game Scheduled for Oct.3 in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State director of athletics Matt Larsen and head football coach Matt Entz announced Monday, Aug. 24, the Bison football team will play one non-conference game to cap the 2020 fall practice schedule. NDSU will host Central Arkansas at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, in the first meeting between the two schools. It is the beginning of…

Wentz Offers Guidance to Lance on NFL Decision

Wentz has close relationship with Bison QB

FARGO, N.D. — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz knows a thing or two about being a first round draft pick. Wentz remains the highest player ever drafted at the FCS level going number two overall in 2016. His successor, Easton Stick, is with the Los Angeles Chargers. Now it’s time for the next Bison QB to decide his future.. Trey…