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NDSU Football Looking to Create Balance With Different Feel to Game Week

Bison balancing game prep, finals and graduation

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is getting ready for its semifinal match-up with Montana State on Saturday. As the Bison and Bobcats meet for the second year in a row in the playoffs, this week leading up has a bit of a different feel. By making it into the final four of the field, the balance of student…

NDSU Football Looking for Fast State Against Illinois State

Don't want repeat of last week

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Quarterback Trey Lance will look to get the Bison offense off to a better start in the FCS Playoff Quarterfinal against Illinois State.. In their second round match-up with Nicholls State, NDSU trailed at home for the first time all season.  On top of that, the offense was held to the second lowest point…

NDSU QB Lance Wins FCS STATS Jerry Rice Award

Award for Best Offensive Player in FCS

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance was named the winner of the STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award on Wednesday, Dec. 11, as the national freshman of the year in the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision. He is the first player from the Missouri Valley Football Conference to win the award. Lance, a 6-foot-3, 221-pound redshirt freshman from Marshall,…

NDSU Football Set Out To Stop Active FCS Rush Leader

James Robinson is active leader in rushing for FCS

FARGO, N..D — North Dakota State football is gearing up for its FCS Playoff quarterfinal match-up with Missouri Valley Conference foe Illinois State on Saturday. NDSU opened up the conference slate by beating the Redbirds in October. Since then, both sides are much different including Redbirds running back James Robinson.  The Bison defense held the active FCS leading rusher to…

NDSU Football Expecting Challenge for Illinois State in FCS Quarterfinal

Bison beat the Redbirds 37-3 in regular season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is on to its tenth consecutive quarterfinal appearance in the FCS Playoffs.. The round of eight provides a familiar foe for NDSU, Missouri Valley Conference rival Illinois State. The Bison went on the road and took down the Redbirds with a commanding 37-3 win to open up conference play back in October. Head…

NDSU Game Planning for One of FCS Football’s Best Pass Rushers

Nicholls State has active sack leader on defense

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is three days away from its match up with Nicholls State in the second round of the FCS Playoffs. Other than going up against the 25th best rushing offense in the country, NDSU has someone to worry about on the Colonels defense. It may give up over 270 yards through the air and…

NDSU Football Defense Gearing Up for Top Nicholls State Offense

Colonels Offense ranks in top 30 of FCS

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is four days away from its match-up with Nicholls State in the second round of the FCS Playoffs. The defense’s focus is on containing a Colonels offense that has a dual threat quarterback and top running game. Quarterback Chase Fourcade has thrown for 2,800 yards and 16 touchdowns adding over 800 on the…

NDSU Football Keeping Lance in Normal Routine Ahead of First Playoff Start

NDSU Hosts Nicholls State Saturday

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State football comes in fresh off a bye week in the first round of the FCS playoffs thanks to being the number one overall seed. NDSU gets ready for its third ever meeting with Nicholls state on Saturday in the second round at the FargoDome. Saturday’s contest is the first playoff start for redshirt freshman…

NDSU Football Highlights Missouri Valley Football All-Conference Teams

Bison have Eight Members on First Team, Three on Second, Eight on Honorable Mention

ST. LOUIS – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State led all schools with 11 players named to the All-Missouri Valley Football Conference team Monday, Dec. 2, by a vote of the league’s media, head coaches and sports information directors. NDSU had eight first-team selections including Offensive Player of the Year Trey Lance at quarterback, Defensive Player of the Year Derrek Tuszka on the defensive line,…

NDSU Football: Entz Heads into First Playoffs as Head Coach

Taking What He Learned From Klieman

FARGO, N..D– North Dakota State football gets a first round bye and home field advantage as a reward for going undefeated and earning the number one seed in the FCS Playoffs. When the Bison play their second round match-up in two weeks time against the winner of North Dakota and Nicholls State, it’ll be the first time Matt Entz goes…