NDSU Football

FCS Playoffs “A Fresh Start” for NDSU Football

The Bison host Eastern Washington at the Fargodome Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football enters unfamiliar territory on Saturday going into the FCS playoffs unseeded for the first time since 2010 when hosting Eastern Washington in a rematch of the 2019¬† championship game. The playoffs bring a fresh start, a clean slate for what has been a different year. It’s been a regular season the team has…

Trey Lance Holds Second Pro Day

Four teams reported in attendance

FARGO, N.D. — Former North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance is back in Fargo once again and it’s for another pro day. Its another chance to work out for team’s ahead of next week’s NFL Draft in Cleveland as no private workouts are allowed. However, this one was a little different than the last. No media was allowed and only…

NDSU And UND Football Playoff Paths Set

The Bison and Fighting Hawks received at-large bids into the 16-team FCS Playoff field on Sunday

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – A season of twists and turns with so much uncertainty raised questions about how NDSU And UND’s playoff chances and standing would be effected. Now, we have answers with the unveiling of the FCS bracket. The Bison received one of six at-large bids from the committee and will host Eastern Washington on Saturday at 2:30pm (the…

Bison Run Defense Was No Match For SDSU Ground Attack

North Dakota State gave up the most rushing yards in a game since September of 2008

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – NDSU Football’s loss to South Dakota state prevented them for securing an automatic bid into the 16-team FCS playoff field. It also prevented them from a earning at least a share of the Missouri Valley Football Conference title for the first time since 2010. A big reason the Jackrabbits came away with the win: their running…

Jackrabbits Hand Bison 2nd Loss Of Year

NDSU fell to South Dakota State in it's final regular season game of the year, 27-17

FARGO, ND – Freshman quarterback Mark Gronowski rushed for 126 yards and passed for 149 yards to lead No. 4-ranked South Dakota State to a 27-17 victory over second-ranked North Dakota State on Saturday, April 17, in the Missouri Valley Football Conference before a crowd of 8,762 at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. Pierre Strong added 95 yards…

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit Talks Trey Lance in Draft

Episode with the former NDSU QB airs Monday on the network

FARGO, N.D. — As former North Dakota State quarterback Trey lance gets ready for his second pro day on Monday, he’ll also be featured on national television later that night. ESPN will feature the 2019 FCS player of the year in a series hosted by analyst Kirk Herbstreit that goes in-depth on the top QB’s in the NFL Draft to…

NDSU WR Sproles Back Healthy; Decides Against Playing This Spring

Cited personal reasons for the decision

FARGO, N.D. — Bison fans won’t see receiver Phoenix Sproles playing on the field until the fall. Despite being fully recovered from an ankle injury suffered this past fall, the junior announced on twitter he won’t suit up against South Dakota State¬† or in the FCS playoffs due to personal reasons. Sproles was NDSU second leading wide out in 2019…

Mostaert, Thomas Becoming Big Part of NDSU’s Defensive Line This Spring

Both lead the D-line in tackles and sacks

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota State defensive line has always had one standout lead the way. In 2018, it was Greg Menard’s 40 tackles and 9.5 sacks. In 2019, it was Derrek Tuszka’s 48 tackles and 13.5 sacks. However, this spring the production has been lineman by committee. Two of those heading up the committee are redshirt freshman, Eli…

NDSU Football Not Taking SDSU’s Month Long Layoff For Granted

Dakota Marker will be Jackrabbits first game since March 20th

FARGO, N.D. — Not only is it Dakota Marker week for North Dakota State football, their conference title streak is on the line as a win over South Dakota State would give them a 10th consecutive Missouri Valley Football Title. The Bison and jackrabbits head into the game with different situations. NDSU is coming off a win where the offense…

Watson and Wegner Take Home MVFC Player Of Week Honors

Christian Watson was named the conference Offensive Player of the Week while Garret Wegner earned Special Team honors

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Christian Watson and Garret Wegner take home Missouri Valley Player of The Week honors in the Bison’s three point win at Northern Iowa. Watson earns offensive player of the week a day after catching two passes for 86 yards, one of which lead to an NDSU field goal before the half. Wegner was named Special Teams…