NDSU Football

Fargo Native Ty Brooks Shines in Bison Football Opener

Brooks rushed 11 times for 127 yards and two touchdowns off the bench in the big win

FARGO, N.D.—Today is a day that Bison Fans have waited for since the December 16th loss to James Madison in the FCS Playoffs. Today the herd outscored the Mississippi Valley Delta Devils 72-7, a school record for points in a game during the Bison’s Division One era. Fargo native Ty Brooks had quite the day for the Bison. The sophomore rushed 11…

Bison Explode for 72 points, Crush Mississippi Valley State

The Bison set highs for points, rushing yards and total offense in 14 years of Division I football

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — No. 2-ranked North Dakota State rolled up 683 yards of total offense and cruised to a 72-7 victory over Mississippi Valley State in the football season opener for both teams Saturday, Sept. 2. The Bison set highs for points, rushing yards and total offense in 14 years of Division I football, and that sent home…

NDSU has a New Tailgating System for Bison Games

Athletics officials added nearly 280 reserved spots in G Lot

FARGO, ND — NDSU’s new tailgating system is hoping to cut long lines for their first Bison football game of the season. Athletics officials added nearly 280 reserved spots in G Lot for the west side of the tailgate area. This is to allow for more reserved parking spots. They say there will still be about 200 general admission spots…

Knowing the Herd: What to Know for First Time Bison Fans

NDSU Students and the NDSU Bookstore Gave Tips on how to Properly do Game Day

FARGO, ND — Grab your gold gear and get ready to cheer as loud as you can, because the Bison are back for another season and fans are certain that this year they’re going all the way. Don’t worry if you haven’t experienced game day as part of the Herd. NDSU students will let you in on their secrets. “Make…

NDSU Football Taking Advantage of No Game in Week Zero

The Bison open the season Saturday against Mississippi Valley State

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time since 2012, North Dakota State has to wait until September to kick off its season. The Bison haven’t lost a season opener since 1998, when many of the player’s on this year’s team weren’t even born. After not playing in “week zero” last Saturday, senior defensive tackle Nate Tanguay says the extra time…

Tanguay, DeLuca Excited about Returning to Game Action

DL Nate Tanguay, LB Nick DeLuca Return this season following season ending injuries in 2016.

FARGO, N.D. — It’s already an abnormally long off season for NDSU football, since the herd’s 2016 campaign ended after the FCS semifinal loss. For defensive standouts Nate Tanguay and Nick DeLuca, they will be returning to game action after missing significant time with injuries. “I’m really excited to say the least. I’ve been looking forward to this for nine months…

Bison Football Embracing Fear of Unknown in Opening Week

NDSU prepares for Mississippi Valley State.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU football has plenty of new faces, mixed with old faces as they try to establish their same identity of running the ball down opponents’ throats. Teams are always developing new tactics though. It’s either that or you get phased out as everyone else evolves past you. One of the difficulties with the start of each season is…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Defensive Coordinator Matt Entz

Entz helped the Bison to allow the 5th-fewest points in the FCS last season

FARGO, N.D. — One of the main staples for a North Dakota State football team is the defense. The Bison are all about winning low-scoring games instead of shootouts. Leading the way for NDSU is the man with the headset, Matt Entz, who is in his fourth year with the program as the defensive coordinator. Entz is dealing with the…

NDSU Running Backs Moving on without Frazier, Morlock

Lance Dunn and Bruce Anderson are ready to lead the Bison backfield

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State is missing a pair of powerful presences at running back from last year’s squad. King Frazier and Chase Morlock graduated, leaving a couple of holes at the position. Lance Dunn led the Bison in rushing yards in 2016, despite fewer carries than Frazier, and is ready to lead NDSU’s backfield. Bruce Anderson spent much…

DeLuca Ready for 5th Year with Bison Football

Bison linebacker one of several returning seniors on defense.

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time in NDSU linebacker Nick DeLuca’s college career, he and the bison are not opening up practice as the defending national champions. The fifth year senior returns to an NDSU defense that has the potential to be the best in the FCS. After a season ending injury last year, DeLuca decided against going to the…