NDSU Football

Watson’s High Power Speed Helps Lift NDSU To Win Over Northern Iowa

Christian Watson returned a kick 100 yards for a touchdown in the Bison's 23-20 win over the Panthers

  FARGO, ND (KVRR) – In the second to last game of the regular season, NDSU squeaked by Northern Iowa 23-20 for their fifth win of the spring in what was their first game in three weeks. Christian Watson has a knack for speed, as we’ve seen before, but today it was on full display right here. The  100-yard kick…

Trey Lance Accepts Invite to Attend NFL Draft in Person

Will sit in green room with his family in Cleveland

FARGO, N.D. — The NFL Draft takes place at the end of this month in Cleveland and former North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance is one of ten prospects who is attending the event in-person by accepting a green room invite. Lance is a couple weeks removed from his pro day where 31 teams came to Fargo to watch him…

NDSU Football Coaching Staff Key Part in Keeping Players Minds at Ease Through Cancellations/Postponements

Coaches kept looking ahead to next opponents when bad news struck

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State football is getting closer and closer to reliving a feeling that has been taken away over the last two weeks: Gameday.  After having a cancellation and postponement a match-up with Northern Iowa is four days away. During the break, the Bison worked through many adjustments just to stay ready. Having less practice time, both…

CB Josh Hayes Leaves NDSU Football Program

Plans to move closer to home in Florida; enter transfer portal

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football received some hopeful news this morning with no further positive COVID tests in the program. Making this Saturday’s game at Northern Iowa more likely to get played. However, if the the Bison do take the field it’ll be without a key player on defense. Cornerback Josh Hayes has left the program and plans…

Missouri Valley Football Conference Committed to Finishing Spring Season; FCS Releases First Playoff Rankings

NDSU number two, UND number five

ST LOUIS, MO — Over the last two weeks the Missouri Valley Football Conference had eight games postponed — or canceled. Most recently, Friday’s South Dakota and Western Illinois game. Plus Illinois state opting out  for health concerns, however, the league is staying committed to finish the season. In a statement, associate commissioner Mike Kern said the conference has reached…

Former NDSU Linebacker Cox Doesn’t Participate at LSU Pro Day Due to Injury

Will have another pro day closer to NFL Draft

BATON ROUGE, La. — Former North Dakota State linebacker, Jabril Cox was not a participant at LSU’s Pro Day because of a hamstring injury suffered training. It is not serious and Cox said the team doctor’s told him not to be active as he’s nearing 100 percent recovery. The plan is to hold another pro day closer to the draft…

NDSU Football Players Finding Silver Lining Through Canceled/Postponed Games

This Saturday's game against South Dakota State is PPD until April 17th

FARGO, N.D. — The Dakota Marker game is put on pause as COVID-19 continues to impact North Dakota State football as its game scheduled for Saturday against South Dakota State has been postponed due to multiple positive tests and contact tracing within the program. The match-up with the Jackrabbits is moved to April 17th, the open week made by the…

NDSU Football Anticipates Playing Next Game Against South Dakota State

Last game against South Dakota was canceled due to positive COVID-19 Test

FARGO, N.D. — COVID-19  hit North Dakota State football hard this weekend as the Bison could not play their respective games due to the virus. After having this past weekend’s game against South Dakota canceled just hours before kickoff, NDSU anticipates playing against South Dakota State on Saturday. The Bison were about to leave their hotel and head to the…

NDSU/South Dakota Game Canceled Over COVID-19

The game between the Bison and Coyotes won't be rescheduled

  VERMILLION, SD (KVRR) – Saturday’s Missouri Valley Football Conference game between North Dakota State and South Dakota has been canceled in light of a positive COVID-19 test in NDSU’s program. NDSU Athletic Director Matt Larsen, confirmed the news to KVRR Sports. Per Missouri Valley Football Conference guidelines, the game won’t be rescheduled. The news comes a day after North…

NDSU Football’s Watson Helping Pass Game Struggles on Offense

Receiver Christian Watson has 176 yards and two touchdowns in the last two games

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been a struggle for North Dakota State football’s passing game to get going this spring. Averaging just under 132 yards per game, it’s second worst in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, however, over the last two weeks it’s really started to open up thanks to receiver Christian Watson. After starting the first four games with just…