NDSU Football

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…

Bison Football is Back: Turning a New Leaf

It's NDSU's first time since 2011 that they enter the season not the reigning FCS champs

FARGO, N.D. —Have no fear, bison football is finally here. The three month hiatus of the off season  has left a sour taste in everyone’s mouth following the 2016 season. It’s NDSU’s first time since 2011 that they enter the season not the reigning FCS champs, but the team is turning a new leaf and the expectations for 2017 are…

NDSU Football Picked to Win 7th Consecutive MVFC Title

The Bison edged out South Dakota State by one vote in the preseason poll

ST. LOUIS (NDSU Athletics) — Last year’s Missouri Valley Football Conference co-champions appear to be on a collision course again in 2017. A single vote separates top pick North Dakota State from second-place South Dakota State in the MVFC preseason poll. It’s the tightest vote for a preseason favorite in league history. North Dakota State has earned the league title for…

Former Bison Crockett Signs with Raiders

Crockett spent first two seasons with Green Bay.

ALAMEDA, Calif. (Oakland Raiders) – The Oakland Raiders have signed the following three free agents, the club announced Friday including former NDSU running back John Crockett. Crockett originally signed with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in May 2015. He spent the entire 2016 season on the Reserve/Injured List. Crockett played in two games as a rookie in…

Jake Reinholz Receives Gatorade North Dakota Boys Soccer Player of the Year Award

Reinholz is walking-on as a kicker for NDSU Football

FARGO, ND–  At this point in the year, we are much closer to the start of the 2018 boys soccer season than the end of the 2017 season. Nonetheless, former Shanley soccer standout Jake Reinholz was finally presented an award commending his great season. Reinholz was named the Gatorade North Dakota Boys Soccer Player of the year last month, and…