NFL Draft

Volson to Bengals

Cordell Volson is Headed to Cincinnati

  LAS VEGAS: The bison sent another player to the NFL today. The AFC Champion, Cincinnati Bengals needed to add more protection for joe burrow; Forever bison Cordell Volson will be his new bodyguard. The Bengals selected Volson with the 31st pick of the 4th round, the 136th overall pick. At 6 foot 6 and 315 pound, the Bengals got…

Green Bay Packers Pick NDSU’s Christian Watson With No. 34 Pick

LAS VEGAS, Nevada —  The Green Bay Packers used the 34th pick in the Draft from the Minnesota Vikings to select North Dakota State Receiver Christian Watson. Watson joins four-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers and the NFC North Champions. The FCS All-American becomes the first NDSU receiver to be drafted since 1985.   Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports…

Waletzko Looking to be UND’s First NFL Draft Pick Since 1999

Projected mid-round pick in April's Draft

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Standing 6-foot-8, weighing in at 312 pounds, and starting since his sophomore season, Matt Waletzko has body and body of work to draw interest from NFL scouts. He was one of the first selections to the senior bowl. With draft projections showing Waletzko to be taken as early as the 3rd round, yesterday was an opportunity…

NDSU’s Pro Day Opens Opportunities for Babicz, Thomas

Josh Babicz, Brayden Thomas joined Christian Watson, Cordell Volson at Pro Day

FARGO, N.D — 29 NFL teams were on hand this morning to witness North Dakota state’s pro day. Defensive end Brayden Thomas, offensive lineman Cordell Volson, tight end Josh Babicz and receiver Christian Watson all looked to improve their Draft stock. Most eyes were on Watson, who is one of the fastest risers projected by pro football focus going from…

Former Bison WR Watson Shows Out At NFL Combine

Ran 4.28 40-yard dash

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Its safe to say former North Dakota State receiver Christian Watson showed out at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Watson ran a top 10 time in the 40-yard dash clocking a time of 4.28. In the broad jump, the FCS All-American leaped 4 feet 11 inches, which was the top distance among all at the position. Pro…

Former NDSU TE Babicz Preps For NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Saturday

Babicx will play in front of NFL Scouts at the Rose Bowl

FARGO, N.D — After five years with  North Dakota State football tight end Josh Babicz is on to chase his dreams of playing in the national football league. Certainly leaving his mark both blocking and catching passes 633 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns. The two-time FCS  All-American will play in the 10th annual NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at the granddaddy of…

Jabril Cox Drafted By Cowboys In 4th Round

The former Bison was taken 115th overall by a team not far from where he won three titles with NDSU

DALLAS, TX (KVRR) – With Trey Lance and Dillon Radunz already off the board by the start of the weekend, some began to speculate when Jabril Cox would be taken in the draft. That guessing game ended before the afternoon began. The cowboys selected the FCS All-American 115th overall in the 4th round. He’ll join a defense that was in…

Dillion Radunz Drafted in Second Round by Tennessee Titans

Second Bison player drafted this season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former NDSU right tackle Dillon Radunz goes 55th overall to the Tennessee Titans. Radunz gets to protect the blindside of quarterback Ryan Tannehill and block for the NFL’s leading rusher last season Derrick Henry. The Titans finished 11-5 and lost to the Ravens in the wild card round however were in the AFC championship game just two…

Lance Taken 3rd In the NFL Draft By 49ers

The Marshall, Minnesota native was on-site in Cleveland to greet NFL commissioner Roger Goodell

CLEVELAND, OH (KVRR) – The San Francisco 49ers have selected North Dakota State QB Trey Lance with the 3rd overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. He becomes the 2nd NDSU quarterback in the last five years to be selected in the top 3 after Carson Wentz in 2016. The Marshall, Minnesota is now also the third consecutive QB from…