NFL Draft

NDSU Draft Preview With Hero Sport’s Sam Herder

Hero Sport's Sam Herder previews where ndsu players can go in draft

FARGO, N.D. — The NFL Draft is here and its time to talk where North Dakota State players could fall this weekend. Two who are likely to go off the board are defensive end Derrek Tuszka and tight end Ben Ellefson after both played in the East-West Shrine Game and Tuszka competed at the NFL Combine back in February. Hero…

Social Distancing: Flash Mobs, NFL Draft Excitement, And Learning To Ride A Bike

Here's How We're Thriving During Social Distancing In The Valley

  Families in one Fargo neighborhood know how to have some fun while social distancing. Families in the Southgate Drive neighborhood in Fargo figured out how to pull off a flash mob while staying at least six feet away from each other. They all took turns dancing to the music. You got your costumes, you got your T-Rex family. It…

NDSU Stars Tuszka, Ellefson Hope to Hear Their Names Called in NFL Draft

Both Played in East-West Shrine Game; Tuszka participated at NFL Combine

FARGO, N.D. — The NFL Draft is underway with the first round. There are two former North Dakota State football players likely to be drafted this weekend. The first is All-American defensive end Derrek Tuszka who had two different opportunities to show what he’s made of to NFL scouts. With no NDSU Pro Day due to COVID-19, Tuszka was the…

FCS All-American Mason Bennett Looking to Turn Dreams into Reality With NFL, CFL Draft Approaching

Bennett is a top ten prospect in the CFL

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football’s All-American defensive end Mason Bennett is looking to hear his name affiliated with a new team in both the NFL and CFL drafts. Being from Manitoba, Bennett is tabbed as one of the top ten prospects in the CFL. Bennett is on many NFL teams radars as well after becoming the Fighting Hawks…

Former NDSU Quarterback Easton Stick Drafted by Chargers

The Bison Alumni was selected 166th overall in the 5th round by Los Angeles

FARGO, N.D. — Easton Stick is about to start enjoying some much nicer weather during the upcoming football season. The former NDSU star quarterback was drafted 166th overall by the Los Angeles Chargers in day three of the NFL draft. Stick won three national championships with the bison and is the most winning FCS quarterback, going 49–3 in his career at…

Vikings Pick Center In First Round of NFL Draft

With the 6-foot-3, 306-pound Bradbury, the Vikings got a mobile anchor and a natural fit with the zone-blocking scheme they’ll be favoring to try to generate more of a running game and keep the pressure off quarterback Kirk Cousins.

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings selected North Carolina State center Garrett Bradbury with the 18th overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, using their first-rounder on an offensive lineman for the first time in seven years. With the front five again their position of greatest need , the Vikings could hardly have had the board fall to them any…

Viking’s Spielman Confident in Talent of Draft Class

The Vikings Hold the 18th Overall Pick

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings are gearing up for the NFL draft taking place this weekend. The team could make a big move with the 18th pick they hold, as there are plenty of holes to fill on the roster, specifically on the offensive line. The good news for the Vikes is that the talent in this year’s class…

Vikings Looking for Best Players Available in this Week’s Draft

General Manager Rick Spielman said he won't necessarily pick based on team need

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings are slotted with their first pick in the 2019 NFL draft at No. 18 overall. That would be their earliest selection in a draft since 2015 when the Vikes went with cornerback Trae Waynes at No. 11. The next year, Minnesota went with cornerback Mackensie Alexander in the second round and last year took cornerback…

Easton Stick Reveals Offseason Improvements at NDSU Pro Day

Stick threw for 21 NFL scouts at NDSU on Thursday

FARGO, N.D. — At the NFL Combine in the first week of March, Easton Stick really shined with his speed and agility. Only two quarterbacks ran a faster 40-yard dash, but none of them were quicker in the shuttle run or three-cone drill. On Thursday, he participated in NDSU’s Pro Day to try and impress NFL scouts with his arm….

KVRR Round Table: What to Expect from Easton Stick at NFL Combine

Stick is participating in the on-field workouts Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — Former North Dakota State quarterback Easton Stick will be competing in on-field workouts at the NFL Combine on Saturday. Stick is the first Bison QB at the Combine since Carson Wentz, who was selected second overall in the 2015 draft. The all-time-winningest quarterback in FCS history is projected to be taken anywhere from the third round to…