Nick DeLuca

Former NDSU LB DeLuca Promoted to Jaguars 53-Man Roster

Jamaal Charles was released to make room for DeLuca

Former North Dakota State linebacker Nick DeLuca has been promoted to the Jacksonville Jaguars active roster. The Jags made room for him by releasing running back Jamaal Charles. DeLuca originally signed with Tennessee as an undrafted free agent, and the team tried transitioning him to tight end. He was then waived and picked up by Jacksonville, where he had been…

Former NDSU LB DeLuca Signs with Jaguars

DeLuca spent the first part of training camp with the Titans before getting waived.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — After getting waived by the Tennessee Titans last week, former North Dakota State linebacker Nick DeLuca was signed by Jacksonville Tuesday. DeLuca signed as an undrafted free agent with the Titans before they transitioned him to tight end. The Jaguars allowed the second-fewest yards per game in 2017, behind only the Vikings. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines…

Former Bison DeLuca Waived by Tennessee Titans

DeLuca transitioned to TE earlier in training camp.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The first preseason game is in the rear-view mirror for every NFL team. The Tennessee Titans are moving on to their second preseason matchup without former NDSU linebacker Nick DeLuca, who was waived by the team. DeLuca signed with the Titans as an undrafted free agent, but was later asked to switch positions to tight end. DeLuca spent…

Former Bison DeLuca Transitioning to TE with Titans

Tennessee's first preseason game is Thursday at Green Bay.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former NDSU linebacker Nick DeLuca is fighting for a roster spot with the Tennessee Titans, but on the offensive side of the ball. The Omaha native has been making the transition to tight end for the Titans during training camp. Head coach Mike Vrabel approached DeLuca with the idea of switching to offense to give the former…

DeLuca Satisfied with NDSU Pro Day after Disappointing Combine

Former NDSU LB Nick DeLuca ran his 40-yard dash 0.10-0.15 seconds faster than at the NFL Combine according to unofficial times

FARGO, N.D. — Linebacker Nick DeLuca was the only member of this year’s NDSU class invited to the combine. That helped him get a feel for the events and the pressure. The Bison’s Pro Day also gave him a second chance after what he viewed as a disappointing combine. His 40-yard dash time was significantly improved. The unofficial times were…

Ten Former Bison to Take Part in NDSU Pro Day

The Bison Pro Day is Thursday morning at 10:00

FARGO, N.D. — Ten former Bison football players are making their next move to impress NFL scouts this week. North Dakota State is holding its Pro Day on Thursday. Expected attendees include: Chris Board, LB Nick DeLuca, LB Tre Dempsey, S James Fisher, LS Pierre Gee-Tucker, LB Jeff Illies, TE Jackson Koonce, P Austin Kuhnert, OL Nate Tanguay, DT Connor…

Former NDSU LB DeLuca to Participate in NFL Combine

DeLuca is one of four MVFC players invited

INDIANAPOLIS — With the Super Bowl over, all eyes go to the NFL Draft as teams begin preparing for next season. Four Missouri Valley Football Conference players have been invited to the NFL Combine to improve their draft stock. Among the four is former North Dakota State linebacker Nick DeLuca. DeLuca finished his career with 26 tackles for loss, seven…

Four Bison Named to STATS FCS All-American Team

UND's John Santiago also received All-American honors.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State linebacker Nick DeLuca, offensive lineman Austin Kuhnert and long snapper James Fisher were named to the STATS FCS All-America first team on Tuesday, Dec. 19.  Bison safety Robbie Grimsley was a second-team selection. DeLuca and Kuhnert previously were named first team All-Americans by the Associated Press, and Fisher was on the 2016 STATS…

NDSU’s DeLuca & Kuhnert, UND’s Santiago Earn All-American Honors

UND running back John Santiago is an All-American for the third time

FARGO, N.D. — After helping North Dakota State to an FCS semifinal appearance and a 12-1 record, offensive lineman Austin Kuhnert and linebacker Nick DeLuca are first-team All-Americans. DeLuca recorded a team-high 61 tackles, 5.5 sacks and forced three fumbles in his senior campaign. Kuhnert bolstered the nations fifth-best rushing attack and was second on the team with 31 knockdowns….

Open-Field Tackling Big Key for Bison Football on Saturday

NDSU hosts Wofford at 11 a.m. in FCS Quarterfinals.

FARGO, N.D. — The FCS playoffs are down to the final eight teams. Surprise, surprise that includes North Dakota State for the eighth consecutive year. The herd’s defense is the talk of the week as they get set to face their first ‘triple-option opponent of the year. The Bison led the entire country in total defense and are top-ten in stopping…