North Dakota football

UND Football Preaching Physicality in Lead-Up to NDSU Game

Fighting Hawks have lost last three to the Bison

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football players know how bad they’ve played in this match-up during the division one era. Offensively — in all three losses — the fighting hawks — have been held to 29 points — while the defensive — has given up — over 800 yards.. Last spring’s match-up — even ended — an undefeated campaign…..

UND Football Looking to “Set the Tone” with Road Wins to Start Season

Fighting Hawks open at Idaho State and Utah State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Playing on the road has been North Dakota football’s kryptonite. Over the last three years, the Fighting Hawks have won just five times away from the Alerus Center. With back-to-back road contests starting a new season, the mood has changed. However, its not going to be an easy task getting that first dub. UND’s week one…

UND Not Letting New Familiarity Of MVFC Opponents Alter Approach

The Fighting Hawks head into their second season in the Missouri Valley Football Conference following a (5-2) spring campaign

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – UND is now two practices in after welcoming themselves to the Missouri Valley with an FCS quarterfinals appearance last year, even after three cancelations. They have sixteen more sessions before an off week leading into the the season opener at Idaho State on the first weekend of September. This time, there might be some familiarity…

NDSU And UND In Top 3 Of Missouri Valley Preseason Poll

The Bison received the 2nd most votes and Fighting Hawks received the 3rd most

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Missouri Valley Football Preseason polls and All-team Selections are out. Both NDSU and UND made quite the impression on the committee. The Bison got 435 votes, good for second behind South Dakota State, who had 19 more. The Fighting Hawks come in right behind them with 357, after clinching a playoff berth in their first season…

Walthalls Eager To Suit Up At UND

Moorhead High senior wide receivers Brady and Blake Walthall committed to North Dakota Football on Friday

MOORHEAD, MINN (KVRR) – Brady and Blake Walthall have always been in lockstep. On and off the Football field. “I think it really does make a difference knowing we both play the same position obviously so I think we could help each other out,” Blake said. “We’ve been through so much together,” Brady said. “I mean, we’ve done so many…

UND’s Toivonen Picked Up By Seattle Seahawks

The former UND wide receiver ranks third in program history in receptions, reception yards, and reception touchdowns

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – Former North Dakota wide receiver Travis Toivonen has been picked up by the Seattle Seahawks. The red wing native joins the 90-man roster roster after a morning workout with the team. After finishing his UND career with the third most receptions, yards, and, touchdowns by a receiver there in the division I era, he went…

UND Football Heading into Playoffs with Different Mindset

0-2 in previous postseason appearances

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — In its third FCS Playoff appearance North Dakota football will host Missouri State at the Alerus Center, an opponent only seen three times before and most recently in 2017 winning at home 34-0. However, the Fighting Hawks haven’t found too much success once getting to the postseason. In 2019, UND was held to six points and…

Fans pack FargoDome for NDSU vs UND football

Support for both teams were showed during the rivalry game

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —¬†Fans at the FargoDome were excited for the rivalry game, with the Bison and Fighting Hawks meeting for just the third time since 2003. The last two meetings in Fargo, UND fans did not go home happy with losses. Tensions were even higher at this game, with NDSU being ranked number four and UND ranked higher at…

UND Football Earns First MVFC Honors Since Joining

North Dakota Football had six players take home preseason honors

GRAND FORKS, ND – Six Fighting Hawks earned preseason honors, being named to the Phil Steel preseason all Missouri Valley Conference team: Garett Maag and Nathan Nguon got the offensive selections. Jaxson Turner, C.J. Seigel, and Noah Larson got the defensive ones and Brady Leach for special teams after the kicker set two career highs last season: 35 extra points…

Coach of the Week: UND Football Head Coach Bubba Schweigert

UND Football coach Bubba Schweigert is the KVRR Coach of the Week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — From former All-American defensive end Mason Bennett being drafted into the CFL, virtual spring practices, transitioning to the Missouri Valley Football Conference and questions surrounding the start of the college football season, there is a lot to discuss with North Dakota football head coach Bubba Schweigert. Coach Schweigert joined KVRR’s Nick Couzin through Zoom to talk…