North Dakota football

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…

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…

North Dakota Football Season Comes to a Close

North Dakota Football fell to Nicholls State in the Play-In game of the F.C.S. Playoffs

FARGO, ND – Nicholls State ended any chance North Dakota had at facing their in-state foes next weekend at the FargoDome, thanks to a 24-6 win at John L. Guidry Stadium. This one didn’t quite go the way the Fighting Hawks had hoped. They hardly got any offense going, only registering just a pair of field goals and 44 rushing…

UND Football Secures At-Large Bid into FCS Playoffs

North Dakota makes FCS playoffs for only second in history

GRAND FORKS – The University of North Dakota football team will make its second appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs next weekend after the selection committee has awarded the Fighting Hawks a visiting game against Nicholls on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. (CT) in the Thibodaux, Louisiana. This will be the second appearance in the FCS playoffs…