North Dakota football

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…

UND Football: Schweigert Calls Cal Poly Game “Very Important”

Fighting Hawks are winless on the road in 2019

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football sits at three and three halfway through their season. All three of those losses have come to opponents on the road. Both sides of the ball have really struggles outside of the Alerus Center. In those losses, the Fighting Hawks gave up a combined 128 points. Offensively, the Hawks didn’t put up more…

UND Football: Defense Wants To Be Better Against UC Davis

Gave up 35 points in loss to Eastern Washington

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s a week for improvement for North Dakota football. UND is coming off a 35–20 loss to Eastern Washington and it doesn’t get much easier as 12th ranked UC Davis comes to the Alerus Center Saturday. The Fighting Hawks defense give up 377 yards of offense including 284 on the ground. Giving up that many yards…

UND Football Sees Game With NDSU As Opportunity

Starts the first of four games against Preseason Top 25 opponents

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — As far as the visitors in Grand Forks go for this weekend, it’s the start of a tough stretch for North Dakota. The game against NDSU is the first of four games against preseason FCS top-25 programs. For the Fighting Hawks, it’ll be the last time playing in Fargo as an independent before moving to the…

UND FB Working on Finishing Games as they Face Portland State this Weekend

Fighting Hawks lost the lead in the final seconds last week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Saturday’s game against Idaho was a disappointing one for North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks now sit one game short of 500 coming home to face Portland State this Saturday. UND can’t let another game slip by. Last Saturday against Idaho, North Dakota had problems closing out the game. They had the lead with nine minutes remaining. With…

UND Football Using Last Season as Fuel for 2018

Fighting Hawks hoping to improve on three win season in 2017.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — On the gridiron, nobody in the FCS would like to turn the page and forget about last season more than the North Dakota Fighting Hawks. 22 injuries, and only three wins is not what head coach Bubba Schweigert and his group had in mind after making the playoffs the year before. Now the Hawks are in search…

North Dakota Football Players Refuse to Stop Fighting

UND football is 2-6.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Another tough loss for North Dakota this past weekend at the Alerus Center. A banged up football team continues to see injuries. Quarterback Keaton Studsrud got hurt in the game against Sacramento State and UND had to go to the backup. But all those injuries will not stop the Fighting Hawks for getting ready for Portland…

UND Football Happy to be Back in the Win Column

Fighting Hawks gear up for Montana on Saturday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Homecoming was kind to the Fighting Hawks football team on Saturday. The Hawks survived a 48-38 thriller against Northern Colorado after losing a 25 point lead. The bleeding has stopped, temporarily in Grand Forks and the feelings surrounding this football team are heading in a much more positive direction coming off this victory. “I think it was…

UND Football Sets Season-Highs in Homecoming Game

Hawks score 48 points in Saturday's win.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It would seem the magic number for North Dakota football is 40. For the first time in three weeks the Hawks did not surrender 40 points to their opponent and they came up with a victory. North Dakota set season-highs with 48 points and 562 yards of offense. UND also rushed for five touchdowns, most by…