North Dakota State

NDSU DT Tanguay Helping Menard through Injury

Tanguay also tore his ACL in 2016

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football is still practicing without All-American defensive end Greg Menard who injured his ACL over the weekend. The Bison are used to filling holes on defense after Nick DeLuca and Nate Tanguay missed significant playing time with injuries last season. Tanguay actually suffered an ACL tear too, so he knows what Menard is going…

NDSU Running Backs Moving on without Frazier, Morlock

Lance Dunn and Bruce Anderson are ready to lead the Bison backfield

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State is missing a pair of powerful presences at running back from last year’s squad. King Frazier and Chase Morlock graduated, leaving a couple of holes at the position. Lance Dunn led the Bison in rushing yards in 2016, despite fewer carries than Frazier, and is ready to lead NDSU’s backfield. Bruce Anderson spent much…

Bison Defensive End Suffers Season-Ending Knee Injury

North Dakota State defensive end Greg Menard suffered a season-ending knee injury over the weekend

  FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State defensive end Greg Menard will miss all of the 2017 season after tearing his ACL over the weekend, the team announced Monday. Menard is a two-time FCS All-American who was named to the Buck Buchanan Watch List days ago, which recognizes the top defensive player in the FCS. He is  expected to use…

Bison Defense Poised to be one of the Best in the Country

NDSU Football Returns numerous starters from a year ago

FARGO, N.D. — After failing to win the FCS National Championship for the first time in six years, North Dakota State players say they are hungrier than ever. Other than an added year of experience for every returner, the Bison welcome back Nate Tanguay and Nick DeLuca, who missed much of 2016 with injuries. “From a leadership role, people rally…

Competition Heats up between NDSU Offense, Defense

The two sides square off in fall camp

FARGO, N.D. — The offense and defense of North Dakota State football see a lot of each other in the offseason. The two sides of the ball square off in drills, which players say can be a real benefit. “Personally, I think our defense is the best defense we’re going to play against,” running back Lance Dunn said. “What better…

NDSU Football Picked to Win 7th Consecutive MVFC Title

The Bison edged out South Dakota State by one vote in the preseason poll

ST. LOUIS (NDSU Athletics) — Last year’s Missouri Valley Football Conference co-champions appear to be on a collision course again in 2017. A single vote separates top pick North Dakota State from second-place South Dakota State in the MVFC preseason poll. It’s the tightest vote for a preseason favorite in league history. North Dakota State has earned the league title for…

NDSU Features Five Defensive Players on All-MVFC Preason Team

Nick DeLuca and Nate Tanguay make the team after being injured for much of 2016

ST. LOUIS (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State had seven players selected to the Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason all-conference team Monday, July 24, by a vote of the league’s head coaches, sports information directors and media. NDSU’s picks were junior running back Lance Dunn, senior long snapper James Fisher, senior defensive end Greg Menard, senior defensive tackle Nate Tanguay,…

NDSU Women T&F 4x400M Relay Advance to Eugene

Bison women have six entries in NCAA Championships/

AUSTIN, Texas (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State women’s track & field team ran the second-fastest 4x400m relay in school history on Saturday night to earn a berth at the NCAA Championships. With the 4x400m relay advancing, the Bison women will have six entries at the NCAA Championships – a new all-time high in the Division I era. Last…

NDSU Baseball’s Season Ends with Loss to ORU in Summit Title Game

Bison finish season 31-25.

TULSA, Okla. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State University baseball team saw its 2017 season come to an end after falling to top-seeded Oral Roberts in The Summit League Baseball Championship game, 7-0, on Saturday, May 27, at J.L. Johnson Stadium on the Oral Roberts University campus. The Bison conclude the season with an overall record of 31-25, marking…

Bison Baseball Still Alive, Faces ORU for Summit Title

NDSU defeats SDSU in Summit League Tournament.

TULSA, Okla. – The North Dakota State University baseball team advanced to its fourth Summit League Baseball Championship game in program history with an 8-2 win over the South Dakota State Jackrabbits on Friday, May 26, at J.L. Johnson Stadium on the Oral Roberts University campus. The second-seeded Bison (31-24) will take on top-seeded Oral Roberts in the championship contest…