Phoenix Sproles

NCAA One Step Closer to Giving Compensation to its Athletes

NCAA in support of purposed rule for athletes to gain compensation for name, image and likeness

Indianapolis, IN. — College athletes may be one step closer to cashing in on their name, image and likeness as the NCAA board of governors met Tuesday morning in support of a purposed rule change allowing athletes to take advantage of these rights. The rule change states athletes can receive compensation from third-party endorsements, social media influence, personal appearances and…

NDSU Football Reacts to Eighth FCS Championship

Bison react to winning FCS Championship

FRISCO, TX — Receiver Phoenix Sproles: “It hit a little harder being best friends with trey and seeing all the success he’s having on and off the field. I love him and I can’t even describe right now, I don’t know its good its good. I can’t talk right now.” Quarterback Trey Lance: Its the expectation you know when you…

The Key to NDSU’s Football Success

KVRR's Nick Couzin takes a closer look into what has made Bson Football sucessful

FRISCO, TX- North Dakota State football has preached the same message season after season..Taking things one game and one week at a time. That message is especially evident to how NDSU has established a winning culture.. Winning seven national titles and 9 Missouri Valley Conference championships is not easy. That success may be outlined by one common mindset but continued…

How NDSU Football Gets Ready for the FCS Championship

KVRR's Nick Couzin shows how NDSU spends time the three weeks getting ready for the Championship

FRISCO, TX — Between the FCS Playoff semifinal game and the Championship, there is a three week gap. In order to come out with a national title, it’s all about how each team handles that time period, In the case of North Dakota State football, the Bison have embraced the extra time even calling it a winter camp based on…

NDSU Football: Entz Seeing Change in Lance Now That He’s Starter

Lance makes his debut as starter Saturday against Butler

FARGO, N.D — As North Dakota State football prepares for its opener against Butler just four days away, starting quarterback Trey Lance has developed more and more into his new role. After being named QB one just over a week ago, beating out junior transfer Zeb Noland and sophomore Noah Sanders for the job, the red shirt freshman is coming…

NDSU Football: Target Field Game Provides Homecoming For Current Players

Phoenix Sproles, Zack Johnson, Marquise Bridges All From Twin Cities Area

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football starts off its season in a bit of a different setting, on a baseball field. The Bison host Butler at Target Field Saturday, home to major league baseball’s Minnesota Twins. For many, its a chance to travel and see their team at a different location for a weekend. For those twin cities NDSU…

NDSU Football: Receivers Sproles and Watson Poised To Lead Wide Out Group

In 12 games combined last year, Sproles and Watson racked up 14 receptions for 199 yards and a touchdown.

FARGO, N.D. — There are new faces all over the North Dakota State football roster with only three starters returning on offense from last season. One of the positions that has the most youth are the wide receivers. If you take a look at the depth chart, no receivers graduate until the year 2021. That puts the group in the…

NDSU Wide Receivers Identify Areas to Improve as Spring Practice Wraps Up

The Bison have a young wide receiving corps with limited returning production

FARGO, N.D. — In 2018, wide receivers caught 107 passes from North Dakota State’s signal callers. Only 14 percent of those went to players who are back on this year’s roster, leavingĀ a lot of room for other guys to step up. Phoenix Sproles hopes to play a big role after appearing in every game as a true freshman last year….