Phoenix Sproles

NDSU’s Sproles’ Patience Paid Off Catching First Touchdown in Two Seasons

Senior caught first TD since 2019; the game-tying score against Missouri State

FARGO, N.D — Two years since North Dakota State receiver Phoenix Sproles made reservations for six in the end zone. It all finally changed last weekend catching the game-tying touchdown against Missouri State off a play called Alabama y. It was certainly a moment that needed some time to take in, so much so, Sproles laid out on the field…

NDSU’s Sproles Talks Recovery and Return From Knee Injury

Bison WR shares recovery journey and is ready to play this fall

FARGO, N.D. — After injuring his knee in the fall and missing all of the spring season, receiver Phoenix Sproles is back 100 percent after seven months away. “Coming in right away. Playing right away. 30 games or so then going from 30 games to zero games,” Sproles said. “It was a refresher on how quick these moments are in…

NDSU’s Roehl Talks Sproles, Watson Reunion at WR and Depth at Running Back

NDSU's offensive coordinator talks explosive weapons

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s offense is loaded this fall. Phoenix Sproles and Christian Watson are reunited at receiver and the running back position is filled with depth. Offensive coordinator discussed all this topics with KVRR’s Nick Couzin. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison Football, Christian Watson, Dominic Gonnella, Jalen Bussey, Kobe Johnson, NDSU Bison,…

NDSU’s Roehl Discusses QB Situation and the Return of Sproles to the Offense

Offensive Coordinator Tyler Roehl talks quarterback battle and return of receiver Phoenix Sproles ahead of fall season

FARGO, N.D. — Nine days until North Dakota State football kicks off their season at home against Albany. Fall camp is over and the focus now is all about week one. One of the questions still left to be addressed is who will start at quarterback. Three players have been battlingĀ  for the job. Cam Miller, who played eight games…

NDSU’s Phoenix Sproles Taking Full Advantage NIL Freedom

The Bison wide receiver already has a few endorsement deals in place with more in the works

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – When the NCAA lifted a restriction that prevented student-athletes from profiting off of their name, image, and likeness, Pheonix Sproles wasted no time cashing in. The rising senior has at least five different endorsement ventures he’s been a part of so far. The rising senior Wide Receiver mentioned that he had inquiries going back a little…

NDSU WR Sproles Back Healthy; Decides Against Playing This Spring

Cited personal reasons for the decision

FARGO, N.D. — Bison fans won’t see receiver Phoenix Sproles playing on the field until the fall. Despite being fully recovered from an ankle injury suffered this past fall, the junior announced on twitter he won’t suit up against South Dakota StateĀ  or in the FCS playoffs due to personal reasons. Sproles was NDSU second leading wide out in 2019…

Wentz Offers Guidance to Lance on NFL Decision

Wentz has close relationship with Bison QB

FARGO, N.D. — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz knows a thing or two about being a first round draft pick. Wentz remains the highest player ever drafted at the FCS level going number two overall in 2016. His successor, Easton Stick, is with the Los Angeles Chargers. Now it’s time for the next Bison QB to decide his future.. Trey…

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…