Preseason Poll

NDSU No. 1 in HERO Sports FCS Top 25

Volson, Tutsie Preseason All-Americans

FARGO, N.D. –  (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State is the No. 1-ranked team entering the spring 2021 football season according to the HERO Sports FCS spring preseason Top 25 announced Monday, Feb. 8. Five teams from the Missouri Valley Football Conference are ranked including four in the Top 10. South Dakota State is second, Northern Iowa sixth and Illinois State ninth….

NDSU Football Voted No.1 in Missouri Valley Football Preseason Poll

NDSU received 32 of the possible 40 votes

ST. LOUIS – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State has been tabbed as the Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason favorite in a poll conducted by league coaches, media and sports information directors released Monday, July 29. NDSU has been picked first in the preseason poll for eight straight seasons. North Dakota State has earned at least a share of the league…

NDSU at No. 1 in STATS FCS Preseason Poll

Bison with 151 of 157 first-place votes.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Defending national champion North Dakota State was ranked No. 1 in the STATS FCS Preseason Top 25 media poll released Monday, Aug. 6. The Bison garnered 151 of the 157 first-place votes. No. 2 James Madison, the national runner-up a year ago, took the remaining six first-place votes. National semifinalists South Dakota State and Sam…

NDSU Unanimously Picked to Win Missouri Valley Football Confernence

NDSU captured all 39 first-place votes in a preseason poll

ST. LOUIS – (NDSU Athletics) Defending national champion North Dakota State is the preseason pick to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference after capturing all 39 first-place votes in a preseason poll of the league’s head coaches, sports information directors and media released Monday, July 30. North Dakota State, which has won seven straight conference titles, won its third outright…

UND Picked Third in NCHC Preseason Poll, DU Unanimous Favorite

Denver Unanimous pick to win the NCHC.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (NCHC Hockey) – Returning the majority of last season’s national championship team, the Denver Pioneers were unanimously selected by the media as the favorite to capture the 2017-18 Julie and Spencer Penrose Memorial Cup, awarded to the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) regular-season champion, for a second straight year. DU topped the 2017-18 NCHC Preseason Poll, which was unveiled…

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…

UND Football Picked to Repeat as Big Sky Champion in Preseason Polls

The Fighting Hawks scored 15 (of 24) first-place votes in the media poll

PARK CITY, Utah (UND Athletics) – A year after sharing its first Big Sky Conference title, the North Dakota football team was picked to repeat as the league champions in both the media and coaches’ polls released Tuesday by league officials. Entering its sixth and final season as a league member, this marks the first time the Fighting Hawks garnered the top…