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Former Bison QB’s Wentz, Lance Matching Up on Sunday Night Football

Wentz coming off best two-game stretch; Lance may be out with injury

FARGO, N.D —  The state of North Dakota will have their eyes glued  to the television for Sunday Night Football as former North Dakota state quarterback’s Carson Wentz and Trey Lance  match-up against one another. Its still uncertain whether Lance sees action for the 49ers after suffering a knee sprain in their last loss before a bye to the Arizona…

Lance Throws First 49ers Touchdown of Season in Win

Only throw and completion in the game

DETROIT- (KTVU) San Francisco quarterback Trey Lance connected with receiver Trent Sherfield on a 5-yard, play-action pass to help the 49ers take a 7-0 lead late in the first quarter. The former North Dakota State star is the first rookie to throw a touchdown on his first pass attempt since Atlanta’s Matt Ryan against Detroit in 2008. Lance also became…

Hawley’s Ellefson Finds New NFL Home in Minnesota

Former Bison was waived by Jaguars and picked up by the Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS  — Hawley native Ben Ellefson is coming back to his home state and playing for the Minnesota Vikings. The tight end was picked up off waivers from Jacksonville. Ellefson was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent last season and appeared in seven games playing 133 snaps and catching four balls for ten yards. It helps the…

Carson Wentz Might Be Back Sooner Than Anticipated

A report suggests that the former Bison QB could be ready for the season opener next month

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (KVRR) – ESPN is reporting that Carson Wentz’s might be ready for the Colts’ season opener against the Seahawks on September 12th. The former Bison underwent foot surgery over a week ago. More recently, the team had announced he’d be out for five to twelve weeks. Indianapolis could have a better idea of where the QB stands two…

Tuszka “Excited” to Learn From Bronco’s Miller and Chubb

After being drafted by Denver on Saturday, Tuszka joins Von Miller & Bradley Chubb in defensive end

FARGO. N.D. — Former FCS All-American for North Dakota State football, Derrek Tuszka, has a new job title: Defensive end for the Denver Broncos, who used the final pick of their draft on Saturday to pick Tuszka creating some depth at the edge rusher position for the defense. Tuszka will fit right in as a player whose proven he can…

Former NDSU Standout Emanuel Retires from NFL

Kyle Emanuel spent four years with the Chargers

FARGO, N.D. — After four seasons representing North Dakota State in the NFL, linebacker Kyle Emanuel is retiring. The former Bison great made the announcement on Twitter Thursday morning. Emanuel said in the statement that there is no specific reason why he decided to retire, but listed injury concerns as a contributing factor. He played for NDSU from 2010-2014 as a…

Dexter Werner Signs with Pro Basketball Team in Germany

Former NDSU star will play with SSV Lokomotive Bernau in Germany’s ProB division.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — Former North Dakota State men’s basketball player Dexter Werner has signed a contract to begin his professional career in Germany. Werner, a 6-foot-6 forward from Bismarck, N.D., signed with SSV Lokomotive Bernau in Germany’s ProB division. The German ProB season typically lasts from late September until April. Bernau finished with the top record in the league…