Running Back

RB Oliveira Selected 14th Overall in CFL Draft

The former UND running back was drafted by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It doesn’t quite have the same pomp as the NFL Draft, but the Canadian Football League started its draft today. Former UND running back Brady Oliveira was selected 14th overall by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Oliveira himself is from Winnipeg. He rushed for nearly 3,000 yards in his collegiate career, which is especially impressive considering he…

Former NDSU RB Anderson Shows off Versatility at Bison Pro Day

Bruce Anderson says he finally feels healthy after being banged up for much of the season.

FARGO, N.D. — Former NDSU running back Bruce Anderson says he finally feels healthy after being banged up for much of the season. He had to drop out from the Senior Bowl after an injury. Anderson spent the last 12 weeks, since the National Championship game, getting NFL ready. At pro day on Thursday, he even caught some passes from…

Bruce Anderson Runs Over Cal Poly in Bison Win

NDSU takes its season opener 49-3

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football rushed for 458 yards in its season opener against Cal Poly on Saturday. Running back Bruce Anderson posted much of that offensive production. Anderson found the end zone on two separate occasions, but he nearly had more offense by himself than the entire Cal Poly team. He rushed for 185 yards on 11 carries,…

Dalvin Cook Continues Progress on ACL Recovery

Cook injured his knee in game four of last season.

EAGAN, Minn. — The minnesota vikings are in their third week of organized team activities, but Tuesday was a little different. Running back Dalvin Cook was out on the gridiron today for the first time since suffering a season-ending ACL tear in week four. The second-year player out of Florida State is still wearing a brace, but he was participating in…

UND RB Santiago Nabs Third Career All-Conference Honor

The running back is the fifth player in Big Sky history to make the first team as a freshman, sophomore and junior

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – North Dakota junior running back John Santiago kept an impressive and rare streak alive on Tuesday after being named First Team All-Big Sky for the third-consecutive year. Santiago is just the fifth player in the 55-year history of the league to earn a first-team accolade as a freshman, sophomore and junior at the same position….

Vikings Activate RB Murray from PUP List

Latavius Murray practiced with the Vikings Monday

MANKATO, Minn. — For the first time since the Minnesota Vikings acquired him in the offseason, running back Latavius Murray practiced with the team on Monday. Murray missed the first two weeks of training camp recovering from a March ankle surgery. In 2015, Murray was a Pro-Bowler with the Oakland Raiders with more than one thousand yards rushing. He rushed…