STATS Preseason Poll

NDSU Preseason No. 1 in Stats Perform FCS Top 25; Central Arkansas 11th

Bison ride 37-game win streak into October 3rd match-up with Central Arkansas

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football was unanimously picked number one in the preseason FCS Stats Performance poll. The Bison received 147 first-place votes. The Bison are coming off an undefeated season, their third consecutive FCS Championship, (winning eight of the last nine) and carrying a 37-game winning streaking into their October 3rd match-up with Central Arkansas. The Bears…

NDSU Football Number One in FCS Stats Preseason Poll

NDSU received 142 of the 160 votes

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) Two-time defending national champion North Dakota State was picked No. 1 in the STATS FCS Preseason Top 25 poll released Monday, Aug. 5. The Bison gained 142 of the 160 first-place votes in the national media poll, which features two NDSU opponents in the top five. James Madison had 14 first-place votes and edged South…

NDSU Football Ranked No. 2, UND No. 8 in Preseason Poll

The Bison and Fighting Hawks both make top 10 in first STATS Poll of 2017

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State couldn’t squeeze ahead of defending National Champion James Madison in the STATS Preseason Top-25 Poll. The Bison scored 19 of 163 first-place votes to sit at No. 2. Fresh off of its first-ever trip to the FCS Playoffs, the University of North Dakota comes in at No. 8 with a strong corps of returners….