Tight End

NDSU’s Jenson Hoping to Fill Holes left at Tight End

The Bison said goodbye to Jeff Illies and Connor Wentz after last season.

FARGO, N.D. — While NDSU returns a lot of its offensive firepower, two of their top tight ends have left. Jeff Illies and Connor Wentz exhausted their eligibility last season, leaving two large holes at the position. Returning as a senior is Nate Jenson. He would love to reproduce what Illies and Wentz did on the field, but he knows…

Former Bison DeLuca Transitioning to TE with Titans

Tennessee's first preseason game is Thursday at Green Bay.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former NDSU linebacker Nick DeLuca is fighting for a roster spot with the Tennessee Titans, but on the offensive side of the ball. The Omaha native has been making the transition to tight end for the Titans during training camp. Head coach Mike Vrabel approached DeLuca with the idea of switching to offense to give the former…

Wentz, Eagles Add Old Rival at Tight End

The Philadelphia Eagles selected former South Dakota State tight end Dallas Goedert in the second round

DALLAS, Texas — In his college playing career, Carson Wentz’s biggest rival was South Dakota State. Now, he is going to have a Jackrabbit at a teammate. The Philadelphia Eagles traded up to the 49th pick in the NFL draft to select tight end Dallas Goedert. Goedert had 1,111 receiving yards in his senior season at SDSU. After the pick,…