Triple-Option

NDSU Hoping to Limit Explosive Plays against Cal Poly’s Option Attack

The Bison open the season against Cal Poly on Saturday.

FARGO, N.D. — Last season, the only thing North Dakota State football was better at than scoring was keeping other teams from scoring. The Bison allowed the fewest yards per game in the country (237.4) and the second-fewest points (11.6). Their first test of 2018 comes against an opponent with a unique offense though. Cal poly runs a triple-option, where most…

NDSU Defensive Coordinator Entz Tied Up with Preparations

The Bison are preparing for a triple-option offense for the first time in years

FARGO, N.D. — Players are not the only ones to experience the grind of a long football season. North Dakota State defensive coordinator Matt Entz is wearing himself down trying to prepare for the triple-option threat presented by 7-seed Wofford. “It’s just not something that in this neck of the woods or this region that there’s not a lot of…

NDSU FB Challenging itself to Slow Down Wofford’s Triple-Option Threat

70 percent of Wofford's offense comes on the ground

FARGO, N.D. — When it comes to football in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, there are a lot of teams with really good passing quarterbacks. Now that the Bison are in the playoffs, they’re facing teams that may not air it out as much. On Saturday,NDSU draws Wofford into the Fargodome. The Terriers are a triple-option team, with about 70 percent…