UND Football

North Dakota Football Season Comes to a Close

North Dakota Football fell to Nicholls State in the Play-In game of the F.C.S. Playoffs

FARGO, ND – Nicholls State ended any chance North Dakota had at facing their in-state foes next weekend at the FargoDome, thanks to a 24-6 win at John L. Guidry Stadium. This one didn’t quite go the way the Fighting Hawks had hoped. They hardly got any offense going, only registering just a pair of field goals and 44 rushing…

UND Football Using Previous Playoff Loss As Motivation to Get A Win Saturday

Loss to Richmond in 2016 after 9-2 Season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football is looking to make history this Saturday when traveling to Thibodeaux, Louisiana. With a win over Nicholls State, the Fighting Hawks would win their first ever FCS playoff game. Going undefeated at home was an impressive feat but going on the road hasn’t been as kind and that’s what UND has to do…

UND Football Looks to Make Program History In Game Against Nicholls State

A win in the first round of playoffs on Saturday would be the first in the Division 1 era for the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The football season continues for the University North Dakota who earned their way into the FCS playoffs after a hard-fought 2019 campaign that ended with a 7-4 regular-season record. The Fighting Hawks will travel south to take on Nicholls State in Thibodaux, LA on Saturday for round one. It’s the second ever division one playoff appearance…

UND Football Secures At-Large Bid into FCS Playoffs

North Dakota makes FCS playoffs for only second in history

GRAND FORKS – The University of North Dakota football team will make its second appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs next weekend after the selection committee has awarded the Fighting Hawks a visiting game against Nicholls on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. (CT) in the Thibodaux, Louisiana. This will be the second appearance in the FCS playoffs…

UND Football Defeats Southern Utah to Finish Season Undefeated at Home

The Fighting Hawks downed the Thunderbirds 36-18

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – North Dakota outscored Southern Utah, 19-0, in the second half to roll to a 36-18 victory on Saturday afternoon from the Alerus Center.   With the win, UND reaches the elusive seven-win mark and will find out whether it has been selected for the FCS playoffs tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. on ESPNU. The Fighting Hawks,…

UND Football Taking Playoff Mentality into Regular Season Finale

The Fighting Hawks play Southern Utah on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football will play it’s final game of the regular season this week against Southern Utah. The Thunderbirds are just 3-8 this season, but if there is anything the Fighting Hawk’s latest game taught them, it’s that no matter the record, no opponent should be counted out. This past Saturday, und narrowly escaped defeat against…

UND Football Holds on to Beat Northern Colorado

The Fighting Hawks defeated the Bears 45-38

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – In a game defined by offense, it was the North Dakota defense that put the finishing touches on the sixth victory of the season, as Jaxson Turner intercepted a Jacob Knipp pass with less than a minute to play to give the Fighting Hawks a 45-38 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday afternoon at the Alerus…

UND Football Faces Sixth Ranked Opponent This Season

No.22 Fighting Hawks Hits Road to Face No.3 Weber State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the sixth time this season, North Dakota football is up against a ranked opponent. This wee UND  travels to Utah to take on Weber State, the number three team in the FCS. It will be the second time in as many seasons that the Fighting Hawks face off against the Wildcats. When the teams met…

UND Football Hoping to Heal Up During Bye Week

The Fighting Hawks are 5-3 entering the Bye week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football is having quite the season so far. The Fighting Hawks are undefeated at home and have won three games against ranked opponents, including Saturday’s upset against No. 9 Montana State. Their 5-3 record earned them a Top 25 ranking in the FCS polls this week, sitting at No. 24. While momentum is on their…