UND Football

Waletzko Looking to be UND’s First NFL Draft Pick Since 1999

Projected mid-round pick in April's Draft

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Standing 6-foot-8, weighing in at 312 pounds, and starting since his sophomore season, Matt Waletzko has body and body of work to draw interest from NFL scouts. He was one of the first selections to the senior bowl. With draft projections showing Waletzko to be taken as early as the 3rd round, yesterday was an opportunity…

UND’s Waletzko Shines at Pro Day

Performed for 23 NFL Scouts in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football has produced some CFL talent as of late, however this year the NFL has its eye on one player from the offensive line. Matt Waletzko was at the top of the list of UND’s draft prospects. The 6 foot 8 312 pound tackle went through a variety of individual drills to show off…

UND’s Weah Enters Transfer Portal

One of five Fighting Hawks football players to enter portal this offense

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota running back Otis Weah has entered the transfer portal. The junior missed two games this season for a suspension and illness, leading UND with 159 carries  for 818 yards and  nine touchdowns. The All-American caps off what has been quite the ride in Grand Forks after redshirting in 2018 and being academically eligible in…

UND Football Finding Confidence in Playing for Seniors

Fighting Hawks have played way into playoff discussion

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After dropping four of their first five conference games, North Dakota football has played their way back into playoff contention after back-to-back home wins. Most of those victories point to what linebacker, Jalen Morrison, called playing for the seniors. Saturday against South Dakota State could be the very last game that group plays unless a 6-5…

UND Football Finding Confidence in Victory

Fighting Hawks came from behind to beat Youngstown State on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football was finally on the other end of a close game. After having four of their first five conference match-ups become losses on the final possession, 17 unanswered points and 12 in the last 10 minutes lifted them to victory. It was just the Fighting Hawks second Missouri Valley win on the season with…

UND Football Uses Fourth Quarter Comeback to Beat Youngstown State

Fighting Hawks second Missouri Valley win

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football gets their second Missouri Valley win of the season scoring 17 second half points to top Youngstown State, 24-21. It was all part of 354 yards of offense and converting on 21 first downs improving to 3-1 at the Alerus Center. KVRR Sports’ Brandon Blakney has your recap from Grand Forks. Categories: College,…

Former UND WR Toivonen Signs With New York Giants

Third all-time in receiving for the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Former North Dakota receiver Travis Toivonen has found a new home in the NFL. After getting released by the Seattle Seahawks following the preseason, Toivonen has signed a deal with the New York Giants to join their practice squad. In Seattle, Toivonen had two receptions for 32 yards. Toivonen ranks third all-time in UND football program…

UND to receive $1.85 million to play football against U of M, Iowa State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR/KNOX) – The University of North Dakota will play two non-conference football games against the University of Minnesota in 2028 and 2030 in Minneapolis. According to FBSchedules.com, the games will give UND a guaranteed total of $1.25 million.  UND will be paid $500,000 for the first game and $525,000 for the second game. UND will also play…