UND Football

UND Football Taking Away Lessons From Spring Season

Learning how to win more on the road

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The spring season brought history for the North Dakota football program seeing the FCS playoffs quarterfinal round for the first time. Not making it further isn’t bringing anyone down. There are still many goals left to accomplish the Fighting Hawks want to see through. One is winning on the road, which is something that continues to…

UND Falls To JMU In FCS Quarterfinals

The Fighting Hawks allowed a season-high 468 yards of offense in Sunday's loss

HARRISONBURG, VA – Top-ranked James Madison jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter and never relinquished it, defeating No. 7 North Dakota, 34-21, in the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs of Sunday evening from Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va. UND (6-2) trimmed the lead down to three late in the second quarter, but it was as close…

JMU Heads Into Quarterfinal Against UND With Top Offense In CAA

The Dukes and Fighting Hawks will square off for the first time in history on Sunday evening

HARRISONBURG, VA (KVRR) – North Dakota visits top seed James Madison for the first time ever. The Dukes head into Sunday with just under 250 rushing yards a game, the most in the Colonial Athletic Association. A big a reason: Senior Jawon Hamilton. Just last week, the running back ran for 171 yards and a touchdown against VMI which included…

UND Football Looking to Prove Themselves on the Road

Fighting Hawks have won just two games away from the Alerus Center the last two seasonS

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Getting to the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs is the furthest North Dakota football has ever gone and while that’s something the team is proud of a tougher challenge lies ahead: winning away from the Alerus Center. Over the last three seasons, the Fighting Hawks are 13-2 at home including the last 10 in a row….

UND Football’s Early Surge Lifts Them To First FCS Playoff Win

The Fighting Hawks scored a season-high 44 points in Saturday's 1st round win over Missouri State

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – The Fighting Hawks scored on their first four drives of the game against Missouri State in their 1st round showdown, beating them 44-10. This was a Bears defense that hadn’t allowed 30 or more points once this year and had the. But in UND’s first game in over a month, the 2nd best scoring offense…

FCS Playoffs Preview: Hero Sports/MGM Beat Writer Sam Herder

Sam Herder joins Sports Extra to preview FCS Playoffs

FARGO, N.D. — On the eve of the FCS Playoffs, Hero Sports and MGM Bet beat writer Sam Herder joined KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin to discuss the Missouri Valley having five teams in the field and  what to expect for both NDSU and UND in their opening round match-ups.   Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison…

NDSU And UND Opponents Embracing Opportunity To Match Up

Both Eastern Washington and Missouri State discuss how they're preparing for North Dakota State and North Dakota, respectively

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Eastern Washington heads into the playoffs at (5-1), the 2nd time they’ve been there in three years. The last one? A loss to the Bison in the 2019 FCS Title game. “Some of those guys have that memory in 19′”, said head coach Aaron Best. “Some of those guys played in that 17′ game here. There…

UND Football Heading into Playoffs with Different Mindset

0-2 in previous postseason appearances

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — In its third FCS Playoff appearance North Dakota football will host Missouri State at the Alerus Center, an opponent only seen three times before and most recently in 2017 winning at home 34-0. However, the Fighting Hawks haven’t found too much success once getting to the postseason. In 2019, UND was held to six points and…

NDSU And UND Football Playoff Paths Set

The Bison and Fighting Hawks received at-large bids into the 16-team FCS Playoff field on Sunday

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – A season of twists and turns with so much uncertainty raised questions about how NDSU And UND’s playoff chances and standing would be effected. Now, we have answers with the unveiling of the FCS bracket. The Bison received one of six at-large bids from the committee and will host Eastern Washington on Saturday at 2:30pm (the…

UND Football Season Finale Canceled

North Dakota Football's final game of the regular season against Youngstown State won't be reschedule

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – North Dakota Football’s season finale at Youngstown State has been called off, the league announced on Wednesday. The reason for it’s cancelation was not announced. In a release, the Missouri Valley Conference said, “Valley Football athletically related activities will take place only to the extent permitted by local environments and applicable national, state, local and…