UND Football

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…

UND Football Looking to Execute Better on Offense After Back-to-Back Losses

Otis Weah held under 100 yards rushing two weeks in a row

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football has fallen into a slump starting off Missouri Valley play with back-to back losses. The latest? A seven-point loss to South Dakota. In order to break out of it, the offense needs to make some adjustments. Opposing defenses have held their all-American running back in check. In the two losses, Otis Weah has…

UND Football “Turning The Page” After Loss to NDSU

Their loss ended 12-game home win streak

GRAND FORKS, N.D — On the other side of the loss to their in-state rival, North Dakota football has already turned the page to their next opponent, however won’t let the positives from Saturday go unnoticed. Going into the week, head coach Bubba Schweigert preached wanting to play a physical game and did just that. The Fighting Hawks kept it…

“You’re Going To Need A Bunch of People to the Party” NDSU’s Entz on UND’s Weah

Bison defense looking to stop all-American running back Otis Weah

FARGO, N.D. — The countdown continues as North Dakota State and North Dakota are getting closer and closer to that Saturday kick-off in Grand Forks. Its the first conference game for both sides and if the Bison want to extend their Valley opening win streak to 11 its all about stopping one player. UND’s running back Otis Weah put up…

UND Football Preaching Physicality in Lead-Up to NDSU Game

Fighting Hawks have lost last three to the Bison

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football players know how bad they’ve played in this match-up during the division one era. Offensively — in all three losses — the fighting hawks — have been held to 29 points — while the defensive — has given up — over 800 yards.. Last spring’s match-up — even ended — an undefeated campaign…..

NDSU, UND Used Bye Week to Prepare for Their Match-Up

NDSU, UND ready to meet for fourth time as division opponents

FARGO, N.D. — Its the week many football fans in the peace garden state look forward to now that both division one programs are members of the same conference. North Dakota and North Dakota State matching up and doing so with extra prep time coming off byes. For NDSU, it was time well spent taking some time off while still…

Schweigert Mentally Challenging UND in Short Week

Fighting Hawks play Utah State on Friday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Its all about the national stage for North Dakota football who gets ready For the second of back-to-back road games to open their season against Utah State on Friday night. The fighting hawks haven’t traveled to take on an FBS team since 2018 when facing Washington, however, its a little different this time around battling with…

UND Football Looking to “Set the Tone” with Road Wins to Start Season

Fighting Hawks open at Idaho State and Utah State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Playing on the road has been North Dakota football’s kryptonite. Over the last three years, the Fighting Hawks have won just five times away from the Alerus Center. With back-to-back road contests starting a new season, the mood has changed. However, its not going to be an easy task getting that first dub. UND’s week one…

UND Football Looks To Carry 2021 Mojo Into Fall

The Fighting Hawks held their first official practice on Friday morning at Memorial Stadium in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – North Dakota had been in a football state of mind all summer but today, for the first time, they got to strap on the pads and hit the field. “I haven’t really had much time off so just been going football, football, football so we were ready to just get back out here and start another…