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Round Table: UND Football Spring Practice Recap

The Fighting Hawks conclude Spring Ball on Friday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football returned to the field for Spring practice with a new offensive system under first-year offensive coordinator Danny Freund. The team is also looking to add depth on defense, while bringing back a sold linebacker core. KVRR’s sports team analyzes the Fighting Hawks as they finish up the spring season. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra,…

UND Football Looks to Add Depth on Defense as Spring Practices Wrap Up

On Wednesday, the Fighting Hawks held their final spring practice before Friday's Spring Game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football held its final practice before the team’s spring game on Friday. The past month and a half of spring ball has given the Fighting Hawks a chance to check out how some of the new and young guys will fit in with the team next season. This is especially true on defense where…

Former UND Running Backs Participate in Pro Day

John Santiago and Brady Oliveira went to work in front of NFL Scouts

FARGO, N.D. — Former UND standouts John Santiago and Brady Oliveira are done with their collegiate careers, but they are still hoping to keep the playing careers alive. They are getting ready for the NFL draft. Both had their chance to show off in front of NFL scouts at their pro day on Thursday. It was a special day for the…

UND Football Fills Hole at Running Back

The Fighting Hawks graduated the team's top two backs from last season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — As UND football continues spring practice, there is a big hole to fill at the running back position. This season the Fighting Hawks won’t have John Santiago or Brady Oliveira, who each graduated. That paves the way for senior James Johannesson to step up and take over the number one spot. The Fargo native played in all…

Deion Harris Makes the Most of His Time at Pro Day

The UND Corner Back participated in drills today at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — UND Football gave some of its players one last chance to prove why they deserve a spot at the next level when the team held its Pro Day at NDSU. Cornerback Deion Harris was one of the five Fighting Hawks to participate in drills in front of the 22 professional-team scouts in attendance. Harris was once a…

UND Football Adjusts to New Offensive System During Spring Practice

The Fighting Hawks learn a new system under first year Offensive Coordinator Danny Freund

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football began its spring practice this month and is using this offseason to adapt to some changes. It’s the first opportunity the team has had to take the gridiron under new offensive coordinator, Danny Freund. The Fighting Hawks new play caller has UND getting used to a faster offense with players having the chance to…

New UND OC Freund Building on his Relationships with Players

Freund has been on the staff for the past eight seasons, previously as the wide receivers coach

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– North Dakota Football has a new offensive coordinator. UND Athletics announced on Sunday that former wide receivers coach Danny Freund was promoted to the position. Last week, the team decided not to renew the contract of Paul Rudolph for next season. Freund is no stranger to the program. He is a former quarterback of the Fighting Hawks and…

KVRR Round Table: UND Football Season Recap

The KVRR Sports team analyzes the Fighting Hawks' 2018 campaign

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —- UND football missed out on the FCS playoffs after falling in its final game of the season to Northern Arizona. The Hawks finished their 2018 campaign with a 6-5 record. The KVRR Sports team analyzes the Hawks’ season and what the loss of their 16 seniors will mean for 2019. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports…

UND FB Already Making Changes for 2019

UND Fired Offensive Coordinator Paul Rudolph on Monday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  The 2018 season for UND football did not end the way they wanted it to. Through week sever they were 5-2 and in great shape to make the playoffs. The last four weeks, they finished 1-3 missing out on postseason play. With a disappointing season comes change, and that happened on Monday. “Were announcing that we made…

UND FB Seniors Not Ready To Leave Season Behind Yet

Brady Oliveira wants to get to the playoffs to cap off his UND Career

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football just wants its chance. Finishing 7-and-4 with a win this weekend will certainly help the Fighting Hawks make the playoffs, but it isn’t certain. The ultimate goal is to survive and advance. For seniors like Brady Oliveira it’s about leaving a legacy. With a chance at the playoffs, another game would put a…