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UND FB Hopes A Win This Weekend will be Enough for Playoff Berth

Fighting Hawks Beat Northern Arizona in 2016 to Win Big Sky Conference

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Win and they’re in. That’s the way North Dakota Football is treating Saturday’s regular season finale. While they can’t control what might happen elsewhere this weekend, they can control on trying to beat Northern Arizona. A win gives them hope. With everything at stake this time around, the team hopes to come out on top this weekend….

College Football: Fighting Hawks Honor 16 Seniors in Final Home Game

UND honored its 16 seniors before Saturday's game against Portland State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  North Dakota football took care of business on senior day in its final home contest of the season against Portland State. The win puts them one step closer to earning a playoff spot, but while their postseason push is still up in the air, the one thing that’s always been clear cut is how much the senior…

North Dakota Football Beats Portland State On Senior Day

UND beat Portland State 17-10

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– (UND Athletics) Lenny Nelson’s fourth-quarter 58-yard interception return for a touchdown helped North Dakota to a gritty 17-10 home win over Portland State Saturday afternoon at the Alerus Center. Trailing 10-0-7 heading into the final frame, Nelson corralled a tipped pass off the hands of Jaxson Turner and raced untouched to the house to put the Fighting Hawks on top…

UND FB Looking to Finish Season on High Note

North Dakota FB heads into Saturday's game with a 5-4 record

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  North Dakota sits at 5-4 going into the last two weeks of the season. While the chances of making the postseason are looking slimmer and slimmer for the Fighting Hawks, the team is remaining confident. After losing the past two games, UND wants to win its final two games and finish out the season on a…

UND FB Working on Finishing Games as they Face Portland State this Weekend

Fighting Hawks lost the lead in the final seconds last week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Saturday’s game against Idaho was a disappointing one for North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks now sit one game short of 500 coming home to face Portland State this Saturday. UND can’t let another game slip by. Last Saturday against Idaho, North Dakota had problems closing out the game. They had the lead with nine minutes remaining. With…

North Dakota Football Preparing For Final Three Games

UND plays two three win teams down the stretch

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota is preparing for its final three games of the regular season. UND sits just outside of the FCS Stats Poll slated at number 26. With three winnable match ups down the stretch against three–win Idaho, three–win Northern Arizona and four–win Portland State. The Fighting Hawks say they know the importance of winning these last…

Weber State Rush Defense Shines in win over North Dakota

Fighting Hawks lose to the Wildcats 35-30

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– (UND Athletics) Weber State possessed the ball for over 36 minutes, including 11-and-a-half minutes of the fourth quarter alone en route to a 35-30 win over North Dakota at the Alerus Center Saturday. UND is among the nation’s leaders in time of possession, but the Wildcats grabbed a late 35-23 lead and held on, converting on 5-of-8…

Run Game Crucial for UND Against Weber State

Weber State gives up 133 yards on the ground

GRAND FORKS N.D. — UND faces a top–five opponent this weekend, Weber State. Defensively, the Wildcats give up 133 yards per game on the ground. Last week, the Fighting Hawks rushed for 480 yards. For the Fighting Hawks to come out on top Saturday, continuing to run the ball at a high rate is a key. “Running the football is going…

KVRR Round Table: UND’s Ground Game Will Be Key Against Sacramento State

Sac State gives up 243 yards per game on the ground

GRAND FORKS, N.D . — UND’s Nate Ketteringham will have to keep his emotions in check this week as the Fighting Hawks gear up for Sacramento State, Ketteringham’s former squad. UND will also need to exploit the Hornets’ less than stellar rushing defense. Sac State gives up 243 yards per game on the ground, which is one of the worst…