UND Football

UND Learning from the Past, Bringing Optimism into Home Opener

North Dakota hosts Mississippi Valley State on Thursday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football is another day closer to its home opener with Mississippi Valley State. Neither the Fighting Hawks nor the Delta Devils were able to find the win column a whole lot in 2017. The two squads combined for just five wins. But both teams are putting the past in the past and are optimistic about 2018…

UND Football Gears Up for Home Opener

North Dakota hosts Mississippi Valley State on Thursday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota sees its season start a little bit earlier with a week one matchup on Thursday night. Mississippi Valley State heads to the peace garden state for the second year in a row. The Delta Devils were thumped by NDSU last year 72–7. UND is desperate to start things off in the win…

Decision Looming at Quarterback for UND Football

"Our team needs to know who is going to be the first guy going out there" - Schweigert

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football coach Bubba Schweigert has a decision to make. The Hawks have still not made it public who the starting quarterback will be for the home opener against Mississippi Valley State Thursday August 31st. Andrew Zimmerman, Nate Ketteringham and Brock Boltman will learn their fate soon enough. The team is off Tuesday and Schweigert said a…

Hair Care 101 with UND Football

Ryan Tobin, Luke Fiedler sport luscious locks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football has been hard at work these last few weeks prepping for the 2018 season. The Fighting Hawks are looking to turn a new leaf after finishing 3-8 in 2017. Some players, however, aren’t only spending their time on the practice field. There are also plenty of hours being spent on hair care. Offensive lineman Ryan…

KVRR Round Table: UND Football Tries to Turn it Around in 2018

UND finished with a 3-8 overall record last season

FARGO, N.D. — UND football is less than two weeks away from the start of the 2018-2019 season. The squad opens up the season at home against Mississippi Valley State on August 30th. The KVRR sports team analyzes whether the Fighting Hawks can turn it around after finishing 3-8 last season. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags:…

Energized Fighting Hawks Football Ready for New Campaign

UND football opens season at home for first time since 2013.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Last season’s 3–8 finish obviously fell below the University of North Dakota football’s expectations. This year’s team already feels different. “We’re energized,” running back John Santiago said. His buddy Brady Oliveira agrees with Santiago. “I’ve never seen so much excitement and energy on the practice field,” Oliveira stated. Just four practices into the season , the…

NDSU Football Lands Six on Hero Sports Preseason All-American Teams

UND also had a pair on the preseason all-american teams.

FARGO, N.D. — There still is a ways to go until actual football season, Hero Sports released its preseason All–American teams for the FCS today. The Bison are understandably number one in the preseason poll as the defending national champions, and they also land six players on the All–American lists. North Dakota also gets a bit of recognition as well. Defensive…

College Football: UND’s Deion Harris Eyeing His Return to the Field

Deion Harris suffered an injury to his Achilles tendon last July while doing a non-contact conditioning drill

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —Replacing a player who was named an All-American after his junior season, was being looked at by NFL clubs, and led the FCS in 2016 with three pick six’s is no simple feat. But that’s exactly what UND Football had to do when cornerback Deion Harris went down last July while doing a non-contact conditioning drill. “When…

College Football: UND Focused on Upping the Physicality in Spring Game

UND's offense and defense will square off in roughly 60 live plays

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football returns to live action Friday night for its 15th and final session of the spring. The players will have the chance to showcase their progress from the past few weeks in the Spring Game. The offense and defense will square off in roughly 60 live plays. The team says the focus heading into the…

UND Football: Fighting Hawks Still Working Out the Kinks Heading into their Spring Game

UND's spring game is set for 6 p.m. on Friday at the High Performance Center

GRAND  FORKS, N.D. — Three wins, eight losses, and an 11th-place finish in the isn’t exactly what UND football had in mind after making the playoffs the year before. In fact, most of what took place during the 2017 season is completely different from UND’s 2016 Big Sky title year. This spring, however, the Hawks are using their 15 practices to…