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KVRR TEAM ANALYZES THE UND VS. USD GAME

FARGO, ND— The 1-1 UND Fighting Hawks are on the road Saturday facing the 2-0 USD Coyotes. The KVRR Sports team previews the game in this week’s KVRR Sports Extra roundtable. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra Tags: UND Fighting Hawks, UND Football, USD

UND Prepares for Tough South Dakota QB

Chris Streveler passed for four touchdowns and rushed for 96 yards against the Fighting Hawks in 2016

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — As North Dakota prepares for a rematch from last year against No. 23 South Dakota, they are focusing on Coyotes’ quarterback Chris Streveler. In UND’s thirlling 47-44 double-overtime win, Streveler passed for four touchdowns and also rushed for 96 yards. His running ability makes him a dual threat that challenges any defense. “He’s a real concern,”…

Fighting Hawks football ready for Top-25 Matchup

No. 10 UND battles No. 23 South Dakota this Saturday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Fighting Hawks football continued its home dominance in the Alerus Center. UND shut out Missouri State on Saturday for their 7th consecutive regular season win in Grand Forks dating back to 2015. This was also the first shutout for Bubba Schweigert as UND’s head coach, but Schweigert and his group know that it doesn’t get any easier…

Fighting Hawks Football Cruise in 52nd Annual Potato Bowl

Brady Oliveira rushes for 164 yards in North Dakota's win.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – In Bubba Schweigert’s third game as head coach at North Dakota back in 2014, UND was on the receiving end of a 38-0 Missouri State victory. Schweigert and the Fighting Hawks exacted a decisive measure of revenge on Saturday afternoon, pounding the Bears 34-0 in the 52nd annual Potato Bowl USA game. Eleventh-ranked UND (1-1) broke…

KVRR Roundtable: UND Football Looks for First Win in Potato Bowl

KVRR team analyzes the UND vs. Missouri State game.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — No. 11 UND football has their home opener against Missouri State on Saturday. The Fighting Hawks look to improve on the run game on Saturday. They only rushed for 51 yards last week at Utah. The KVRR Sports team previews the Potato Bowl in this week’s KVRR Sports Extra roundtable. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top…

UND Football Excited for Home Opener

UND went 5-0 at home in the regular season in 2016.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football returns to the Alerus Center Saturday, hosting Missouri State. This will be the first home game of the season for the Fighting Hawks who won five consecutive games at home before falling to Richmond in the FCS playoffs. “Home openers are always exciting,” Head Coach Bubba Schweigert said. “Ever since we’ve gone into that…

UND Football Focusing on Improving Running Game after Week One Loss

The Fighting Hawks rushed for 51 yards against Utah on Thursday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Running the football is expected to be one of the biggest strengths for the University of North Dakota, with two preseason All-American running backs. Brady Oliveira and John Santiago underperformed in the team’s first game against Utah though. As a team, UND rushed for 51 yards in the 37-16 loss. “It was a big learning opportunity…

Fighting Hawks Football Focusing on Self Improvement

UND opens season on Thursday on the Pac-12 Network.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football is less than 48 hours away from its season opener on the road against Utah. The Fighting Hawks are coming off of their first-ever trip to the FCS playoffs and bring back a lot of talent. UND may be ranked number 10 in the FCS, but the Utes come in at number 25 in the…

UND Football: Season Preview

UND headed into 2017 season without Deion Harris.

FARGO, N.D. —University of North Dakota running back Brady Oliveira made bold statements that he and John Santiago are the best running back duo in the country. The pair combined for nearly 2,000 rushing yards in 2016, and they’ll look to continue that as the head into the upcoming season. UND will also need to fill the vacancy at corner…

UND Backfield Ready to Lead Fighting Hawks in 2017

Oliveira, Santiago, and Johannesson to split carries for North Dakota.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When you think of the best backfields in the FCS, it is hard to not have UND’s in the conversation. Both John Santiago and Brady Oliviera were named to the Big Sky preseason All-Conference team. “We want to run the football,” Head Coach Bubba Schweigert said. That is something that the offensive line knows very well. “We stress…