UND Football

UND Football Alum Toivonen’s Unusual Path to the NFL

Signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Travis Toivonen caught over 130 catches for 1700 yards and 13 touchdowns in four seasons with North Dakota football ranking third all-time in program history, now the receiver is on an NFL roster after signing with the Seattle Seahawks coming in for a workout. “There were three other receivers with me so basically it was a…

Seven UND Seniors Returning For Football

The septet announced they'd be returning via North Dakota Football's twitter account

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – Seven seniors on North Dakota Football announced today that they’ll be back in the fall for another go-around. The Fighting Hawks open up play September 4th on the road against Idaho State. Their first home game comes two weeks later on the 18th against Drake, a week before they host NDSU. The green and white…

UND’s Toivonen Picked Up By Seattle Seahawks

The former UND wide receiver ranks third in program history in receptions, reception yards, and reception touchdowns

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – Former North Dakota wide receiver Travis Toivonen has been picked up by the Seattle Seahawks. The red wing native joins the 90-man roster roster after a morning workout with the team. After finishing his UND career with the third most receptions, yards, and, touchdowns by a receiver there in the division I era, he went…

Moorhead’s Feeney Wins Minnesota Gatorade Football Player Of Year; Tips Cap To Those Around Him

The senior QB takes home his second Minnesota "Player of the Year" award this season

MOORHEAD, MINN (KVRR) – Moorhead High’s Trey Feeney is making sure the Fighting Hawk Faithful knows his name heading into next year. Congratulations to Trey Feeney on being awarded Gatorade Player Of The Year for the state of Minnesota!!@FeeneyTrey @Gatorade#GatoradePOY#Winas1https://t.co/xMt8GlEYYg pic.twitter.com/CMbd0q3Mzc — MoorheadSpudFootball (@MHDspudFootball) May 13, 2021 The senior QB was named Minnesota Football Gatorade Player of The Year not…

UND Football’s Weah Named First Team All-American

Moorhead native led conference in rushing yards, yards per carry, rushing touchdowns and yards per game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota running back Otis Weah becomes the first at that position in the program’s history to be named an all-american and the fifth year at least one player  has been selected -under head coach Bubba Schweigert. The Moorhead native led the conference in rushing yards, yards per carry, rushing touchdowns and yards per game. All…

UND Football Taking Away Lessons From Spring Season

Learning how to win more on the road

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The spring season brought history for the North Dakota football program seeing the FCS playoffs quarterfinal round for the first time. Not making it further isn’t bringing anyone down. There are still many goals left to accomplish the Fighting Hawks want to see through. One is winning on the road, which is something that continues to…

UND Falls To JMU In FCS Quarterfinals

The Fighting Hawks allowed a season-high 468 yards of offense in Sunday's loss

HARRISONBURG, VA – Top-ranked James Madison jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter and never relinquished it, defeating No. 7 North Dakota, 34-21, in the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs of Sunday evening from Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va. UND (6-2) trimmed the lead down to three late in the second quarter, but it was as close…

JMU Heads Into Quarterfinal Against UND With Top Offense In CAA

The Dukes and Fighting Hawks will square off for the first time in history on Sunday evening

HARRISONBURG, VA (KVRR) – North Dakota visits top seed James Madison for the first time ever. The Dukes head into Sunday with just under 250 rushing yards a game, the most in the Colonial Athletic Association. A big a reason: Senior Jawon Hamilton. Just last week, the running back ran for 171 yards and a touchdown against VMI which included…

UND Football Looking to Prove Themselves on the Road

Fighting Hawks have won just two games away from the Alerus Center the last two seasonS

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Getting to the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs is the furthest North Dakota football has ever gone and while that’s something the team is proud of a tougher challenge lies ahead: winning away from the Alerus Center. Over the last three seasons, the Fighting Hawks are 13-2 at home including the last 10 in a row….

UND Football’s Early Surge Lifts Them To First FCS Playoff Win

The Fighting Hawks scored a season-high 44 points in Saturday's 1st round win over Missouri State

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – The Fighting Hawks scored on their first four drives of the game against Missouri State in their 1st round showdown, beating them 44-10. This was a Bears defense that hadn’t allowed 30 or more points once this year and had the. But in UND’s first game in over a month, the 2nd best scoring offense…