UND Football

UND Football Welcoming Themselves To MVFC Loudly

The Fighting Hawks have won all three of their games since joining the conference and are the only undefeated team in it thus far

GRAND FORKS, ND – He didn’t play a snap in his redshirt season last year. But you wouldn’t know it based on how he’s started off the 2021 campaign. “We’re going to give him the football and he knows we want him to secure the ball. There’s not much you can say,” said head coach Bubba Schweigert. “He felt badly…

Moorhead’s Weah Clears Path for UND Football’s Third Consecutive Win

No. 4 Fighting Hawks took down No. 20 South Dakota, 21-10

GRAND FORKS, N.D – (UND ATHLETICS) To say Otis Weah atoned for an early fumble would be an understatement. The redshirt sophomore running back put the ball on the turf trying to cross the goalline in the first quarter, but ran like a man possessed thereafter, chalking up a career-high 163 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns as fourth-ranked…

Run Game Helping UND Football to Best Ranking in Program History

Fighting Hawks ranked no. 4 after 2-0 start

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football left the field after Saturday’s upset win over number three South Dakota State as the only undefeated team left in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Two days later, its earned them their highest ranking in program history at number four. The Fighting Hawks are doing it behind a strong rushing attack. Of the…

2nd Half Surge Lifts UND Over SDSU

The Fighting Hawks were down 14-7 at the half before scoring 21 unanswered points to improve to (2-0)

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – The North Dakota Football team took down South Dakota state 28-17 on Saturday to remain unbeaten through their first two games in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The tide shifted in the 2nd half. Bubba Schweigert’s team was behind a score before wracking up three touchdowns in the 3rd and 4th quarters combined, including a…

Inexperienced Offense Biggest Challenge for UND Football Heading into Opener Against Southern Illinois

Have just one senior among the quarterbacks, running backs and receivers

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Excitement is in the air in Grand Forks as North Dakota football makes its debut in the Missouri Valley Football Conference this weekend against Southern Illinois, who is ranked as high as 13 in preseason polls. One of the many intriguing story lines in this match-up. On the sidelines, head coach Bubba Scheweigert, faces his former…

FCS Spring Season Preview: Stats Perform Senior Editor Craig Haley

Stats Perform's Craig Haley previews upcoming spring football season

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State and North Dakota football kick off their spring seasons next weekend. In anticipation of the season, preseason polls and All-American are being released. Stats Perform Senior Editor, Craig Haley, joined KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin to preview what’s ahead. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison Football, Craig Haley, FCS Football, FCS…

NDSU & UND Ready For Spring Football

The Bison and Fighting Hawks begin the season on the 21st and 20th, respectively

FARGO/GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – The kickoffs, the tackles, the touchdowns, the pyrotechnics all returning for the spring. Missouri Valley Football teams are ready to go. “We see a lot of energy, Mike. Our guys are practicing hard, looking forward to practice, and we go early in the morning.” “You could see the energy, the excitement of our kids when…

UND Football Ready to Prove Doubters Wrong Entering First Year in MVFC

Fighting Hawks picked seventh in valley football preseason poll

GRAND FORKS, N.D — With their debut in the Missouri Valley Football Conference coming at the end of this month, North Dakota football is feeling the disrespect after the league released its preseason poll on Wednesday. Coming off back-to-back winning seasons  as independents and making the FCS playoffs in 2019, the poll had them finishing seventh of the league’s ten…

Missouri Valley Football Conference Releases Poll and Preseason All-League Teams

NDSU picked first with eight players on all-league team; UND picked seventh

ST. LOUIS, MO. — With the spring football season on the horizon, the Missouri Valley football conference released their preseason poll and all-conference teams. The Bison had a league-best eight selections make the team highlighted by fullback Hunter Leupke, receiver Christian Watson, offensive lineman Cordell Volson, long snapper Ross Konnelly, defensive lineman Spencer Waege, linebacker Jackson Hankey  and defensive backs…