UND Football

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…

FCS Playoffs Preview: Hero Sports/MGM Beat Writer Sam Herder

Sam Herder joins Sports Extra to preview FCS Playoffs

FARGO, N.D. — On the eve of the FCS Playoffs, Hero Sports and MGM Bet beat writer Sam Herder joined KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin to discuss the Missouri Valley having five teams in the field and  what to expect for both NDSU and UND in their opening round match-ups.   Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison…

NDSU And UND Opponents Embracing Opportunity To Match Up

Both Eastern Washington and Missouri State discuss how they're preparing for North Dakota State and North Dakota, respectively

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Eastern Washington heads into the playoffs at (5-1), the 2nd time they’ve been there in three years. The last one? A loss to the Bison in the 2019 FCS Title game. “Some of those guys have that memory in 19′”, said head coach Aaron Best. “Some of those guys played in that 17′ game here. There…

UND Football Heading into Playoffs with Different Mindset

0-2 in previous postseason appearances

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — In its third FCS Playoff appearance North Dakota football will host Missouri State at the Alerus Center, an opponent only seen three times before and most recently in 2017 winning at home 34-0. However, the Fighting Hawks haven’t found too much success once getting to the postseason. In 2019, UND was held to six points and…

NDSU And UND Football Playoff Paths Set

The Bison and Fighting Hawks received at-large bids into the 16-team FCS Playoff field on Sunday

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – A season of twists and turns with so much uncertainty raised questions about how NDSU And UND’s playoff chances and standing would be effected. Now, we have answers with the unveiling of the FCS bracket. The Bison received one of six at-large bids from the committee and will host Eastern Washington on Saturday at 2:30pm (the…

UND Football Season Finale Canceled

North Dakota Football's final game of the regular season against Youngstown State won't be reschedule

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – North Dakota Football’s season finale at Youngstown State has been called off, the league announced on Wednesday. The reason for it’s cancelation was not announced. In a release, the Missouri Valley Conference said, “Valley Football athletically related activities will take place only to the extent permitted by local environments and applicable national, state, local and…

Former MSUM WR Richter Has Been “Perfect Transfer” for UND Football

The Detroit Lakes native has a touchdown and 126 yards receiving yards for the Hawks this spring

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One of the many successful moves North Dakota football has made this season is bringing in talent from the Northern Sun at the division two level. One of those players added? Receiver Jake Richter from Minnesota State-Moorhead. The Detroit Lakes native used his final year of eligibility to play this spring at UND. It’s been quite…

UND Football Sees Positives in COVID Layoff as Team Returns to Game Action

Fighting Hawks play first game since March 20th Saturday at Youngstown State

GRAND FORKS,  N.D. — North Dakota football returns to the field Saturday for the first time since March 20th with their last three games were affected by COVID. With the layoff comes an important task: beat Youngstown state and a share of the conference title is theirs. The Fighting Hawks will be back at full strength come Tuesday’s practice. Sunday…

Missouri Valley Football Conference Committed to Finishing Spring Season; FCS Releases First Playoff Rankings

NDSU number two, UND number five

ST LOUIS, MO — Over the last two weeks the Missouri Valley Football Conference had eight games postponed — or canceled. Most recently, Friday’s South Dakota and Western Illinois game. Plus Illinois state opting out  for health concerns, however, the league is staying committed to finish the season. In a statement, associate commissioner Mike Kern said the conference has reached…