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UND Football Defeats Southern Utah to Finish Season Undefeated at Home

The Fighting Hawks downed the Thunderbirds 36-18

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – North Dakota outscored Southern Utah, 19-0, in the second half to roll to a 36-18 victory on Saturday afternoon from the Alerus Center.   With the win, UND reaches the elusive seven-win mark and will find out whether it has been selected for the FCS playoffs tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. on ESPNU. The Fighting Hawks,…

UND Football Taking Playoff Mentality into Regular Season Finale

The Fighting Hawks play Southern Utah on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football will play it’s final game of the regular season this week against Southern Utah. The Thunderbirds are just 3-8 this season, but if there is anything the Fighting Hawk’s latest game taught them, it’s that no matter the record, no opponent should be counted out. This past Saturday, und narrowly escaped defeat against…

UND Football Holds on to Beat Northern Colorado

The Fighting Hawks defeated the Bears 45-38

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – In a game defined by offense, it was the North Dakota defense that put the finishing touches on the sixth victory of the season, as Jaxson Turner intercepted a Jacob Knipp pass with less than a minute to play to give the Fighting Hawks a 45-38 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday afternoon at the Alerus…

UND Football Faces Sixth Ranked Opponent This Season

No.22 Fighting Hawks Hits Road to Face No.3 Weber State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the sixth time this season, North Dakota football is up against a ranked opponent. This wee UND  travels to Utah to take on Weber State, the number three team in the FCS. It will be the second time in as many seasons that the Fighting Hawks face off against the Wildcats. When the teams met…

UND Football Hoping to Heal Up During Bye Week

The Fighting Hawks are 5-3 entering the Bye week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football is having quite the season so far. The Fighting Hawks are undefeated at home and have won three games against ranked opponents, including Saturday’s upset against No. 9 Montana State. Their 5-3 record earned them a Top 25 ranking in the FCS polls this week, sitting at No. 24. While momentum is on their…

UND Football Remains Perfect at Home With Win Over No. 9 Montana State

The Fighting Hawks defeated the Bobcats 16-12

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Three ranked opponents have entered the Alerus Center this season, and for the first time in the program’s Division I history, three ranked opponents have fallen. Senior Alex Cloyd blocked a punt in the end zone that freshman Jayson Coley recovered with just 4:21 to play in the fourth quarter to help seal a 16-12…

UND Football Knows Importance of Wins for Rest of Season

Won first road contest last week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football got the monkey off its back getting the first road win of the season. This week’s task is another ranked opponent, the fifth faced this season, in Montana State coming to the Alerus Center. It’s a place where the Fighting Hawks have not lost this season. UND knows every game from here on…

UND Football Readies for a Dynamic Montana State Opponent

The Fighting Hawks and the Bobcats square off Saturday at noon

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the fifth time in eight games, UND football will be tasked with taking down a top-25 opponent. This Saturday’s matchup comes against No. 9 Montana state. The Bobcats are 5-2 this year with their only loses coming against Texas Tech and then No. 16 Sacramento State. The Montana State offense tends to get a bit…

UND Football: Schweigert Calls Cal Poly Game “Very Important”

Fighting Hawks are winless on the road in 2019

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football sits at three and three halfway through their season. All three of those losses have come to opponents on the road. Both sides of the ball have really struggles outside of the Alerus Center. In those losses, the Fighting Hawks gave up a combined 128 points. Offensively, the Hawks didn’t put up more…