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FNS Photo by Carrie Snyder North Dakota State senior long snapper Michael Murphy has played in 55 consecutive football games in his career as a Bison.

Murphy’s playing streak hits 55 games

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FARGO — The North Dakota State career football record for games played is a two-horse race, so to speak. Cole Jirik and Michael Murphy have yet to miss a game heading into the FCS second-round playoff game on Saturday.


It’s 55 and counting.

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Jeff Kolpack
Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at On the radio, Kolpack & Izzo sports talk show runs from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday morning. April through August, the WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack runs from 8-9 a.m.