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FNS Photo by John Stennes Kyle “Bubba” Schweigert retreats from the crowd to an Alerus Center suite to conduct a telephone interview Friday after he was introduced as the new head football coach at the University of North Dakota.

Passion for UND is unwavering


GRAND FORKS — It’s been 10 years since Bubba Schweigert has been associated with the University of North Dakota football.

But at his introductory news conference Friday announcing him as North Dakota’s 26th head football coach, one thing remains clear: Schweigert still has an unwavering passion for UND’s football program — one that holds a special meaning to the small-town kid from Zeeland.

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