FNS Photo by David Samson North Dakota State quarterback Brock Jensen, middle, celebrates his 53-yard td run with teammates Ryan Smith, left, and John Crockett during the playoff win over Furman on Dec. 7 at the Fargodome.

Reaping the benefits: North Dakota State players credit strength, conditioning coach Kramer for team’s success


FARGO — If Santa Claus stopped by the Fargodome overnight, he better have brought an extra helping of presents. Like enough for a football team.


North Dakota State returned to practice on Christmas to prepare for the Jan.

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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.