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Wentz’ time to shine: Former Bismarck Century QB ready for starting role with NDSU

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FARGO — It was a joyful airplane ride from Frisco, Texas, to Fargo in January with the North Dakota State players celebrating and reliving a FCS national title victory. At least one player, however, was looking ahead.


Quarterback Carson Wentz unofficially took control as the starting quarterback the minute Brock Jensen took off his uniform at Toyota Stadium for the last time.

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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.