FARGO — Connor McGovern plans to watch the first round of the NFL Draft like a fan, but anticipates after that he will start to get anxious. “Friday is the...
FRISCO, Texas — Jacksonville State (Ala.) quarterback Eli Jenkins reminds North Dakota State of a couple players the team has faced the past couple of seasons. Bison linebacker MJ Stumpf thinks Jenkins plays like Northern Iowa's Aaron Bailey, while defensive tackle Nate Tanguay feels Jenkins is similar to Illinois State's Tre Roberson.
FARGO -- The last time North Dakota State played Jacksonville State, the Gamecocks ended NDSU's season on a slippery grass field in Alabama during the 1989 NCAA Division II playoffs. "It was like playing on ice it was so slippery," recalled Tony Satter, who was a junior running back on that Bison team. "The field had a crown like you had never seen before."
FARGO — Senior defensive tackle Brian Schaetz bear-hugged Northern Iowa quarterback Aaron Bailey in the end zone late in the fourth quarter Saturday, stamping a lockdown second half for the North Dakota State defense. That safety produced the final points in NDSU’s 23-13 victory against the gritty Panthers in the NCAA Division I FCS quarterfinals before a raucous 18,041 fans at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. “We said we needed to have our best 30 minutes of the season, and I thought we did,” Bison head coach Chris Klieman said of the second half.
FARGO--North Dakota State gave the Missouri Valley Football Conference championship trophy a virtual high-5 on Saturday at Gate City Bank Field. The No. 3-ranked Bison exploded for 41 points in the first half to fuel a 55-0 victory against Missouri State on Saturday before 18,624 fans at the Fargodome on senior day.
FARGO — North Dakota State linebacker Pierre Gee-Tucker made the signature play of his career Saturday at Gate City Bank Field. The junior returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter to help spark a 59-7 victory against Western Illinois in Missouri Valley Football Conference play. “When you get that spark, you want to keep going,” Gee-Tucker said. The defense carried that spark throughout the afternoon, limiting the Leathernecks to 205 yards from scrimmage. The No.
FRISCO, Texas — Esley Thorton didn’t let redemption slip through his hands in the final seconds Saturday at Toyota Stadium.
FARGO — The day Dave Richman accepted the head men’s basketball coaching job at North Dakota State, he received some advice from his dad. “Congrats on the job, now put in a zone,” said Richman, relaying the exchange they had. “Have it in your pocket.”
FARGO — North Dakota State played an unfamiliar style of game Saturday at the Fargodome, but the result was typical.
FARGO — When North Dakota State fell behind late in the game Saturday at Gate City Bank Field, Carson Wentz was filled with resolve. The Bison quarterback seized the moment.