Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at www.bisonmedia.areavoices.com. 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.
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FRISCO, Texas – Sept. 11, 2010, is a day the veteran members of the North Dakota State offensive line will not soon forget. That was the Saturday when Northern Iowa...
FARGO — The travel schedule for Matt Veldman from Minneapolis to Frisco, Texas, this week will give the NFL tight end a tour of the middle of the country. He’ll be all over the place.
FARGO — Frisco, Texas, has been one of the fastest-growing cities in America. If you need somebody to gauge it the last three years, just find a representative from North Dakota State.
FARGO — It will be the last college game of his career and Ryan Smith would probably play in the Division I FCS title game even if his hamstrings were surgically removed.
FARGO — Members of the 1983 Towson State football team may watch the Division I FCS national title game on Saturday and see a familiar name. A lot has changed since then, including the last name of the school — now Towson University.
FARGO — In an age when college football has morphed to wide-open spread offenses with a new generation of multi-colored uniforms and metallic-color helmets, North Dakota State and Towson University (Md.) have taken a different approach in reaching the Division I FCS national title game.
FARGO — If Santa Claus stopped by the Fargodome overnight, he better have brought an extra helping of presents. Like enough for a football team.
FARGO — The Towson University (Md.) football players will return to practice on Friday. By then, head coach Rob Ambrose said he’ll have a better idea on the health of starting quarterback Peter Athens.
FARGO — The North Dakota State ticket office took approximately 6,500 requests for tickets for the Jan. 4 Division I FCS national title game in Frisco, Texas. As usual, that’s like fitting a square peg through a football-shaped hole.
FARGO — Incoming North Dakota State head coach Chris Klieman was on the road recruiting Saturday while the Bison’s opponent for the Division I FCS national title game was being decided in Cheney, Wash. Multi-tasking is never easy this time of the year when your team is still playing.