Sep 5, 2015; Laramie, WY, USA; North Dakota quarterback Keaton Studsrud (7) scores a touchdown against Wyoming Cowboys linebacker Eric Nzeocha (11) during the second quarter at War Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Babbitt-USA TODAY Sports

UND Football Turns The Page To 2017

UND coach Bubba Schweigert met with the local media Wednesday afternoon, and he addressed the program’s focus as it turns the page to 2017. Schweigert said the main areas of improvement he wants to see this offseason are at quarterback, offensive line and defensive back. Schweigert said the OL wasn’t physical enough this season. The…
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UND Head Coach Bubba Schweigert runs out of the tunnel with his team before the game against Drake University on Saturday, Sept 12, 2015, in Grand Forks, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald)

UND FOOTBALL: What Returns In 2017?

With UND’s exit in the FCS playoffs after a stunning loss to Richmond, we’ll quickly turn the page and look at 2017. Who’s gone? UND graduates a 14-member class of seniors, including key pieces Dylan Bakker, Michael Coe, Jawon Johnson, Noah Johnson and Brian Labat. The rest of the class includes Ryan Bartels, Alec Carrothers,…
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University of North Dakota tight end Luke Mathewson (45) and Travis Toivonen celebrate in the end zone with quarterback Keaton Studsrud after Studsrud's touchdown against Cal Poly at the  Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)

UND Football Ticket Sales Approach 7,500

  UND football ticket sales for the Fighting Hawks’ playoff game at the Alerus Center on Saturday against Richmond have climbed to almost 7,500. I reported Tuesday morning that ticket sales were at 6,453 for the school’s first FCS tournament game. As of 11:28 a.m. Thursday ticket sales have reached 7,457. Of those 7,457, 1,080…
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UND's John Santiago sprints through a hole for a touchdown against the Aggies Saturday. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

UND FB Starts To Get Healthy As Playoff Game Nears

The UND football team is as healthy this week as anyone could expect at this time of the year. Here’s a brief summary of what’s out there: Who is out for sure? The Fighting Hawks have six players out for the season with injuries: Cornerback Tyus Carter, wide receiver Clive Georges, fullback Jacob Francis, tackle…
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Cole Reyes and Keaton Studsrud (7) pour the water jug over head coach Bubba Schweigert after a 38-31 victory against Northern Arizona University  for the Big Sky Championship at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D.

UND Football Rooting Guide For Saturday

The UND football program finally has its bye week Saturday, but the program and its fans will have lots of football to watch. The Fighting Hawks (9-2 overall, 8-0 in the Big Sky) are on the bubble for a first-round bye in the FCS playoffs. UND was ranked No. 9 on Tuesday in the only…
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