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Football Updates Around The Big Sky

The UND football program didn’t practice today with classes starting on campus. Game prep for Stony Brook begins tomorrow afternoon at Memorial Stadium. I’ll have a story from out at practice tomorrow. In the meantime, here are a few happenings around Big Sky football. Idaho State sophomore defensive lineman Rasheed Williams will be out for…
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UND's Tank Harris (5) and teammates celebrate the opening of fall camp Friday at Memorial Stadium.. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

UND FOOTBALL: DL Depth Will Make For Tough Calls

UND defensive line coach Jordan Gigli didn’t receive a single addition from the 2016 recruiting class. The Fighting Hawks passed on D-Linemen in this cycle and that speaks to the experience coming back. UND has five guys with starting experience at DL and only employ a 3-4 defensive alignment, so Gigli will play plenty of…
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UND's Jahmere Irvin-Sills (27), from left, Dylan Bakker (54) and Cole Reyes (8) prepare to pile on Montana State running back Chad Newell (17) during Saturday's Hall of Fame football game at the Alerus Center. Photo by Nick Nelson for the Grand Forks Herald.

Breaking Down UND’s First Live Scrimmage

UND conducted its first live scrimmage of the fall on Saturday morning at Memorial Stadium. As is the case each season, UND brought in some high school refs to call the scrimmage. A good portion of UND’s men’s basketball team was in attendance, as well as athletic director Brian Faison and new president Mark Kennedy.…
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UND wide receiver Clive Georges outpaces Montana State's Demonte King during the 1st quarter of Saturday's Hall of Fame football game at the Alerus Center. Photo by Nick Nelson for the Grand Forks Herald.

UND Will Have Tough Travel Decisions At WR

For the past couple of UND football seasons, the travel decisions at wide receiver haven’t been very difficult. I can recall times that WRs have dropped balls and should be pulled from games but the depth was so bad that you couldn’t sit any wideout. That’s about to change. UND will typically travel six WRs…
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Big Sky Conference Football Updates

One thing I hope to do a better job of this college football season on this blog is to keep fans up to date on Big Sky Conference happenings. There’s been a few pretty notable items lately, so I figured I could throw them together here. I’ll start with three teams UND doesn’t even play…
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