5 Things To Know About New UND RBs Coach Malcolm Agnew

On Thursday, UND announced the hiring of Malcolm Agnew as the team’s new running backs coach, replacing Kevin Maurice, who left Grand Forks for Cheney, Wash., and Big Sky Conference foe Eastern Washington. Late last night, I had the opportunity to chat with Agnew, who came across as a very upbeat, energetic personality — first…
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UND MBB Coach Brian Jones Is Still Waiting On A Long-Term Deal

I wrote a story about UND men’s basketball coach Brian Jones receiving a contract extension, but it wasn’t exactly the article I thought I’d be writing. UND announced Tuesday that Jones received a two-month contract extension to buy time for negotiations. I received a copy of his contract today as I requested it to see…
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UND FB Spring Game Primer

The UND football program wraps up spring practices Friday at 5 p.m. with the annual Spring Game at the High Performance Center. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The team will go through about 50 plays and have some 1-on-1 competitions. Don’t be surprised if there’s about 100 recruits and their families in attendance, too. I’ll…
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What O’Brien’s Injury Retirement Means For UND Defense

UND had an unexpected loss at linebacker this spring as Fighting Hawks coach Bubba Schweigert said Wednesday that senior captain Connor O’Brien will retire from football due to injuries. O’Brien’s absence leaves a pretty significant hole at inside linebacker. UND now will have four new starting linebackers from the 2016 defense, which started O’Brien and Dylan…
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UND RBs Coach, Recruiting Coordinator Taking Job Elsewhere

UND running backs coach and recruiting coordinator Kevin Maurice won’t be returning to the Fighting Hawks after accepting a job elsewhere. His destination is unknown. Maurice is just the second assistant coach to leave from Bubba Schweigert’s initial staff in 2014, the other being defensive backs coach Marty Rodgers. Maurice, a former college football player at…
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