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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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 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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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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UND-NAU Postgame Thoughts

Now that we’ve had some time to digest all that happened Saturday in UND’s 38-31 win over Northern Arizona, I figured it’s time to jot down some postgame thoughts. UND coach Bubba Schweigert mentioned in his postgame press conference how NAU’s style gave the coaching staff some confidence that they’d have enough possessions to complete…
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