Spring 2017 – What We Learned

Every year at this time we like to look back and compile our thoughts on UND’s spring season and try to figure out if we learned anything.  There are usually a few items we looked for heading into the spring season so did we get any answers? Our biggest concern, the offensive line, has a ways…
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5 Things To Watch For – UND Spring Game 2017

UND Spring Game – tonight, 5pm at the High Performance Center. With the spring game roughly 8 hours away we figured we would let you know what we will be keeping our eye on. UND is still a few positions away from being a contender in the FCS world and shoring up some of these spots will…
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Spring Game/Junior Day This Friday

UND will be hosting their annual Spring Game this Friday, April 14th at 5pm.  The scrimmage/game will be played in the High Performance Center (HPC) on campus. You may have noticed that Bubba Schweigert has decided to transition the game away from the Alerus Center.  For years, UND held the game indoors at the Alerus Center and…
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O’Brien To Retire & More

The UND Football staff got a dose of bad news recently when they found out ILB Connor O’Brien decided to hang it up due to concussion issues. O’Brien was a returning starter for DC Eric Schmidt and was the third leading tackler on the team.  More important than that, Connor is the team leader on and…
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Random Hawkenings

There have been a few things going on lately that we felt are worth touching on. Spring break is now officially over so UND will be starting up with spring ball again tomorrow, March 22.  This will be practice #5. Former RB coach Kevin Maurice recently left UND and took the same position at Big…
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A Few Observations

UND now has four spring practices in the books and it appears to be business as usual in the HPC. One-on-one sessions, team sessions, skelly, and some special teams mixed in. RB James Johannesson is faster & quicker than we thought.  Not that we really knew what to think but he is quicker than we thought,…
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Spring Ball 2017 – Offense

On the Offensive side of the ball UND is definitely looking for improvement upon their 2016 season.  In Big Sky play UND ranked: #7 – Scoring Offense (29.6 pts/game) #9 – Total Offense (386.2 yds/game) #4 – Rushing Offense (208.4 yds/game) #11 – Pass Offense (177.8 yds/game) #9 – Sacks Allowed (24) #13 (last) – 3rd Down…
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Spring Ball 2017 – Defense

Coming off a landmark season which saw them reach the FCS Playoffs for the very first time, UND now heads into the always important spring season with plenty of enthusiasm…and some question marks. On the defensive side of the ball UND is looking to build off a solid 2016 season.  In Big Sky play UND ranked: #1 – Scoring…
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Spring Ball Right Around The Corner

Now that recruiting is over and everyone is recovered it’s time to shift our focus to UND Spring ball. This will be a very important spring ball session for a number of reasons. This will be the deepest, most talented team in the UND D1 era. The UND coaching staff returns intact, once again.  This…
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SFI 2017 Recruiting Class Review

Now that all the papers have been signed it’s time for our annual  SFI Signing Class Review. To watch highlights of all the players in the class go our 2017 Commits/Signees page. Quarterback (2) Brock Boltmann Andrew Zimmerman Running Back (1) James Johannesson Fullback (1) Andrew Jones Wide Receiver (4) Cameron McKinney Mikey Griebel Jack Pifer Israel…
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