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High Praise To UND From Big Sky Commish

We tweeted earlier about outgoing Big Sky Commissioner Doug Fullerton’s interview with Josh Grissom from Vandal Nation and the Idaho Argonaut.  The interview revolved around The University of Idaho and their planning for the future of their football program. It has been well-publicized that Idaho has a standing invite to drop down to FCS and…
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Two More Verbal Commits For UND

The UND Football team continued their strong recruiting season by picking up a pair of commitments on Wednesday night. We believe both are projected to play OLB in the 3-4 base UND defense. Jaxson Turner is a 6’2″-200 athlete who played at Esko High School in Esko, MN.  Turner lined up at WR, RB, S, CB…
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UND Playoff Scenarios

Let’s preface this discussion by saying UND must first and foremost WIN in the regular season finale out in beautiful San Luis Obispo, California vs. Cal-Poly and their triple option attack.  No small task for UND.  If they do not win, the rest of the dialogue below means nothing. Facts: There are 14 “at-large” bids. The MVFC…
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Just Win, Baby

After a crazy Big Sky Conference Saturday, speculation is rampant for playoff chances for a bunch of FCS squads in multiple conferences who still have the opportunity to get to 7 wins.  UND is one of those schools. Northern Colorado controlled Portland State for most of the game in their shocking 35-32 win in Greeley.…
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Promoting A Lasting Legacy

We’ve learned that at this weekend’s Homecoming game the former teammates of Travis O’Neel from the 2001 National Championship team will be promoting the Travis O’Neel Memorial Scholarship Endowment.  It was started to honor the life and legacy of Travis, both on and off the field. As many people know, Travis died in late June at…
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A Win Is A Win, But…

…that was ugly. In a game that started out with a bang for UND (Luke Stanley’s long TD reception), UND ended up having to hang on to beat Drake 21-18 in a game there they led 21-0. The game did not go as most UND fans had hoped and frankly, we are a bit miffed ourselves…
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Week 2 Game Preview – Drake Bulldogs

The Game Vitals Game Time – 5:00 CT Opponent – Drake Bulldogs @ Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND Game Notes – UND   Drake TV – Midco Sports Network / Fox College Sports Pacific                                                                  Online Streaming – UNDSports.com                                                                  Spread – North Dakota – 18.5.   Total = 41                               …
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Depth Chart Released And Captains Named

Coach Bubba Schweigert named his four captains for the 2015 Football season yesterday.  As anticipated, he selected the best representatives for the UND program, on and off the field.  The following seniors were selected as captains: OG Brandon Anderson – Sartell, MN TE Zach Adler – Omaha, NE  OLB Dayo Idowu – Woodbury, MN ILB…
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One That Would Unite All Fronts

***First and foremost as a disclaimer, we, the writers of this blog, have varying and differing opinions on many topics.  This is probably just another illustration of that.*** I can’t but follow up on President Kelley’s decision (a smart one) to return the no nickname option back to the final list.  This appears to be…
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UND Spring Ball Update – Defense

Following up on the offense report, here’s a look at what we’ve seen and heard so far regarding the progression of the UND Defense in spring practices: – At corner, sophomore Deion Harris is positioning himself as the top guy and should be the starting left corner come fall, like we hoped.  His progression and…
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