Week 10 Game Preview – Northern Colorado

The Game Vitals  Game Time – 1:05 pm.  Opponent – Northern Colorado Bears  Game Notes –  UND  TV – None  Radio – UND Radio Network Online Streaming – WatchBigSky Spread – UND -7.5.   Total = 59.5 Northern Colorado (5-3) Breakdown — Offense = Spread — Defense = 4-3/3-4 Offensively –  Offensively, the Bears are about 55-45 pass to run so far this year – a nicely balanced attack.  They like…
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The Vital Win Against Weber State

It wasn’t pretty and it sure as heck wasn’t sexy but UND found a way to win a crucial football game on Saturday and solidify it’s position atop the Big Sky standings.  The 27-19 victory over Weber State kept UND unbeaten (6-0) in Big Sky play and improved their record to 7-2 overall. The UND…
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O’Neel’s Teammates Still Pushing Forward

Former 2001 UND linebacker great Travis O’Neel’s teammates will be selling UND Football garments for the scholarship endowment in his name again this weekend during homecoming.  They will have a table setup and located near the Champions Club tent on the south end of the Alerus and will be selling men’s and women’s UND Football…
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UND “Raid’s” The Hornets Nest

Finally.  Finally, the UND Football team and it’s fans got a week off from the usual four quarter, heart pounding, meat-grinder type of football game. UND headed west and completely dominated the over matched Sacramento State Hornets from the opening kickoff in a 40-7 victory. The Fighting Hawks suddenly find themselves sitting at 4-2 overall…
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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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