Random Post-Xmas Break Updates

Last night, UND received their latest verbal commitment from fullback Andrew Jones of Northern Cass High School in ND.  Jones is 5’11”-220.  We will add him to our UND Class of 2017 recruiting post (coming soon) with all the hudl highlights and try to bump it to the top each time there is a commitment.…
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UND Adds Juco QB

Quarterback is the most important position on the field, and probably in all of team sports.  A team can go from 60 to zero in the blink of eye if their starting QB gets hurt.  UND is not immune to this phenomenon.  In fact, Tom Miller just had a blog post about how many times a…
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UND Class Of 2017 Update

What has been lost in the playoff frenzy at the end of November/beginning of December was the fact that UND is right in the middle of recruiting season.  From now until signing day on February 1st, 2017, the staff will be out on the road trying to fill out what has been a very good…
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The FCS Coaching Salary Market

After many weeks of speculation, it was confirmed today that Richmond Head Football Coach Danny Rocco is accepting the same position at Delaware.  At face value, it seems like a lateral move within the same conference.  We wondered what the driving factors in this decision could be and then did a little digging. Per aSeaOfRed.com,…
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Former South Bruin Johannessen Transfers To UND

With the upcoming Christmas break only a few days away programs all over the country are hosting potential transfers that would begin classes second semester.  UND is no different.  Except this one in particular not your typical transfer. Minnesota Gopher RB James Johannesson met with the UND coaching staff down in Minneapolis this past weekend and informed…
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2016 Year In Review

2016 was a historic season for the University of North Dakota football program.  They went undefeated in Big Sky Conference play to be conference champs, earned their first ever FCS Playoff berth, and they won the most games in the D1 era (9) and even earned a top 8 seed in the playoffs. Awards Big…
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UND’s Playoff Loss Ends Season

The UND Football team gave the raucous home crowd many things to cheer about on Saturday.  Unfortunately, a few mistakes cost them in the second half and the Richmond Spider took advantage to escape the Alerus Center with a 27-24 second round playoff victory.  The loss ended UND’s season.  Their 9-3 record was the best in…
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FCS Playoff Preview – #7 UND Fighting Hawks Vs. Richmond Spiders

The Game Vitals Game Time – 5:00pm – Alerus Center  Opponent – Richmond Spiders  Game Notes –  UND  TV – DirecTV 789  Radio – UND Radio Network Online Streaming – ESPN3 (WatchESPN) Spread – UND +3.   Total = 55 Richmond Spiders (9-3) Breakdown — Offense = multiple formation — Defense = 3-3-5 Offensively – The Spider offense is very balanced as their run to pass ratio is approximately 50/50.  They overwhelmingly…
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A Few Thoughts – Richmond Week

As everyone knows, the biggest game in the D1 era is coming up on Saturday for the UND Football team.  Their first ever playoff game, their first ever home playoff game, all wrapped into one. There have been some hot topics and random thoughts floating around the past couple weeks as UND has not played…
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The Richmond Spiders Are Coming To The Forks

UND now knows who their opponent will be on Saturday.  The heavily favored Richmond Spiders took care of over-matched North Carolina A&T by a score of 39-10 to advance in the FCS playoffs. Richmond put up 491 yards of offense and held A&T to 226 total yards.  Head Coach Danny Rocco surprised everyone by pulling the…
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