1 #22/23 montana (4-2, 2-1) at Rv/RV north dakota (3-2) Alerus Center * Grand Forks, N.D.. * Oct. 13, 2018 *TV: MIdco Sports Network *Radio: Home of Economy Radio Network *Stream: Pluto TV»2018 SCHEDULE DATE OPPONENT TIME 8/30 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE W, /8 at #9 Washington L, /15 at Sam Houston State W, /22 IDAHO STATE L, /29 at Northern Colorado W, /13 MONTANA 1 p.m. 10/20 at Sacramento State 8 p.m. 10/27 WEBER STATE 2 p.m. 11/03 at Idaho 4 p.m. 11/10 PORTLAND STATE 2 p.m. 11/17 at Northern Arizona 3:30 p.m. Home games listed in BOLD All times Central UND-UM series All-Time Series UM leads, Streak UM has won 4 straight In Grand Forks UM leads, Head Coaches Bubba Schweigert, UND (5th season) UND/Overall Record 27-24/49-45 (9) vs. Montana 0-3 Bobby Hauck, Montana (13th season) UM/Overall Record (8) / (13) vs. UND 0-0 How to Watch Television: Alex Heinert Ryan Kasowski Live stream: Live audio: Live stats: Midco Sports Network Play-by-Play Analyst WatchBigSky.com/Pluto.TV FightingHawks.com (free) FightingHawks.com (free) How to Listen Radio: Home of Economy Radio Network (96.1 FM flagship) Jack Michaels Mike Berg Paul Ralston Play-by-Play Analyst Sidelines ON TAP North Dakota comes off a bye week hoping to be rested and ready to make a run down the stretch at a playoff berth, hosting Montana Saturday at the Alerus Center. UND is still riding high after a convincing road win at Northern Colorado two Saturdays ago. UP NEXT The Fighting Hawks make the trek to California to take on Sacramento State on Oct. 20. The Hornets find themselves in an 0-2 start in conference play after close losses to Montana and Cal Poly. NEXT HOME GAME UND hosts Weber State on Oct. 27, a matchup with playoff implications on the line. Weber State fell from 7 to 13 in the AFCA coaches poll this week after a setback at Northern Arizona last week. LAST TIME OUT Visiting North Dakota used a methodical offense and a stifling defense to dominate Northern Colorado, 38-13, on Sep. 29 at Nottingham Field. UND, playing without star John Santiago, got big contributions from Brady Oliveira (123 yards rushing, 2TD) and James Johannesson (career-high 141 yards rushing) to record its second straight road win. That duo combined for 264 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns as the Fighting Hawks out-gained the Bears, It was textbook clock control as North Dakota held the ball for 38:51. THE SERIES VS MONTANA The Griz have won four straight in the all-time series and five of the six meetings in the Division I era. UND s last win in the series came in a crazy victory at Alerus Center that saw North Dakota s Braden Hanson pile up 660 passing yards back in 2012, which still stands as a school record POLLING PLACE The Griz find themselves 22nd in the FCS STATS poll this week and 23rd in the AFCA poll. North Dakota remains just outside the Top 25 in both polls, receiving votes in each. ON THE GROUND IN GREELEY North Dakota rushed 61 times in the win at Northern Colorado, tied for the most-ever rushing attempts by a team at Nottingham Field. UND s 351 net rushing yards ranked second all-time as the Fighting Hawks scored all five of their touchdowns on the ground, two each from Brady Oliveira and Nate Ketteringham to go along with true freshman Otis Weah s first career score. OUT OF THE WE-AH! Freshman Otis Weah got his first career touches in the blowout win at Northern Colorado on Sept. 29. The Moorhead, N.D., native rumbled for 18 yards on his first carry to get it inside the three-yardline. Then, he d push forward through both lines to find paydirt and his first collegiate score. He helped the Fighting Hawks rack up 351 net rushing yards in the win. BENNETT BEASTING Junior Mason Bennett logged another 1.5 sacks in the win at Northern Colorado to give him 6.5 for the season. That total ranks third-most in all of NCAA FCS football and marks the third game in which he s had multiple sacks already this season. LEACH HITS HIS LONGEST Freshman Brady Leach knocked through a 37-yarder in the opening drive of the win at Northern Colorado, his longest career field goal. Leach has now converted on each of his last three field goal attempts and is a perfect 16-for-16 on PAT attempts. MEDIA CONTACT: Mitch Wigness (office);
2 »GENERAL School...University of North Dakota Location...Grand Forks, ND (58202) Founded Enrollment...14,406 School Colors...Kelly Green & White Home Arena (Capacity)...Alerus Center (12,283) National Affiliation...NCAA Division I Conference...Independent President...Mark Kennedy Director of Athletics...Bill Chaves Senior Woman Administrator (Summit League)..Amanda Hajdu Senior Woman Administrator (MVFC, NCHC)...Kara Helmig Faculty Athletic Representative... Sue Jeno Athletic Department...(701) Ticket Office...(701) Press Box...(701) /1502»HISTORY First Year of Football All-time Record (120 seasons) All-time DI Record (10 seasons) All-time DII Record (110 seasons)»coaching STAFF Head Coach/Corners... Bubba Schweigert (Jamestown, 1985) Record at UND (four seasons) Career Record as Head Coach (eight seasons) Defensive Coordinator/OLBs...Eric Schmidt (5th season) Offensive Coordinator/QBs...Paul Rudolph (5th season) Special Teams Coord./TEs...Shawn Kostich (5th season) Running Backs...Malcolm Agnew (2nd season) Wide Receivers...Danny Freund (8th season) Offensive Line... Luke Knauf (5th season) Defensive Backs... Travis Stepps (3rd season) Defensive Line...Jordan Gigli (5th season) Recruiting Coordinator/Safeties. Joel Schwenzfeier (6th season) Video Coordinator/ILBs...Carl Reinholz (5th season) Athletic Trainer...Matt Seamon (2nd season) Athletic Trainer...Jake Howard (2nd season) Strength & Conditioning... Nate Baukol (16th season) Equipment Manager...Travis Kahlbaugh (16th season)»team INFORMATION 2017 Overall Record Home Record Away Record Big Sky Record/Finish t-9 Starters Returning/Lost... 12/13 Offense: 7/4 Defense: 5/6 Specialists: 0/3 Letterwinners Returning/Lost... 37/21 Offense: 18/8 Defense: 19/10 Specialists: 0/3»2017 RESULTS DATE OPPONENT RESULT ATTEN RECORD 08/31 at (25) Utah L, , /09 Missouri State W, , /16 at (23) South Dakota L, , /23 Montana State* L, , /30 at UC Davis* L, , /07 Northern Colorado* W, , /14 at (24) Montana* L, , /21 Sacramento State* L, , /28 at Portland State* W, , /04 at (17) Southern Utah* L, , /11 (19) Eastern Washington* L, , 2-6 Home games listed in BOLD * denotes Big Sky Conference games»2018 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME 08/30 Mississippi Valley State Grand Forks, N.D. W, /8 at Washington Seattle, Wash. L, /15 at Sam Houston State Huntsville, Texas W, /22 Idaho State Grand Forks, N.D. L, / at Northern Colorado Greeley, Colo. W, /13 Montana Grand Forks, N.D. 1 p.m. 10/20 at Sacramento State Sacramento, Calif. 8 p.m. 10/27 Weber State Grand Forks, N.D. 2 p.m. 11/03 at Idaho Moscow, Idaho 4 p.m. 11/10 Portland State Grand Forks, N.D. 2 p.m. 11/17 at Northern Arizona Flagstaff, Ariz. 3:30 p.m. Home games listed in BOLD All times Central»MEDIA INFORMATION Football Contact/Assistant AD for Comm....Mitch Wigness Wigness Office Phone...(701) Wigness Cell Phone...(317) Wigness AMR Mailing Address...Athletic Media Relations Office University of North Dakota Hyslop Sports Center Room nd Avenue North, Stop 9013 Grand Forks, ND »SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram...UNDFootball Facebook... OF NORTH DAKOTA HOME OF ECONOMY RADIO NETWORK Play-By-Play... Jack Michaels Color Analyst...Mike Berg Sideline Reporter...Paul Ralston
3 CADE GOES KA-BOOM Freshman punter Cade Peterson unleashed his longest punt of his career, a 50-yarder at Northern Colorado. For the day, Peterson hit five punts for 199 yards, including four of those inside the 20-yardline. FARGO FREIGHT TRAIN ON THE EXPRESS ROUTE Junior James Johannesson piled up a career high 141 yards rushing in the convincing win at Northern Colorado. Johannesson ripped off a 34-yarder to highlight a 22-carry day as UND amassed 351 total rushing yards. OLIVEIRA GOES FOR A HUNDO Brady Oliveira registered his 10th acreer 100-yard rushing game in the win at Northern Colorado. The senior rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns to give North Dakota its fifth 100-yard rusher of the season and third different person to do so (John Santiago-2, Oliveira- 2, James Johannesson- 1). SPREADING THE RESPONSIBILITY The North Dakota defense held Northern Colorado to just 201 yards of total offense. Only one defender had as many as four tackles (Austin Cieslak- 4) with six others checking in with three tackles (Tanner Palmborg, Tykeise Johnson, Hayden Blubaugh, Quentin Seguin, Jaxson Turner and Mason Bennett). A MILLION TIMES, THANK YOU! The University of North Dakota welcomed its one-millionth fan into the Alerus Center during the Homecoming game against Idaho State. In the 17 seasons since it opened in 2001, UND has seen 1,003,811 fans come through the doors at the Alerus Center, including 10,428 fans per game on average last season, the second-highest average attendance in the building s history. JAXSON TURNER OVERDRIVE Sophomore Jaxson Turner blocked his first career kick, a big fourth-quarter block that gave UND one final chance on offense in the waning minutes of the game vs. Idaho State. MOORE ENSHRINED Former UND standout runningback Phillip Moore was enshrined in the UND Athletics Hall of Fame on Sep. 21. The Grand Forks Central grad rushed for a school-record 5,697 yards in his four seasons ( ) and added 51 rushing touchdowns, also a school record that still stands. PLAYING 21 North Dakota s win at No. 5 Sam Houston State Sept. 15 snapped the nation s longest home winning streak at 21 games, handing the Bearkats their first loss at home in nearly three years (Sept. 19, 2015 to Lamar). ROAD RANKED RIGHTEOUSNESS With the win at SHSU, the Fighting Hawks also captured their first triumph against a ranked foe since Oct. 1, 2016 vs. Cal Poly and the first away from Grand Forks since Oct. 3, 2015 at Portland State. GIMME FIVE That Sept. 15 win at No. 5 Sam Houston State marked the highest-ranked opponent that North Dakota has defeated in the DI era (2008-present). UND is 7-23 against ranked opponents in its Division I era. IZZY GOT BIZZY Sophomore Izzy Adeoti finished the night with a career-high 82 yards receiving in the win at Sam Houston State. His 48-yard catch in the fourth quarter setup the game-winning score. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BUBBA Saturday s win at No. 5 Sam Houston State was a fun birthday for UND head coach Bubba Schweigert as it was his 56th birthday. EVAN-ESCENCE Junior Evan Holm was part of a stiff defense at SHSU that helped produce an upset. Holm and the Fighting Hawk defense forced the Bearkats to attempt field goals rather than find paydirt on multiple occasions. Holm was credited with four pass break-ups, including several in the endzone as the Hawks held the Bearkats to its lowest scoring output at home since JOHN JUMPING UP THE CHARTS Senior John Santiago sits third all-time in rushing yardage at UND and is sixth in rushing touchdowns. Here s what s in front of him midway through his final campaign: CAREER RUSHING YARDS 1. Phillip Moore ( ) 5, Shannon Burnell ( ) 4, John Santiago (2015-) 3, Bill Deutsch ( ) 3, Jed Perkerewicz ( ) 2,938 CAREER RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS 1. Phillip Moore ( ) Shannon Burnell ( ) 38 Dale Kasowski ( ) Mike Deutsch ( ) Ryan Chappell ( ) John Santiago (2015-) Jed Perkerewicz ( ) 24 RUN TO THE JOHN Senior John Santiago piled up 139 rushing yards Sept. 8 at Washington, including a big 69-yard romp on the way to 260 all-purpose yards. Santiago s 69-yard scamper marked the fifth-longest run of his career and the eighth of 50 yards or more. Santiago runs of 50 yards or more Yds Game 81 Sept. 31, 2017 at UC Davis 81 Nov. 14, 2015 vs. Northern Colorado 80 Oct. 24, 2015 at Montana 75 Oct. 31, 2015 vs. Montana State 69 Sept. 8, 2018 at Washington 64 Oct. 21, 2017 at Sacramento State 63 Nov. 4, 2017 at Southern Utah 52 Sept. 5, 2015 at Wyoming NO BS AGAINST FBS Santiago has compiled some of his best games against the top talent. In his four games against FBS opponents in his career, the Andover, Minn., native has rushed for 426 yards with three 100-yard games. Here s a look at his outings against FBS foes: Santiago vs. FBS schools at Washington at Utah at BGSU at Wyoming TOTAL HEY HEY, HAYDEN HAYDEN Hayden Blubaugh and Hayden Galvin each registered their first career interceptions Sept. 8 at Washington. CLEAN SHEET North Dakota was not penalized Sept. 8 at Washington. UND was penalized eight times for 76 yards in the opener. HIGHEST RANK Washington marked the highest-ranked team that North Dakota has ever faced in the FBS ranks. The Huskies were ranked ninth heading into the week two tilt. A week later, UND headed to No. 5 Sam Houston State and earned the program s first win over a top-five team since joining the FCS. QUITE A DEBUT Junior transfer Nate Ketteringham made a solid debut for the Fighting Hawks, throwing for 3 TDs and 225 yards without a turnover in the 35-7 win against Mississippi Valley State. Ketteringham found three different receivers for scores and added a rushing touchdown himself to account for four of UND s five scores. SACK CITY North Dakota officially racked up seven quarterback sacks in the seasonopening win against Mississippi Valley State on August 30. The Fighting Hawks had 10 total tackles for loss in the win.
4 FIGHTING HAWKS NOTEABLES: OFFENSE POS No. Name Notes RB 5 Brady Oliveira Two 100-yd rushing games this season, 10 career QB 8 Nate Ketteringham Threw 1st INT as a Fighting Hawk after 105 attempts; accounted for 10 TD (6 pass, 4 rush) WR 11 Travis Toivonen Scored first UND TD of season, hauling in 40yard pass on 1st drive in week one WR 14 Izzy Adeoti Caught a 48-yd pass on winning drive at SHSU, part of career-high 82 yards receiving RB 22 John Santiago 4th player in UND history with 3,000 career rush yds, on track to break multiple records WR 31 Noah Wanzek Caught game-winning TD at No. 5 SHSU; had 1st 100-yd game of season vs. Idaho State (109) WR 89 Garett Maag Caught first career pass for a 9-yard TD in week one OL 67 Patric Rooney Only offensive lineman to start all 11 games at same spot in 2017 OL 66 Nate Nguon Made 1st career start vs. Idaho State FIGHTING HAWKS NOTEABLES: DEFENSE POS No. Name Notes DB 6 Evan Holm Tallied four PBUs in win at SHSU, including several in the endzone DB 12 Hayden Blubaugh 1st career INT at Washington DB 16 Hayden Galvin 1st career INT at Washington DB 24 Deion Harris Sat all of last season with an achilles injury, preseason all-america pick, 5 tackles last week DB 25 Jordan Canady Paces defense with 2 INTs ILB 40 Noah Larson Leads UND with 28 total tackles DE 55 Mason Bennett Leads team with 6.5 sacks (3rd-most in FCS) NG 77 Steve Greer Made first start of season at Washington NG 92 Tank Harris Got his nickname because he liked to run into refrigerators as a young child, has manned the nose guard spot for North Dakota since 2016 FIGHTING HAWKS NOTEABLES: SPECIAL TEAMS POS No. Name Notes PK 27 Brady Leach Made all 16 PATs, 1st career FG was 20-yarder at Washington, career-long 37-yarder at UNC P 96 Warren Taylor Made collegiate debut with 42-yard punt at Washington P 87 Cade Peterson Boomed career-long 50-yarder at UNC, had 4 of 5 inside inside the 20 in that game KOR 6 Evan Holm Recorded 48-yard KO return vs. Idaho State UND S 2018 OFFENSIVE STARTING LINEUPS Date Opponent RT RG C LG LT WR WR TE QB RB FB/WR 8/30 MVSU Helgren Aplin Rooney Tobin Mortel Wanzek Toivonen Fiedler Ketteringham Santiago DeVore 9/8 at Washington Helgren Aplin Rooney Tobin Mortel Wanzek Toivonen Fiedler Ketteringham Santiago DeVore 9/15 at SHSU Helgren Aplin Rooney Tobin Waletzko Wanzek Toivonen Fiedler Ketteringham Santiago Adeoti 9/22 vs Idaho State Helgren Aplin Rooney Tobin Nguon Wanzek Toivonen Fiedler Ketteringham Santiago DeVore 9/29 at No. Colorado Helgren Aplin Rooney Tobin Nguon Wanzek Toivonen Cloyd Ketteringham Oliveira DeVore UND S 2018 DEFENSIVE STARTING LINEUPS Date Opponent RE NG LE ZOLB WILB SILB SOLB LC FLYER ROVER RC 8/30 MVSU Bennett T. Harris Cieslak Turner Larson Rodgers Palmborg Holm T. Johnson Canady D. Harris 9/8 at Washington Bennett Greer Cieslak Turner Larson Rodgers Palmborg Holm T. Johnson Canady D. Harris 9/15 at SHSU Bennett Greer Cieslak Turner Larson Rodgers Palmborg Holm T. Johnson Canady D. Harris 9/22 at SHSU Bennett T. Harris Cieslak Turner Larson Rodgers Palmborg Holm T. Johnson Canady D. Harris 9/29 at No. Colorado Bennett T. Harris Cieslak Turner Larson Rodgers Palmborg Holm T. Johnson Canady D. Harris
5 JOHN SANTIAGOOOOOOO PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN 2018 Named to the STATS FCS Preseason All-America Second Team and Phil Steele s FCS Preseason All-America Fourth Team 2017 Collected All-America honors for the third-consecutive season, garnering Associated Press and Phil Steele first team accolades as an all-purpose player Also named to the STATS third team as an all-purpose player Led the FCS during the regular season with 1,780 all-purpose yards and was second with an all-purpose yards per game average Named first team All-Big Sky at running back for the third-straight season Became just the fifth player in the 55-year history of the Big Sky Conference to earn a first-team accolade as a freshman, sophomore and junior at the same position Finished campaign with 970 rushing yards and a team-high five touchdowns, while adding 10 receptions for 93 yards Also added 766 kickoff returns yards (21.9 ypr) and 204 punt return yards (18.5 ypr), including a 64-yard return for a score at Portland State (Oct. 28) Led the Big Sky with a 6.0 yards per carry average Named to the STATS FCS Preseason All-America First Team as a kick returner and the Athlon Sports FCS Preseason All-America Team as a kick returner Named to the Preseason All-Big Sky team as a running back and return specialist Earned second-team All-America honors as a return specialist from STATS and Hero Sports Network Unanimous selection to the All-Big Sky Preseason Team First-team All-Big Sky as a running back and return specialist One of six players in Big Sky history to earn first-team All-Big Sky honors as both a freshman and sophomore Named to STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year Watch List and College Football Performance Offensive Performer of the Year Watch List Named ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Special Teams Player of the Week after opening Weber State game (Oct. 22) with a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. It was his first special teams touchdown and equaled a school-record (Dan Martinsen, 1969 vs. NDSU) Posted 13th 100-yard rushing game and second 200-yard game of career with a 204-yard effort at Northern Colorado 2015 Only running back in the FCS to rush for 100 or more yards in each of his conference games in 2015 (eight Big Sky games) Shared the FCS lead with nine 100-yard rushing games Set UND s single-season record with 2,159 all-purpose yards; third-highest total in the FCS in 2015 Led the Big Sky and set UND DI single-season rushing records with 1,459 yards and 16 rushing scores Named to The Associated Press and STATS, Inc., All- America second teams as an all-purpose player Named Big Sky Co-Freshman of the Year (Case Cookus, NAU) and unanimous All-Big Sky First Team selection Posted seven touchdown runs of 45 yards or longer, including season-long, 81-yarder vs. Northern Colorado Also had an 80-yard touchdown on first offensive play from scrimmage at No. 19 Montana (had two of 22 longest runs in FCS last season) ACTIVE LEADERS (NCAA FCS) (Entering 2018 season) Rushing Yards (3,159; 2nd Overall 2nd Senior) Rushing Yards Per Game (92.9; 4th Overall 2nd Senior) Rushing Touchdowns (28; 3rd Overall 2nd Senior) Total Touchdowns (31; 4th Overall 3rd Senior) All-Purpose Yards (5,539; 1st Overall Top Senior) All-Purpose Yards Per Game (162.9; 1st Overall Top Senior) PERSONAL HIGHS Carries: 30, 10/31/15 vs. Montana State Yards rushing: 230, 10/31/15 vs. Montana State Longest rush: 81 (2x), last 09/30/16 at UC Davis Rushing TDs: 3 (2x), last 11/21/15 at Cal Poly Receptions: 3, 10/15/16 vs. Southern Utah Yards receiving: 37, 10/15/16 vs. Southern Utah Longest kickoff return: 100, 10/29/16 vs. Weber State Longest punt return: 64, 10/28/17 at Portland State CAREER 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES (17) 2015 *Wyoming (9/5/15): (2 TDs) UC Davis (9/26/15): (2 TDs) at Portland State (10/3/15): Idaho State (10/10/15): (2 TDs) at Weber State (10/17/15): (1 TD) at Montana (10/24/15): (1 TD) Montana State (10/31/15): (3 TDs) Northern Colorado (11/14/15): (2 TDs) Cal Poly (11/21/15): (3 TDs) 2016 Bowling Green (9/10/16): (1 TD) South Dakota (9/17/16): (1 TD) at Idaho State (10/22/16): at Northern Colorado (11/5/16): at UC Davis (9/30/17): (1 TD) at Southern Utah (11/4/17): (1 TD) 2018 at Washington (9/8/18): vs. Idaho State (9/22/18): (1 TD) * Program s first win over an FBS opponent CAREER OVERALL RECORDS RUSHING 1. Phillip Moore ( )... 5, Shannon Burnell ( )... 4, John Santiago (2015-pres.)...3, Bill Deutsch ( )... 3,345 ALL-PURPOSE 1. Weston Dressler ( )... 7, John Santiago (2015-pres.)...6, Phillip Moore ( )... 5,857 TOTAL TOUCHDOWNS 1. Phillip Moore ( ) Weston Dressler ( ) Shannon Burnell ( ) Dale Kasowski ( ) Mike Deutsch ( ) Greg Hardin ( ) Ryan Chappell ( ) John Santiago (2015-pres.) Ron Gustafson ( ) REGULAR-SEASON RECORDS RUSHING 1. Phillip Moore ( )... 5, Shannon Burnell ( )... 4, John Santiago (2015-pres.)...3, Bill Deutsch ( )... 3,283 ALL-PURPOSE 1. Weston Dressler ( )... 6, John Santiago (2015-pres.)...6, Phillip Moore ( )... 5,586 TOTAL TOUCHDOWNS 1. Phillip Moore ( ) Weston Dressler ( ) Shannon Burnell ( ) Dale Kasowski ( ) Mike Deutsch ( ) Greg Hardin ( ) John Santiago (2015-pres.)... 32
6 METHODIC UND scored in all four quarters in the win over Mississippi Valley State. North Dakota got going quickly with a score in the first three minutes, adding another in the 1st quarter, en route to a 21-0 halftime lead. PUNTING YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES North Dakota needed just two punts the entire game in the season-opening win. UND scored on five possessions, missed two FGs, punted twice and had one turnover in addition to ending both halves with the football. OWNING THE CLOCK IN THE MIDDLE FRAMES North Dakota had the ball for over 19 minutes combined in the second and third quarters, owning the time of possession battle in the win over Mississippi Valley State. UND would finish with 33:35 of possession in the win. 3RD and CONVERTED North Dakota cashed in 10 third-down attempts vs. Mississippi Valley State on 16 attempts. In one of the six failed conversions, UND got the first on a fourth down late in the first half. WELCOME BACK CORNER The injury bug hit North Dakota pretty hard last season. UND welcomed back corners Deion Harris (missed all 11 games) and Evan Holm (7 missed) into the starting lineup after injuries a year ago. NORTH DAKOTA BY THE NUMBERS 26 Number of conference championships won by UND 58 Wins at the Division I level for UND 648 Number of all-time wins for UND ( ) 3,558 John Santiago s career rushing total (3rd all-time at UND) 6,253 Santiago s all-purpose yardage (2nd all-time at UND) 1,003,811 Total fans all-time at the Alerus Center (since 2001) UND AGAINST THE FBS North Dakota is 1-10 all-time against the FBS with the lone win coming to open the 2015 season at Wyoming. Three of those losses have come by single digits, including a 2016 one-point loss at Bowling Green. Last season, Utah became the first Power Five program UND faced since opening the 2009 season with a loss at Texas Tech. Current outside linebackers coach Joel Schwenzfeier tied a UND single-game record with three interceptions against the Red Raiders. CAPTAINS UND named five players captains for the season: seniors Tanner Palmborg and John Santiago were previously named captains with senior Austin Cieslak, senior Adam Stiner and junior Andrew Zimmerman joining them before the season s start. MAAG-A True freshman Garett Maag got into the endzone in his first game, and on his first collegiate catch, a 9-yard strike from Nate Ketteringham to give UND a 21-0 lead in the first half of the win over Mississippi Valley State on Aug. 30. FOUR-GAME REDSHIRT RULE This season, a new rule has been instituted by the NCAA Division I Council which will allow players to participate in up to four games in a season while maintaining their redshirt status starting this fall. Previously, only players who did not play a snap in a season or were sidelined by injury before playing in more than four games were generally granted redshirts by the NCAA. This rule would allow those four games to be played anywhere throughout the season, leaving some flexibility for coaching staffs around the nation. RED JARRETT WAY University of North Dakota officials announced the renaming of the road in front of the High Performance Center to be dubbed Red Jarrett Way in honor of the legendary student-athlete, coach and athletics director. Jarrett, who was enshrined in UND Athletics Hall of Fame in 1975, was named the football program s first All-American in 1930 and also excelled in basketball and track and field. He lettered three times in each of those sports and would also be the head coach of all three of those programs at various times throughout a stretch from where he served as the athletics director SCORING PLAYS vs. Mississippi Valley St (8/30) Qtr Time Plays Yds TOP Toivonen 40yd pass (Ketteringham) 1 12: :59 Ketteringham 2yd run 1 2: :35 Maag 9yd pass (Ketteringham) 2 3: :15 Fiedler 16yd pass (Ketteringham) 3 8: :28 Johannesson 7yd run 4 7: :21 at Washington (9/8) Qtr Time Plays Yds TOP Leach 20yd FG 3 6: :27 at Sam Houston State (9/15) Qtr Time Plays Yds TOP Oliveira 3yd run 1 10: :45 Leach 26yd FG 2 9: :59 Ketteringham 1yd run 2 3: :32 Wanzek 8yd pass (Ketteringham) 4 4: :23 vs. Idaho State (9/22) Qtr Time Plays Yds TOP Santiago 32yd run 1 9: :20 Toivonen 5yd pass (Ketteringham) 1 2: :23 Wanzek 46yd pass (Ketteringham) 2 3: :43 at Northern Colorado (9/29) Qtr Time Plays Yds TOP Leach 37yd FG 1st 6: :18 Ketteringham 5yd run 2nd 14: :08 Oliveira 15yd run 2nd 6: :30 Ketteringham 2yd run 2nd : :36 Oliveira 13yd run 4th 13: :01 Weah 3yd run 4th 3: : EXPLOSIVE PLAYS (plays of 25+ yards) Rushing (5) Yds Player (Opponent/Date) Result 69 Santiago (at Washington/9-8) 1st Down 34 Johannesson (at Northern Colorado/9-29) 1st Down 32 Santiago (vs. Idaho State/9-22) Touchdown 28 Ketteringham (at Washington/9-8) 1st Down 16 Oliveira (vs. Idaho State/9-22) 1st Down Receiving (5) Yds Player (Opponent/Date) Result 48 Adeoti from Ketteringham (at SHSU/9-15) 1st Down 46 Wanzek from Ketteringham (vs. Idaho State/9-22) Touchdown 44 Wanzek from Ketteringham (MVSU/8-30) 1st Down 40 Toivonen from Ketteringham (MVSU/8-30) Touchdown 28 Cloyd (vs. Idaho State/9-22) 1st Down Kickoff Returns (3) Yds Player (Opponent/Date) Result 48 Holm (vs. Idaho State/9-22) 1st Down 29 Santiago (MVSU/8-30) 1st Down 28 Santiago (at SHSU/9-15) 1st Down Punt Returns (0) Yds Player (Opponent/Date) Fumble Returns (0) Yds Player (Opponent/Date) Result Result Players Total (Types) Touchdowns (Yardage) Santiago 4 (KOR/Rush) 1 (32) Wanzek 2 (Rec) 1 (46) Johannesson 1 (Rush) 0 Ketteringham 1 (Rush) 0 Adeoti 1 (Rec) 0 Cloyd 1 (Rec) 0 Holm 1 (KO) 0 Oliveira 1 (Rush) 0 Toivonen 1 (Rec) 1 (40) FIGHTING HAWKS ONLINE Visit the newly-redesigned FightingHawks.com for all of the latest information on your UND Fighting Hawks sports teams. Here you can find schedules, rosters, photos, game notes, game recaps and more. FIGHTING HAWKS ON TV Every UND home game will air live on Midco Sports Network and will be available free online via PlutoTV. All games against Big Sky Conference teams are also streamed on PlutoTV. UND s trip to Washington will air on PAC-12 Network while the trek to Sam Houston State can be seen on WDAY/Z Xtra, the KX Network across the state and ESPN3. FIGHTING HAWKS ON RADIO Jack Michaels returns for another season of UND football action, joined in the booth by Hall Of Fame Coach Mike Berg and sideline reporter Paul Ralston on the Home of Economy Radio Network across the state and region. The flagship for UND football is 96.1 The Fox in Grand Forks.
7 POLLING PLACE FCS STATS Poll OCT. 8 Rk Team (1st place votes) Pts Prev. 1. North Dakota State (5-0) (160) 4, South Dakota State (3-1), 3, Kennesaw State (5-1), 3, Eastern Washington (5-1), 3, Elon (4-1), 3, (Tie) James Madison (4-2), 3, (Tie) Wofford (4-1), 3, Jacksonville State (4-1), 2, McNeese (5-1), 2, North Carolina A&T (5-1), 2, Nicholls (4-2), 2, Illinois State (4-1), 2, Weber State (3-2), 2, UC Davis (4-1), 1, Sam Houston State (3-2), 1, Rhode Island (4-1), 1, Towson (4-1), 1, Central Arkansas (3-2), 1, Stony Brook (4-2), 1, Colgate (5-0), 1, Maine (3-2), Montana (4-2), ETSU (5-1), 415 NR 24. South Dakota (3-2), 356 NR 25. Princeton (4-0), 354 NR Others Receiving Votes: Northern Iowa 251, Idaho State 246, Villanova 169, Dartmouth 109, Missouri State 68, Chattanooga 66, North Dakota 60, Montana State 50, Delaware 37, Northern Arizona 36, Prairie View A&M 20, Incarnate Word 14, Western Illinois 12, Mercer 6, Tennessee State 2, Bryant 1, Campbell 1 AFCA FCS Coaches Poll OCT. 8 Rk Team Rec. Pts. Prev. 1. North Dakota St. (26) Kennesaw St Eastern Washington t 4. Wofford South Dakota St t 6. Elon Jacksonville St James Madison McNeese North Carolina A&T Nicholls Illinois St Weber St Sam Houston St Rhode Island Central Arkansas Colgate Towson UC Davis Stony Brook Princeton Maine Montana East Tennessee St NR 25. Villanova Others Receiving Votes: South Dakota, 36; Idaho St., 27; Dartmouth, 23; Northern Iowa, 21; Delaware, 9; Incarnate Word, 7; North Dakota, 7; Missouri St., 4; Chattanooga, 2; Montana St., 2 POLLING PLACE Big Sky Conference Preseason Polls COACHES POLL School (1st votes) Points Eastern Washington (6) 134 Weber State (3) 124 Northern Arizona (3) 121 Idaho (1) 101 Sacramento State 94 Southern Utah 91 Montana 82 Montana State 76 UC Davis 64 Cal Poly 40 Northern Colorado 30 Idaho State 29 Portland State 21 MEDIA School (1st votes) Points Eastern Washington (27) 651 Weber State (19) 636 Northern Arizona (1) 535 Montana (2) 496 Idaho (3) 483 Southern Utah (1) 449 Sacramento State 415 Montana State (1) 391 UC Davis (1) 331 Idaho State 170 Cal Poly 169 Northern Colorado 166 Portland State 103 Missouri Valley Football Conference Preseason Poll (coaches, media, SIDs) Team (first-place votes) Points North Dakota State (39) 390 South Dakota State 340 UNI 270 Youngstown State 258 Illinois State 248 South Dakota 206 Western Illinois 163 Southern Illinois 139 Missouri State 90 Indiana State 41 Note: North Dakota will be playing a Big Sky schedule but will be an NCAA FCS Independent in 2018 and 2019 before transitioning to the Missouri Valley Football Conference in NICKNAME HISTORY The University of North Dakota boasts a proud history of varsity athletics nicknames. UND s first official athletics nickname was the Flickertails, although its origin remains somewhat a mystery. The nickname made its first public appearance in a Grand Forks Herald account of UND s football loss to Minnesota on Oct. 8, 1904, 15 years after UND s first athletics contest was played. According to Lee Bohnet s A Century of UND Sports, The author was not identified, but there is strong evidence the nickname was coined by a Minneapolis sportswriter who may have covered the game for the Herald. The writer lauded the fighting spirit of the North Dakota players. In 1911, UND s student body officially adopted Flickertails as its athletics nickname. UND would remain known as the Flickertails (as well, unofficially, as the Nodaks ) for a third of a century, establishing an early athletics history. In the fall of 1930, the university adopted the nickname Sioux for its varsity teams following a successful renaming campaign by the Dakota Student, UND s student newspaper. The word Fighting was later added, and UND would be known as the Fighting Sioux until the summer of The university utilized several Fighting Sioux logos throughout the decades, perhaps most notably the green geometric logo introduced in 1976 and the most recent full-color logo was unveiled in The former was designed by an artist at the UND News Bureau, while the latter was created by noted Native American artist and UND alum Bennett Brien. The University of North Dakota officially retired its longtime Fighting Sioux nickname and logo prior to the athletics season. UND s varsity athletics teams operated without an official nickname, while the university continued the process of adopting the third official nickname in school history last fall. During that time, the university s varsity athletics teams will continue to be referred to as the University of North Dakota, North Dakota, or UND. Former President Dr. Robert Kelley announced in mid-november that Fighting Hawks would be the University s new moniker and the UND football team played under that nickname in its 2015 season finale at Cal Poly -- a victory over the Mustangs.
9 NORTH DAKOTA FIGHTING HAWKS ROSTER NO. NAME POS. YR. HT. WT. HOMETOWN/PREVIOUS SCHOOL 1 Cam McKinney WR RFR Beaumont, Texas/Garfield (Seattle, Wash.) 2 Jade Lawrence** LB JR Moorhead, Minn/Moorhead HS 3 Tyus Carter** DB JR Greenwood Village, Colo./Cherry Creek HS 3 Noah Grover QB SO Phoenix, Ariz./Phoenix College 4 Brock Boltmann QB RFR Edina, Minn./Edina HS 5 Brady Oliveira*** RB SR Winnipeg, Manitoba/Oak Park HS 6 Evan Holm** DB JR Edina, Minn./Edina HS 7 Easton Erbes WR SO Breckenridge, Minn./Breckenridge HS 8 Nate Ketteringham QB JR San Diego, Calif./Sacramento State 9 Brad Heidlebaugh WR JR Rugby, N.D./Rugby HS 9 Marcus Vaughan-Jones DB FR Omaha, Neb./Creighton Prep 10 Andrew Zimmerman QB JR Monroe, Wash./Fresno City College 10 Caden White LB FR Sun Prairie, Wis./Sun Prairie HS 11 Travis Toivonen** WR JR Red Wing, Minn./Red Wing HS 12 Hayden Blubaugh* DB SO Aurora, Colo./Grandview HS 13 Jacob Odom DB FR Wheaton, Ill./Wheaton-Warrenville South HS 13 Mikey Griebel WR RFR Littleton, Colo./Columbine HS 14 Izzy Adeoti* WR SO Plano, Ill./Plano HS 15 Jaxson Turner* LB SO Esko, Minn./Esko HS 16 Hayden Galvin DB JR Westlake Village, Calif./Moorpark College 17 Kyle Hietpas DB RFR Little Chute, Wis./Little Chute HS 18 Osayi Onaghinor DB JR San Francisco, Calif./Sacramento City Coll. 19 Ty Shannon* DB SO Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley HS 20 Lenny Nelson IV DB JR Roseville, Calif./American River College 21 Tanner Palmborg** LB SR Princeton, Minn./Princeton HS 22 John Santiago*** RB SR Andover, Minn./St. Francis HS 23 C.J. Siegel DB FR La Crosse, Wis./Logan HS 24 Deion Harris*** DB RSR Hibbing, Minn./Hibbing HS 25 Jordan Canady* DB RFR New Berlin, Wis./Eisenhower HS 26 Terrell Jennings DB SO Colo. Springs, Colo./Santa Barbara City Coll. 27 Brady Leach PK RFR Moorhead, Minn./Moorhead HS 28 Austin Gordon* LB JR Maple Grove, Minn./Wayzata HS 29 Chavildo Van Ommeren DB SO Amsterdam, Netherlands/Garden City CC 30 Jake Rastas* LB SO New Berlin, Wis./Eisenhower HS 31 Noah Wanzek** WR JR Jamestown, N.D./Jamestown HS 32 Brett Finke FB SO Muskego, Wis./Muskego HS 33 James Johannesson* RB JR Fargo, N.D./Minnesota 34 Luke Fiedler*** TE SR Orlando, Fla./Freedom HS 34 Mike Bruner LB FR Mequon, Wis./Homestead HS 35 Kadon Kauppinen DB FR Sun Prairie, Wis./Sun Prairie HS 35 Teddy Sherva RB JR Anoka, Minn./Central Lakes College 36 Hunter Pinke* TE SO Wishek, N.D./South Border HS 37 Leif Bungum LB RFR Sargeant, Minn./Triton HS 37 Otis Weah RB FR Moorhead, Minn./Moorhead HS 38 Dijon Murray LB RSR New Orleans, La./New Mexico Military Acad. 39 Tykeise Johnson DB JR Coon Rapids, Minn./Central Lakes College 40 Noah Larson LB RFR Baraboo, Wis./Baraboo HS 42 Ryan Schoenfelder DL FR Red Wing, Minn./Goodhue HS 43 Beau Foix FR TE Virginia, Minn./Virginia HS 43 Derek Murph DB RFR Grand Forks, N.D./Bemidji State 44 Donnell Rodgers LB JR Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury HS 45 Cameron Hunt LB SO Carmel, Ind./Carmel HS 2018 ROSTER (Alphabetical) 14 ADEOTI, Izzy... WR 93 ALM, Logan...TE 53 APLIN, Grant...OL 55 BENNETT, Mason...LB 68 BLAIR, Bryce...OL 12 BLUBAUGH, Hayden...DB 4 BOLTMANN, Brock...QB 96 BROWN, Ian...FB 34 BRUNER, Mike...LB 37 BUNGUM, Leif...LB 83 BURIAN, Tyler... WR 25 CANADY, Jordan...DB 78 CHRISTIAN, Ben...OL 91 CIESLAK, Austin...DL 88 CLOYD, Alex...TE 46 COYNE, Tyler... FB 47 CROUCH, Bryce...LB 48 DEVORE, Graham...TE 98 ENGWALL, Carl...DL 7 ERBES, Easton... WR 34 FIEDLER, Luke...TE 32 FINKE, Brett...FB 43 FOIX, Beau...TE 16 GALVIN, Hayden...DB 56 GEIER, Jake...LB 28 GORDON, Austin LB 77 GREER, Steve...DL 13 GRIEBEL, Mikey... WR 3 GROVER, Noah...QB 24 HARRIS, Deion...DB 92 HARRIS, Tank...DL 9 HEIDLEBAUGH, Brad... WR 73 HELGREN, Bennett...OL 61 HERGEL, Kyle...OL 17 HIETPAS, Kyle...DB 60 HINDERS, Ross...LS 6 HOLM, Evan...DB 95 HONERLAW, Nick...DL 45 HUNT, Cameron...LB 72 JEFFERIES, Wesley...OL 71 JENKINS, Jeremy...OL 26 JENNINGS, Terrell...DB 33 JOHANNESSON, James. RB 99 JOHNSON, Jaelen...DL 39 JOHNSON, Tykeise...DB 35 KAUPPINEN, Kadon...DB 8 KETTERINGHAM, Nate..QB 69 KRUSE, Connor...OL 40 LARSON, Noah...LB 2 LAWRENCE, Jade...LB 27 LEACH, Brady...PK 53 LICKFELDT, Griffin...DL 89 MAAG, Garett...WR 1 MCKINNEY, Cam...WR
10 NORTH DAKOTA FIGHTING HAWKS ROSTER NO. NAME POS. YR. HT. WT. HOMETOWN/PREVIOUS SCHOOL 46 Tyler Coyne* FB SR Plymouth, Minn./Maple Grove HS 46 Ted Mullin LB FR Littleton, Colo./Columbine HS 47 Bryce Crouch LB JR Roseville, CA/ American River College 48 Graham DeVore TE RFR Grant, Minn./Mahtomedi HS 49 Hayden Reynolds LB RFR West Fargo, N.D./Sheyenne HS 50 Andre Steiger* LB JR Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard South HS 51 Quentin Seguin DL RFR Windsor, Ontario/W.F. Herman Secondary 52 Everett Williams LB GR Mansfield, Texas/Minnesota 53 Grant Aplin** OL SR Victoria, Minn./Chanhassen HS 53 Griffin Lickfeldt DL FR Westfield, Ind./Westfield HS 54 Bryden Swenson LB RFR Hallock, Minn./Kittson County Central HS 55 Mason Bennett** DL JR Winnipeg, Manitoba/Vincent Massey HS 56 Jake Geier LB SO Anodver, Minn./Andover HS 57 Cade Salentine LB FR Crookston, Minn./Crookston HS 58 Tyron Vrede LB SR Amsterdam, Netherlands/Garden CIty CC 59 Zeke Ott DL RFR Caledonia, Minn./Caledonia HS 60 Ross Hinders LS FR Johnston, Iowa/Johnston HS 61 Kyle Hergel OL FR Burlington, Ontario/Clarkson North HS 62 Ryan Tobin* OL SO Muskego, Wis./Muskego HS 66 Nathan Nguon* OL SO Burnsville, Minn./Eagan HS 67 Patric Rooney** OL JR St. Louis Park, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret s 68 Bryce Blair* OL JR Greenwood Village, Colo./Cherry Creek HS 69 Connor Kruse OL RFR Cologne, Minn./Waconia HS 70 Sean Russo OL SO Higlands Ranch, Colo./ThunderRidge HS 71 Jeremy Jenkins OL RFR South Elgin, Ill./South Elgin HS 72 Wesley Jefferies OL JR Salisbury, N.C./Feather River College 73 Bennett Helgren OL SO Edina, Minn./Edina HS 74 Donny Ventrelli OL FR St. Paul, Minn./Como Park HS 75 Adam Stiner OL SR Verona, Wis./Verona HS 76 Matt Waletzko OL FR Cold Spring, Minn./Rocori HS 77 Steve Greer*** DL SR Ballwin, Mo./Parkway South HS 78 Ben Christian OL FR Grand Forks, N.D./Red River HS 79 Noah Mortel* OL SO Luck, Wis./Luck HS 80 Pedro Schmidt WR RFR North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin HS 81 Luke Stanley** WR SR Menomonie, Wis./Menomonie HS 82 Noah Sickler WR FR Dickinson, N.D./Trinity HS 83 Tyler Burian WR FR Grand Forks, N.D./Red River HS 84 Derek Paulson TE SO Lodi, Wis./Lodi HS 85 Trae Steckler TE FR Mandan, N.D./Mandan HS 86 Jack Pifer WR RFR Fargo, N.D./Fargo South HS 87 Cade Peterson P FR Kewaskum, Wis./Kewaskum HS 88 Alex Cloyd** TE JR Omaha, Neb./Millard South HS 89 Garett Maag WR FR Inver Grove Heights, Minn./St. Croix Lutheran 90 Corby Richman FB JR Oriska, N.D./Maple Valley HS 91 Austin Cieslak*** DL SR Hazen, N.D./Hazen HS 92 Tank Harris*** DL SR Chicago, Ill./Morgan Park HS 93 Logan Alm* FB JR Hawley, Minn./Hawley HS 95 Nick Honerlaw DL RFR South Milwaukee, Wis./South Milwaukee HS 96 Warren Taylor P SR Williamston, Mass./Denver University 97 Jalen Morrison DL RFR Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury HS 98 Carl Engwall* DL JR Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville North HS 99 Jaelen Johnson DL FR Greendale, Wis./Greendale HS 97 MORRISON, Jalen...DL 79 MORTEL, Noah...OL 43 MURPH, Derek...DB 38 MURRAY, Dijon...LB 46 MULLIN, Ted... LB 20 NELSON IV, Lenny...DB 66 NGUON, Nathan...OL 13 ODOM, Jacob...DB 5 OLIVEIRA, Brady...RB 18 ONAGHINOR, Osayi...DB 59 OTT, Zeke...DL 21 PALMBORG, Tanner... LB 84 PAULSON, Derek...TE 87 PETERSON, Cade...P 86 PIFER, Jack... WR 36 PINKE, Hunter...TE 30 RASTAS, Jake...LB 49 REYNOLDS, Hayden...LB 90 RICHMAN, Corby...FB 44 RODGERS, Donnell...LB 67 ROONEY, Patric OL 70 RUSSO, Sean...OL 57 SALENTINE, Cade...LB 22 SANTIAGO, John...RB 80 SCHMIDT, Pedro... WR 42 SCHOENFELDER, Ryan..DL 51 SEGUIN, Quintin...DL 19 SHANNON, Ty...DB 82 SICKLER, Noah... WR 23 SIEGEL, C.J....DB 35 SHERVA, Teddy...RB 81 STANLEY, Luke... WR 85 STECKLER, Trae... TE 50 STEIGER, Andre...LB 75 STINER, Adam...OL 54 SWENSON, Bryden...LB 96 TAYLOR, Warren...P 62 TOBIN, Ryan...OL 11 TOIVONEN, Travis... WR 15 TURNER, Jaxson...LB 29 VAN OMMEREN, C....DB 9 VAUGHN-JONES, Marcus. DB 74 VENTRELLI, Donny...OL 58 VREDE, Tyron... LB 76 WALETZKO, Matt...OL 31 WANZEK, Noah... WR 37 WEAH, Otis...RB 10 WHITE, Cadon...LB 52 WILLIAMS, Everett...LB 10 ZIMMERMAN, Andrew...QB * denotes letters earned YR eligibility for 2018 season
11 OFFENSIVE LETTERMEN DEFENSIVE LETTERMEN GEOGRAPHICAL RETURNING (18) Wide Receivers (4) Izzy Adeoti Luke Stanley Travis Toivonen Noah Wanzek Tight Ends (3) Alex Cloyd Luke Fiedler Hunter Pinke Fullbacks (2) Logan Alm Tyler Coyne Running Backs (3) James Johannesson Brady Oliveira John Santiago Offensive Linemen (6) Grant Aplin Bryce Blair Noah Mortel Nate Nguon Patric Rooney Ryan Tobin LOST (3) Long Snapper (1) Jacob Holmen Placekicker (1) Reid Taubenheim Punter (1) Austin Dussold LOST (6) Wide Receivers (2) Stetson Carr De mun Mercer Quarterbacks (1) Keaton Studsrud Offensive Linemen (3) Dan Bell Mat Cox A.J. Stockwell SPECIAL TEAMS LETTERMEN RETURNING (17) Defensive Ends (3) Mason Bennett Austin Cieslak Carl Engwall Nose Guards (2) Steve Greer Tank Harris Inside Linebackers (2) Jake Rastas Donnell Rodgers Outside Linebackers (4) Jade Lawrence Tanner Palmborg Andre Steiger Jaxson Turner Cornerbacks (4) Hayden Blubaugh Tyus Carter Evan Holm Deion Harris Safeties (2) Jordan Canady Ty Shannon LOST (11) Defensive Ends (3) Brandon Dranka Drew Greely Carter Wilson Nose Guards (1) Nick Schmitz Inside Linebackers (2) Jake Disterhaupt Oscar Nevermann Outside Linebackers (2) Ray Haas Cornerbacks (2) Garrett Bollant Torrey Hunt Safeties (3) Charles Flowers Cole Reyes Tamas Stewart Arizona (1) QB Noah Grover California (4) DB Hayden Galvin, QB Nate Ketteringham, DB Lenny Nelson IV, DB Osayi Onaghinor Colorado (8) OL Bryce Blair, DB Hayden Blubaugh, DB Tyus Carter, WR Mikey Griebel, DB Terrell Jennings, ILB Ted Mullin, OL Sean Russo, S Ty Shannon Florida (1) TE Luke Fiedler Illinois (5) WR Izzy Adeoti, NG Tank Harris, OL Jeremy Jenkins, DB Jacob Odom, OLB Andre Steiger Indiana (2) ILB Cameron Hunt, DL Griffin Lickfeldt Iowa (1) LS Ross Hinders Louisiana (1) ILB Dijon Murray Manitoba (2) DE Mason Bennett, RB Brady Oliveira Minnesota (35) FB Logan Alm, OL Grant Aplin, QB Brock Boltmann, OLB Leif Bungum, FB Tyler Coyne, TE Graham DeVore, DE Carl Engwall, WR Easton Erbes, TE Beau Foix, ILB Jake Geier, OLB Austin Gordon, DB Deion Harris, OL Bennett Helgren, DB Evan Holm, DB Tykeise Johnson, OL Connor Kruse, OLB Jade Lawrence, PK Brady Leach, WR Garrett Maag, NG Jalen Morrison, OL Nathan Nguon, DE Zeke Ott, OLB Tanner Palmborg, ILB Donnell Rodgers, OL Patric Rooney, OLB Cade Salentine, RB John Santiago, DL Ryan Schoenfelder, RB Teddy Sherva, OLB Bryden Swenson, WR Travis Toivonen, DB Jaxson Turner, OL Donny Ventrelli, OL Matt Waletzko, RB Otis Weah Missouri (1) NG Steve Greer Nebraska (2) TE Alex Cloyd, DB Marcus Vaughan-Jones RETURNING STARTERS Netherlands (2) ILB Tyron Vree, DB Chavildo Van Ommeren OFFENSIVE (7) Alex Cloyd, TE Noah Mortel, OT Patric Rooney, C John Santiago, RB Ryan Tobin, OG Travis Toivonen, WR Noah Wanzek, WR DEFENSIVE (5) Tank Harris, NG Evan Holm, CB Jade Lawrence, OLB Tanner Palmborg, OLB Jake Rastas, ILB North Carolina (1) OL Wesley Jefferies North Dakota (15) DB Eli Allen, WR Tyler Burian, OL Ben Christian, DE Austin Cieslak, RB James Johannesson, WR Brad Heidlebaugh, ILB Victor Isaak, DB Derek Murph, WR Jack Pifer, TE Hunter Pinke, ILB Hayden Reynolds, FB Corby Richman, WR Noah Sickler, TE Trae Steckler, WR Noah Wanzek SPECIALISTS (0) Ontario (2) OL Kyle Hergel, DE Quintin Seguin Pennsylvania (1) WR Pedro Schmidt Texas (2) WR Cameron McKinney, ILB Everett Williams Junior Alex Cloyd Washington (1) QB Andrew Zimmerman Wisconsin (17) OLB Mike Bruner, S Jordan Canady, OL, FB Brett Finke, DB Kyle Hietpas, DE Nick Honerlaw, DL Jaelen Johnson, DB Kadon Kauppinen, ILB Noah Larson, OL Noah Mortel, TE Derek Paulson, P Cade Peterson, ILB Jake Rastas, DB C.J. Siegel, WR Luke Stanley, OL Adam Stiner, OL Ryan Tobin, OLB Caden White
12 OPPONENT SCOREBOARD MISSISSIPPI VALLEY ST. (0-4) 8/30 at North Dakota L, /8 Jacksonville State L, /22 ALCORN STATE L, /6 at Beth.-Cookman L, /13 at Jackson State 2pm 10/20 ARK. - PINE BLUFF 2pm 10/27 at Texas Southern 2pm 11/3 at Grambling State 2pm 11/10 HAMPTON 1pm 11/17 ALABAMA A&M 1pm 11/22 at Alabama State 2pm 12/1 at SWAC Champs TBA HOME GAME All times Central WASHINGTON (5-1) 9/1 vs. Auburn L, /8 NORTH DAKOTA W, /15 at Utah* W, /22 ARIZONA STATE* W, /29 BRIGHAM YOUNG W, /6 at UCLA* W, /13 at Oregon* TBA 10/20 COLORADO* TBA 10/27 at California* TBA 11/3 STANFORD* TBA 11/17 OREGON STATE* TBA 11/23 at Washington State* TBA HOME GAME * PAC 12 SAM HOUSTON STATE (3-2) 9/8 PRAIRIE VIEW W, /15 NORTH DAKOTA L, /22 at Nicholls * L, /29 CENT. ARK. * (ot) W, /6 at Stephen F. Aust * W, /13 at Northwestern St. * 6pm 10/20 at Lamar * 3pm 10/27 SE LOUISIANA* TBA 11/3 at Incarnate Word * TBA 11/10 ABILIENE CHRISTIAN* TBA 11/17 at Houston Baptist * 2pm HOME * Southland All times CT NO. COLORADO (0-6, 0-4) 9/1 McNEESE STATE L, /8 at South Dakota L, /15 SACRAMENTO ST.* L, /22 at Weber State* L, /29 NORTH DAKOTA* L, /6 UC-DAVIS* L, /13 at Portland State* 3pm 10/20 NO. ARIZONA* 12pm 10/27 at Southern Utah* 6pm 11/3 EASTERN WASH.* 12pm 11/10 at Montana State* 1pm HOME * Big Sky All times MTN MONTANA (4-2, 2-1 BIG SKY) 9/1 NORTHERN IOWA W, /8 DRAKE W, /15 at Western Illinois L, /22 SAC STATE* W, /29 at Cal Poly* W, /6 PORTLAND ST* L, /13 at North Dakota* 12pm 10/27 UC-DAVIS* 2pm 11/3 at Southern Utah* 1pm 11/10 at Idaho* 4:30pm 11/17 MONTANA STATE* 12pm HOME * Big Sky All times MTN SACRAMENTO STATE (2-3, 0-2) 9/1 ST. FRANCIS (Ill.) W, /8 at San Diego State L, /15 at No. Colorado W, /22 at Montana* L, /6 CAL POLY * L, /13 at Southern Utah * 5pm 10/20 NORTH DAKOTA* 6pm 10/27 PORTLAND STATE* 6pm 11/3 at Weber State* 11am 11/10 NO. ARIZONA* 6pm 11/17 at UC-Davis* 12pm HOME * Big Sky All times PAC IDAHO (2-3, 1-2) 9/1 at Fresno State L, /8 WEST. NEW MEX. W, /22 at Cal-Davis* L, /29 PORTLAND STATE* W, /6 at Idaho State* L, /13 at Montana State* 1pm 10/20 SOUTHERN UTAH* 2pm 10/27 at Eastern Wash.* 12pm 11/3 NORTH DAKOTA* 2pm 11/10 MONTANA* 2pm 11/17 at Florida TBA HOME * Big Sky All times PAC PORTLAND STATE (2-4, 1-2) 8/31 at Nevada L, /8 at Oregon L, /15 COLL. OF IDAHO W, /22 MONTANA STATE* L, /29 at Idaho* L, /6 at Montana* W, /13 NORTHERN COLO.* 2pm 10/27 at Sacramento State* 6pm 11/3 IDAHO STATE* 2pm 11/10 at North Dakota* 12pm 11/16 EASTERN WASH.* 7pm HOME * Big Sky All times PAC NORTHERN ARIZONA (3-3, 2-1) 9/1 at UTEP W, /8 EASTERN WASH. L, /15 at Missouri State L, /22 SOUTHERN UTAH* W, /29 at Idaho State* L, /6 WEBER STATE* W, /20 at Northern Colo.* 11am 10/27 CAL POLY* 4pm 11/3 at UC-Davis* 1pm 11/10 at Sacramento State* 7pm 11/17 NORTH DAKOTA* 2:30pm HOME * Big Sky All times PAC IDAHO STATE (4-1, 3-0) 8/31 WESTERN STATE W, /15 at California L, /22 at North Dakota* W, /29 NO. ARIZONA* W, /6 IDAHO* W, /13 at Cal-Davis* 5pm 10/20 at Liberty 12pm 10/27 MONTANA STATE* 3:30pm 11/3 at Portland State* 3pm 11/10 at Cal Poly* 5pm 11/17 WEBER STATE* 2:30pm HOME * Big Sky All times MTN WEBER STATE (3-2, 1-1) 8/30 at Utah L, /8 at Cal Poly W, /15 SOUTH DAKOTA W, /22 NORTHERN COLO.* W, /6 at No. Arizona* L, /13 EASTERN WASH.* 4pm 10/20 MONTANA STATE* 4pm 10/27 at North Dakota* 1pm 11/3 SACRAMENTO ST.* 12pm 11/10 at Southern Utah* 12pm 11/17 at Idaho State* 2:30pm HOME * Big Sky All times MTN
13 BUBBA SCHWEIGERT HEAD COACH Year at UND: 19th year (5th as head coach) Collegiate Experience: 32nd year Hometown: Zeeland, N.D. Alma Mater: University of Jamestown ( 91) The 2018 season will be the fifth for head coach Bubba Schweigert. It will also be the beginning of a transition period for his program as the Fighting Hawks move from the Big Sky into a two-year stint as an FCS Independent before joining the Missouri Valley Football Conference for the 2020 season. In addition to the beginning of the transition period, Schweigert would also like 2018 to serve as a bounce-back year after injuries took their toll on the roster and derailed a promising 2017 season that had UND pegged to repeat as Big Sky Champions, but ended in a 3-8 campaign. All was not lost, however, as the Fighting Hawks did post their first shutout during Schweigert s tenure with a 38-0 blanking of future MVFC foe Missouri State and recorded league wins against Northern Colorado and on the road at Portland State. Junior running back John Santiago claimed All-America honors for the third consecutive season and was joined by four other Fighting Hawks in garnering All-Big Sky accolades. The Fighting Hawks also continued their success in the classroom, matching a program record by having 18 student-athletes named to the Big Sky All-Academic team. Schweigert developed a nice pattern through his first three seasons as the head coach at North Dakota. Each year his squad produced more positive results than the previous one and 2016 was no exception as he was named the Big Sky and FCS Region 5 Coach of the Year. THE SCHWEIGERT FILE Birthdate Sept. 15, 1962 Hometown Zeeland, N.D. Education Bachelor s Degree: Business Administration - Jamestown 85 Master s Degree: Physical Education - North Dakota 95 Family Wife, Laura; sons, Alex & Cooper Coaching 2014-present - Head Coach University of North Dakota Defensive Coordinator Southern Illinois University Head Coach University of Min nesota Duluth Defensive Coordinator University of North Dakota Secondary Coach University of North Dakota Graduate Assistant University of North Dakota Assistant Coach University of Jamestown The Fighting Hawks shared the Big Sky Conference regular season title with Eastern Washington, reeled off a 9-game winning streak and earned the No. 7 overall seed in the Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs in After losing the first two games of the season by a combined four points, a double-overtime victory against South Dakota launched UND into Big Sky play where the Fighting Hawks ran the table. There were tight games and lobsided games, but his team always found a way to come out on top in league play and give UND its first undefeated conference record since Dale Lennon s 2003 squad went 7-0 in North Central Conference play. The defense was once again the top-rated run defense in the league and sixth in the FCS. The unit was also tops in the Big Sky with 20 interceptions and tied for second nationally, trailing only national champion James Madison in that category. Four Fighting Hawks earned All-America accolades, including safety Cole Reyes, who landed on six different All-America squads. The junior captain was also named the Big Sky Defensive Player of the Year. Reyes was one of 15 UND players to earn All-Big Sky honors on the field, while 18 set a program record by being named to the All-Big Sky Academic Team. Senior Brian Labat led those efforts in the classroom and also earned CoSIDA All- District 6 Team honors. Schweigert wrapped up the 2015 season with what was the first threegame winning streak of his UND head-coaching tenure. Those three victories gave his second UND squad a 7-4 overall record and 5-3 mark in Big Sky play, which were both two-game improvements from his first season back in Grand Forks. Schweigert s defense led the Big Sky in rushing defense for the second straight season under his watch and the offense improved immensely thanks in large part to the record-breaking production of true freshman running back John Santiago. On Dec 28, 2013, Schweigert was introduced as the head coach at the University of North Dakota during a press conference in front of a standing-room only crowd at the Alerus Center. After a 4-3 start that included the program s first victory over an FBS opponent (24-13 win at Wyoming) and first DI victory over a ranked opponent on the road (19-17 win at No. 16 Portland State), the Fighting Hawks would go on to post the program s first seven-win season since Santiago was named the Co-Big Sky Freshman of the Year and collected All-America honors from the Associated Press and STATS, Inc. He was also a unanimous All-Big Sky first team performer and was joined on that team by senior linebacker Will Ratelle and offensive lineman Sean Meehan, who was also named to the AFCA All-America Team.
14 Eight more Fighting Hawks would garner all-league honors in 2015 as the defense once again ranked among the tops in the Big Sky, ranking first in rush defense and second in total defense. In the classroom, 17 UND football players were named to the All-Big Sky Academic Team, breaking the previous year s record by one. In his first season back at UND, Schweigert s 2014 squad won five games overall, which was a two-game improvement from the previous season. The campaign was highlighted by a upset of No. 22 Northern Arizona in the final home game of the season at the Alerus Center. UND took the positive vibes from a victory that knocked NAU out of the FSC playoff hunt to Greely, Colo., the next Saturday where the team closed out the season with its first Big Sky road win of the season -- a defeat of Northern Colorado. The defensive-minded head coach still works with the team s cornerbacks and they were part of a unit that led the Big Sky in total defense and rush defense in Two newcomers earned All-Big Sky Conference honors (KR Alex Tillman and PK Reid Taubenheim) and seven more players were named honorable mention in Schweigert s first season. There were also 16 UND football players named to the All-Big Sky Academic team, which tied a program record for individuals honored in one season. The Zeeland, N.D., native returned to Grand Forks after 10 years away from a program that he helped lead to the 2001 NCAA Division II national title as defensive coordinator. Prior to his return to UND, Schweigert was the defensive coordinator at Southern Illinois for the previous six seasons ( ) and served as associate head coach for the last five of that stretch. His 2010 defense led the Missouri Valley in total defense and his unit finished in the top half of the league in four of his six campaigns at SIU. Head Coach Bubba Schweigert (left) looks onto the field during a game against Eastern Washington at the Alerus Center. In his six seasons at SIU, Schweigert coached three first team All- Americans and 20 all-conference selections (10 first team, six second team, four honorable mentions). His defensive standouts have included linebacker and 2012 graduate Jayson DiManche, currently playing for Cincinnati Bengals, and cornerback Korey Lindsey, a three-time All- American and a 2011 draft pick of the Bengals. In 2013, SIU linebacker Bryan Presume earned first team All- MVFC honors after ranking third in the league with 104 tackles. His 55 solo stops were tops in the conference. Prior to arriving at SIU, Schweigert took on his first head coaching job at the collegiate level, leading the Division II program at Minnesota Duluth from He guided the Bulldogs to a overall record during his tenure, including the program s first North Central Conference title in The NCAA playoff berth that season was the program s second in four seasons. That same season, Schweigert was also named the D2football.com Northwest Region Coach of the Year and the AFCA Division II Coach of the Year for Region 5. This will be the second stint at UND for Schweigert. He spent 15 seasons as an assistant coach in Grand Forks ( ) where he was part of eight NCAA playoff teams and six NCC title squads. Schweigert was elevated to defensive coordinator at UND prior to the 1997 season and left for Duluth after the 2003 UND team finished as national runner-up. Schweigert was named the American Football Coaches Association Division II Assistant Coach of the Year in In his seven seasons as UND s defensive coordinator, Schweigert s defensive players earned 14 All-America honors and 23 first-team All-NCC accolades. His 2001 defense yielded just yards of offense and 50.3 rushing yards per game, while limiting opponents to 12.5 points per game on the way to the program s first national championship. BUBBA SCHWEIGERT S RECORD Year NCC*/Big Sky# Win% Finish Overall Win% 2004* th * t1st * th * t5th # t8th # t4th # t1st # t9th Totals Years at UND: 19 (fifth as head coach) Schweigert began his coaching career at his alma mater, now the University of Jamestown, from He earned a bachelor s degree in business administration from Jamestown and a master s degree from UND. In 2002, he was honored with Jamestown s Rollie Greeno Award for outstanding commitment in the field of education and coaching. Schweigert and his wife, Laura, have two sons, Alex and Cooper. SCHWEIGERT VS. OPPONENTS Augustana 2-2 Bemidji State 2-0 Bowling Green 0-1 Cal Poly 2-0 Central Washington 1-1 Chadron State 2-0 Concordia-St. Paul 1-1 Drake 1-0 Eastern Washington 0-2 Idaho State 1-2 Mary 1-0 MSU-Moorhead 2-0 Missouri Western State 0-1 Minnesota State 2-2 Mississippi Valley State 1-0 Missouri State 1-1 Montana 0-3 Montana State 2-2 North Dakota State 0-1 Northern Colorado 5-0 Northern Arizona 2-0 Northern Iowa 0-1 North Dakota 0-5 Omaha 1-3 Portland State 3-0 Richmond 0-1 Robert Morris 1-0 Sacramento State 1-1 Sam Houston State 1-0 St. Cloud State 3-1 San Jose State 0-1 South Dakota 2-4 Southern Utah 1-2 Stony Brook 1-1 UC Davis 1-1 Upper Iowa 2-0 Utah 0-1 Washington 0-1 Weber State 1-2 Western Washington 2-0 Wisconsin-La Crosse 0-1 Wyoming 1-0
15 2018 NORTH DAKOTA FOOTBALL GAME NOTES ERIC SCHMIDT PAUL RUDOLPH DEFENSIVE COORD./INSIDE LBS OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR/QBS Year at UND: 7th year Collegiate Experience: 13th year Hometown: Mandan, N.D. Alma Mater: North Dakota ( 02) Year at UND: 5th year Collegiate Experience: 28th year Hometown: Stanley, N.D. Alma Mater: Minot State ( 88) JORDAN GIGLI SHAWN KOSTICH DEFENSIVE LINE SPECIAL TEAMS COORD./TE/FB Year at UND: 5th year Collegiate Experience: 15th year Hometown: Fort Wayne, Ind. Alma Mater: Trine ( 03) Year at UND: 5th year Collegiate Experience: 10th year Hometown: Moorhead, Minn. Alma Mater: Minnesota ( 09) TRAVIS STEPPS MALCOLM AGNEW DEFENSIVE BACKS RUNNING BACKS Year at UND: 3rd year Collegiate Experience: 15th year Hometown: Pittsburg, Kan. Alma Mater: Pittsburg State ( 01) Year at UND: 2nd year Collegiate Experience: 3rd year Hometown: St. Louis, Mo. Alma Mater: Southern Illinois ( 15) JOEL SCHWENZFEIER DANNY FREUND RECRUITING COORD./SAFETIES WIDE RECEIVERS Year at UND: 6th year Collegiate Experience: 6th year Hometown: Hallock, Minn. Alma Mater: North Dakota ( 11) Year at UND: 8th year Collegiate Experience: 9th year Hometown: Kenosha, Wis. Alma Mater: North Dakota ( 08) CARL REINHOLZ LUKE KNAUF INSIDE LB/VIDEO COORDINATOR OFFENSIVE LINE Year at UND: 5th year Collegiate Experience: 5th year Hometown: Molt, Mont. Alma Mater: Minot State ( 14) Year at UND: 5th year Collegiate Experience: 10th year Hometown: Stratford, Wis. Alma Mater: Wisconsin ( 06) NATE BAUKOL MATT SEAMON STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER Year at UND: 16th year Hometown: Moorhead, Minn. Alma Mater: Minnesota State, Moorhead ( 00) Year at UND: 2nd year Hometown: Kennedy, MInn. Alma Mater: Gustavus Adolphus ( 04) TRAVIS KAHLBAUGH JAKE HOWARD EQUIPMENT MANAGER ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER Year at UND: 16th year Hometown: Grand Forks, N.D. Alma Mater: North Dakota ( 00) Year at UND: 2nd year Hometown: Roseville, Minn. Alma Mater: North Dakota ( 16)
16 ADEOTI, IZZY RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFFENSE g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL BENNETT, MASON TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL BLUBAUGH, H. INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL JORDAN CANADY INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL TYUS CARTER INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL AUSTIN CIESLAK INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL CLOYD, ALEX RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL GRAHAM DEVORE RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFFENSE g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL TOTAL ENGWALL, CARL TOTAL
17 FIEDLER, LUKE RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL BRETT FINKE RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL GALVIN, HAYDEN INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL GEIER, JAKE TOTAL AUSTIN GORDON RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFFENSE g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL GREER, STEVE TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL MIKEY GREIBEL KICK RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL HARRIS, DEION INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL TANK HARRIS TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL HEIDLEBAUGH, B. RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL PASSING g cmp-att-int yards td long pct avg/p avg/g effic TOTAL TOTAL OFFENSE g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL TOTAL
18 HOLM, EVAN KICK RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL NICK HONERLAW TOTAL CAM HUNT INTERCEPTIONS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL L. NELSON IV TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL JENNINGS, T TOTAL JOHANNESSON, J. RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFF g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL JOHNSON, T TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL KETTERINGHAM, N RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL PASSING g cmp-att-int yards td long pct avg/p avg/g effic TOTAL TOTAL OFF g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL NOAH LARSON TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL JADE LAWRENCE TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL LEACH, BRADY FIELD GOALS g made att long pct TOTAL MAAG, GARETT RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL
19 CAM MCKINNEY RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFF g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL TOTAL MORRISON, JALEN TOTAL MURRAY, DIJON TACKLES G UA A TOTAL TFL PD FF FR BLK TOTAL BRADY OLIVEIRA RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFF g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL KICK RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL PALMBORG, T SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL PETERSON, CADE RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OF g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL TOTAL PUNTING g no. yards long avg TOTAL HUNTER PINKE RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL REYNOLDS, H TOTAL RICHMAN, CORBY TOTAL DONNELL RODGERS TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL OTT, ZEKE TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL
20 JOHN SANTIAGO RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFF g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL PUNT RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL KICK RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL LUKE STANLEY RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFF g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL ANDRE STEIGER TOTAL BRYDEN SWENSON TOTAL WARREN TAYLOR PUNTING g no. yards long avg TOTAL SEGUIN, QUINTIN TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL TEDDY SHERVA RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFFENSE g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL TRAVIS TOIVONEN RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFFENSE g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL
21 JAXSON TURNER KICK RETURNS g no. yards td long avg/r avg/g TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards TOTAL VREDE, TYRON TOTAL A. ZIMMERMAN RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL PASSING g cmp-att-int yards td long pct avg/p avg/g effic TOTAL TOTAL OFF g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL TOTAL SACKS g ua a total yards WANZEK, NOAH RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFF g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OTIS WEAH RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g TOTAL TOTAL OFFENSE g rush pass total avg/g TOTAL TOTAL WILLIAMS, E TOTAL
22 north Dakota 35 Stout defense leads Fighting Hawks in season opener GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The University of North Dakota football team used a dominant second half on the defensive side of the ball to roll past Mississippi Valley State, 35-7, on Thursday night at the Alerus Center. The Fighting Hawks (1-0), who were opening the season at home for the first time since 2013, collected seven sacks, forced two turnovers, and held the Delta Devils (0-1) to -27 yards on the ground in the resounding victory. UND wasn t too shabby on offense either, posting 518 yards of total yards. The dynamic duo of Brady Oliveira and John Santiago each went over the 100-yard plateau with Oliveira posting a game-high 108 yards and Santiago close behind with 101. James Johannesson added 32 yards and a touchdown on six carries while quarterback Nate Ketteringham carried for 25 yards and plunged in from two yards out for a rushing TD. The junior added 225 yards and three touchdowns through the air, completing 19 passes on just 30 attempts. Ketteringham s perfect 40-yard strike to Travis Toivonen capped off the opening drive of the game and gave the Fighting Hawks the lead for good. Mason Bennett led the defense with a pair of sacks and three tackles for loss while Austin Cieslak registered 1.5 sacks. Tank Harris made arguably the biggest play on defense for UND, stripping the Delta Devil ballcarrier at the goal line to keep the Fighting Hawks up 14-0 in the first quarter. The hosts were clicking on third down throughout the contest, converting 10 of 16 and were successful on their only fourth down attempt of the game. On the game s opening drive UND set the tone with a good mix of run and pass, needing only six plays to march 65 yards. Ketteringham found Izzy Adeoti for 16 yards down the sideline and Santiago broke off a 11-yard scamper to quickly put the Fighting Hawks in opponent territory. On a 3rd and 11, Ketteringham found a cutting Toivonen over the middle of field where the junior broke free of the tackle and trotted in from 40-yards out to put UND on the board early. game 1 mississippi valley st Aug., 30, 2018 Alerus Center (Grand Forks, N.D.) 7 Quickie Statistics (Final) Miss. Valley State vs North Dakota (Aug 30, 2018 at Grand Forks, N.D.) Miss. Valley State MVSU UND Score 7 35 FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time 26:25 33:35 Third-Down Conversions 7 of of 16 Fourth-Down Conversions 1 of 2 1 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances Rushing No. Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg Chambers,Booker Johnson,Caleb Robinson,Isaiah Smith,JohnDerri Passing C-A-I Yds TD Long Sack Fowler,Chris Receiving No. Yards TD Long McIntosh,Steven Frazier,Demarcu Hundley,Tyron McElfresh,Quinn Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB Read,Justin North Dakota Rushing No. Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg OLIVEIRA, Brady SANTIAGO, John James Johannesson Nate Ketteringham Passing C-A-I Yds TD Long Sack Nate Ketteringham Receiving No. Yards TD Long WANZEK, Noah Travis Toivonen FIEDLER, Luke ADEOTI, Izzy Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB PETERSON, Cade Punt Returns No. Yards TD Long Punt Returns No. Yards TD Long SANTIAGO, John Kick Returns No. Yards TD Long Chambers,Booker Sims,Morgan Tackles UA-A Total Sacks TFL Thompkins,Tracy Staten,Scipio Bailey,Jemaurri Shaw,Jamenta Kick Returns No. Yards TD Long SANTIAGO, John HOLM, Evan Tackles UA-A Total Sacks TFL LARSON, Noah HARRIS, Deion TURNER, Jaxson Tanner Palmborg Qtr Time Scoring Play V-H 1st 12:01 UND - Travis Toivonen 40 yd pass from Nate Ketteringham (LEACH, Brady kick), : :24 UND - Nate Ketteringham 2 yd run (LEACH, Brady kick), : nd 03:55 UND - MAAG, Garett 9 yd pass from Nate Ketteringham (LEACH, Brady kick), : :37 MVSU - Frazier,Demarcu 29 yd pass from Fowler,Chris (Piraquive,Ruben kick), : rd 08:45 UND - FIEDLER, Luke 16 yd pass from Nate Ketteringham (LEACH, Brady kick), : th 07:50 UND - James Johannesson 7 yd run (LEACH, Brady kick), : Mississippi Valley State answered with touchdown drive of its own to send UND into the locker room with a 21-7 advantage. After a missed field goal by the Delta Devils, UND turned to the groundand-pound as Johannesson and Oliveira led the Hawks down the field with runs of eight, 11, 21, and nine before Ketteringham called his own number on a two-yard QB sneak to give the Hawks a 14-0 advantage. MVSU looked to climb back into the game after Booker Chambers broke off a 79-yard kick return to quickly start with the ball inside the red zone before an 18-yard completion put the Delta Devils on the UND 4. After a two-yard rush, Harris stripped Robinson of the ball and Andre Steiger recovered just in front of the goal line to flip momentum and keep the visitors off the board. Following back-to-back punts to open the second quarter, UND started driving again when Ketteringham found Noah Wanzek with a 44-yard strike followed by an 11-yard pass to Luke Fiedler on a 3rd and 9 to keep the drive moving. The Hawks polished off the drive with seven again with Ketteringham throwing a back-should fade to true freshman Garett Maag in the corner of the end zone for his first-career TD catch and Ketteringham s third TD of the opening half. UND s defense cranked up the pressure as the second half began, forcing a three-and-out with back-to-back sacks from Darnell Rodgers and Bennett before Jacob Odom laid a huge hit on an attempted screen pass to force another Delta Devil punt. Santiago showed off his explosiveness in the return game when the FCS All-American busted out a 17-yard return to put UND on the MVSU 35 yard line. After the senior took a carry for 13 yards, Ketteringham again found Fiedler on a 16-yard slant in the back of the endzone for a 28-7 lead after three quarters. The Fighting Hawks added a final score in the fourth when Johannesson found paydirt from seven yards out to polish off a 35-7 victory. North Dakota returns to action next Saturday with a trip to FBS Washington in Seattle. The Huskies are currently ranked No. 6 in the AP Poll and battle Auburn this Saturday in a neutral-site showdown.
23 north Dakota 3 Fighting Hawks hang tough against No. 9 Washington SEATTLE -- Visiting North Dakota stood tall among the ninth-ranked Washington Huskies and their 68,093 fans at Husky Stadium, dropping a 45-3 decision Saturday afternoon. The Fighting Hawks were electric through three quarters on the defensive side of the ball, collecting a pair of interceptions and forcing five punts. UND did not allow Washington to convert a first down to begin the second half until its final drive of the quarter. We knew it was going to be a really tough challenge, said UND head coach Bubba Schweigert. We were going to have to earn everything we got today and I thought going into halftime we played decent football with the exception of the one turnover and a couple of big plays on defense. John Santiago showed off his entire skill set for the visitors, rushing for a game-high 139 yards on just 18 carries. The senior back had a 69-yard scamper in the third quarter that lead to a scoring drive for the Hawks. When we got down in there [red zone] after John s big run, we were looking for seven, said Schweigert. As the game moved on, we just needed to stay on the field offensively. We had a lot of plays defensively against a real physical front that eventually wore us down. In the second quarter, after the defense snuffed out back-to-back plays on 3rd and 4th-and-1, Santiago got into a groove. The senior scampered for a 10-yard gain on 3rd and long, then collected 14 more yards combined on his next three rushes as North Dakota worked its way across midfield and into Washington territory. UND was forced to punt, however, and the drive stalled, allowing Washington to regain possession. The Huskies then drove 87 yards on nine plays for a 17-0 advantage. game 2 washington 45 Sept. 8, 2018 Husky Stadium (Seattle, Wash.) North Dakota Quickie Statistics (Final) North Dakota vs Washington (09/08/18 at Seattle, Wash.) UND WASH Score 3 45 FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time 28:57 31:03 Third-Down Conversions 3 of 15 8 of 15 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 1 0 of 1 Red-Zone Scores-Chances Rushing No. Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg John Santiago Nate Ketteringham Brady Oliveira James Johannesson Passing C-A-I Yds TD Long Sack Nate Ketteringham Andrew Zimmerman Receiving No. Yards TD Long Travis Toivonen Noah Wanzek Izzy Adeoti James Johannesson Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB Warren Taylor Cade Peterson Punt Returns No. Yards TD Long John Santiago Kick Returns No. Yards TD Long John Santiago Tackles UA-A Total Sacks TFL Tykeise Johnson Tanner Palmborg Ty Shannon Jordan Canady Washington Rushing No. Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg Gaskin, Myles Pleasant, K Ahmed, Salvon McGrew, Sean Passing C-A-I Yds TD Long Sack Browning, Jake Haener, Jake Receiving No. Yards TD Long Fuller, Aaron Ahmed, Salvon Jones, Ty McClatcher, C Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB Porter, Race Punt Returns No. Yards TD Long Fuller, Aaron Kick Returns No. Yards TD Long Ahmed, Salvon Gaskin, Myles Tackles UA-A Total Sacks TFL Burr-Kirven,Ben Bartlett, Tevis Murphy, Byron Bryant, Myles Qtr Time Scoring Play V-H 1st 08:00 WASH - Jones, Ty 4 yd pass from Browning, Jake (Henry, Peyton kick), : :32 WASH - Henry, Peyton 29 yd field goal, : nd 06:52 WASH - Gaskin, Myles 2 yd run (Henry, Peyton kick), : rd 06:09 UND - Brady Leach 20 yd field goal, : :35 WASH - Otton, Cade 1 yd pass from Browning, Jake (Henry, Peyton kick), : th 12:50 WASH - McGrew, Sean 23 yd run (Henry, Peyton kick), : :24 WASH - Jones, Ty 12 yd pass from Haener, Jake (Henry, Peyton kick), : :13 WASH - Pleasant, K. 23 yd run (Henry, Peyton kick), : Santiago then showed off his skills in other areas with a 25-yard kickoff return setting up a nifty 17-yard reception that saw him juke a few Huskies and leap another. Again, though, the drive stalled just past midfield as UND s fourth-down attempt came up inches shy. After the teams traded punts, Hayden Galvin intercepted Jake Browning with under two minutes to go, giving the Fighting Hawks an opportunity at a final push before halftime. Nate Ketteringham then completed five straight passes and then Santiago moved a pile 11 yards on the ground for a first down at the 26. In that stretch, Ketteringham found Noah Wanzek for six and then 11 yards, followed by a three and four-yard completions to Travis Toivonen to setup a big 3rd-and-3 at the Washington 39 with 42 seconds to go in the stanza. Toivonen moved the chains on a three-yard catch with Santiago s run getting it down to the 26. Brady Leach s 43-yard field goal attempt was short and the teams went into the halftime locker room with the home team up, Washington (1-1) stormed back with a scoring drive of its own, using a 31-yard kickoff return to fuel a nine-play, 48-yard drive that culminated in a 1-yard touchdown pass from Browning to Cade Otton for a 24-3 advantage. Hayden Blubaugh picked off Browning later in the frame, giving UND the ball near midfield. North Dakota went three-and-out and the third quarter closed with the heavily-favored Huskies with just a three-score lead. Washington used a three-score final quarter to pull away and hold off the upset-minded Fighting Hawks, 45-3, on Saturday afternoon. North Dakota will play another ranked opponent next week, heading to Sam Houston State to battle the FCS fourth-ranked team. Kickoff is set for 6:00 p.m. Central on WDAY/Z Xtra and the KX Network across the state. In the second half, North Dakota forced a pair of punts before putting together its first scoring drive. On 3rd-and-6 from the UND 14, Santiago found a seam up the middle and raced 69 yards to the Washington 14. Santiago then followed that with another 10-yard scamper as North Dakota knocked on the doorstep. Brady Leach converted from 20 yards out for his first collegiate field goal and the Fighting Hawks were on the board, 17-3.
24 game 3 north Dakota 24 #4/5 sam houston st. Sept. 15, 2018 Bowers Stadium (Huntsville, Texas) 23 Wanzek s TD grab, stout defense lead Fighting Hawks to upset victory over No. 5 Sam Houston HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- North Dakota rallied in the final quarter to snap host Sam Houston State s 21-game home winning streak Saturday evening, 24-23, at Bowers Stadium. Noah Wanzek s 8-yard, fourth-down touchdown catch proved to be the difference with 4:44 remaining and the Fighting Hawks defense made it stand up. Sam Houston State (1-1) doesn t lose at home often, in fact, the Bearkats held the FCS longest home winning streak heading into Saturday s game. The fourth-ranked Kats are the highest-ranked team that North Dakota has beaten in its NCAA Division I history. UND s recipe was old school North Dakota football-- run the ball, win the time of possession battle, force field goals instead of touchdowns and no huge plays. North Dakota s balanced attack offensively produced 189 yards in the air and 187 on the ground while the Hawks defense allowed just four third-down conversions in 13 attempts. North Dakota (2-1) took the opening kickoff 70 yards on 10 plays and chewed up 4:45 to take the early lead. The finishing touch was a 3-yard plunge into the endzone by senior Brady Oliveira, part of a combined 156 first-half rushing yards for the Fighting Hawks. SHSU had an answer on the next drive, going 83 yards over 13 plays before a Kyran Jackson 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal. The UND defense looked poised to turn the Bearkats aside at the goalline during that drive as Jordan Canady made a stop right outside the plain then UND turned aside a handful of attempts deep before the Bearkats were finally able to get in for the score. Austin Cieslak blocked a 49-yard field goal attempt to setup a 60-yard dirve for the Hawks in the second quarter. Brady Leach s boot from 26 was good and North Dakota reclaimed the advantage. After a quick three-and-out, UND again marched methodically down the field, rushing nine times and sprinkling in a pair of pass completions to take a 10-point lead. James Johannesson barreled his way down to the nine then bullied down to the one where Nate Ketteringham finished the job from a yard out for North Dakota s largest lead of the night. SHSU was able to tack on a field goal before the half to make it at the break. UND out-gained the Bearkats, and controlled the time of possession battle, owning the ball for more than 18-and-a-half minutes. In the third, the home team posted 13 points to jump out to a advantage. Two of those scoring drives, though, could have easily been worse if not for big stops to force field goal attempts. With the score tied, 17-apiece, SHSU got a blocked field goal deep in UND territory, taking over at the 4-yardline but couldn t punch it in. The Bearkats settled for a 34-yard field goal then got another field goal after getting down to the UND 6 but failing to get in the endzone. Those would prove costly for SHSU, who has qualified for the NCAA playoffs in each of the past seven seasons, including five appearances in the semifinals or later. With little over nine minutes remaining, UND set out on a 12-play, 84-yard game-winning drive. Sophomore Izzy Adeoti had a huge 48-yard catch to flip the field position early in that possession. Ketteringham then found Wanzek on 4th-and-3 for a 4-yard gain. After Ketteringham rushed for eight yards to setup 1st-and-goal, SHSU was forced to burn a pair of timeouts on the third and fourth down plays. Wanzek sprung free in the corner of the endzone where Ketteringham fired a strike that Wanzek dove to snare while keeping his body inbounds. Brady Leach tacked on the extra-point and the upset was brewing at full boil. The UND defense got a quick turnover on downs stopping a 4th-and-2 to just a one-yard gain and UND needed only to run out the clock. James Johannesson did the honors, rushing three times to get the first down and then Brady Oliveira had the final two carries before the victory formation signaled UND s biggest win since joining the FCS. North Dakota had four players rush for over 40 yards with Santiago carrying 13 times for 58 yards. Oliveira added 53 yards and a score while Johanneson toted it nine times for 45 yards and a touchdown with Ketteringham pitching in 43 yards on seven carries. Ketteringham completed 16-of-29 for 189 yards and the winning score, stretching his streak of attempts without an interception to 89 consecutive (three games). Noah Larson led all UND tacklers with nine total tackles. Evan Holm registered four pass breakups, including several key ones in the final stages of the game.
25 idaho STate 25 Second half woes doom UND in homecoming loss GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- North Dakota, after converting on all five of its third-down attempts in the first half, was just 1-for-10 on second-half third-down tries and visiting Idaho State sneaked away with a victory in front of 11,157 fans at the Alerus Center Saturday evening in the annual Potato Bowl and homecoming game. The 22nd-ranked Fighting Hawks were fresh off a big road win at then- No. 5 Sam Houston State last week. The momentum from that game seemed to overflow into a first half full of fireworks in a contest that saw two different games during each 30-minute segment. It was kind of a tale of two halves, UND head coach Bubba Schweigert said following the loss. I liked our team this week in practice, I thought we were focused and practiced hard. But, this will be a tough one to overcome. The teams piled up over 1,000 yards of total offense, including 664 of those coming in the first half. ISU s Tanner Gueller hooked up with brother, Mitch, for a 64-yard scoring strike with 7:42 to play to put the Bengals up for good, John Santiago finished with 111 yards rushing and a score for North Dakota while Nate Ketteringham was 19-for-38 with two scores and two interceptions. Noah Wanzek caught five balls for 109 yards and a touchdown. In the first quarter, North Dakota piled up 184 yards of total offense and converted on all five of its third-down attempts on the way to a 14-6 lead. John Santiago slipped loose of several would-be tacklers and scampered up the near sideline for 32 yards on the game s first possession. That run capped an 11-play, 81-yard drive that consumed the game s opening 5:20 as UND held the ball for nearly 11 minutes in the first stanza. Mason Bennett sacked ISU quarterback Tanner Gueller on third-and-goal to force ISU to kick a field goal. UND then answered with another long drive, eating up 5:23 and going 83 yards on a dozen plays for a 14-3 lead. The scoring play saw Travis Toivonen carry a handful of Bengals into the endzone with him for his second touchdown of the season. ISU responded with a field goal on the next possession and the game s first punt didn t come until the opening minutes of the second quarter. Jordan Canady intercepted Tanner Gueller but UND s drive stalled near the ISU end zone on a fumble. Idaho State made it hurt, going 80 yards in three plays to inch within one. The Bengals would claim their first lead four minutes later as Campbell Sheidow connected on his third field goal of the half for a score. Evan Holm returned a kick 48 yards to setup a quick UND drive to regain control. Nate Ketteringham found Noah Wanzek behind the defense and 46 yards later he found paydirt for a lead. Idaho State added another field goal before the half and it was a game at the break. The teams combined for 664 yards of total offense, but the second half would have a much different feel. In the third quarter, both offenses combined to punt five times and gained just 103 yards in 33 plays in that scoreless 15-minute stretch. The game was left in to the defenses hands in the pivtoal fourth. Early on, UND s game 4 #22 north dakota 21 Sept. 22, 2018 Alerus Center (Grand Forks, N.D.) Idaho State Quickie Statistics (4th quarter) Idaho State vs #22 North Dakota (Sep 22, 2018 at Grand Forks, N.D.) ISU UND Score FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time 29:20 30:40 Third-Down Conversions 3 of 14 6 of 15 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 2 0 of 1 Rushing No. Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg FLANAGAN, Ty MADISON, James GUELLER, Tanner TEAM Passing C-A-I Yds TD Long Sack GUELLER, Tanner Receiving No. Yards TD Long DEAN, Michael GUELLER, Mitch PETERSON, Matt JOHNSON, Jake Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB RYAN, Kevin North Dakota Rushing No. Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg SANTIAGO, John OLIVEIRA, Brady KETTERINGHAM, N JOHANNESSON, J Passing C-A-I Yds TD Long Sack KETTERINGHAM, N Receiving No. Yards TD Long WANZEK, Noah TOIVONEN, T MAAG, Garett OLIVEIRA, Brady Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB PETERSON, Cade Punt Returns No. Yards TD Long Punt Returns No. Yards TD Long Kick Returns No. Yards TD Long YANCY, Kieran Tackles UA-A Total Sacks TFL GRAVES, Kody HOLLAND, C MCFARLAND, C TRUJILLO, Oshea Kick Returns No. Yards TD Long HOLM, Evan SANTIAGO, John Tackles UA-A Total Sacks TFL RODGERS, D PALMBORG, T LARSON, Noah HOLM, Evan Qtr Time Scoring Play V-H 1st 09:40 UND - SANTIAGO, John 32 yd run (LEACH, Brady kick), : :38 ISU - SHEIDOW, C. 44 yd field goal, : :10 UND - TOIVONEN, T. 5 yd pass from KETTERINGHAM, N (LEACH, Brady kick), : :02 ISU - SHEIDOW, C. 38 yd field goal, : nd 08:14 ISU - MADISON, James 2 yd run (SHEIDOW, C. kick), : :12 ISU - SHEIDOW, C. 22 yd field goal, : :20 UND - WANZEK, Noah 46 yd pass from KETTERINGHAM, N (LEACH, Brady kick), : :40 ISU - SHEIDOW, C. 22 yd field goal, : th 07:42 ISU - GUELLER, Mitch 67 yd pass from GUELLER, Tanner (GUELLER, Tanner pass failed), :
26 game 5 north dakota no. colorado Sept. 29, 2018 Nottingham Field (Greeley, Colo.) GREELEY, Colo.-- Visiting North Dakota used a methodical offense and a stifling defense to dominate Northern Colorado, 38-13, Saturday afternoon at Nottingham Field. UND, playing without star John Santiago, got big contributions from Brady Oliveira (123 yards rushing, 2TD) and James Johannesson (career-high 141 yards rushing) to record its second straight road win. Santiago sustained an injury in last week s game against Idaho State and was a gametime decision Saturday. He ultimately did not play and gave way to Oliveira and Johannesson to do the damage. The duo combined for 264 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns as the Fighting Hawks out-gained the Bears, It was textbook clock control as North Dakota held the ball for 38:51 and rushed the 61 times in the win. That attempt total was tied for the mostever by a team at Nottingham Field and UND s 351 net rushing yards ranked second all-time. North Dakota (3-2) set the tone early, taking the opening kickoff and driving the field methodically, piling up five first downs and covering 15 plays to go 71 yards. Brady Leach capped it off with a career-long field goal of 37 yards and UND had a 3-0 lead after that 8:18 drive. Idaho State Quickie Statistics (4th quarter) Idaho State vs #22 North Dakota (Sep 22, 2018 at Grand Forks, N.D.) ISU UND Score FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time 29:20 30:40 Third-Down Conversions 3 of 14 6 of 15 Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 2 0 of 1 Rushing No. Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg FLANAGAN, Ty MADISON, James GUELLER, Tanner TEAM Passing C-A-I Yds TD Long Sack GUELLER, Tanner Receiving No. Yards TD Long DEAN, Michael GUELLER, Mitch PETERSON, Matt JOHNSON, Jake Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB RYAN, Kevin North Dakota Rushing No. Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg SANTIAGO, John OLIVEIRA, Brady KETTERINGHAM, N JOHANNESSON, J Passing C-A-I Yds TD Long Sack KETTERINGHAM, N Receiving No. Yards TD Long WANZEK, Noah TOIVONEN, T MAAG, Garett OLIVEIRA, Brady Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB PETERSON, Cade Punt Returns No. Yards TD Long Punt Returns No. Yards TD Long Near the end of the quarter, UND was forced to punt but Jaxson Turner jumped on a fumbled punt return deep in UNC territory to set up a great scoring chance. Nate Ketteringham took the third down play himself up the middle, barreling through to make it Kick Returns No. Yards TD Long YANCY, Kieran Tackles UA-A Total Sacks TFL GRAVES, Kody HOLLAND, C MCFARLAND, C TRUJILLO, Oshea Kick Returns No. Yards TD Long HOLM, Evan SANTIAGO, John Tackles UA-A Total Sacks TFL RODGERS, D PALMBORG, T LARSON, Noah HOLM, Evan UNC got its first good fortune on the ensuing possession as a defensive pass interference call wiped out a Hayden Blubaugh interception and long return to give the Bears a first down at midfield. The home team would turn it into points as a Trey Riek 1-yard plunge put the Bears on the board, 10-7, with 10:13 to go in the half. North Dakota continued to chew up game clock and the Bears searched for an answer to UND s ground game, going 85 yards in three-and-a-half minutes. Brady Oliveira scampered 15 yards to finish the drive and UND gained a 17-7 advantage. After the UND defense forced another punt, the Fighting Hawks pieced together a 12-play drive that spanned 68 yards and ended with another Ketteringham rushing touchdown for a commanding 24-7 lead at the break. The halftime numbers were gaudy as the North Dakota defense didn t allow a pass completion until the final minute of the half as Keaton Mott went 2-for-11 for just 17 yards passing the entire half. Meanwhile, Ketteringham was 8-for-12 with 111 yards passing and two rushing touchdowns in a half that saw UND own the ball for 21:15. UND kept it conservative in the second half, throwing just four times in the final 30 minutes and allowing the chains to be moved along the ground. True freshman Otis Weah even got in on the act taking his second career touch into the endzone as UND rushed for five scores and nearly six yards per attempt in the victory. Qtr Time Scoring Play V-H 1st 09:40 UND - SANTIAGO, John 32 yd run (LEACH, Brady kick), : :38 ISU - SHEIDOW, C. 44 yd field goal, : :10 UND - TOIVONEN, T. 5 yd pass from KETTERINGHAM, N (LEACH, Brady kick), : :02 ISU - SHEIDOW, C. 38 yd field goal, : nd 08:14 ISU - MADISON, James 2 yd run (SHEIDOW, C. kick), : :12 ISU - SHEIDOW, C. 22 yd field goal, : :20 UND - WANZEK, Noah 46 yd pass from KETTERINGHAM, N (LEACH, Brady kick), : :40 ISU - SHEIDOW, C. 22 yd field goal, : th 07:42 ISU - GUELLER, Mitch 67 yd pass from GUELLER, Tanner (GUELLER, Tanner pass failed), : Notes: *North Dakota has won six straight in the series with Northern Colorado. *Mason Bennett went into the game tied atop the FCS leaders in sacks and added 1.5 more to his total today. *UND s marching band, the Pride of the North, made the trip to Greeley. *Johannesson s previous career high was 93 yards rushing at Montana last season. *It marked Oliveria s 10th career 100-yard game and the fifth by a UND player this season (Santiago- 2, Johannesson- 1). *Cade Peterson had five punts for 199 yards, including a career-long 50-yarder and four inside the 20. Ketteringham finished 9-for-16 passing for 123 yards and two rushing touchdowns. The Fighting Hawks defense totaled nine tackles for loss with Austin Cieslak and Tanner Palmborg each garnering 2.0 TFLs.
27 2018 North Dakota Football North Dakota Overall Team Statistics (as of Oct 07, 2018) All games Team Statistics UND OPP SCORING Points Per Game FIRST DOWNS Rushing Passing Penalty 7 8 RUSHING YARDAGE Yards gained rushing Yards lost rushing Rushing Attempts Average Per Rush Average Per Game TDs Rushing 10 7 PASSING YARDAGE Comp-Att-Int Average Per Pass Average Per Catch Average Per Game TDs Passing 6 6 TOTAL OFFENSE Total Plays Average Per Play Average Per Game KICK RETURNS: #-Yards PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards INT RETURNS: #-Yards KICK RETURN AVERAGE PUNT RETURN AVERAGE INT RETURN AVERAGE FUMBLES-LOST PENALTIES-Yards Average Per Game PUNTS-Yards Average Per Punt Net punt average TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 33:43 26:17 3RD-DOWN Conversions 32/75 23/68 3rd-Down Pct 43% 34% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 3/7 2/7 4th-Down Pct 43% 29% SACKS BY-Yards MISC YARDS 25 0 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS ON-SIDE KICKS RED-ZONE SCORES (16-21) 76% (15-19) 79% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (13-21) 62% (9-19) 47% PAT-ATTEMPTS (16-16) 100% (11-11) 100% ATTENDANCE Games/Avg Per Game 2/ /26123 Neutral Site Games 0/0 Score by Quarters 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total North Dakota Opponents
28 2018 North Dakota Football North Dakota Overall Individual Statistics (as of Oct 07, 2018) All games Rushing gp-gs att gain loss net avg td lg avg/g SANTIAGO, John OLIVEIRA, Brady James Johannesson Nate Ketteringham Otis Weah Andrew Zimmerman MCKINNEY, Cam WANZEK, Noah ADEOTI, Izzy DEVORE, Graham SHERVA, Teddy PETERSON, Cade TEAM Total Opponents Passing gp-gs effic comp-att-int pct yds td lg avg/g Nate Ketteringham Andrew Zimmerman TEAM Total Opponents Punt Returns no. yds avg td lg SANTIAGO, John Total Opponents Interceptions no. yds avg td lg CANADY, Jordan Hayden Blubaugh GALVIN, Hayden Total Opponents Kick Returns no. yds avg td lg SANTIAGO, John HOLM, Evan Mikey Greibel Total Opponents Fumble Returns no. yds avg td lg Total Opponents Receiving gp-gs no. yds avg td lg avg/g WANZEK, Noah Travis Toivonen ADEOTI, Izzy FIEDLER, Luke SANTIAGO, John MAAG, Garett OLIVEIRA, Brady CLOYD, Alex James Johannesson Derek Paulson Total Opponents
29 2018 North Dakota Football North Dakota Overall Individual Statistics (as of Oct 07, 2018) All games PAT Scoring td fg kick rush rcv pass dxp saf pts LEACH, Brady Nate Ketteringham OLIVEIRA, Brady WANZEK, Noah Travis Toivonen James Johannesson FIEDLER, Luke SANTIAGO, John MAAG, Garett Otis Weah Total Opponents Total Offense g plays rush pass total avg/g Nate Ketteringham SANTIAGO, John OLIVEIRA, Brady James Johannesson Andrew Zimmerman Otis Weah MCKINNEY, Cam WANZEK, Noah ADEOTI, Izzy DEVORE, Graham SHERVA, Teddy PETERSON, Cade TEAM Total Opponents Field Goals fg pct lg blk LEACH, Brady FG Sequence North Dakota Opponents Miss. Valley State 33,37 29 Washington 43,(20) (29) Sam Houston State (26) 49,(41),(34),(28) Idaho State - (44),(38),(22),(22),35,48 Northern Colorado (37) - Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made. Punting no. yds avg lg tb fc i blk PETERSON, Cade Warren Taylor Total Opponents Kickoffs no. yds avg tb ob retn net ydln LEACH, Brady Total Opponents
30 2018 North Dakota Football North Dakota Overall Individual Statistics (as of Oct 07, 2018) All games All Purpose g rush rcv pr kr ir total avg/g SANTIAGO, Joh OLIVEIRA, Brad WANZEK, Noah James Johanne ADEOTI, Izzy Travis Toivonen Nate Ketteringha HOLM, Evan MAAG, Garett FIEDLER, Luke CLOYD, Alex CANADY, Jorda Otis Weah Andrew Zimmer MCKINNEY, Ca Mikey Greibel Hayden Blubaug Derek Paulson DEVORE, Graha GALVIN, Hayde SHERVA, Teddy PETERSON, Ca TEAM Total Opponents
31 2018 North Dakota Football North Dakota Overall Defensive Statistics (as of Oct 07, 2018) All games Tackles Sacks Pass defense Fumbles blkd ## Defensive Leaders gp-gs ua a tot tfl/yds no-yds int-yds brup qbh rcv-yds ff kick saf 40 LARSON, Noah Tanner Palmborg Donnell Rodgers TURNER, Jaxson Tykeise Johnson BENNETT, Mason CANADY, Jordan HOLM, Evan HARRIS, Deion VREDE, Tyron SHANNON, Ty STEIGER, Andre CIESLAK, Austin Hayden Blubaugh Cam Hunt GALVIN, Hayden SEGUIN, Quintin ENGWALL, Carl Everett Williams HARRIS, Tank REYNOLDS, H OTT, Zeke Lenny Nelson IV GREER, Steve Travis Toivonen SWENSON, Bryden Terrell Jennings CROUCH, Bryce Derek Murph HONERLAW, Nick MURRAY, Dijon GEIER, Jake MORRISON, Jalen ADEOTI, Izzy Nate Ketteringham ODOM, Jacob Total Opponents
32 2018 North Dakota Football North Dakota Team Game-by-Game (as of Oct 07, 2018) All games TEAM STATISTICS Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Returns Punt Returns tot Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg cmp-att-int yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg off Aug 30 MISS. VALLEY STATE /08/18 at Washington Sep 15 at Sam Houston State Sep 22 IDAHO STATE Sep 29 at Northern Colorado North Dakota Opponents Games played: 5 Avg per rush: 5.5 Avg per catch: 11.0 Pass efficiency: Kick ret avg: 20.6 Punt ret avg: 8.8 All purpose avg/game: Total offense avg/gm: Tackles Sacks Fumble Pass Defense Blkd PAT Attempts Date Opponent ua a total tfl-yds no-yds ff fr-yds int-yds qbh brup kick kick rush rcv saf pts Aug 30 MISS. VALLEY STATE /08/1 at Washington Sep 15 at Sam Houston State Sep 22 IDAHO STATE Sep 29 at Northern Colorado North Dakota Opponents Punting Field Goals Kickoffs Date Opponent no. yds avg long blkd tb fc 50+ i20 md-att long blkd no. yds avg tb ob Aug 30 MISS. VALLEY STATE /08/1 at Washington Sep 15 at Sam Houston State Sep 22 IDAHO STATE Sep 29 at Northern Colorado North Dakota Opponents
33 2018 North Dakota Football North Dakota Game Superlatives (as of Oct 09, 2018) All games INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS Rushes 22 James Johannesson at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018) Yards Rushing 141 James Johannesson at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018) TD Rushes 2 Brady Oliveira at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018) 2 Nate Ketteringham at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018) Long Rush 69 John Santiago at Washington (09/08/18) Pass attempts 38 Nate Ketteringham vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) Pass completions 19 Nate Ketteringham vs Miss. Valley State (Aug 30, 2018) 19 Nate Ketteringham vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) Yards Passing 225 Nate Ketteringham vs Miss. Valley State (Aug 30, 2018) TD Passes 3 Nate Ketteringham vs Miss. Valley State (Aug 30, 2018) Long Pass 48 Nate Ketteringham at Sam Houston State (Sep 15, 2018) Receptions 5 Travis Toivonen at Washington (09/08/18) 5 Noah Wanzek at Sam Houston State (Sep 15, 2018) 5 Noah Wanzek vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) Yards Receiving 109 Noah Wanzek vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) TD Receptions 1 Travis Toivonen vs Miss. Valley State (Aug 30, 2018) 1 FIEDLER, Luke vs Miss. Valley State (Aug 30, 2018) 1 MAAG, Garett vs Miss. Valley State (Aug 30, 2018) 1 Noah Wanzek at Sam Houston State (Sep 15, 2018) 1 Noah Wanzek vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) 1 Travis Toivonen vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) Long Reception 48 Izzy Adeoti at Sam Houston State (Sep 15, 2018) Field Goals 1 Brady Leach at Washington (09/08/18) 1 Brady Leach at Sam Houston State (Sep 15, 2018) 1 Brady Leach at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018) Long Field Goal 37 Brady Leach at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018) Punts 7 Cade Peterson vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) Punting Avg 39.8 Cade Peterson at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018) Long Punt 50 Cade Peterson at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018) Punts inside 20 4 Cade Peterson at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018) Long Punt Return 17 SANTIAGO, John vs Miss. Valley State (Aug 30, 2018) Long Kickoff Return 48 Evan Holm vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) Tackles 9 Noah Larson at Sam Houston State (Sep 15, 2018) Sacks 2.0 BENNETT, Mason vs Miss. Valley State (Aug 30, 2018) 2.0 Mason Bennett at Sam Houston State (Sep 15, 2018) Tackles For Loss 3.0 BENNETT, Mason vs Miss. Valley State (Aug 30, 2018) 3.0 Donnell Rodgers vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) Interceptions 1 Hayden Blubaugh at Washington (09/08/18) 1 Hayden Galvin at Washington (09/08/18) 1 Jordan Canady vs Idaho State (Sep 22, 2018) 1 Jordan Canady at Northern Colorado (Sep 29, 2018)
34 CAREER BESTS (OFFENSE) Rushing Yards John Santiago 230 vs. Montana State (2015) Brady Oliveira 171 at Montana State (2016) James Johannesson 141 at Northern Colorado (2018) Austin Gordon 102 at Sacramento State (2016) Nate Ketteringham 45 at Sam Houston State (2018) Travis Toivonen 36 vs. Weber State (2016) Izzy Adeoti 32 vs. Sacramento State (2017) Andrew Zimmerman 24 vs. Miss. Valley State (2018) Otis Weah 28 at Northern Colorado (2018) Cam McKinney 20 at Northern Colorado (2018) Noah Wanzek 15 at Northern Colorado (2018) Graham DeVore 9 vs. Idaho State (2018) Teddy Sherva 3 vs. Miss. Valley State (2018) Brad Heidlebaugh 1 at Utah (2017) Receiving Yards Noah Wanzek 117 vs. Missouri State (2017) Travis Toivonen 99 vs. Southern Utah (2016) Luke Stanley 91 vs. Cal Poly (2016) Izzy Adeoti 82 at Sam Houston State (2018) Alex Cloyd 58 vs. Northern Colorado (2017) John Santiago 37 vs. Southern Utah (2016) Luke Fiedler 37 vs. Miss. Valley State (2018) Hunter Pinke 36 at UC Davis (2017) Brady Oliveira 27 vs. Northern Colorado (2015) James Johannesson 22 at South Dakota (2017) Izzy Adeoti 19 at UC Davis (2017) Garett Maag 18 vs. Idaho State (2018) Derek Paulson 5 at Washington (2018) Brett Finke 3 at Montana (2017) Receptions Noah Wanzek 8 2x last at Southern Utah (2017) Travis Toivonen 7 at Montana State (2016) Luke Stanley 5 at Bowling Green (2016) Izzy Adeoti 4 at Sam Houston State (2018) John Santiago 3 2x last at Southern Utah (2017) Garett Maag 3 vs. Idaho State (2018) Alex Cloyd 2 2x last vs. Northern Colorado (2017) Luke Fiedler 2 2x last at Utah (2017) Brett Finke 2 at Southern Utah (2017) Brady Oliveira 2 2x, last vs. Idaho State (2018) James Johannesson 1 at South Dakota (2017) Hunter Pinke 1 2x last vs. Northern Colorado (2017) Passing Yards Nate Ketteringham 225 vs. Miss. Valley State (2018) Andrew Zimmerman 179 vs. Sacramento State (2017) Brad Heidlebaugh 56 at Montana (2017) Completions Nate Ketteringham 19 2x, last vs. Idaho State (2018) Andrew Zimmerman 11 vs. Sacramento State (2017) Brad Heidlebaugh 5 at Montana (2017) BIG GAMES (OFFENSE) 100-yard Games Rushing 2018 Career John Santiago 2 17 Brady Oliveira 2 10 James Johannesson 1 1 Austin Gordon 0 1 Receiving 2018 Career Noah Wanzek 1 4 CAREER BESTS (DEFENSE) Tackles Jake Rastas 13 at UC Davis (2017) Hayden Blubaugh 10 at UC Davis (2017) Deion Harris 9 vs. Montana State (2015) Noah Larson 9 at Sam Houston State (2018) Austin Cieslak 8 vs. Eastern Washington (2017) Jaxson Turner 8 at Portland State (2017) Evan Holm 8 at Utah (2017) Donnell Rodgers 8 vs. Idaho State (2018) Jordan Canady 7 vs. Sacramento State (2017) Ty Shannon 7 2x last at Southern Utah (2017) Tyus Carter 7 at South Dakota (2017) Jade Lawrence 7 at Utah (2017) Tank Harris 7 vs. Cal Poly (2016) Tanner Palmborg 8 vs. Idaho State (2018) Tykeise Johnson 6 at Washington (2018) Mason Bennett 6 2x last at SHSU (2018) Tyron Vrede 5 vs. Idaho State (2018) Cam Hunt 4 at Montana (2017) Quintin Seguin 3 at Northern Colorado (2018) Hayden Galvin 3 at Washington (2018) Steve Greer 3 2x last at Washington (2018) Andre Steiger 3 3x last at SHSU (2018) Hayden Reynolds 3 at Sam Houston State (2018) Carl Engwall 2 at Southern Utah (2017) Dijon Murray 2 at Portland State (20017) Bryden Swenson 2 at Washington (2018) Everett Williams 2 at Sam Houston State (2018) Lenny Nelson 2 at Sam Houston State (2018) Nick Honerlaw 1 at Washington (2018) Jalen Morrison 1 at Washington (2018) Derek Murph 1 at Washington (2018) Jacob Odom 1 at Washington (2018) Zeke Ott 1 at Sam Houston State (2018) Terrell Jennings 1 at Sam Houston State (2018) Jake Geier 1 at Sam Houston State (2018) Carl Engwall 1 vs. Idaho State (2018) Izzy Adeoti 1 vs. Idaho State (2018) Sacks Mason Bennett 2 2x last at SHSU (2018) Austin Cieslak 1.5 vs. Miss. Valley State (2018) Noah Larson 1.0 at Northern Colorado (2018) Tykeise Johnson 1 at Northern Colorado (2018) Jaxson Turner 1 3x last vs. Miss. Valley State (2018) Tanner Palmborg 1 4x last at No. Colorado (2018) Donnell Rodgers 1 5x last vs. Miss. Valley State (2018) Steve Greer 1 2x last at Idaho State (2016) Tank Harris 1 vs. Weber State (2015) Zeke Ott 1 vs. Miss. Valley State (2018) Lernny Nelson 1 at Sam Houston State (2018) Tyron Vrede 1 2x, last at No. Colorado (2018) Quentin Seguin 0.5 vs. Miss. Valley State (2018) Jordan Canady 0.5 vs. Idaho State (2018) Double-Digit Tackle Games Player 2017 Career Jake Rastas 3 3
35 CAREER STARTS Offensive Line T Grant Aplin (7) Patric Rooney (16) Ryan Tobin (16) Noah Mortel (0) Bryce Blair (0) Bennett Helgren (5) Nate Nguon (2) Matt Waletzko (0) Quarterback T Nate Ketteringham (5) Brad Heidlebaugh (0) Running Back/Fullback T John Santiago (0) Tyler Coyne (0) Brady Oliveira (1) Tight Ends/Fullback T Alex Cloyd (1) Luke Fiedler (0) Bryce Blair (0) Hunter Pinke (0) Brett Finke (0) Graham DeVore (2) Wide Receivers T Noah Wanzek (11) Luke Stanley (0) Travis Toivonen (7) Izzy Adeoti (0) Garett Maag (0) Defensive Line T Tank Harris (2) Austin Cieslak (5) Steve Greer (0) Mason Bennett (5) Outside Linebackers T Tanner Palmborg (16) Jade Lawrence (0) Jaxson Turner (6) DEFENSIVE SCORES (Division I era; begins 2008) Fumble Returns Yds Player (Opponent/Date) 50 Carter Wilson (Portland State; 10/28/17) 21 Will Ratelle (Montana State; 9/27/2014) 0 Ben Peters (Idaho State; 10/5/2013) 13 Alex Hickel (Montana State; 9/28/2013) 22 Kenny Watkins (South Dakota; 11/18/2011) 28 Johnnie Daniels (Blacks Hills State; 9/24/2011) 0 Blair Grover (St. Cloud State; 9/6/2008) Interception Returns Yds Player (Opponent/Date) 5 Austin Cieslak (Portland State; 10/28/17) 37 Jake Disterhaupt (Montana State; 9/23/2017) 40 Deion Harris (Northern Arizona; 11/12/2016) 33 Deion Harris (South Dakota; 9/17/2016) 33 Cole Reyes (South Dakota; 9/17/2016) 61 Deion Harris (Bowling Green; 9/10/2016) 35 Brian Labat (Northern Colorado; 11/14/2015) 14 Chris Brown (Montana; 10/4/2014) 92 Alex Tillman (Stony Brook; 9/20/2014) 20 Chris Hall (Lamar; 10/30/2010) 100 Joel Schwenzfeier (Southern Utah; 10/9/2010) 63 Dominique Hawkins (Northern Illinois; 9/11/2010) 35 Dominique Hawkins (Stony Brook; 10/10/2009) 12 Dominique Hawkins (Stephen F. Austin; 9/26/2009) Safeties Southeastern Louisiana (Team; 9/27/2008) Northwestern State (Team; 9/19/2009) Northwestern State (Team; 9/19/2009) Southern Utah (Team; 10/1/2011) Sioux Falls (Jay Nelson; 11/4/2011) Weber State (Miguel Cerriteno; 11/8/2014) Inside Linebackers T Jake Rastas (0) Cam Hunt (0) Donnell Rodgers (5) Noah Larson (5) Safeties T Jordan Canady (10) Tanner Palmborg (0) Ty Shannon (0) Tykeise Johnson (5) Cornerbacks T Deion Harris (5) Tyus Carter (0) Hayden Blubaugh (0) Evan Holm (5) (#) parenthesis indicates consecutive starts
36 vs. FCS RANKED OPPONENTS (Division I era) STATS Top 25 FCS Poll 12 Southern Illinois (11/1/2008) L, Cal Poly (10/31/2009) W, Montana (11/13/2010) L, Cal Poly (10/23/2010) L, South Dakota (11/18/2011) W, Cal Poly (9/29/2012) L, at Eastern Washington (10/6/2012) L, Northern Arizona (10/13/2012) L, at Montana State (10/27/2012) L, South Dakota State (9/7/2013) L, Montana (9/14/2013) L, Montana State (9/28/2013) L, Eastern Washington (10/12/2013) L, at Northern Arizona (11/2/2013) L, at Montana State (9/27/2014) L, Montana (10/4/2014) L, at Eastern Washington (11/1/14) L, Northern Arizona (11/15/14) W, at North Dakota State (9/19/15) L, at Portland State (10/3/15) W, at Montana (10/24/15) L, Montana State (10/31/15) W, Cal Poly (10/1/16) W, Richmond (12/3/16) L, Utah (8/31/17; first time vs. ranked FBS foe) L, at South Dakota (9/16/17) L, at Montana (10/14/17) L, at Southern Utah (11/4/17) L, Eastern Washington (11/11/17) L, at Sam Houston State (9/15/18) W, OVERTIME HISTORY All-time Record: 7-3 Streak: W6 Division I at South Dakota (11/22/2008) W, vs. South Dakota (9/17/2016) W, (2ot) Division II vs. St. Cloud State (10/24/1998) W, at NW Missouri State (11/20/1999) L, vs. Nebraska-Omaha (10/20/2001) L, at Mesa State (9/13/2003) L, North Dakota State (10/18/2003) W, at St. Cloud State (11/13/2004) W, (2ot) at Augustana (9/30/2006) W, at St. Cloud State (11/4/2006) W, NEW LOOK The 2018 season will be the third of the program s new helmet look. The 2016 unveiling marked the first time since the 1969 season that UND helmets were adorned with a new logo. The interlocking ND had been emblazoned on both sides of the helmets for the past 47 seasons, but were replaced in 2016 by the athletic department s new Fighting Hawks logo. The new logo appears on the right side, while the players number appears on the left side. UND in the DI National Rankings Sports Network/STATS Poll Coaches Poll 23 Oct. 10, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Sept. 26, Nov. 21, Oct. 3, Final, Oct. 10, Oct. 5, Oct. 17, Preseason, Oct. 24, Sept. 5, Oct. 31, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Oct. 24, Oct. 5, Oct. 31, Preseason, Nov. 7, Oct. 3, Nov. 14, Oct. 10, Nov. 21, Oct. 17, Final, Oct. 24, Preseason, Oct. 31, Sept. 4, Nov. 7, Sept. 11, Nov. 14, Sept. 18, Nov. 21, Sept. 17, Final, Preseason, Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 18, 2017