Noah Larson forced a fumble recovered by Jalen Morrison as North Dakota halted a Sam Houston State drive late in the game to preserve a 27-23 victory on Saturday afternoon.
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Trey Lance passed for two touchdowns and rushed for two more and North Dakota State defeated North Dakota 38-7 on Saturday for the Bison's 23rd consecutive victory, the longest current streak in Division I.
- Moose on the loose at UND field released into wild
- AP FCS All-America Team
- N. Dakota extends Schweigert's deal through 2021
- North Dakota extends Schweigert through 2021
A female moose looked like she was trying out for running back as she loped across a football practice field at the University of North Dakota.
Backup quarterback Andrew Zimmerman threw for two scores, Nate Ketteringham threw for another and North Dakota spoiled coach Todd Stepsis' debut by beating Drake 47-7 in Saturday's season opener for both teams.
Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
North Dakota has extended the contract of football coach Bubba Schweigert through the 2021 season.
North Dakota rewarded 2016 Big Sky Conference coach of the year Bubba Schweigert with an extension through the 2021 season.
North Dakota State, the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs, will begin its quest for a sixth straight national championship next week. The first round kicks off this weekend.
Comeback of the week: North Dakota
It'd be too easy to go with Alabama's 21-point comeback in Oxford, right? On Saturday, South Dakota led North Dakota by 20, but the Fighting Hawks used a pick-six to tie the score 34-34 in regulation and secured the 47-44 win in double-overtime. McGee: Flipping the field
North Dakota can't notch upset victory
After a TD by Keaton Studsrud brought the Fighting Hawks within one, they go for the victory on the 2-point conversion and fail. The Falcons escape with a 27-26 victory at home.
North Dakota not going away
The Fighting Hawks have quite a bit of fight left in them. This 21-yard TD run by John Santiago cuts an 11-point halftime deficit to four in the early stages of the third quarter. Bowling Green's lead is 21-17.
The University of North Dakota, after dropping its Fighting Sioux nickname four years ago, unveiled the logo for its new Fighting Hawks nickname.
Wednesday's news that the University of North Dakota's new nickname would be the Fighting Hawks was greeted matter-of-factly by some UND players and coaches.
Marvin "Whitey" Helling, the football coach who helped build the University of North Dakota into a Division II power, has died. He was 91.
Southern Illinois assistant Kyle "Bubba" Schweigert was hired Tuesday as the football coach at North Dakota, returning to the school where he was the defensive coordinator when it won the 2001 NCAA Division II national title.
The University of North Dakota has fired head football coach Chris Mussman after a 3-8 season.