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Hawks End Season with Big Win

Hawks End Season with Big Win
UND headed to playoffs for 2nd time in history
November 26, 2019

With a playoff berth on the line,  UND hosted the Southern Utah Thunderbirds in a game where they not only had to win, but a win in a fashion that would attract the attention of the FCS playoff committee....

UND Holds on for Win

The Hawks survive a scare to continue playoff push
November 19, 2019

After a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of number three Weber State last weekend the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks football team return home for their last two games of the season. The Hawks...

UND Brings Home Big Win

The Fighting Hawks trampled Cal Poly for first road win
October 22, 2019

This weekend, UND football faced their longest travel day of the year as they journeyed over 1800 miles to San Luis Obispo, CA to take on previously ranked Cal Poly Mustangs. SLO, as it is affectionately...

Up for the Challenge

Up for the Challenge
UND Football Gets a Taste of Missouri Valley
September 10, 2019

The University of North Dakota football team was taken down by in-state rival and No. 1 ranked North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon. Although the first half showed promise for UND, the second half...

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves
UND dominates Sacramento State and builds momentum for the end of the season
October 23, 2018

The Fighting Hawks Football team went into Sacramento as hungry as can be for a win, and that is exactly what they got. The Hawks dominated all facets of the game for a 41-15 victory over Sacramento State...

Hawks Take Down the Grizzlies

Hawks Take Down the Grizzlies
October 16, 2018

The UND Football team had a statement win on Saturday over the Montana Grizzlies. They won in impressive fashion with a final score of 41-14. While the offense performed at an extremely high level,...

Flowers in season

Flowers in season
October 11, 2017

There aren’t many things that could make someone willingly uproot their life in sunny California to brave a frigid North Dakota winter, but for Chuck Flowers football was the magic word. Chuck is a...

“Put me in coach”

Sophomore wide receiver Noah Wanzek notched two touchdowns in the Fighting Hawks' Potato Bowl shut-out of Missouri State on Saturday, September 9, 2017.
No redshirt needed for Noah Wanzek
September 24, 2017

Over the last few years, the University of North Dakota’s football wide receiving corps has blossoming into one of the top wide receiving corps in the conference. This progression can partially be attributed...

Tales from the gate

Students drink and bounce in the bed of a pickup at Tailgate Village prior to Saturday's Potato Bowl football game.
The stories of UND's perennial Potato Bowl tailgaters
September 12, 2017

The smell of charcoal. Ear-deafening music. Food, food and food. There is no better way to start a Saturday. Tailgating is one of the most institutional traditions for football. While players are in the...

Higher than the hype

John Santiago breaks away to score a touchdown in the second quarter of Saturday's Potato Bowl game against Missouri State.
Fighting Hawks mash Bears in Potato Bowl
September 12, 2017

Saturday’s game only brought smiles to UND football fans as they cheered loud and proud for the astounding victory over the Missouri State Bears. The only other time that the Bears and Hawks met, coach...

John Santiago, #22

John Santiago, #22
September 9, 2017

John Santiago’s first two years have been nothing short of complete and utter domination. With career totals of 2,452 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, the stats back up his dominance on the field. After...

Story of the spud

An action photograph of UND Football player, Bill Predovich #89, at the UND vs Idaho State game on September 24, 1966. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Taking a look at the Potato Bowl's past
September 9, 2017

For decades now, the city of Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota have joined together to partake in what could be considered UND’s second homecoming. Potato Bowl USA is an annual home game...

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