To put it simply, with the countdown to Selection Sunday winding down, the FCS playoff picture is a mess. Actually, mess doesn’t do it justice. Six teams from the Colonial? Only two from the Valley? An independent? Three seeds…

With the Missouri Valley crown all wrapped up, the North Dakota State football team cap off the regular season Saturday as they host the Southern Illinois Salukis. The Bison will be coming off their latest win against the Missouri…

With one hand already on the Missouri Valley title, the North Dakota State Bison look to secure two hands on the title with a victory on the road to the Missouri State Bears. In the 11th matchup between the…

There are 125 FCS football programs. Only 24 of those programs make it to the FCS playoff bracket at the end of the year. As the season winds down, top seeds for the playoff bracket are beginning to emerge….

On an afternoon in which the North Dakota State football team were 33.5-point favorites, the Bison offense managed merely 17 points. For many squads, such a scoring output would spell defeat. With their defensive line in command, NDSU —…

Someone forgot to tell Bo Pelini that Halloween was on Wednesday. The Youngstown State head coach dialed in his team that got run out of their home field by Indiana State last week to scare No. 1 North Dakota…

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Penguins Up for Harvest

Death, taxes and the North Dakota State football team winning the Harvest Bowl: The three certainties in life. In the 43-game history of the Harvest Bowl, a game used to celebrate NDSU athletics and the excellence in agriculture, the…

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The Unstoppable Jabril Cox

By the time the ball kicks off this Saturday against Youngstown State, it will have been exactly 55 weeks since the Penguins, and the rest of the FCS, were introduced to Jabril Cox. On Oct. 14, 2017, Cox made…

A trap game is something that describes a scenario in which a good team is coming off a big win and faces off against an inferior opponent the following week. Saturday’s matchup featuring the North Dakota State Bison (7-0,…

All eyes in FCS football were focused squarely on the Fargodome Saturday afternoon when the top-ranked North Dakota State Bison (7-0, 4-0) took on the seventh-ranked Illinois State Redbirds (5-2, 2-2) in a battle of Missouri Valley Football Conference…