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The rise of the FCS: recruiting high school seniors giving FCS football upper hand over FBS recruiting younger players

September 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO It wasn’t a surprise to Lou Holtz when North Dakota State defeated Kansas State in the college football season opener for both teams. The ESPN analyst predicted it. Continue Reading

Big Ten isn’t going to penalize schools for scheduling FCS teams

September 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

If all goes according to plan, the possibility of one of those attention-grabbing FCS wins won’t exist much longer in the Big Ten. Continue Reading

David to get fewer cracks at Goliath

July 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK College football’s Davids will get fewer chances to knock off the Goliaths in the coming years.
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Georgia Southern, Appalachian State look to jump to FBS

March 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Two of the premier residents of the Division I Football Championship Subdivision house are moving out after this season. Georgia Southern and Appalachian State are Football Bowl Subdivision-bound, according to multiple reports, and will join the Sun Belt Conference.
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Effects going from FCS to FBS may trickle down

December 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Georgia Southern has high hopes of knocking off top-ranked North Dakota State on Friday night. But it’s their aspirations off the football field that may have more of an impact on NDSU.
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Former UND assistant named head coach at Northern Illinois

December 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS University of North Dakota football coach Chris Mussman and former North Dakota offensive line coach Rod Carey traded text messages this weekend after rumors started that Carey might be promoted to head coach at Northern Illinois. Continue Reading

UND FOOTBALL: San Diego State coach taking UND offense seriously

September 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In five previous games against FBS teams, opposing coaches have been predictable in their complimentary comments toward UND. Continue Reading

Board approves Idaho football going independent

August 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Idaho has been cleared to compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision as an independent, joining schools such as Notre Dame, BYU, Army and Navy as schools without a conference. Continue Reading

Bison football coach touts college playoff system

December 5, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota State’s Craig Bohl has participated in some big-time bowl games as a player and coach, but the Bison coach says nothing compares to a playoff run. Continue Reading