Chase Fourcade accounted for two TDs, Julien Gums ran for 172 yards and Nicholls beat North Dakota 24-6 Saturday in a first-round FCS playoff game.
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Nate Ketteringham threw for two touchdowns, Luke Skokna ran for two scores, and North Dakota defeated Southern Utah 36-18 on Saturday.
- 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
Nate Ketteringham threw for 297 yards and two scores and added another on the ground to help North Dakota beat Northern Colorado 45-38 on Saturday.
Jake Constantine scored on a 12-yard keeper with 2:49 left, Trey Tuttle kicked a 32-yarder with 31 seconds left, and Weber State rallied to beat North Dakota 30-27 for its seventh straight win on Saturday.
Alex Cloyd blocked a punt in the end zone and Jayson Coley recovered for a touchdown to spark North Dakota's 16-12 victory over Montana State on Saturday.
Nate Ketteringham accounted for three touchdowns, including a 39-yard TD pass to Alex Cloyd with 1:49 to play, and North Dakota beat Cal Poly 30-26 on Saturday night.
Matt Struck threw for 396 yards and five touchdowns, four in the second quarter, Ty Flanagan rushed for 163 yards and a score and Idaho State dominated North Dakota 55-20 Saturday, beating the Fighting Hawks for the first time in Holt Arena.
Brady Leach kicked a go-ahead 46-yard field goal with 57 seconds remaining, atoning for an earlier miss, and North Dakota held on to defeat UC Davis 38-36 on Saturday.
Senior Antoine Custer Jr. and freshman Silas Perreiah combined for 260 yards rushing and four touchdowns and Eastern Washington defeated North Dakota 35-20 on Saturday in a battle of ranked FCS teams.
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.
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.
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