Re-run: I Was Harsh On NDSU Offense After The First Bison Vs. Griz

Here are pieces of a blog post I wrote after Montana defeated North Dakota State 38-35 in the season opener Aug. 29 in Missoula. Bison head coach Chris Klieman has said the injury to QB Carson Wentz severely limited his mobility and the Bison play-calling. In his weekly press conference the following Monday, Klieman did…
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Bison Don’t Have A 1,000-yard Rusher Yet, But It Doesn’t Matter Much

Sitting around watching football, digging through numbers. North Dakota State’s football team doesn’t have a 1,000-yard rusher yet, and there’s a chance it might not get one this season for the first time since 2002. King Frazier has 790 yards in the Bison’s 11 games. Quarterback Easton Stick is next at 423. It doesn’t much…
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The Winner Of Week 1 Of The 970 WDAY FCS Playoff Pick ‘Em Contest Is …

There were no perfect predictors in the first week of the 970 WDAY-AM FCS Playoff Pick ‘Em Contest. You can blame (mostly) New Hampshire for that. The contest is sponsored by Play It Again Sports and 970 WDAY. Twenty contestants correctly picked seven of eight first-round games in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday. Of…
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UPDATED: Just In Case You Were Wondering, Here’s My FCS Bracket

(Updated with Kolpack’s and Izzo’s picks) There’s still time to enter our 970 WDAY FCS Playoff Pick ‘Em contest and have a chance at winning a $250 gift card from Play It Again Sports in Fargo. Just click here and pick. If you need guidance, don’t follow my brackets. I generally don’t know what I’m…
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By Simple Ratings System, New Hampshire Is The Weakest Team In FCS Field

Belly full, highball glass full, football on the tube, fireplace going, dogs sleeping on the couch. So let’s dig through some Football Championship Subdivision numbers. Good Q and A by Brad Schlossman with the FCS playoff committee chairman here: Selection chair explains playoff process. Mark Wilson, the athletic director at Tennessee Tech, reminds us that…
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