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Latest UND Football news, articles & information.


Hawks Receive Their Earliest Commitment Ever

The times they are a changin’ when it comes to college football recruiting – once again. We have talked about this before when discussing the summer recruiting calendar and it’s effect on early commits. June/July had become the hot months for snatching up recruits before the high school & college seasons begin. Now it’s even earlier. Local standout Sam Hagen gave word to Bubba Schweigert yesterday that he wanted to further his college career at
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UND Tweaks 2020 Season Ticket Sections

There has long been speculation that UND may have to move the student sections up the line from their current 50-yard line spot.  That time came Wednesday when AD Bill Chaves announced the Hawks are freeing up those sections for season ticket holders. The students have been situated in Sections 213-214, which are obviously primo midfield seats on the west side of the Alerus Center.  While the students are always vital to a good atmosphere,
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Hawks Name Their New Running Backs Coach

We had speculated for awhile now that Robbie Rouse was a legit candidate for the running backs opening on UND’s staff.  Bubba Schweigert made it official on Wednesday.  Rouse told me earlier today that he is set to be in Grand Forks this weekend to get the ball rolling. Rouse comes to Grand Forks from Augustana where he spent last season as their running backs coach.  He also coached at St. Scholastica prior to his
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Spring Football Updates & More

With practice just wrapping up this morning, UND is officially six practices into their 2020 spring season.  It has been a fairly quiet spring thus far but that doesn’t mean moves aren’t being made on the field. We have been able to put together some tidbits and notes for you and will relay what we know through the first two weeks of practice. Offensively, everyone wants to know about the quarterbacks – and rightfully so. 
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UND Gives Schweigert Contract Extension

In a mild surprise, UND athletic director Bill Chaves announced on Monday that he awarded head coach Bubba Schweigert with a four-year contract extension.  The extension takes Schweigert’s contract through the 2023 season. Schweigert’s salary will be $215,000 in 2020 and increase to $245,000 in the final year. The Hawks have made the playoffs twice in six seasons under Schweigert and won the Big Sky championship in 2016.  His overall record at UND is 37-32.
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Recruiting Updates

Recruiting news, updates & articles.


Hawks Receive Their Earliest Commitment Ever

The times they are a changin’ when it comes to college football recruiting – once again. We have talked about this before when discussing the
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Hawks Host Second Junior Day

The kickoff of spring ball wasn’t the only big event going down last Friday/Saturday.  The Hawks also held their second Junior Day in conjunction with
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Hawks Bolster Their Secondary On Signing Day

Beefing up the secondary was a major point of emphasis as UND headed into the late signing period.  The Hawks only signed two DB’s in
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Final 2020 Recruiting Weekend

It seems strange that a final recruiting weekend, just a few days before signing day, is going on without much fanfare.  The reason for that
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Happenings

Quick notes and news about the team.


March 2020

March 29th UND received their first commitment to the Class of 2021 in OT Sam Hagen of Park River, ND. March 11th The Hawks have
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February 2020

February 28th Look for UND to name their RB coach next week sometime.  The position closed on the 26th and interviews will happen in the
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January 2020

January 30th The UND staff is out junior recruiting and also will be holding their first recruiting weekend of the 2020 late period this coming
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December 2019

December 30th We have been told that former UND standout QB Lowell Schweigert passed away tonight. Lowell bled green from the start and was a
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November 2019

November 29th UND has received a commitment from WR Marcus Preston of Free State High School (KS). November 25th UND will take on the Nicholls
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