Former Cobbers QB Griffin Neal Featured On ESPN Website

Former Concordia quarterback Griffin Neal is featured in a story on the ESPN website for his journey that recently landed him a contract with the New Orleans Saints. Neal was a three-year starter for the Cobbers who played semi-professional football in Germany for one season before getting his NFL shot this spring. ESPN staff writer…
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Former Fargo Shanley Standout McGovern Featured In ‘FOX Sports: PROcast’ Video

Former Fargo Shanley standout and recent Denver Broncos draft pick Connor McGovern is featured on the “FOX Sports: PROcast” Twitter account, which touts its content as “Real Athletes, Real Content, in Real Time.” McGovern shot the short video clip at Sid Cichy Stadium in Fargo, the home field for the Shanley Deacons. The Broncos selected…
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Former Cobbers Receiver Zylstra Invited To Vikings Minicamp

Former Concordia wide receiver Brandon Zylstra has been invited to Minnesota Vikings minicamp, according to a Tweet from Cobbers head coach Terry Horan. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Zylstra participated in North Dakota State Pro Day in March. Zylstra joins former teammate Griffin Neal as Cobbers who have landed in an NFL camp. Neal signed with the…
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Former Bison Smith, Bonnet Sign With NFL Teams

FARGO – Former North Dakota State football players CJ Smith and Andrew Bonnet have found NFL teams. Both signed as undrafted free agents Saturday after the completion of the NFL Draft, according to the NDSU football Twitter account. Smith, a 5-foot-11, 188-pound cornerback, signed with the Philadelphia Eagles. Bonnet, a 6-foot-3, 250-pound fullback/tight end, signed…
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Duhamel, Bayless, Klieman And ‘The Beard’ React To Eagles Taking Wentz

North Dakota’s most famous sports fan Josh Duhamel, who is from Minot, wanted the Los Angeles Rams to draft former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz, but still welcomed Wentz to the Philadelphia Eagles. Wentz was the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft. The Rams selected former Cal quarterback Jared Goff with the…
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