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Coach Q&A: Craig Bohl, NDSU

North Dakota State University football program is coming off an historic season. After securing their first-ever berth in the FCS playoffs, the Bison recorded a win over Robert Morris in their first NCAA home playoff game. Head coach Craig Bohl, who was rewarded with a five-year contract extension in June, is hoping to build on that success in...
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Six Degrees of Scheduling

Wouldn’t it be sweet to see South Dakota State play South Dakota and North Dakota State play North Dakota this year in college football? Well, they don’t and it’s too bad, but we can always speculate! You’ve heard of the theory of Six Degrees of Separation, in which every person on Earth is just six acquaintances away from any of the other 7...
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Coach Q&A: Tom Dosch, Northern St.

The rough run for the Northern State University football program continued in 2010 with the Wolves suffering through their fifth consecutive losing season (2-9, 2-8 NSIC). The result wasn't a surprise to head coach Tom Dosch, who knew what he was getting into when he took over the program following the 2009 season. But that doesn't mean he's...
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Coach Q&A: John Stiegelmeier, SDSU

It's safe to say that the 2010 season was a disappointment for South Dakota State. After earning their first FCS playoff berth in 2009, the Jackrabbits had hoped to take another step forward as a program. The team did show flashes, particularly by winning five of their last seven games. It was the 0-4 start that proved to be the Jacks'...
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Coach Q&A: Paul Rudolph, Minot St.

Minot State is ready for a new era. The Beavers have been approved to make the final step in the transition to NCAA Division II, and will compete as a "provisional member" in 2011. MSU is faced with a very difficult schedule, but head coach Paul Rudolph thinks the experience of this season will prove invaluable to the program. Q. What are you...
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Coach Q&A: Jay Long, Black Hills St.

The 2010 season was littered with peaks and valleys at Black Hills State. After winning six of their first seven games, the Yellowjackets stumbled with three straight losses to end the season, including a 23-20 double overtime defeat at the hands of arch-rival South Dakota Tech. A lot has changed since then. BHSU, now in its second year of...
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