NCAA Football

North Dakota Fighting Hawks (7-5)


Former FCS players help fill XFL rosters

(Stats Perform) - Fifty FCS players, including All-Americans from recent national championship-winning programs North Dakota State and James Madison, were part of the eight XFL rosters that were finalized on Monday.

Former North Dakota State linebacker Nick DeLuca will play for the New York Guardians while James Madison has running back Khalid Abdullah on the DC Defenders and defensive end Andrew Ankrah with the St. Louis Battlehawks.

The XFL, which played a single season in 2001, is returning with a 10-game regular season and playoffs, beginning Feb. 8-9. Each franchise has a 52-player roster.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: N. Ketteringham2612
Passing TDs: N. Ketteringham16
Rushing Yards: J. Johannesson530
Rushing TDs: J. Johannesson7
Receiving Yards: N. Wanzek996
Receiving TDs: T. Toivonen7
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 vs. Drake W 47 - 7
9/7 at North Dakota State L 7 - 38
9/14 vs. Sam Houston State W 27 - 23
9/28 at Eastern Washington L 20 - 35
10/5 vs. UC Davis W 38 - 36
10/12 at Idaho State L 20 - 55
10/19 at Cal Poly W 30 - 26
10/26 vs. Montana State W 16 - 12
11/9 at Weber State L 27 - 30
11/16 vs. Northern Colorado W 45 - 38
11/23 vs. Southern Utah W 36 - 18
11/30 at Nicholls L 6 - 24
Independents (FCS)
  Conference Overall
North Dakota -- 7-5
Merrimack -- 6-5
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4607 (56)
Passing Yards: 3145 (28)
Rushing Yards: 1462 (96)
Points per game: 26.6 (63)
Yards per game: 383.9 (60)
Touchdowns: 39 (60)
Field Goals: 12 (46)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4786 (73)
Passing Yards: 2459 (49)
Rushing Yards: 2327 (99)
Points per game: 28.5 (69)
Yards per game: 398.8 (75)
Touchdowns: 42 (72)
Field Goals: 13 (87)