North Dakota State opened 2017 with a bang on Saturday afternoon, racing out to a 30-0 lead on Mississippi Valley State and never looked back in beating the Delta Devils 72-7. The 72 points marked the most points scored by the Bison in the Division 1 era, and a 19th consecutive home opening win.
Easton Stick completed all five passes he threw, two of them for touchdowns and ran for another.
Nick DeLuca and Nate Tanguay played limited reps in their first game on the Gate City Bank Turf since suffering season ending injuries last season.
Join Mike McFeely, Eric Peterson, Jeff Kolpack and myself as we break down the opener and look ahead to next week’s matchup with Eastern Washington.