The Fighting Hawks played in the spring of 2021 and went 5-2, with a 4-1 record in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The Fighting Hawks qualified for the FCS playoffs, and defeated Missouri State, 44-10, in the first round. UND saw its playoff run end in the quarterfinals with a 34-21 loss to James Madison.
The Fighting Hawks will be led by linebacker Devon Krzanowski, who in his first season with UND had 51 tackles to lead the team. He led the nation with two fumble recoveries while earning All-MVFC Second Team honors. He also earned inclusion on the MVFC All-Newcomer Team and was the runner-up for the league’s defensive player of the year award.
The Fighting Hawks open the season on Sept. 4 at Idaho State. Followed by a road game at Utah State on Sept. 10, UND opens the home portion of its schedule against Drake on Sept. 18. The Fighting Hawks don’t start MVFC play until Oct. 2 at home against North Dakota State.
The FCS section of the College Football America 2021 Yearbook features 28 pages of content including:
- National FCS preview;
- FCS preseason Starting Lineup;
- Preview of each FCS conference;
- Capsules for every FCS team, including 2020 results and 2021 schedules;
- Twenty color action, coach and stadium photos.
The College Football America 2021 Yearbook features more than 900 college football teams from the United States and Canada in more than 250 striking, full-color pages. That includes every team from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and U Sports (Canada). It also includes updates on club football, one-year postgraduate prep/sports academies and Mexican college football, along with dozens of action shots and stadium photos taken by the CFA staff.
The print edition is available online via Amazon.com and other major retailers such as Barnes & Noble.