There's plenty to discuss on this week's episode of Kolpack and Izzo. The guys discuss vaccination rates among college football teams and what that means going forward for this upcoming season.
They also discuss how NIL rights have gone into effect at North Dakota State and how that has affected things so far with athletes.
The guys also dive into the ever changing Summit League basketball race with the amount of players leaving the league and some returning, notably player of the year Max Abmas.
NDSU's baseball team opens the Summit League Tournament against Omaha, Kolpack and Izzo discuss the success this year for Tod Brown's team.
The Bison also announced future schedule dates with Oregon and some other FCS games. The guys talk about those games and potential other opponents that could be coming on the schedule.
There will be a new TV home for NDSU sports beginning in the fall. Forum Communications and NDSU announced a three year contract where WDAY and WDAY Xtra will be the home for Bison sports.
WDAY Sports Director Dom Izzo and the Forum's Jeff Kolpack react to the news and what it means going forward.
North Dakota State is all over the national football map. The Bison were mentioned plenty Thursday night when Trey Lance was drafted third overall by San Francisco.
Kolpack and Izzo break that down and what it means for the Bison.
They also preview this weekend's FCS quarterfinal game between NDSU and Sam Houston, as the two teams are set to meet in the postseason for a fifth time.
The FCS Playoffs return to Fargo for an eleventh straight year and much like the first year, North Dakota State has a difficult road.
The Bison will host 2010 national champion and 2018 national runners-up Eastern Washington in the first round Saturday at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.
NDSU comes into this game off a loss, falling to South Dakota State in the season finale 27-17 last Saturday.
The Bison have several question marks entering this game, from their starting quarterback to the defense.
The Forum's Jeff Kolpack and WDAY Sports Director Dom Izzo discuss the latest happening with North Dakota State athletics and FCS Football weekly.