(Undated) — A pair of teams from North and South Dakota rose in the latest FCS coaches poll. North Dakota State went up one spot from eight to number-seven following a 38-10 win over Missouri State over the weekend. Meanwhile, South Dakota jumped from 21 to 17 after beating Murray State 38-7. South Dakota State and North Dakota both stayed at number-one and number-15, respectively.
A North Dakota State linebacker is being honored for his play during the Bison’s 38-10 win over Missouri State on Saturday. Logan Kopp was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week yesterday. The sophomore had nine tackles and forced a fumble during the victory. This is the first time Kopp has won the award.