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Forum staff reports, Published December 14 2010

St. Francis completes Bison football schedule

North Dakota State announced the completion of its 2011 football schedule with the addition of Saint Francis (Pa.) on Sept. 10 in the Fargodome.

The Bison, who just finished the 2010 season by advancing to the Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinals, will have six home games and five on the road – including the Sept. 24 game at the University of Minnesota.

St. Francis, located in Loretto, Pa., is a member of the Northeast Conference – the same league that includes other teams the Bison have played such as Central Connecticut State, Wagner and Robert Morris. St. Francis had a 1-10 record this past season.

NDSU’s home schedule starts Sept. 3 with a first-ever meeting with Patriot League member Lafayette College of Easton, Pa. – a team that had 2-9 record this past season.

Here is the 2011 Bison schedule:

Sept. 3 Lafayette (Pa.)

Sept. 10 St. Francis (Pa.)

Sept. 24 at Minnesota

Oct. 1 Illinois State

Oct. 8 at Southern Illinois

Oct. 15 Missouri State

Oct. 22 at South Dakota State

Oct. 29 Northern Iowa

Nov. 5 at Indiana State

Nov. 12 Youngstown State

Nov. 19 at Western Illinois