2013 University of North Dakota football team

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2013 University of North Dakota football
University of North Dakota logo - interlocking ND.svg
Conference Big Sky Conference
2013 record 3–8 (2–6 Big Sky)
Head coach Chris Mussman (6th season)
Offensive coordinator Luke Schleusner
Defensive coordinator Josh Kotelnicki
Home stadium Alerus Center
(Capacity: 13,500)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Eastern Washington $^   8 0         12 3  
#15 Northern Arizona ^   7 1         9 3  
#8 Montana ^   6 2         10 3  
#21 Southern Utah ^   5 3         8 5  
#20 Montana State   5 3         7 5  
Cal Poly   5 3         6 6  
UC Davis   5 3         5 7  
Sacramento State   4 4         5 7  
Portland State   3 5         6 6  
North Dakota   2 6         3 8  
Idaho State   1 7         3 9  
Weber State   1 7         2 10  
Northern Colorado   0 8         1 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2013 University of North Dakota football team represented the University of North Dakota in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by fifth year head coach Chris Mussman and played their home games at the Alerus Center. They were members of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the season 3–8, 2–6 in Big Sky play to finish in tenth place.

On November 19, head coach Chris Mussman was fired. He posted a record of 31–36 in six seasons. On December 24, Southern Illinois defensive coordinator Kyle Schweigert was hired as the new North Dakota head coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 7:00 PM Valparaiso* Alerus CenterGrand Forks, ND Midco SN W 69–10   9,269
September 7 6:00 PM No. 6 South Dakota State* Alerus Center • Grand Forks, ND Midco SN L 28–35   10,038
September 14 6:00 PM No. 11 Montana* Alerus Center • Grand Forks, ND Midco SN L 17–55   9,726
September 28 2:30 PM No. 11 Montana State Alerus Center • Grand Forks, ND Midco SN L 20–63   8,899
October 5 3:00 PM at Idaho State Holt ArenaPocatello, ID W 28–25   7,568
October 12 2:30 PM No. 6 Eastern Washingtondagger Alerus Center • Grand Forks, ND Midco SN L 14–35   7,951
October 19 2:30 PM Sacramento State Alerus Center • Grand Forks, ND L 7–31   6,634
October 26 3:00 PM at Portland State Jeld-Wen FieldPortland, OR L 10–14   5,120
November 2 6:00 PM at No. 14 Northern Arizona Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, AZ FSAZ+ L 27–48   4,895
November 9 1:00 PM Northern Colorado Alerus Center • Grand Forks, ND Midco SN W 24–21   5,984
November 16 6:00 PM at UC Davis Aggie StadiumDavis, CA L 18–34   5,688
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Despite also being a member of the Big Sky Conference, the game with Montana on September 14 is considered a non conference game and will have no effect on the Big Sky Standings.

Game summaries[edit]

Valparaiso[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Crusaders 0 0 10 0 10
North Dakota 21 14 14 20 69
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1920 VALPO, 20–10

South Dakota State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Jackrabbits 7 14 7 7 35
North Dakota 7 0 7 14 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
46–33–5 2010 SDSU, 21–0

Montana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Grizzlies 20 13 14 8 55
North Dakota 7 3 7 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–11–1 2012 UND, 40–34

Montana State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Bobcats 14 28 14 7 63
North Dakota 0 7 7 6 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–16–1 2012 MSU, 55–10

@ Idaho State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Dakota 0 14 7 7 28
Bengals 0 7 3 15 25
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 2008 UND, 38–35

Eastern Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Eagles 0 14 14 7 35
North Dakota 3 3 8 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2012 EWU, 55–17

Sacramento State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 7 10 7 7 31
North Dakota 0 0 7 0 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2012 UND, 35–13

@ Portland State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Dakota 7 3 0 0 10
Vikings 0 0 0 14 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2012 UND, 45–37

@ Northern Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Dakota 0 14 0 13 27
#14 Lumberjacks 7 21 6 14 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–3 2012 NAU, 45–38

Northern Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 7 0 14 0 21
North Dakota 0 6 10 8 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–12 2012 UNC, 28–27

@ UC Davis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Dakota 3 6 0 9 18
Aggies 3 15 0 16 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 2011 UND, 14–7

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