Football

FB: Aggies Oust UNI in Second Round

Three field goals by Austin Errthum kept the University of Northern Iowa in it until the end, but the Panthers were only able to move the ball across the goal line once in a 23-16 second round FCS playoff road loss to the Aggies of UC-Davis Saturday. Errthum’s field goals were from 41, 36, and…read more »

FB: Panthers Survive Bumpy Start

A fourth quarter field goal boosted the UNI Panthers to a 16-13 FCS playoff win Saturday against Lamar at the UNI-Dome. The Panthers took the lead with a 35-yard kick by Errthum with 13:09 to play in the game, and the UNI defense made that stand up, forcing and recovering a fumble later in the…read more »

FB: Six Wins Make Panthers a Playoff Pick

Three Missouri Valley Football Conference teams earned bids into the FCS playoffs, including the UNI Panthers. UNI joined North Dakota State and South Dakota State among programs still with national title aspirations. The Panthers host Lamar in the first round at the UNI-Dome Saturday at 4 p.m. UNI closed out the regular season with a…read more »

FB: Loss to Penguins May Leave Panthers in the Cold

The Youngstown State Penguins pulled away from the UNI Panthers on Saturday in eastern Ohio, dropping UNI’s record to .500 and jeopardizing the Panthers hopes to reach the 2018 FCS playoffs. Youngstown jumped out to an early 14-0 lead, on the way to a 31-10 result. A four-yard jump ball touchdown to Briley Moore in…read more »

FB: Panther Defense Leads the Way

The Northern Iowa defense kept the Illinois State Redbirds in check on Saturday during a 26-16 victory; it was an effort kept the Panthers in a second place tie in the Missouri Valley Football Conference standings with just two regular season games remaining. UNI held Illinois State to 215 yards, including just 35 rushing yards,…read more »

FB: Leathernecks Too Tough Saturday

UNI’s offense found trouble in the red zone Saturday, and the Panther defense gave up 300 yards through the air as the Western Illinois Leathernecks earned a 37-17 win in Macomb. Western Illinois quarterback Sean McGuire was efficient, completing 25 of 32 passes for 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns. WIU running backs gained…read more »

FB: Panthers Swallow Up Jackrabbits

Behind stifling defense, the UNI Panthers claimed a 24-9 upset of second-ranked South Dakota State Saturday in the UNI-Dome. The Panther defense held the nation’s second-leading scoring offense without a touchdown and to just 9 points and 326 yards. For the second consecutive game, UNI also tallied a defensive score; Xavior Williams picked off SDSU’s…read more »

FBall: Panthers Send Coyotes Fans Home Howling

The UNI football team turned three turnovers into touchdowns to earn a 42-28 road win over South Dakota Saturday at the DakotaDome in Vermillion. The Panthers led 14-13 in the final minute before halftime when USD kickoff returner Wesley Eliodor fumbled the ball and it was picked up by Alphonso Soko and returned to the…read more »

FBall: NDSU Rallies Past Panthers

The UNI Panther football team racked up 466 yards of offense, including 362 yards in the air, but it wasn’t enough as top-ranked North Dakota State pulled off a 56-31 come-from-behind win Saturday in the UNI-Dome. The Panthers took a 14-0 lead after scoring on the first two drives of the game, but NDSU rallied…read more »

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