Fireworks started early for the North Dakota State football team on July 4 with the addition of another recruit.
Wayzata (Minn.) rising senior Loshiaka Roques announced his commitment to the Bison on Thursday, making it the second year in a row a commitment was made on Independence Day.
Roques is a linebacker for the Trojans. As a junior, he recorded 60 tackles and eight sacks during a 5-4 season.
A 2020 commit, his announcement makes it 17 known verbals for NDSU for the class.