North Dakota State's football team enters a new era in late August as the Bison will debut a new coach in Matt Entz and a new quarterback when they open the season against Butler at Target Field.

The Bison Media Zone is producing a summer video series for the sixth consecutive year to tide Bison fans over until the new season kicks off.

Here are the different categories that we'll cover throughout the summer, check back frequently for updated links:

Top opponents in 2019: Pierre Strong, Jr (SDSU), Jake Maier (Cal Poly), James Robinson (Illinois State), Christian Rozeboom (SDSU)

Top five FCS teams to watch in 2019

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Bison breakthrough players in 2019: Saybein Clark, Spencer Waege, Phoenix Sproles, Michael Tutsie, Jackson Hankey, Destin Talbert, Jalen Sundell, Noah Gindorff

Izzo's Missouri Valley Preseason poll and all-conference teams

Most Valuable Bison: James Hendricks, Ben Ellefson, Garret Wegner

Missouri Valley's top returning players

2019 Schedule Preview Series: Butler, North Dakota, Delaware, UC Davis, Illinois State, Northern Iowa, Missouri State, South Dakota State, Youngstown State