Watson joins Bison football's Reese's Senior Bowl club

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North Dakota State’s Christian Watson jumps to catch a pass against Western Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Fargodome. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service

NDSU greats such as Carson Wentz, Jabril Cox and Dillon Radunz are just a few players that have participated in the Reese's Senior Bowl. The Bison added another to that list after Christian Watson accepted an invitation.

Watson leads the Bison in receiving with 39 catches for 740 yards and seven touchdowns.

The Reese's Senior Bowl is considered one of the most prestigious showcases a player can participate in. The game is at 1:30 p.m. CST on Feb. 5 in Mobile, Alabama. It will be televised on NFL Network.


Grounds crew members paint the North Dakota State end zone at Toyota Stadium on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in preparation for the FCS Championship game in Frisco, Texas.
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Fargo to Frisco: Ongoing 2nd day Bison football coverage from Texas

FRISCO, Texas — The InForum coverage team continued to cover the North Dakota State football team's Thursday on its second day in Frisco in the lead up to another national title game.

The Bison (13-1) are slated to play Montana State (12-2) at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, for the NCAA Division I FCS national championship at Toyota Stadium.

The Bison, who arrived in Frisco on Wednesday night, are set to play in an FCS-record ninth championship game in the past 11 seasons. NDSU has an 8-0 record in its previous eight FCS title game appearances. Team practices were scheduled for Thursday.

Go here for ongoing updates from Day 2 of coverage from Frisco, leading up to Saturday's title game.

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