With Wanzek’s efficiency in UND’s 34-zero win over Missouri State on Saturday on the Alerus Middle, he will not be flying underneath the radar lengthy within the Massive Sky Convention.
Wanzek had seven catches for 117 yards and two touchdowns.
“We expect Noah has loads of expertise,” UND coach Bubba Schweigert stated. “He is actually developed into a very good soccer participant. He practices onerous, and we expect that basically helps him. He is aggressive and may catch the ball. If we will get it near him, he will catch it.”
Wanzek had 25 catches for 367 yards as a real freshman in 2016 and seems poised to interrupt out in 2017.
“The best factor about him is he will be humble about it,” Schweigert stated. “He’ll be again in making an attempt to get higher tomorrow and out at apply on Tuesday working arduous once more.”
UND suffers two accidents
UND escaped a Week 1 matchup with Utah with only one main damage—an higher-physique damage to fullback Kyle Norberg.
In Week 2, UND may need added two extra accidents to that record. Offensive lineman Demon Taylor and linebacker Donnell Rodgers have been injured early towards the Bears and did not return to the sport.
“It does not look good,” Schweigert stated of Rodgers, who appeared to harm his knee. “We’ll discover out extra later tonight and tomorrow. We’ll simply should see the place it goes.”
With out Rodgers, UND performed Jake Rastas, who registered half of a sack in his fill-in obligation.
With out Taylor, UND rotated guards Grant Aplin and Ryan Tobin.
Notes and quotes
UND’s attendance of 12,047 was the primary crowd of greater than 12,000 on the Alerus since Oct. three, 2009 towards South Dakota.
UND defensive lineman Mason Bennett on the house crowd: “It was thrilling, particularly on third down. It was nice to have that help.”
The final time UND shut out an opponent was a sixty six-zero victory over South Dakota Mines within the 2012 season opener.
UND true freshman Izzy Adeoti performed for the primary time in his profession. He had a 7-yard carry and a 5-yard reception.
Missouri State gained the one earlier assembly between the 2 golf equipment, 38-zero, within the 2014 season in Springfield.
UND coach Bubba Schweigert was disillusioned in a single stat: UND had 12 penalties for ninety five yards.
Missouri State’s harmful returner Deion Holliman was held to minus-1 punt return yards and had an extended of twenty-two yards on 4 kickoff returns.