MSUM Football Opens Practice for 2018 Campaign

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – The Minnesota State University Moorhead football team opens practice for the 2018 season at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium.

MSUM returns six starters on offense and six on defense from last year's team that finished 5-6.

All-NSIC North Second Team selections Michael Strand (DB) and Andrew Erickson (OL) return for their senior campaigns. Junior receiver Grady Bresnahan and senior Tyler Lazarz were honorable mention selections.

The Dragons were picked to finish 10th in the NSIC preseason coaches poll. Steve Laqua is in his eighth season as the MSUM head coach.

MSUM opens the regular season on Aug. 30 at home against Minnesota Crookston for a 6 p.m. kickoff.