North Dakota State University quarterback Quincy Patterson has earned Missouri Valley Football Conference Newcomer of the Week. Patterson had 18 carries for 100 yards averaging 5.6 yards per carry in the Bison’s 20-0 victory over Illinois State. He also completed 13 of 24 passes for 124 yards and one touchdown.

     NDSU right tackle Cordell Volson has been named the MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week. Volson was given a 92 percent grade in NDSU’s victory over Illinois State on Saturday afternoon. He gave up zero quarterback hurries, sacks, or tackles for loss in the game. The Bison had 201 yards on the ground, converted 9 of 16 third downs, and controlled the ball for more than 37 minutes. This is his second award of the season.

     No. 3 NDSU (6-0, 3-0 MVFC) will host No. 17 Missouri State (4-2, 3-1 MVFC) on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.