Four North Dakota State University Bison football players have been selected to play in NFL prospect all-star games.

     Tight ends Noah Gindorff and Josh Babicz have been invited to participate in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. The game will take place on January 29 at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California. 

     Offensive lineman Cordell Volson and wide receiver Christian Watson have been invited to the East-West Shrine Bowl. The game is set for February 3 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas as part of the NFL’s Pro Bowl week.

     Both games will be aired on NFL Network.

     There have been 12 former Bison who have played in the East-West Shrine Bowl. The past four games have had five players including offensive linemen Zack W. Johnson (2017) and Austin Kuhnert (2018), quarterback Easton Stick (2019), tight end Ben Ellefson (2020) and defensive end Derrek Tuszka (2020).

     Former Bison cornerback C.J. Smith (2016) and offensive lineman Zack J. Johnson (2020) have participated in the annual NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.