UND FOOTBALL NOTES: Key injuries mar upset victory over Portland State

UND played all of the second half without true freshman running back Iwarri Smith, who was hit hard and fumbled late in the first half.

UND safety Cole Reyes might be the most concerning injury. Already thin in the secondary, Reyes, who had eight tackles, sat out all but one series of the second half with an apparent leg injury.

Starting left guard Brandon Anderson missed plenty of time with an injury, so did inside linebacker Taj Rich.

“When you have those guys go down, they’re some of the top guys on our team, but the next guy has to pop up and get right back in it and play our game,” UND quarterback Keaton Studsrud said.

It wasn’t clear Saturday night how severe any of the injuries were that took place against PSU.

“We got a little nicked up today,” Schweigert said. “But we played a lot of

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