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Published December 24, 2013, 09:57 PM

North Dakota native Schweigert named UND head football coach

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - You know when you were little and you couldn't wait to open up presents under the tree on Christmas Eve but your parents made you wait until Christmas day? Well Kyle "Bubba" Schweigert isn't gonna have that problem this year.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - You know when you were little and you couldn't wait to open up presents under the tree on Christmas Eve but your parents made you wait until Christmas day?

Well Kyle "Bubba" Schweigert isn't gonna have that problem this year.

That's because it was announced today that Schweigert will be the next head football coach for the University of North Dakota.

The Zeeland, North Dakota native will become the 26th coach in program history it's a four year, $150,000 deal.

Schweigert was a UND assistant for 15 seasons, which included being the defensive coordinator during the 2001 Division two national championship.

Bubba returns to Grand Forks after spending ten years away from the UND sidelines.

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