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Final preparation; Perry back to form after struggling with knee injury


FARGO — It was getting to the point where the brace on Leevon Perry’s knee was starting to feel like a concrete block rather than a protective measure. Well past a year from when he was injured, the North Dakota State senior took matters into his own hands.

He got rid of it.

Whether it’s coincidental or not, the Bison defensive tackle has turned in his best three consecutive games in the Division I FCS playoffs after shelving the brace.

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Jeff Kolpack
Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at On the radio, Kolpack & Izzo sports talk show runs from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday morning. April through August, the WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack runs from 8-9 a.m.