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Sam Houston State picked up 46 yards passing on a hail mary right before halftime (tackled at the 4). On its first 30 pass attempts of the game, Sam Houston State totaled 34 yards passing.

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James Madison turns blocked punt into another TD (0:49)
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Davis' 72-yard punt return TD has James Madison rolling (0:57)
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Bearkats and Dukes can score in bunches

Expect a high-scoring affair between Sam Houston State and James Madison Friday night at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. They are the top-two teams in the FCS in points scored, combining to average 101.4 points per game.

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Sam Houston State's Jeremiah Briscoe enters tonight's FCS quarterfinal against James Madison four touchdown passes shy of the NCAA all-division single-season record of 61, set by Brett Elliott of Linfield. Briscoe has thrown an FCS-record 57 touchdown passes this season, including at least five in each of his last five games.

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Graduation at 37,000 feet in the air (2:35)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Picturesque day at Bowers Stadium in Huntsville, Texas, home of 11-0 Sam Houston State, the No. 5 seed in the FCS playoffs. The Bearkats host Chattanooga in the second round of the playoffs on Saturday.

2016 Southland Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Sam Houston State9-012-0
Central Arkansas8-110-3
Southeastern Louisiana7-27-4
McNeese5-46-5
Nicholls5-45-6
Stephen F Austin4-55-6
Houston Baptist3-54-7
Incarnate Word3-63-8
Lamar3-63-8
Abilene Christian2-72-9
Northwestern State0-91-10