Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
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Eric Barriere threw for a touchdown and ran for another in his first start, Sam McPherson rushed for 118 yards while throwing for one score and catching a TD pass and Eastern Washington topped North Dakota 21-14 on Saturday.
Jay Green scored on three short runs and Southern Utah ran its win streak to five straight, pulling away from North Dakota in the second half to secure a 47-21 Big Sky Conference victory Saturday night.
John Santiago broke tackle after tackle after fielding a Portland State punt, returning it 64 yards for a touchdown to help spark North Dakota to its first road win of the season, 48-21 over Portland State Saturday night.
Andre Lindsey hauled in four passes for 154 yards and two touchdowns as Sacramento State scored 24 points in the third quarter, then held off North Dakota for a 34-27 win on Saturday.
Freshman quarterback Gresch Jensen threw for 423 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score as the Montana Grizzlies beat North Dakota 41-17 in a Big Sky Conference football game Saturday.
Keaton Studsrud threw for 248 yards and a touchdown, Travis Toivonen ran for two scores, and North Dakota edged out Northern Colorado 48-38 on Saturday to end a three-game skid before a Homecoming crowd.
Jake Maier threw for 415 yards and four touchdowns to lead UC Davis to a 48-24 win over North Dakota in its Big Sky Conference home opener Saturday night.
Chris Murray threw three touchdown passes and ran in another score Saturday to lead Montana State to a 49-21 win over North Dakota in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams.
Chris Streveler threw for 290 yards, including a touchdown, and ran in two more scores Saturday to lead South Dakota past North Dakota for a 45-7 win.
Keaton Studsrud was 22-of-31 passing for 273 yards with and two scores and Brady Oliveira ran for 164 yards to lead North Dakota past Missouri State 34-0 on Saturday.
Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley threw for 227 yards, rushed for 70 and accounted for three touchdowns as the Utes overwhelmed FCS North Dakota 37-16 in the season opener for both teams Thursday night.
North Dakota has extended the contract of football coach Bubba Schweigert through the 2021 season.
North Dakota rewarded 2016 Big Sky Conference coach of the year Bubba Schweigert with an extension through the 2021 season.
Playing in its first-ever FCS playoff game Saturday, North Dakota might have gotten ahead of itself when it held a 17-point lead on Richmond late in the third quarter.
North Dakota State, the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs, will begin its quest for a sixth straight national championship next week. The first round kicks off this weekend.
Deion Harris returned an interception 40 yards with 2:43 to play and North Dakota rallied to defeat Northern Arizona 38-31 on Saturday for its ninth-straight win and a share of its first Big Sky
John Santiago rushed for 204 yards while North Dakota limited Northern Colorado to just six yards on the ground en route to a 23-13 victory Saturday, the eighth-straight win for the Fighting Hawk
John Santiago returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and North Dakota knocked off Weber State, 27-19, in a battle of previously unbeaten Big Sky Conference teams Saturday.
Keaton Studsrud threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to help North Dakota get past an Idaho State upset bid, 28-21, on Saturday.
Keaton Studsrud completed 20 of 27 passes for 282 yards and four touchdowns as North Dakota defeated Southern Utah 45-23 in Big Sky action on Saturday.