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Bruce Anderson and Lance Dunn combined for more than 300 yards rushing and four touchdowns, and North Dakota State rolled to a 40-13 win over Eastern Washington in a matchup of FCS powers on Saturday.
Ty Brooks, RJ Urzendowski and Lance Dunn each scored two touchdowns in North Dakota State's season-opening 72-7 defeat of Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.
Coming out of nowhere as top draft choice
There have been four quarterbacks from smaller schools drafted in the top 10 of the NFL draft over the past two decades. Could Wyoming's Josh Allen be the next in line?
Iowa has hired North Dakota State offensive coordinator Tim Polasek as its line coach and Kelton Copeland as its wide receivers coach.
North Dakota State's FCS dynasty wasn't halted Friday night because of a fluke play, an official's mistake or anything that could have people questioning the outcome.
Sharon Katz ESPN Analytics
The FCS Semifinal matchups are set with James Madison traveling to North Dakota State on Friday and Youngstown State taking on Eastern Washington on Saturday. Will the Bison win their sixth straight title? Our Football Power Index projects that North Dakota State has a 61 percent chance to reach the title game and a 43 percent chance to win another national championship.
A safety, a couple field goals, some explosive plays on offense, numerous key defensive plays and a big advantage in time of possession. It sure sounds like a typical win for North Dakota State's
Trick play leads to South Dakota St. TD
SDSU's Brady Mengarelli hides behind the line of scrimmage, receives the sneaky handoff and scores easily after some misdirection to give his team an early lead on No. 1 seed North Dakota State. The Bison have won five straight FCS championships.
Watch: Quarterfinals of FCS Playoffs
North Dakota State's run of five consecutive national championships is on the line against South Dakota State. SDSU won 19-17 at the Fargodome on Oct. 15, but NDSU is 4-0 in FCS playoff rematches from the regular season. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Anish Shroff ESPN Commentator
.@NDSUFootball has won 5 straight FCS titles. @CoachKli and @ahmadsangle chat about 'chips.
A lopsided win over the Pioneer Football League champion was expected.
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.
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