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A return to the FCS playoffs after 10 years had Youngstown State not wanting to give up the football Saturday.
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.
Devlin Hodges threw for 401 yards and three touchdowns as Samford held on to beat Mercer 24-19 on Saturday.
Tyler Renew had 45 carries for 285 yards and three touchdowns, Cody Clark made a 36-yard field goal in overtime and The Citadel beat Samford 37-34 on Saturday to set a program record with its nin
Nick Fitzgerald tied a Mississippi State record with seven total touchdowns and led the Bulldogs to a 56-41 win over Samford on Saturday.
Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer
It's a one-possession game in Starkville where Mississippi State is clinging to a 49-41 lead over FCS Samford in the fourth quarter. You'll recall that State lost to South Alabama from the Sun Belt to start the season.
Gray makes terrific adjustment on pass
Donald Gray comes back for the ball and beats two Samford defenders for a 51-yard TD catch from Nick Fitzgerald.
Samford beats Bulldogs defense for TD
Karel Hamilton takes a pass from Devlin Hodges and rumbles up the sideline for a 45-yard touchdown. Mississippi State leads 42-26 in third.
Fitzgerald pads Mississippi State lead
The Bulldogs get some breathing room after Nick Fitzgerald goes deep down the sideline to Donald Gray for a 74-yard TD. State leads 28-20 over Samford.
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Karel Hamilton caught 16 passes for 208 yards and two touchdowns and Samford pulled away from Western Carolina in the second half for a 30-17 win on Saturday night.
Devlin Hodges tied a career high with five touchdown passes, Karel Hamilton and Emmanuel Obajimi both had more than 100 yards receiving, and Samford pummeled VMI 55-21 on Saturday.
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