Win Probability 100%

JMU
NDSU
NDSU 100%

JMU

20

NDSU

28

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • JMU365
    • 353NDSU
  • Turnovers

    • JMU1
    • 0NDSU
  • Possession

    JMUNDSU
    28:1731:43
  • 1st Downs

    • JMU24
    • 20NDSU

Game Information

Toyota Stadium
Coverage: ABC
Toyota Stadium
  • Frisco, TX
  • Line: JMU -2.0
  • Over/Under: 46
Attendance: 17,866

North Dakota State dynasty holds off James Madison for FCS title

It's easy to say North Dakota State winning another FCS national championship was fate, destiny, something supernatural.

1/11/2020 Associated Press

Scoring Summary

1234T
James Madison733720
North Dakota State7140728
first QuarterJMUNDSU
TD
7:27
Riley Stapleton 5 Yd pass from Ben DiNucci (Ethan Ratke Kick)
17 plays, 86 yards, 7:33
70
TD
3:30
Adam Cofield 1 Yd Run (Jake Reinholz Kick)
8 plays, 70 yards, 3:57
77
second QuarterJMUNDSU
TD
14:50
Phoenix Sproles 38 Yd Run (Jake Reinholz Kick)
4 plays, 69 yards, 2:13
714
play
NDSU's Sproles scores 38-yard TD on double-reverse (0:42)

NDSU uses trickery with the double-reverse to allow Phoenix Sproles to break free along the sideline for a 38-yard touchdown. (0:42)

FG
9:37
Ethan Ratke 26 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 56 yards, 5:13
1014
TD
3:47
James Hendricks 20 Yd Run (Jake Reinholz Kick)
12 plays, 81 yards, 5:50
1021
play
NDSU's fake FG turns into a 20-yard TD (0:36)

North Dakota States fakes the field goal and James Hendricks sprints for an untouched 20-yard touchdown to give the Bison a 21-10 lead. (0:36)

third QuarterJMUNDSU
FG
8:45
Ethan Ratke 27 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 50 yards, 4:02
1321
fourth QuarterJMUNDSU
TD
14:50
Trey Lance 44 Yd Run (Jake Reinholz Kick)
6 plays, 65 yards, 2:50
1328
play
NDSU's Lance scrambles to score 44-yard TD (0:30)

Trey Lance reads the defense and makes a mad dash for the end zone to score a 44-yard touchdown. (0:30)

TD
6:55
Riley Stapleton 5 Yd pass from Ben DiNucci (Ethan Ratke Kick)
11 plays, 46 yards, 4:29
2028
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