With potential first-round pick Carson Wentz back at quarterback, North Dakota State toppled top-seeded Jacksonville State 37-10 for its unprecedented fifth consecutive FCS championship.
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Bison win 5th straight FCS Championship
Carson Wentz totaled 276 yards and 3 touchdowns to guide North Dakota State to another title with a 37-10 win over Jacksonville State. Box score
Wentz rushes in for second TD
Carson Wentz plunged into the end zone to put North Dakota State up 34-10 on ESPN2 as the Bison seek their fifth straight FCS title.
Trick play comes up empty for Bison
North Dakota State tried to get creative with a reverse pass, but Rashod Byers was in position to pick off the throw in the end zone. (Live on ESPN2)
Gamecocks make it 2-score game
Brandon Bender picked off the deflected pass and returned it 54 yards to set up a Jacksonville State field goal that closed the deficit to 24-10 in the FCS Championship.
Jacksonville State gets on the board
Eli Jenkins set up the Gamecocks in scoring position with a 46-yard run then slipped through multiple tackles to finish off the drive with a 6-yard TD. North Dakota State leads the FCS Championship 24-7 on ESPN2.
Bison up 24-0 at half of FCS championship
Jaylen Hill put an end to a late North Dakota State drive with this diving interception, but Jacksonville State is down big heading into intermission.
NDSU adds to lead on ESPN2
Bison QB Carson Wentz faked the handoff, scampered 11 yards and slipped inside the pylon to push North Dakota State's lead to 17-0 in the FCS Championship.
Bison jump out to 10-point lead on ESPN2
North Dakota State found the end zone for the first time today on this picture-perfect pass to take a 10-0 lead over Jacksonville State in the FCS Championship.
Watch: FCS Championship Game
No. 1 Jacksonville State plays the No. 3 seed and four-time defending champ North Dakota State. Jacksonville State is looking for its first-ever FCS title. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN
Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp was honored Friday night as the Football Championship Subdivision offensive player of the year as the Big Sky Conference swept the top four awards.
North Dakota State has gone from Fargo to Frisco for the fifth year in a row, and will get one last game with NFL prospect Carson Wentz at quarterback.
Troymaine Pope rushed for 181 yards and two touchdowns as Jacksonville State rolled to its first FCS championship game with a 62-10 rout of Sam Houston State on Saturday.
Jacksonville State reaches FCS title game
Troymaine Pope ran for 181 yards and 2 TDs, including this 62-yard score, as Jacksonville State routed Sam Houston State 62-10 reach its first FCS title game, where it will face four-time defending champion North Dakota State.
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