FCS Championship

Thousands of Bison Fans Gear Up for Semifinals Showdown against South Dakota State

Some fans had thoughts of a return to Frisco in their heads

FARGO, N.D. — With another Bison playoff run in the works, former NDSU football players Matt Phillips and Scott Stoczynski knew the time had come to return to their old stomping grounds. “It was a no brainer, we had to fly in. It’s pretty unique to have a town, a state and a region come together under one green and…

NDSU Football: A Storybook Senior Send-Off

The Bison's 20 seniors graduate from NDSU with another FCS Title under their belt

FRISCO, Texas — NDSU football’s 17-13 win over James Madison in Saturday’s FCS championship game gave the Bison their 6th national title in the last 7 years. But long before the herd hoisted the trophy, they agreed that the goal was to send their 20 seniors off with a storybook ending –winning another national title. Hear what the Bison had…

NDSU Football: Bison Claim 6th FCS Title

NDSU topped James Madison 17-13 in championship game

FRISCO, Texas – (NDSU Athletics) No. 2 seed North Dakota State won its sixth FCS national championship in seven years with a 17-13 victory over top-seeded defending champion James Madison on Saturday, Jan. 6, before a sellout crowd of 19,090 at Toyota Stadium. It was North Dakota State’s 14th football national championship since 1965 and tied the FCS record of six…

Governor Burgum Congratulates Bison

North Dakota State University Bison football team won a hard-fought 17-13 victory over James Madison University to capture the national title in the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision.

FRISCO, TX – Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after the North Dakota State University Bison football team won a hard-fought 17-13 victory over James Madison University to capture the national title in the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision.   “Congratulations to NDSU’s players, coaches and fans on an exciting game, an amazing year and an incredible sixth national title…

Little Things Expected to Play Big Role in FCS Championship

Both teams are emphasizing ball security and minimizing mistakes

FRISCO, Texas — North Dakota State and James Madison boast the two best defenses in FCS, and they bring two of the best offenses along with it. Many of the players believe the FCS championship game is going to come down to the details. Student-athletes from both teams cite ball security, success on third down and special teams as potential…

Bison Fans Take to the Skies, Headed to Frisco

Bison Fans Leave Together From Hector International Airport For the FCS Championship

FARGO, ND — Fargo will soon become a ghost town as many Bison football fans travel to Frisco for the FCS Championship. For some fans, this is their first time heading down to the FCS Championship game. For others, this isn’t their first rodeo. “We’ve signed up every year for the charter, since the first time we went to Frisco,”…

NDSU Football: Dukes Expect A Dog Fight Despite Bison Injuries

NDSU's Jalaan Wimbush and Jaylen Allison left the semifinal against Sam Houston State with injuries

FRISCO, T.X. —The Bison Cornerbacks are not as fresh as they would like to be heading into Saturday’s FCS championship game. Jalaan Wimbush and Jaylen Allison left the semifinal against Sam Houston State with injuries. It appears as though Wimbush will play in Saturday’s matchup against James Madison, but Allison’s status is still up in the air. Although the Dukes…

LIVE: Bison Fans Leave For Frisco

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Talks About Bison Fans Leaving For The FCS Championship

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks about the Bison fans boarding a flight at Hector International Airport to head to Frisco, Texas for the FCS Championship. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: Bison, Bison Fans, FCS Championship, frisco, hector international airport, NDSU Football

NDSU Not Embracing underdog role as Two-Seed against Defending Champs

The Bison leave for Frisco on Wednesday morning

FARGO, N.D. — On Wednesday morning, NDSU football catches a flight south for the winter for the annual pilgrimage to Frisco, Texas. The Bison did take a year off last season, failing to make the FCS Final for the first time since 2010. Now, they have to get past the same James Madison team that eliminated them in Fargo last…