FRISCO, TX – For the fourth straight year, the Bison of North Dakota State are the champions of the FCS.
Carson Wentz threw for one touchdown and ran for the go-ahead score with less than a minute remaining in the fourth quarter as North Dakota State defeated Illinois State 29-27.
Esley Thornton’s interception on the Redbirds’ final possession sealed an unprecedented fourth straight title for the Bison.
Jason Horowitz and Ross Tucker called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(ISU takes a 7-0 lead on Tre Roberson’s TD pass to Jon-Marc Anderson)
(Luke Albers’ TD catch gives NDSU a 10-7 edge)
(It’s 20-7 Bison on John Crockett’s TD run)
(Tre Roberson answers with a TD pass to James O’Shaughnessy)
(Roberson and O’Shaughnessy connect again to get ISU to within 23-21)
(Roberson’s long TD run gives the Redbirds the lead)
(Wentz answers as NDSU goes back in front)
(An interception seals the Bison’s fourth straight title)
(The final call as NDSU closes it out)
(Postgame recap from Jason Horowitz and Ross Tucker)