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North Dakota State Bison quarterback Brock Jensen (16) runs in the end zone for a touchdown in the third quarter of the game against the Towson Tigers at Toyota Stadium. Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Bison win third straight FCS title with convincing win over Towson

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Let the dynasty talk begin. North Dakota State won its third consecutive Division I FCS national title Saturday afternoon in the same fashion it won 24 straight games: Tough defense and an effective offense.


The Bison defeated Towson University (Md.) 35-7 before a mostly-partisan NDSU crowd of 19,802 at Toyota Stadium to become the first undefeated champion in division history. NDSU joined Appalachian State and Georgia Southern as FCS teams to win three in a row.

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Jeff Kolpack
Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at On the radio, Kolpack & Izzo sports talk show runs from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday morning. April through August, the WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack runs from 8-9 a.m.