Noah Larson forced a fumble recovered by Jalen Morrison as North Dakota halted a Sam Houston State drive late in the game to preserve a 27-23 victory on Saturday afternoon.
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Toneil Carter ran for 106 yards and three touchdowns, Donovan Williams gained 117 yards rushing and Sam Houston State had its largest margin of victory in 70 years, defeating NAIA-member Oklahoma Panhandle State 77-0 on Saturday.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Ahmari Davis scored two touchdowns and Andrew Shelly hit four field goals to lead New Mexico to a 39-31 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday in the season-opener for both schools.
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Confirmed through sources that Marshall is expected to hire Sam Houston State's Tim Cramsey as offensive coordinator (pending a background check). WSAZ-TV first reported the move. Cramsey has also coordinated offenses at Nevada, Montana State and New Hampshire.
Aaron Stinnie, Andrew Ankrah and Jordan Brown of James Madison were named to The Associated Press All-America first team as the Dukes try to defend their national title.
Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.
Hurricane Harvey is forcing sports teams to mull over their plans as the storm is expected to stall over the Texas coastline heading into next week.
Sam Houston State junior quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe has been named the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision after throwing for 4,602 yards and an NCAA-leading 57 touchd
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze filled both of his coordinator positions, hiring Auburn's Wesley McGriff and Sam Houston State's Phil Longo.
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Sam Houston State picked up 46 yards passing on a hail mary right before halftime (tackled at the 4). On its first 30 pass attempts of the game, Sam Houston State totaled 34 yards passing.
Bearkats and Dukes can score in bunches
Expect a high-scoring affair between Sam Houston State and James Madison Friday night at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. They are the top-two teams in the FCS in points scored, combining to average 101.4 points per game.
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Sam Houston State's Jeremiah Briscoe enters tonight's FCS quarterfinal against James Madison four touchdown passes shy of the NCAA all-division single-season record of 61, set by Brett Elliott of Linfield. Briscoe has thrown an FCS-record 57 touchdown passes this season, including at least five in each of his last five games.
There isn't much K.C. Keeler hasn't accomplished over a 23-year career that includes a national championship and more than 200 victories.
With 53 total touchdowns in 2016, Jeremiah Briscoe has a shot at a number of single-season marks with Sam Houston State in the FCS playoffs.
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Picturesque day at Bowers Stadium in Huntsville, Texas, home of 11-0 Sam Houston State, the No. 5 seed in the FCS playoffs. The Bearkats host Chattanooga in the second round of the playoffs on Saturday.
North Dakota State, the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs, will begin its quest for a sixth straight national championship next week. The first round kicks off this weekend.