The North Dakota State Bison scored 41 unanswered points in the opening half and earned a berth in the FCS Championship game with a 55-13 win over the Sam Houston State Bearkats on Friday night at the Fargodome in the semifinals of the FCS playoffs.
The Division I Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA), in coordination with the 13 FCS conference offices, announced the 2017 FCS ADA All-America team on Thursday with Sam Houston State quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe being selected to the team.
Sixth-seeded Sam Houston will take on second-seeded North Dakota State Friday at 7:00 p.m. on ESPN2 at the Fargodome in the semifinals of the FCS playoffs with the winner earning a berth in the FCS Championship game to be played January 6 in Frisco, Texas.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats had four players named to the 2017 Associated Press FCS All-America Teams, the AP announced on Tuesday afternoon.
Following Sam Houston State's win over Kennesaw State on Saturday, tickets are available for Sam Houston State's FCS semifinal game on Friday night at North Dakota State.
The Bearkats stopped Kennesaw State on 4th-and-five at Sam Houston's 15-yard line with 1:24 remaining, locking up a 34-27 FCS Playoffs quarterfinals victory at Bowers Stadium on Saturday night.
The sixth-seeded Bearkats take on Kennesaw State on Saturday at Bowers Stadium in the quarterfinals of the FCS Playoffs. Bearkat Athletics has a one-stop shop for all your gameday questions from tailgating to tickets and concessions to promotions.
Sam Houston will put that perfect home playoff record on the line on Saturday against the Big South champion, Kennesaw State, who has won its last 12 consecutive games after its 17-7 upset of No. 3 Jacksonville State last week.
The University has announced special parking instructions for Saturday with both commencement ceremonies and the NCAA FCS Quarterfinal game with Kennesaw State on Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m.
With the Sam Houston State Bearkats in the quarterfinals of the FCS Playoffs for the fourth consecutive season, tickets are on sale for Saturday's game at Bowers Stadium vs Kennesaw State.
Bearkat quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe will have the chance to make FCS history in January as he was named one of three finalists for the Walter Payton Award in an announcement by STATS FCS on Monday.
Sixth-seeded Sam Houston State saw its four-touchdown halftime lead trimmed to two points early in the fourth quarter before rdefeat South Dakota, 54-42 in the second round of the playoffs.